The Complete Angler, or The Contemplative Man's Recreation...
London: D. Bogue Fleet Street, 1844. Duodecimo. Near Fine. Item #16239
A beautiful 1844 illustrated edition of the most important Angling book ever written, in lovely fine binding of red morocco and gilt.
418pp. Raised bands to spine with titling and decor stamped in gilt. Square tight binding. Clean interior. All edges gilt. 12 steel engravings, including frontis portrait of Walton. Thin green silk ribbon bookmark. Faint previous owner info in pencil to front end paper, dated 1850.
An exquisite fine binding of one of the most important sporting titles in history.
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