The Complete Angler; to Which Are Added, an Introductory Essay, the Linnaean Arrangement of the Various River-Fish Delineated in the Work, and Illustrative Notes.; Extensively embellished with engravings on copper and wood, from original paintings and drawings, by first-rate artists.

London: John Major, 1823. First John Major edition, large paper copy. 8vo. lx, 411, (1) pp. Illustrated with 14 copperplates on India paper, engravings of fish, vignettes, head and tail-pieces. Westwood & Satchell, p. 225. Heckscher 2033 (for the large paper copy). Coigney 23. Spine faded to a uniform mellow brown, a very good copy. Green crushed morocco, gilt, boards frame with a single thin gilt rule, corners decorated with gilt angling devices and anemones, spines gilt with title, rules, ornaments, and angling devices between raised bands, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., by Wood, London. (8837). Item #61920

Price: $450.00

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