Binding: Full Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Size: 8vo; 514, [xx, index] pages
Publisher: London: Samuel Bagster, 1815.
A charming second Bagster edition in just about Near Fine condition. Marbled page edges and endpapers, bound in rebacked period calf, repeating gilt patterns on spine. Coigney 21 e, 8 3/8 x 5 5/16 in, without the advertisements.
Izaak Walton's famous Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish, and Fishing for the perusal of Anglers was originally published in 1653. Illustrated with 50 engravings, included 15 full-page plates, and 17 silver engravings of fish.