The New Compleat Angler,by
ID No.: 422.
McDonald & Co Publishers London, 1988 reprint, 4to, Illust, 176pp, E/P, D/J, Foreword by Richard Walker. Inspired by Izaak Walton, this book celebrates his life on the tercentenary of his death. True to the spirit of the original, the book presents a leisurely and philosophic tour of angling as a passion worthy of true devotion. A book that makes the reader privy to the habits and strategies of many freshwater fish including the biting trout and the leaping salmon. A knowledgeable but humorous text. Illustrated by Martin Knowelden. Slight wear to edges of D/J. -Fine/Very Good