The Life of Isaac Walton; Including Notices of His Contemporaries. Thomas Zouch.
The Life of Isaac Walton; Including Notices of His Contemporaries.
The Life of Isaac Walton; Including Notices of His Contemporaries.
The Life of Isaac Walton; Including Notices of His Contemporaries.
The Life of Isaac Walton; Including Notices of His Contemporaries.
The Life of Isaac Walton; Including Notices of His Contemporaries.

The Life of Isaac Walton; Including Notices of His Contemporaries.

London: Septimus Prowett, 1824. Second edition thus (i.e., with these illustrations; first published in 1823), one of a small number large paper copies. 4to (11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches). (4), ii, 93 pp. Illustrated with 20 engraved plates, including portraits of Walton and Cotton, title-page and final leaf vignettes, one in-text illustration. Cf. Westwood & Satchell, p. 245 (for the 1823 edition and not mentioning that of 1824): "Eight copies of the edition dated 1823 were on large paper with proof plates on India paper. The illustrations are those used in Gosden's edition of the 'Compleat Angler,' 1822." Heckscher 2203 (for the 1823 edition and not mentioning that of 1824): "Only eight copies were printed. This and another in the Dean Sage library are the only copies know to the compiler." Sage, p. 245 (for the 1823 edition and not mentioning that of 1824): "This is one of the eight copies mentioned." Coigney, final entry, p. 405 (for this 1824 edition): "Very large paper copy, one of only eight such copies printed." A copy of this 1824 large paper edition was also included in the Sherwin auction (Parke-Bernet, 1946). Joints a little rubbed, but a fine copy. Later olive crushed three-quarter morocco (spine darkened to a uniform mellow brown), gilt, spine richly gilt with ornaments, rules, and title between and on raised bands, a tiny red morocco onlay on each of the five raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, by Zaehnsdorf. (8839) $1,500.00. Item #61931

Price: $1,500.00

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