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Walton, Izaak

The compleat angler by Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton. Edited with an introduction by Richard Le Gallienne. Illustrated by Edmund H.New.

London & New York, John Lane, The Bodley Head 1897.

Reference: 13481
Price: £90 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. lxxxiv + (4) + 427 + (1) + (16) + (2)pp, with 2 photogravure portraits and numerous woodcut illustrations in text, many full page. Contemporary pictorial cloth, slightly browned and faded. Pencil ownership inscription on front free endpaper. A small tear at outer margin of title leaf and of following leaf, but otherwise a good, clean, untrimmed copy.

First printing of this attractive illustrated edition of The Compleat Angler, with an introduction by Richard Le Gallienne and pleasing woodcut illustrations of buildings and landscapes in Hertfordshire and Derbyshire by Edmund H. New.