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Jonquil Bevan (ed.)
Izaak Walton: The Compleat Angler 1653–1676
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
The Compleat Angler (1653)
First edition title-page, 1653
The Epistle Dedicatory
The Complete ANGLER. OR, The contemplative Mans RECREATION.
The Compleat Angler (1676)
First edition title-page, 1676
The Epistle Dedicatory
To all Readers of this Discourse, but especially to the honest ANGLER.
THE COMPLEAT ANGLER, OR, THE Contemplative MAN'S RECREATION. PART I.
CHAP. I. A Conference betwixt an Angler, a Faulk- ner, and a Hunter, each commending his Recreation.
CHAP. II. Observations of the Otter and Chub.
CHAP. III. How to fish for, and to dress the Chavender or Chub.
CHAP. IV. Observations of the nature and breeding of the Trout; and how to fish for him. And the milk maids Sond.
CHAP. V. More Directions how to Fish for, and how to make for the Trout an Artificial Minnow, and Flies, with some Merriment.
CHAP. VI. Observations of the Umber or Grayling and directions how to fish for them.
CHAP. VII. Observations of the Salmon, with directions how to fish for him.
CHAP. VIII. Observations of the Luce or Pike, with di- rections how to fish for him.
CHAP. IX. Observations of the Carp, with Directions how to fish for him.
CHAP. X. Observations of the Bream, and directions to catch him.
CHAP. XI. Observations of the Tench, and advice how to Angle for him.
CHAP. XII. Observations of the Pearch, and directions how to fish for him.
CHAP. XIII. Observations of the Eel, and other fish that want scales, and how to fish for them.
CHAP. XIV. Observations of the Barbel, and directions how to fish for him.
CHAP. XV. Observations of the Gudgion, the Ruffe and the Bleak, and how to fish for them.
CHAP. XVI. Is of nothing; or, that which is nothing worth.
CHAP. XVII. Of Roach and Dace, & how to fish for them. And of Caddis.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the Minnow or Penk, of the Loach, and of the Bull-head, or Millers-thumb.
CHAP. XIX. Of several Rivers, and some Observations of Fish.
CHAP. XX. Of fish-ponds, and how to order them.
CHAP. XXI. Directions for making of a Line, and for the colouring of both Rod and Line.
ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE COMMENTARY
Appendix Commendatory Verses, Reprinted from the 1676 Edition
To my dear Brother Mr Izaak Walton, upon his Compleat Angler
To the Reader of the Compleat Angler
To my dear Friend, Mr. Iz. Walton, in praise of Angling, which we both love
To the Readers of my most ingenuous Friends Book, The Complete Angler
To my dear Brother, Mr. Iz. Walton on his Complete Angler
Clarissimo amicissimoq; Frati, Domino Isaaco Walton, Artis Piscatoriæ peritissimo
Ad Virum optimum, & Piscatorem peritissimum, Isaacum Waltonum
Aliud ad Isaacum Waltonum, virum & Piscatorem optimum
Commendatory verse in the 1655 edition, not reprinted in subsequent seventeenth-century editions
To his ingenuous Friend Mr. Izaak Walton on his Complete Angler
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