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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” . . . . . . . So

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 Fifth 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"

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The Ninth Chapter, “On the Carp”

The Tenth Chapter, “On the Bream” .

The Eleventh Chapter, “ On the Tench” .

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The Twelfth Chapter, “ On the Perch” .

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

want Scales" . . . . .

:

The Fourteenth Chapter, “Of the Barbeli

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:

The Fifteenth Chapter, “Of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe, and

the Bleak”

The Sixteenth Chapter, “Of Nothing, or of Nothing

worth” . . .

. . . . 173

THE FIFTH DAY :-

Containing the Seventeenth Chapter, “ Or Roach and Dace". 181

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 ..

: : 212

THE SECOND PART OF THE COMPLETE ANGLER.
Letter from Charles Cotton to Izaak Walton

217

Walton's Reply thereto

The Retirement, Stanzes Irreguliers to Mr Izaak Walton

.

201

LIST OF EMBELLISHMENTS.

PLATE
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 . . . . . .

clxii 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 Com

pleat Angler, 1653 . 10. Vignette OF A MILL-DAM, drawn by Delamotte, engraved by

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

Stothard, R.A., engraved by Fox 12. VIGNETTE, Head-piece, drawn by T. Stothard, R.A., engraved

by W. H. Worthington. . . . . 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 . .
14. EXTERIOR OF THEOBALDS, from a Picture by Vinkenboom, in

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