Overview:The Compleat Angler - Oxford World's Classics - 'I envy no body but him, and him only, that catches more fish than I do.' A unique celebration of the English countryside and the most famous book on angling ever published, Walton's Compleat Angler first appeared in 1653.In 1676, at Walton's invitation, his friend Charles Cotton contributed his pioneering exploration of fly-fishing.The book is both a manual of instruction and a vision of society in harmony with nature.It guides the novice fisherman on how to catch and cook a variety of fish, on how to select and prepare the best bait and make artificial flies, and on the habits of freshwater fish. It also promotes angling as a communal activity in which the bonds of friendship are forged through shared experience of the natural world. Anecdotes, poetry, music, and song intersperse the rural descriptions, which promote conservation as well as sport.This new edition highlights the book's continuing relevance to our relationship with the environment, and explores the turbulent history from which it came. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780198745464. It was written by the following authors: Charles Cotton, Marjorie Swann, Izaak Walton. Book The Compleat Angler - Oxford World's Classics, which can be read online, published by the company: Oxford University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Technology, Medicine, History, Sports Books, Science. The book was published on 2016-02-11 00:00:00. It has 336 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 234 g. File for download The Compleat Angler - Oxford World's Classics has PDF format and is called the-compleat-angler-oxford-worlds-classics.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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