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The Compleat Angler

(The Contemplative Man’s Recreation: Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish and Fishing Not Unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers)


Author(s):Izaak Walton
Illustrator(s):Arthur Rackham
Publisher(s): George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd.
David McKay Co.
Year Published: 1931
Type: Hardcover
Genre: British
Nature – Fish
Sports - Field
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 223
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
ISBN-10: 0880015349
ISBN-13: 9780880015349
OCLC: 28908850


Walton spent most of his energy on his lives of the poets, but is best known for this work on the joys of fishing. The image above is of an early edition. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

This book is the Main Edition.