Man Fishing

Book title: The lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, [etc.]

Walton, Izaak.

The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson. New edition. Oxford, at the Clarendon Press, 1824.

8vo, contemporary calf (repaired at joints), gilt edges.

A very interesting and unusual fore edge painting book. The painting, divided into two parts, shows an angler arriving on the bank of a stream, in the first part, and the same scene with the man in the act of fishing, in the other part.

I. Donne, John, Dr. II. Wotton, Sir Henry. III. Hooker, Richard. IV. Herbert, George. V. Sanderson, Robert, Dr.

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Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Fishing
Diptychs