The Compleat Angler

The Compleat Angler (the spelling is sometimes modernised to The Complete Angler, though this spelling also occurs in first editions) is a book by Izaak Walton. It was first published in 1653 by Richard Marriot in London.
Walton continued to add to it for a quarter of a century. It is a celebration of the art and spirit of fishing in prose and verse.

It was illustrated by Arthur Rackham in 1931.


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by Izaak Walton