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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.379.1-20
People
Various Artists
Author: Izaak Walton, British (1593 - 1683)
Author: Charles Cotton, British (1630 - 1687)
Edited and Arranged by Robert Bright Marston, British (1853-1927)
Published by Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, British
Printed by William Clowes and Sons, Ltd., British (founded 1880)
Photogravures printed by Typo-Etching Company, British
Title
The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation by Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton, volume 1
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
book
Date
1888
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/284397
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Published book with photogravure illustrations.
Technique
Photogravure
Dimensions
29.5 x 23.5 x 3 cm (11 5/8 x 9 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Seiden & de Cuevas, Inc., New York, New York. on Long Term Loan at the Fogg Art Museum from 1977 to 1982
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Melvin R. Seiden
Object Number
P1982.379.1-20
Division
European and American Art
Contact
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Descriptions
Description
Demys Quarto Edition of 500 copies, this is copy 272, signed by R. b. Marston. Book has leather covered spine and corners, cloth bound boards and gilt decorations. The frontispiece is a reproduction of the painting of Walton by Jacob Huysmans in the National Portrait Gallery, London. Also included are 87 woodcut engravings, drawn Mr. F. Carless and engraved by Mr. F. Alphonse Stankowski and numerous maps. This is volume 1 of 2.
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