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HANDSOMELY BOUND ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF WALTON’S LIVES

WALTON, Izaak. The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker… London, 1858.

Illustrated edition of Walton’s Lives, beautifully bound by Grieve, with 52 woodcut vignettes, initials, tailpieces and in-text illustrations, and six mounted copperplate engravings printed on India paper, including portraits and facsimile autographs of each biographical subject. $875.

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“WIDELY READ AND EAGERLY COLLECTED”

WALTON, Izaak. The Complete Angler. London, 1834.

Third Rennie edition, published one year after the first, illustrated with a copper-engraved portrait frontispiece of Walton and sheet music by W. H. Lizars, and 26 wood-engravings, four by H. Y. Sears. From the library of noted angling book collector John Gerard Heckscher, with his bookplates. $800.

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