Izaak Walton lived in an age when plagiarism was rife and there were those who did not attribute the whole of The Compleat
Angler to Walton.
Angler must also, though, take some credit for scaring them off.
Hawkins produced, among other works, an annotated edition of Izaak Walton's The Compleat
Angler (1760) and legal articles.
When she said that this year she favoured a book on angling as he is an avid reader I immediately suggested The Compleat
Angler by Isaac Walton.
Angler must, though, take some credit for scaring them off.
For those who are hooked on the sport, the name the Compleat
Angler should hold mythical status and need no introduction.
To give it the full title it is: The Compleat
Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing, not unworthy the perusal of most anglers.
1731-32; A Compleat
History of the Ancient Amphitheatres and in Particular That of Verona).
Enjoy a fishy weekend at The Compleat
Angler Hotel in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
English biographer and author of Compleat
Angler, The (1653), a classic idyll on the joys and stratagems of fishing.
Meanwhile, Anne Selby has introduced its Compleat
Arashi Shibori pleating machine, which has been designed to provide a one-stop facility for the production of high quality pleated fabric products.
Situated on the banks of an almost overflowing Thames, this picturesque hotel oozes character, comfort and classy tradition, while a smattering of fishy artefacts reminds you that it was named after local author Isaak Walton's 16th-century book The Compleat