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" ... Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing, Not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers. "
A Bibliography of Fishes: Anonymous titles no. 651-712. Addenda to v. 1-2 (p ... - Page 327
by Bashford Dean - 1923
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A Catalogue of the Library

Metropolitan Club (Washington, D.C.). Library, Philip Lee Phillips - 1890 - 111 pages
...Coates, [1880]. WALSINGHAM (THOMAS DE GREY, lord). See DE GBEY (Thomas, lord Walsingham). WALTON (IZAAR). The compleat angler ; or the contemplative man's recreation. Being a discourse of fish and fishing. London, printed by T. Maxey, for R. Marriott, 1653. [Reprint]. 12. London, A. Murray & son, 1869....
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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 1

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - London (England) - 1891
...published the first edition of Walton's Angler. There is newly extant a book of 18d. price, called "The Compleat Angler; or, the Contemplative Man's...Fishing, not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers. Printed for Richard Marriot, in St. Dunstan's Churchyard, Fleet Street." — Mcrcurius Politicus, for...
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Days in Clover

Edward Marston - Fishing - 1892 - 120 pages
...pendant from the tails of the upper ones on either side of the scroll. Then follows in plain type : " Being a discourse of Fish and Fishing, not unworthy the perusal of most anglers. (And between two rules) Simon Peter said, ' I go a-fishing ' ; and they said, ' We also will go with...
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The Publishers Weekly, Volume 44

American literature - 1893
...have been fortunate enough to see a copy. It was issued in 1653, and the title-page describes it as " The Compleat Angler, or the contemplative Man's Recreation,"...Fishing, not unworthy the Perusal of most Anglers." The title is followed by a quotation from Scripture, not reproduced in the subsequent editions : "Simon...
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The Bookworm: An Illustrated Treasury of Old-time Literature, Volume 6

Bibliography - 1893
...and the stream he most frequented for this purpose was the river Lea. The first edition of his work, "The Compleat Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation,...Fishing not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers," was published in St. Dunstan's Churchyard, Fleet Street, in 1653. A native of Stafford, Walton came...
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Chronological Hand-list of Various Editions of the Complete Angler by Izaak ...

Grolier Club - Fishing - 1893 - 26 pages
...century of pleasant years ; Easy he lives and cheerful shall he die, Well spoken of by late posterity," THE COMPLEAT ANGLER OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION....FISHING, Not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers. Simon Peter said, I go a fishing: and they said, We also will go with thee. John 21, 3. London. Printed...
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Walton and Some Earlier Writers on Fish and Fishing

Robert Bright Marston - Fishing - 1894 - 264 pages
...pendent from the tails of the upper ones on either side of the scroll. Then follows in plain type : ' Being a discourse of Fish and Fishing, not unworthy the perusal of most anglers. [And between two rules] Simon Peter said, " I go a-fishing " ; and they said, " We also will go with...
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American Book Prices Current, Volume 1

Autographs - 1895
...edges, measuring 55 by 31V inches. London, TM for Rich. Marriot, 1655. $2io.co 4oo4 Walton (Izaak). The Compleat Angler, or, the Contemplative Man's Recreation, being a discourse of rivers, lishponds, fish and fishing, to which is added the laws of Angling, with a new table of the...
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A Catalogue of Old and Rare Books Offered for Sale

Pickering & Chatto - Antiquarian booksellers - 1894 - 286 pages
...1789, the author's QUAINT LITTLE BOOKPLATE, and a small view of Strawberry Hill. 3246 WALTON (Isaac) THE COMPLEAT ANGLER, OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION, BEING A DISCOURSE OF RIVERS, FISH-PONDS, FISH, AND FISHING, то WHICH is ADDED THE LAWS OF ANGLING : WITH A NEW TABLE OF...
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The Archaeological Journal, Volume 52

Archaeology - 1895
...in the Mercurius Politicus of May 19 : — • " There is newly extant, a Book of 18d. Price, called the Compleat Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation,...Fishing, not unworthy the perusal of most anglers. Printed for Richard Marriot in St. Dunstans Churchyard." In another paper it stated it was written...
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