The Compleat Angler, Or the Contemplative Man's Recreation by Izaak Walton


Subject:
Outdoor Recreation , Hunting , Fishing

Description:
Brief, illustrated description of this book by Izaak Walton (1593-1683), "the third most frequently reprinted book in the English language after the Bible and the works of Shakespeare." This book about three sportsmen (fisherman, huntsman, and fowler) "is as much about life as it is about angling." From the National Sporting Library in Middleburg, Virginia, which holds 36 rare editions of the book and seven published in the 20th century.

Publisher:
National Sporting Library

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nsl.org/may2bk.htm


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