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J. Wale Ino.

Ryland Sculp
Pub ? According to Act of Parliam1759

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

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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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EDWARD POP HAM, Efq;

OF

LITTLECOT in the County

of WIL TS.

HE benefits accruing to 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 as yoursele if he had not hoped that his presumption would have carried its ein apology with it, and been conscious that, while he was soliciting 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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