Izaac Walton.Engraved by Philip Audinet from an original Picture in the possession of the Rev.d D.r Hawes at Salisbury.
Printed for Samuel Bagster, Strand, London. [n.d. c.1810.]
Engraving with very large margins. Plate 260 x 210mm. 10¼ x 8¼".
Izaak Walton (1593-1683), a London ironmonger who made enough money to retire at fifty. He devoted the rest of his life to country pursuits, above all fishing and thus wrote 'The Compleat Angler' (1653, full of pious contentment. He also wrote biographies of John Donne, George Herbert, Richard Hooker, and Sir Henry Wotton.
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