Walton, Izaak and Cotton, Charles.
The Complete Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation...
London. Natalli and Bond. 1860. The Second Edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous full page plate India Proof engravings, drawings en texte and page decorations. Two Volumes,complete as issued. 4to. Lavishly bound in 3/4 straight grain morocco and marbled boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments with elaborate gilt tooled fleural motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Top edges gilded.Marbled endsheets.
The mildest of usual wear to covers. Mild sporadic foxing throughout. Repair to half-title of Vol. 1 at Gutter. A handsomely presented Near Fine, crisp clean set.