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The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation

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The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation (a.k.a. The Complete Angler)

By Izaak Walton


Izaak Walton was born about 1594 and lived until 15 December 1683. He gained immortality as the author of ‘The Compleat Angler,’ but was also greatly esteemed for his literary biographies of Donne, Wotton, Herbert and Hooker, known to posterity as ‘Walton’s Lives. ’ The register of Wal…

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