Item #34497 The Compleat Angler. Izaak Walton.

The Compleat Angler

Book Condition: New
Publisher: Dover Publications, December 2003.
Binding: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 0486431878

Breathes the very spirit of innocence, purity, and simplicity of heart . . . it would sweeten a man's temper at any time to read it. -- Charles Lamb
First published in 1653, this literary and nature classic was created by a Londoner with a passion for rustic life. As satisfying a primer on fishing as any angler could wish, it celebrates the art and spirit of fishing with verse, song and folklore, moral reflections, and timeless wisdom. Cast in the form of a dialogue between the veteran angler Piscator and his pupil Viator, it both informs and delights with an ingenious exploration of fishing's subtle intricacies and the pleasures of the natural world.

Item #34497

Price: $6.95

See all items by