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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Walton, Izaak, and Charles Cotton
THE COMPLETE ANGLER, OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION...WITH ORIGINAL MEMOIRS AND NOTES BY SIR HARRIS NICOLAS. LONDON: WILLIAM PICKERING, 1836
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Walton, Izaak, and Charles Cotton
THE COMPLETE ANGLER, OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION...WITH ORIGINAL MEMOIRS AND NOTES BY SIR HARRIS NICOLAS. LONDON: WILLIAM PICKERING, 1836
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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Walton, Izaak, and Charles Cotton
THE COMPLETE ANGLER, OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION...WITH ORIGINAL MEMOIRS AND NOTES BY SIR HARRIS NICOLAS. LONDON: WILLIAM PICKERING, 1836
2 volumes extended to 4, 4to (10 11/16 x 7 5/16 in.; 270 x 181mm). Title-pages printed in red and black, 450 engraved plates; some foxing throughout, offsetting, occasional dampstaining. Full dark green levant morocco, bound by F. Bedford, boards elaborately ruled in gilt with richly tooled gilt cornerpieces, spines with raised bands in six compartments, second and third gilt-lettered, others with elaborately tooled floral motif in gilt, all edges gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers; some shelfwear, corners of vol. iv bumped, some rubbing to heads and tails of spines.  
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Provenance

Robert Hoe (bookplate to front pastedowns) — John Whitington Friel and Helen Otillie Friel (bookplate to front pastedowns)  

Literature

Coigney 44; Horne 43; Oliver 41; Keynes 94

Catalogue Note

First Nicolas edition, large paper extra-illustrated edition, the Hoe copy. Abundantly illustrated, to include proof plates of Godsen, Absalon, and Major illustrations, portraits by Hollar and others, an etching of a trout printed in Newgate Prison (signed by W. Thompson), 2 original drawings by Courbould, plates and proofs for the Bagster edition, and a suite of 19 hand-colored plates from the large paper Ronalds' Fly-Fisher's Entomology

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