WALTON, Izaak & Charles Cotton.
The Complete Angler or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation.
[In two parts.] Edited by John Major. With Six Original Etchings, Two Portraits, and Seventy-four Wood Engravings. [Bound together with] The Practical Fly-Fisher More Particularly for Grayling or Umber. With Ten Plates, coloured by hand, representing 120 Flies, Natural and Artificial. by John Jackson.
A very handsomely bound volume with fishing related gilt tools to the binding and ten delicately hand-coloured plates of flies.
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3 volumes bound in 1, octavo (202 128 mm). Contemporary turquoise morocco by Worsfold, spine elaborately gilt in compartments with fishing emblem tools, marbled endpapers, triple-line ruling to boards, fishing emblem cornerpieces, inner dentelles, and all edges gilt. 2 portrait frontispieces, vignette title page, 6 etched plates,10 hand-coloured plates of flies. Binding very lightly rubbed with a few small marks, spine and corners toned, spotting to blanks, contents faintly toned. An excellent copy.