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.

London: Septimus Prowett, 1823. Second edition (first published in 1790). Small 8vo in fours. (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. Westwood & Satchell, p. 245: "The illustrations are those used in Gosden's edition of the 'Compleat Angler,' 1822." Heckscher 2201. Cf. Coigney, pp. 405-406. Some foxing, but a very good copy. Contemporary calf, boards framed with gilt and blindstamp rules, a portrait of Walton on the front board and one of Cotton on the rear, each blindstamped within an ornamental border in bas-relief (in the style of Thomas Gosden; cf. Andrews, pp. 36-41, with an illustration), rebacked, with a leather label and gilt rules on the new spine. (8831). Item #61934

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