The Compleat Angler. The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert & Sanderson …
The Compleat Angler. The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert & Sanderson …

WALTON, Izaak. The Compleat Angler. The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert & Sanderson. With Love and Truth & Miscellaneous Writings. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes.

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WALTON, Izaak The Compleat Angler. The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert & Sanderson. With Love and Truth & Miscellaneous Writings. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. The Nonesuch Press. 1929.

8vo. Original full natural morocco, gilt initials 'I.W.' within an oval frame on the upper cover, spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt on the rough, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers; pp. x + 631; 6 copper engravings by Charles Sigrist (portraits of Walton, Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert & Sanderson), 10 drawings of fish and a lead weight by Thomas Poulton, the fish colour stencilled at the Curwen Press, 2 seals of Donne re-drawn by Poulton and printed in red; spine slightly sunned, a very good copy, in the original marbled board slipcase.
No. 1167 of limited edition of 1600 copies, of which 500 were for sale in the United States. This was the first edition of Walton's complete writings.
Dreyfus 61.

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