Walton, Izaak, Cotton, Charles, The Complete Angler. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1856. Three-quarter brown leather with marbled boards and custom brown slipcase.
Presented is the 1856 edition copy of The Complete Angler by Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton, edited by Edward Jesse. Walton's 1856 Complete Angler: The Contemplative Man's Recreation, was published out of London, UK, by Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden.
The Complete Angler was first published in 1653 by Richard Marriot of St Dunstan-in-the-West out of London, UK. Walton continued to add to the book for a quarter of a century. The book was written in celebration of the art and spirit of fishing in the form of prose and verse. It features clear illustrations throughout.
The book is bound in brown three-quarter calf leather with marbled boards, raised bands, and gilt tooling on the spine. It features a gilt top edge and marbled endpapers. A few stains are visible on some interior pages, but otherwise it is in good condition. Presented in a custom brown cloth slipcase with an image of a trout on the front.