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

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

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Philadelphia: David McKay Co, 1931. First U.S. Trade Edition. Large octavo. 224 pp. 12 full color plates with lettered tissue guards; black and white illustrations. Illustrated dust jacket. Green cloth stamped in gilt; pictorial endpapers; top edge gilt.

Dust jacket shows a ringstain at front center -- more visible to interior, but with some external spotting and some rippling to front panel -- along with shallow chips along edges, a few closed 1"-2" tears at folds near head of spine and front fore-edge corners, and a good amount of smudging and fingerprinting to surface, most noticeably to back panel. Boards rubbed at extremities with some bumping and a few minor scuffs. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.

[Riall p. 175; Latimore & Haskell pp. 66-67].

Price: $125.00

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