The Complete Angler. by WALTON, Izaak, & Charles Cotton.

~ The Complete Angler. London: Charles Tilt, J. Menzies in Edinburgh and T. Wardle in Philadelphia, 1837.

2 vols., 16mo (102 × 68 mm), pp. xii, 152; [ii], 149, [7] (adverts). Wood engraved frontispiece to each volume. Publishers’ blindstamped maroon cloth, spines attractively gilt, gilt edges, yellow endpapers. Spines sunned, bookplates. A pretty copy.

The very scarce Tilt edition of the Compleat Angler, notable as the first with an American publisher’s name on the title. The frontispieces are by Ebenezer Randells, a pupil of Bewick. Bibliotheca Piscatoria, pp. 229; Coigney 48.

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