1824 IZAAK WALTON. Finely Illustrated "Complete Angler" in a Stunning Riviere Mottled Calf Binding.
1824 IZAAK WALTON. Finely Illustrated "Complete Angler" in a Stunning Riviere Mottled Calf Binding.
1824 IZAAK WALTON. Finely Illustrated "Complete Angler" in a Stunning Riviere Mottled Calf Binding.
1824 IZAAK WALTON. Finely Illustrated "Complete Angler" in a Stunning Riviere Mottled Calf Binding.
1824 IZAAK WALTON. Finely Illustrated "Complete Angler" in a Stunning Riviere Mottled Calf Binding.
1824 IZAAK WALTON. Finely Illustrated "Complete Angler" in a Stunning Riviere Mottled Calf Binding.
1824 IZAAK WALTON. Finely Illustrated "Complete Angler" in a Stunning Riviere Mottled Calf Binding.
1824 IZAAK WALTON. Finely Illustrated "Complete Angler" in a Stunning Riviere Mottled Calf Binding.

1824 IZAAK WALTON. Finely Illustrated "Complete Angler" in a Stunning Riviere Mottled Calf Binding.

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A simply superb edition and example of the classic text on the beauty, art, and practice of angling. 

Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton: Extensively Embellished with Engravings on Copper and Wood, from Original Paintings and Drawings, by First-Rate Artists. Wo which are Added, An Introductory Essay; The Linnaean Arrangement of the Various River Fish Delineated in the Work; and Illustrative Notes. Second Edition. London. John Major. 1824. 416pp.

Full tri-tone mottled calf with raised bands, contrasting title label, tooled compartments, geometric borders on boards, tooled dentils, marbled endpapers, and luminous gold foredge gilding. The text is exceptionally crisp. A well-preserved example for the strictest of collectors. Some very modest rubbing on lower board edge. Exceptional.

A pencil note indicates it was purchased Bullocks of Willshire Rare Book Room and a blind stamp form a personal library is present on the blank ffep.