The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing Not Unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers
A handsome edition in Very Good+ condition with mild rubbing to extremities. Bound in original, bright gilt decorated cloth covered boards. Top edge gilt. Edited by Andrew Lang with eighty-eight wood-cuts by Edmund J. Sullivan. [vi], vii-lviii, [lix-lx], , 2-319, . Wood p.182, 183; not listed in Oliver;
Izaak Walton's famous Discourse of Fish and Fishing for the perusal of Anglers was originally published in 1653. Includes instructions how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream by Charles Cotton (not included with the first four editions).