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"Ryland sculp Pub ? According to Act of Parliam! 1759

COMPLETE ANGLER:

OR,
Contemplative Man's Recreation.

BEING A
D IS COURSE

Ο Ν
RIVERS, FISH-PONDS, FISH,

and FISHING.
IN TWO PARTS.

The PIN ST. wsitten by
Mr. ISAAC WALTON,

The 3 ECOND by
CHARLES COTT ON, Efq;

Illustrated with upwards of
Thirty COPPER-PLATE CUTS of the several kinds
of River. Fish, of the Implements used in ANGLING,
and Views of the principal Scenes described in the Book.

To which are prefixed,
The L I VES of the AUTHORS.

* WAT

;

A N D

Notes Historical, Critical, and Explanatory.

By Sir JOHN HAWKINS, Knt.

THE THIRD EDITION.

L O N D ON:
Printed for John and FRANCIS Rivington, (N°62) at
the Bible and Crown, in St. Paul's Church Yard;
and T. Caslon, in Stationers-Court,

MDCCLXXV,

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TO

EDWARD POP HAM, Efq;

LITTLECOT in the County

of WIL TS.

HE benefits accruing to T literature from the pa

tronage of great and judicious persons, has generally been deemed a sufficient excuse for ad

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dresses of this nature; but however plausible such a reason might seem, the editor of the following piece had forborne to avail himself of it, or to request the patronage of so discerning a judge * :yoursel£; if he had not hoped that ủis presumption would have carried its own apology with it, and been conscious that, while he was foliciting Mr. Popham's protection for fo valuable a work as the

Complete Angler, he was at once indulging his curiosity, and gratifying his benevolence.

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