The Compleat Angler [Rackham Edition]; or The Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a Diseautiful course of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish, and Fishing not Unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers. London: George C. Harrap, 1931. First Rackham Edition. Fine in a fine, rare original dustjacket. With 12 full-page color plates (complete), and several black & white reproductions; illustrated endpapers. Near fine in original blue cloth, lettered and illustrated in gilt, top edge gilt, and near fine pictorial dust jacket. An uncommonly lovely copy of this famous work, one of the best we've seen. Quarto. 7.75 x 10 in. [ii], 224 pp.