London, South Kensington
6 April 2001
WALTON, Izaak, Charles COTTON & Robert VENABLES. The Universal Angler, made so, by three books of fishing, London: printed for Richard Marriott, 1676. 3 parts in one volume, 8°, engraved frontispiece in pt. III, illustrations (lower margin of first 4 leaves and final leaf trimmed, wormtrace in P2 repaired just affecting 2 letters on verso, P4 with short clean tear, first title and verso of final leaf soiled, lightly spotted throughout), later half calf, red morocco lettering-piece (joints split but cords firmly holding, small part of upper compartment torn away, rubbed and bumped). Westwood & Satchell p. 219; Wing W674.
Fifth edition of the first part (Wing W666), FIRST EDITION of the second (Wing C6381) and fourth edition of the last part (Wing V185).
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