THE COMPLEAT ANGLER; OR, THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION: BEING A DISCOURSE OF FISH AND FISHING FOR THE PERUSAL OF ANGLERS. Izaak WALTON.

THE COMPLEAT ANGLER; OR, THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION: BEING A DISCOURSE OF FISH AND FISHING FOR THE PERUSAL OF ANGLERS

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1948. Douglas Gorsline. Hardcover. Beautifully designed and illustrated small folio (9" x 13") bound with a white vellum spine stamped in gilt and decorated boards. With instructions on "How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream" by Charles Cotton and with an introduction by James Russell Lowell. Illustrated with several ORIGINAL FULL-PAGE ETCHINGS and photogravures by Douglas Gorsline. Copy #916 of 1500 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Rubbing to the spine tips, as often the case, but with just a touch of the usual darkening to the vellum spine. Near Fine in Very Good sunned slipcase with minor splits. Uncommon with the spine not darkened. Item #009476

Price: $235.00

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