The Compleat Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish and Fishing not unworthy the Perusal of most Anglers. Izaak WALTON, Arthur RACKHAM.

The Compleat Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish and Fishing not unworthy the Perusal of most Anglers.

London: George G. Harrap, 1931. FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. Quarto, pp.224. With 12 colour illustrated plates, and a number of futher in-text illustrations. In recent half dark blue morocco with gilt titles to spine. Original publisher's blue cloth pasted to boards, with gilt pictorial titles to upper. Original pictorial front end-papers to front; top edge gilt. A fine copy. Using the text of the 1897 Bodley Head edition, which uses the text of the 1676 edition with modernised spellings. Item #47199

Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

Price: £210.00

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