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and during seven years in which the work has been in progress, his ardour never for a moment abated. It is now for the public to judge of the result of his efforts; and the Editor, who has so often benefited by his bibliographical knowledge, cannot deny himself the pleasure of expressing a hope that he to whose taste and exertions these volumes owe nearly all their value, may derive from them the credit which he so well deserves.

N. HARRIS NICOLAS.

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THE SECOND DAY :-

Containing the Second Chapter, “On the Otter and the

Chub"

THE THIRD DAY :-

Containing Part of the Second Chapter, “On the Otter and the

Chub”

The Third Chapter, containing Directions “How to Fish

for and to Dress the Chavender or Chub"

The Fourth Chapter, “ On the Nature and Breeding of the

Trout, and how to Fish for him "

And Part of the Fifth Chapter, “On the Trout”

The Fourth Day :-

Containing the remainder of the Fisth Chapter, “On the Trout"

The Sixth Chapter, “On the Umber or Grayling”

The Seventh Chapter, “On the Salmon”

The Eighth Chapter, “On the Luce or Pike”

The Ninth Chapter, “On the Carp”

The Tenth Chapter, “On the Bream”

The Eleventh Chapter, “On the Tench"

The Twelfth Chapter, “On the Perch "

The Thirteenth Chapter, “Of the Eel, and other Fish that

want Scales"

The Fourteenth Chapter, “Of the Barbel'
The Fifteenth Chapter, “Of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe, and

the Bleak”
The Sixteenth Chapter,

Nothing, or of Nothing
worth"
THE FIFTH DAY :-
Containing the Seventeenth Chapter, “Of Roach and Dace”.

The Eighteenth Chapter,“Of the Minnow or Penk, Loach,

Bullhead, or Miller’s-Thumb, and the Sticklebag”.

The Nineteenth Chapter, “ Of Rivers, and some Observa-

tion of Fish"

The Twentieth Chapter, “ Of Fish-ponds

And Chapter Twenty-first

A short Discourse, by way of Postscript, touching the Laws of

Angling

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LIST OF EMBELLISHMENTS.

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1. PORTRAIT OF WALTON, from a Picture by Housman, in the

Possession of the Rev. Dr Hawes, of Salisbury, copied by
Mr Derby, engraved by W. Humphrys

Frontispiece 2. VIGNETTE OF THE DEVICE OF WALTON, impaling the Arms of

his two Wives, viz., Fludd and Ken; and the Arms of Cotton,
impaling his two Wives, viz., Hutchinson and Russell, drawn
by Mr Willement, engraved on wood by Byfield

Preface 3. VIEW OF SIR HENRY WOTTON'S FISHING-HOUSE on the Banks

of the Thames, near Eton, drawn by Mr Edward Hassell,
engraved by J. Adcock .

cxxix 4. VIEW FROM THE LAWN OF Sir H. Wotton's FISHING-HOUSE,

with Windsor Castle and Eton College in the distance, drawn
by Mr Hassell, engraved by Adcock

cxxxi 5. Portrait of CHARLES COTTON, Esq., from a Picture by Sir

Peter Lely, in the Possession of John Beresford, Esq., at Ash-
bourne, copied by Mr Inskipp, and engraved by W.
Humphrys

clxi.i 6. PORTRAIT (whole length) of IZAAK WALTON, from a Painting

by Mr Inskipp, engraved by H. Robinson 7. ENGRAVED TITLE, designed by T. Stothard, R. A., engraved by

A. Fox, 8. MADELEY MANOR, the Seat of John Offey, Esq., engraved by

Augustus Fox 9. FACSIMILE of the TITLE-PAGE of the First Edition of the Compleat Angler, 1653

5 10. VIGNETTE OF A MILL-DAM, drawn by Delamotte, engraved by Fox

8 11. THE GREETING AT TOTTENHAM High Cross, drawn by T. ,

19 12. VIGNETTE, Head-piece, drawn by T. Stothard, R. A., engraved by W. H. Worthington.

19 13. INTERIOR OF THEOBALDS, from a Print by Sparrow, from an

Original Picture then in the Collection of Earl Poulet, at
Hinton St George, engraved by Fox

35 14. Exterior of THEOBALDS, from a Picture by Vinkenboom, in

the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, engraved by J. Rich.
ardson

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