Book ID: 26374

The Compleat Angler. With Illustrations in Colour By James Thorpe

Walton, Izaak; Thorpe, James

Toronto: Musson Book Co., 1911. Hardcover. Very Good.


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n.d. (1911). Hardcover. Green cloth with gilt cover vignette; title lettering gilt; spine lettering gilt. xv,167 pp. Illustrated with 25 tipped-in colourplates by JamesThorpe; each with tissue-guard featuring small vignette of a different fish. “A Preminary Cast” (introduction) by R. B. Marston, dated 1911. Ink name on front free endpaper; spine cracked but firm; extremities rubbed; minor fraying to spine edges, with short split at head; interior otherwise clean & bright, especially the plates. Publisher’s spine imprint reads: Hodder & Stoughton. This is a more deluxe edition than an American edition, apparently from the same year, which has only 16 colourplates, no tissue guards and tissue guard illustrations, no introduction, and is in a slightly smaller format with narrower margins.

Book ID 26374
Publisher Musson Book Co.
Publisher Place Toronto
Publisher Year 1911
Size 4to
Language English