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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 by Walton, Izaak; Rackham Arthur - 1931
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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

by Walton, Izaak; Rackham Arthur

Edition: First Edition

Book condition: Very Good

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London: George G. Harrop & Co., 1931. [6], 5-223pp, [1], original full morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spine in six p...

We have 6 copies available starting at $22.40

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London: Bloomsbury, 1988. 1st ed. thus. hardback with dust jacket. As New. octavo. 224pp., col. pls., text ills, Based on the 5th edition text of 1676, with modernised spelling. With 12 fine full-page colour plates by Rackham & numerous illustrations in the text

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Philadelphia: David McKay, n.d. (ca. 1931) Pp. [224], 12 full-colour plates with captioned tissue guards, illustrated endpapers, gilt decorated green cloth, top edge gilt. Covers lightly soiled, slight rubbing to the extremities and tips, small nick at the joint of the lower cover, interior very ...

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CA$75.00
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Philadelphia: David McKay. Very Good +/No Jacket. First Edition Thus.. Hard Cover. Clean very good+ hard cover. No date (1931) but first. 12 full-colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

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$99.95
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Philadelphia: David McKay, 1931. Large octavo; VG/VG; cream spine with red and blue text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, edgewear, small closed tears on back tail edge; boards are strong, bumping at spine head and tail; textblock has minor edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 2...

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$120.00
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Philadelphia PA: David McKay covers show some handling and very light soiling, spine darkened corners a bit worn. gift inscription on front inner cover dated 1932. "The Publishers acknowledge the courtesy of Messrs John Lane the Bodley Head, Limited, in permitting the use of their edition ed...

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$125.00
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London: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1931. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Good. Arthur Rackham (1867-1939). Signed. LIMITED EDITION of 775 copies, this is number 561 SIGNED by Arthur Rackham on the limitation page. 4to. 10 1/2 x 8 inches. (224) pp. Half-title, color frontispiece with captione...

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$650.00