The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton, Circa 1897

Walton, Izaak, Cotton, Charles, The Compleat Angler. New York/London: John Lane, 1897. Hand-bound in green leather with gilt tooling and custom slipcase. 

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 original 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. 

This edition is a reprint of the 1676 fifth edition with modernized spelling and completely new setting.  Published in 1897, this copy features editing and introduction by Richard le Galliene.  The volume is further illustrated by Edmund N. New.

Hand-bound in full-leather with decorative raised gilt spines and gilt boards.  Presented in a custom cloth slipcase with decorative leather gilt piece.

Published in London/NY: John Lane, 1897

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