The complete angler or the contemplative man's recreation. Two parts. The first by Izaak Walton, the second by Charles Cotton. IZAAK WALTON.
The complete angler or the contemplative man's recreation. Two parts. The first by Izaak Walton, the second by Charles Cotton.
The complete angler or the contemplative man's recreation. Two parts. The first by Izaak Walton, the second by Charles Cotton.

The complete angler or the contemplative man's recreation. Two parts. The first by Izaak Walton, the second by Charles Cotton.

London: William Pickering, 1825. First Pickering edition, issued in his Diamond Classics series and printed in Diamond type by Thomas White; 48mo (87mm.), pp. [iii]-314, [4]; inserted engraved frontispiece and title-p., a few wood-engraved illustrations in the text; contemporary and probably original red morocco with triple gilt rules on covers and spine, spine gilt-lettered direct, a.e.g.; bottom margin of frontispiece with some paper restoration (no loss of text), previous owner's bookplate; very good copy. Pickering's first book in the Diamond Classics series was his Horace of 1820. Editions of Virgil and Cicero appeared in the following year (the Virgil being first) and in 1822 he published Petrarch and Tasso. Terence and Dante followed in 1823 and Horace was reprinted in 1824.The series continued, later including English authors, until 1831. Coigney 30; Horne 29; Keynes p. 94. Item #26204

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