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Title: The Compleat Angler, or Contemplative Man’s Recreation. This FACSIMILE of the first edition 1653. In Slipcase.
Description: A. & C. Black Ltd. 1928 Hardback, Sm.8vo. (pocket size). Brown full lambskin leather binding with hard slipcase (slipcase with paper title label to front and spine.) In very good condition with good slipcase. (SC edges rubbed, spine and edges darkened.) Leather rubbed on spine and spine ends. Minor rubbing to corners. Slight darkening to endpapers else clean and tight throughout. Woodcut illustrations. 246 pp. This FACSIMILE of the first edition 1653. Reproduced from the copy in the Grenville Collection at the British Museum and published by A. & C. Black 1928. Bound, as was the first edition, in full brown lambskin leather. “Letterpress and illustrations have been reproduced with photographic accuracy from the fine copy in the Grenville Collection at the British Museum, and in all details of binding, paper, plate-marking, eccentric pagination, etc., the first edition has been closely followed” (dw).

Keywords: Sports & Pastimes::Fishing

Price: EUR 54.00 = appr. US$ 58.69 Seller: The Antique Map & Bookshop
- Book number: 79494

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