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The compleat angler: or, contemplative man's recreation. : in two parts. Containing, I.A large and particular account of rivers, fish-ponds, fish, and fishing: written by the ingenious and celebrated Mr. Isaac Walton. II. The best and fullest instructions how to angle for a trout and Grayling in a clear Stream. By Charles Cotton, Esq ; and published by Mr. Walton. Comprising All that has been accounted Valuable, Instructive, or Curious, that has ever appeared on this Subject. Interspersed with A Variety of practical Experiments ; learned Observations ; beautiful Descriptions ; philosophical, moral, and religious Reflections ; Pieces of innocent Mirth and Humour ; poetical Compositions, &c. so as to render it entertaining to Readers of every Taste and Character whatsoever: With Exact Representations of all the Fish, and the Addition of several Copper Plates, designed as an Embellishment to the Work. Carefully and correctly published, from the best editions, with a Number of occasional Notes. By Moses Browne, Author of Piscatory Eclogues. To which are added, The Laws of Angling ; and an Appendix, shewing at one View, the most proper Rivers, particular Haunts, Baits ; their Seasons, and Hours in the Day of Biting ; General Directions in Practice, for every Kind of Fish that is to be angled for ; alphabetically disposed, in a Method peculiarly useful, and never yet attempted. With short Rules concerning the Tackle, Baits, the several Ways of Fishing, and Weather proper for Angling. Preview this item
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The compleat angler: or, contemplative man's recreation. : in two parts. Containing, I.A large and particular account of rivers, fish-ponds, fish, and fishing: written by the ingenious and celebrated Mr. Isaac Walton. II. The best and fullest instructions how to angle for a trout and Grayling in a clear Stream. By Charles Cotton, Esq ; and published by Mr. Walton. Comprising All that has been accounted Valuable, Instructive, or Curious, that has ever appeared on this Subject. Interspersed with A Variety of practical Experiments ; learned Observations ; beautiful Descriptions ; philosophical, moral, and religious Reflections ; Pieces of innocent Mirth and Humour ; poetical Compositions, &c. so as to render it entertaining to Readers of every Taste and Character whatsoever: With Exact Representations of all the Fish, and the Addition of several Copper Plates, designed as an Embellishment to the Work. Carefully and correctly published, from the best editions, with a Number of occasional Notes. By Moses Browne, Author of Piscatory Eclogues. To which are added, The Laws of Angling ; and an Appendix, shewing at one View, the most proper Rivers, particular Haunts, Baits ; their Seasons, and Hours in the Day of Biting ; General Directions in Practice, for every Kind of Fish that is to be angled for ; alphabetically disposed, in a Method peculiarly useful, and never yet attempted. With short Rules concerning the Tackle, Baits, the several Ways of Fishing, and Weather proper for Angling.

Author: Izaak Walton; Charles Cotton
Publisher: London : Printed and sold by Henry Kent, at the Printing-Office in Finch-Lane, near the Royal Exchange, MDCCL. [1750]
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Izaak Walton; Charles Cotton
OCLC Number: 745218256
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, [2], 312, [8] pages, plates) : illustrations, music

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