Complete Angler Fishing 1844 Bogue 4th Ed. by I Walton & Cotton illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Fishing, Meditation, Fish Species, Songs, Religion).
The Complete Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton. Ed. by John Major.
4th edition published 1844, London by D. Bogue & H. Wix. Fourth Edition.
418 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, including 12 full page engraved plates and many smaller in-text wood engravings.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover & spine decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, top half of front joint cloth split, covers still well attached, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 3/4" W.