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The compleat angler, or, The contemplative man's recreation : being a discourse of rivers, ponds, fish and fishing not unworthy the perusal of most anglers

Author: Izaak Walton; Charles Cotton
Publisher: London : Arcturus, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'The compleat angler, ' first published in 1653, has become a classic of English literature. Where other angling books are of limited appeal to those who do not fish, 'The compleat angler' inspires readers from all walks of life to go in search of the timeless English countryside that Walton evokes with such love."--Publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Izaak Walton; Charles Cotton
ISBN: 9781848375864 1848375867
OCLC Number: 639161547
Notes: "With instructions how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream."
"Part 1 originally published in 1653; part 2 by Charles cotton published in 1676."
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Complete angler, or, The contemplative man's recreation
Contemplative man's recreation
Responsibility: Izaak Walton [& Charles Cotton].

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"'The compleat angler, ' first published in 1653, has become a classic of English literature. Where other angling books are of limited appeal to those who do not fish, 'The compleat angler' inspires readers from all walks of life to go in search of the timeless English countryside that Walton evokes with such love."--Publisher description.

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