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The Compleat Angler By Izaak Walton

The Compleat Angler
by Izaak Walton

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The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton

The greatest classic of angling literature and a unique celebration of the English countryside, Izaak Walton's IThe Compleat AnglerR was originally published in 1653 and first appeared with Charles Cotton's continuation in 1676. No book, apart from the Bible and the Book of Common Prayer, has been more often reprinted. As a treatise on the art of fishing it has never wholly been superseded. For its advice on the catching and cooking of fish, the rules for baits, and the making of artificial flies, it remains a valuable and engrossing guide. As a graceful and affectionate portrait of rural England its charm is irresistible and in Walton and Cotton we could not wish for more congenial companions. This illustrated edition, with an Introduction by the novelist John Buchan, has been expanded and revised by John Buxton.

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GOR001205137
The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton
Izaak Walton
Oxford World's Classics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2000-11-23
414
0192837869
9780192837868
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