The Compleat Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing for the Perusal of Anglers. With instructions, How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream, by Charles Cotton; and with an introduction by James Russell Lowell.; Illustrated by Douglas Gorsline.

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1948. First edition thus, 1/1500 copies signed by the illustrator. Folio. xlii, 316 pp. Illustrated from wash-drawings and engravings, plates. Coigney 374: "[Text] from Parts I and II of the 1676 edition and contains a reprint of the Lowell introduction to the first Lowell edition of 1899." Very good. Parchment-backed printed boards, spine with gilt ornamentation, publisher's slipcase (partly faded, upper panel edges cracked, others repaired). (8731). Item #61921

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