Illustrated Books - The Compleat Angler illustrated by Arthur Rackham
  • Illustrated Books - The Compleat Angler illustrated by Arthur Rackham
  • Illustrated Books - The Compleat Angler illustrated by Arthur Rackham
  • Illustrated Books - The Compleat Angler illustrated by Arthur Rackham
  • Illustrated Books - The Compleat Angler illustrated by Arthur Rackham
  • Illustrated Books - The Compleat Angler illustrated by Arthur Rackham
  • Illustrated Books - The Compleat Angler illustrated by Arthur Rackham
  • Illustrated Books - The Compleat Angler illustrated by Arthur Rackham

The Compleat Angler illustrated by Arthur Rackham

€275.00

RACKHAM, Arthur; Walton, Izaak

The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation.

London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1931.

[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. Walton, Izaak, author. The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation. Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish and Fishing not unworthy the Perusal of most Anglers. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1931].

First trade edition. Octavo (247 x 190 mm). 223 pp. Original publisher's dark green cloth, front cover and spine decoratively stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers. Twelve colour plates, including frontispiece, with captioned tissue guards. Twenty-five black and white illustrations. Title printed in green and black.
Endpappers lightly browned, foreedge and half title page foxing, a near fine copy. Original pictorial dust jacket chipped torn at top and slightly chipped at bottom.

"I envy no body but him, and him only, that catches more fish than I do".

[Item #00205]

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