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Summary The Compleat Angler

The Compleat Angler

Lly reconstruct the work preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases an imperfection in the original such as a blemish or missing page may be replicated in our edition We do however repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical work. this was a delightful read I think I will have to write a proper review later but I highly recommend itHere is the full review

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Excerpt from The Complete Angler or Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse of Rivers Fish Ponds Fish and Fishing; In Two PartsWhile he continued in London his favourite recrea tion was angling in which he was the greatest profi cient of his time; and indeed so great were his skill and experience in that art t t there is scarce an writer on the subject since his time who has not th. If you want to find an answer to the uestion what is to be preferred angling or hunting you should have a closer look into this book In form of a philosophical dialogue the Piscator convinces the Venator who regards the Piscator as his master of the superiority of angling You ll learn about the different ways of angling come to know about proper fish and get the right attitude of the compleat angler If you go to Marlow UK then you can go to the bar of the Perfect Angler Hotel have a pint and enjoy all the marvelous illustrations of the book and you ll even find a small sculpture on the main characters of this book Excellent prose hypnotic writing even though the book is very old and really recommended even for non anglers like me This classic was a huge bestseller back then and if you reading now you get a hint why it was so popular

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E rules and practice of Walton his very foundation It is therefore with the greatest propriety that Lan haine calls him the common father of all anglers gAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at wwwforgottenbookscomThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digita. I tried twice and just could not make it past the first chapter Maybe the practical part is better but the philosophical dialogue on which sport was the best was just painfulFalconer In praise of my sport let me tell you how nothing can live without air and how many lovely songbirds exist in the worldHunter In praise of my sport let me tell you about the amazing ualities of elephantsAngler In praise of my sport let me tell you not only how important water is but how without it we would never be able to sail to wonderful places like Rome and the Holy Land Also have you heard of all the antiuities thereHunter Your sport sounds fascinating Tell me I may be looking at this from the wrong angle but fishing is wonderful because Roman antiuities Ummmwhat Also once they get past the preliminary discussions of elements this happensAngler Four of Jesus twelve disciples were fisherman true and Jesus never rebuked them for their job like He did tax collectors which only proves that fishing isn t sinful and this shows that the calling of a fisherman is particularly fitted to produce uiet pious thoughtful men Ummm you do realize you re speaking about Peter and the sons of thunder here I was definitely laughing but not in a good way Just couldn t keep it up

  • Hardcover
  • 540
  • The Compleat Angler
  • Izaak Walton
  • en
  • 10 September 2019
  • 9781396831553

About the Author: Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton c 15941 – 15 December 1683 was an English writer Best known as the author of The Compleat Angler he also wrote a number of short biographies that have been collected under the title of Walton's LivesWalton was born at Stafford c 1594; the traditional '9 August 1593' date is based on a misinterpretation of his will which he began on 9 August 16831 The register of his bapti



10 thoughts on “The Compleat Angler

  1. says:

    The Compleat Angler is a book that has been continuously in print for than 350 years Indeed about five years ago I saw a nearly 300 year old

  2. says:

    If you want to find an answer to the uestion what is to be preferred 'angling or hunting' you should have a closer look into this book In form of a philosophical dialogue the Piscator convinces the Venator who rega

  3. says:

    This book was written by two authors Izaak Walton who wrote the larger part and Charles Cotton who wrote a section on fish

  4. says:

    I tried twice and just could not make it past the first chapter Maybe the practical part is better but the philosophical dialogue on which sport was the best was just painfulFalconer In praise of my sport let me tell you how nothing can live without air and how many lovely songbirds exist in the worldHunter In praise of my sport le

  5. says:

    I really enjoyed the historic view of fishing way back when they were writing the King James Bible I can't attest to its practicality but philosophically it's great All's well that ends well

  6. says:

    A pretty good read in a dialogue format between Piscator Venator and Auceps about fishing in particular and life in general; as meandering as a

  7. says:

    this was a delightful read I think I will have to write a proper review later but I highly recommend itHere is the full review

  8. says:

    Five days of fishing along the river Lea which joins the Thames near London is the background on which the cheerful narrative of The C

  9. says:

    A practical guide to fishing describing the fish how to fish how to prepare fish how to tie flies which baits work best how to build a fish pond

  10. says:

    I really liked this book which I stumbled across via a reference made in Robert W Chambers' novel Cardigan by the titular character Walton's commentary throughout is uite entertaining and the fishing advice in the book while ostensibly the point of it is almost incidental in my mind the collected verses humor and pleasant descriptions of pastoral English countryside were my main enjoyments A very pleasant read

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