The Universal Angler, made so, by Three Books of Fishing
The Universal Angler, made so, by Three Books of Fishing

WALTON, Izaak, Charles COTTON and Robert VENABLES. The Universal Angler, made so, by Three Books of Fishing….

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WALTON, Izaak, Charles COTTON and Robert VENABLES. The Universal Angler, made so, by Three Books of Fishing… Richard Marriott. 1676.

16mo. Recently rebound in handsome full green morocco by Period Bookbinders of Bath, gilt fillets to sides, spine with gilt raised bands, centre tools and red morocco gilt lettering piece, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt; pp. 275 +10 + 111 + 96 + 6 table, engraved general title to each section, 2 pages of music in part 1, text illus throughout; occasional very faint browning, very good and in fine binding.
Fifth edition of The Compleat Angler with the first edition of Cotton's supplement and the fourth, enlarged edition of Venables's The Experienc'd Angler. "The 5th edition was the last published during Walton's lifetime and it is the first in which his name appears on the title page; in many respects it is the most interesting of the five editions." (Coigney 6).
Westwood & Satchell p. 219.

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