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    Izaak Walton: The Compleat Angler Signed by the Illustrator, Arthur Rackham (London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., 1931), limited edition, numbered 346 of 775 copies, 224 pages, full white parchment binding with gilt titles and bordering, 4to (8" x 10.5"). Some uncut pages. Top edge gilt, deckled edges otherwise. Includes 12 full-page color plates with protective tissue and black & white illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Signed "Arthur Rackham" on the limitation page bound in the front. The Compleat Angler is a very famous early book on fishing, first published in 1653, and expanded by Walton during the rest of his years. The copy presented here is in near fine condition.

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