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    Rackham's Signed Limited Edition of Walton's Great Book on Fishing

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Izaak Walton. The Compleat Angler. Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse of Rivers Fishponds Fish and Fishing not unworthy the Perusal of most Anglers - Limited Edition Signed by Rackham. London: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd., [1931].

    Number 344 of only 775 deluxe limited edition copies signed by Rackham on the limitation page. Quarto. 224 pages plus twelve full-color plates and twenty-five black-and-white illustrations by Rackham.

    Publisher's full vellum with gilt titles. Illustrated endpapers. Top edge gilt. Uncut fore-edge and bottom edge. Minor edge wear to the boards, else a fine copy of the beautifully-illustrated first Rackham edition of Walton's great pastoral work.


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    October, 2009
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