The Lives; of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson. To which are added, the AUtographs of those Eminent Men, now first collected; An Index, and Illustrative Notes. Izaak Walton.

The Lives; of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson. To which are added, the AUtographs of those Eminent Men, now first collected; An Index, and Illustrative Notes.

London: John Major, 1825. First Major edition. 8vo, xviii, 503pp with publisher's ads in rear; engraved portraits inserted; finely bound in full crushed levant morocco with elaborately gilt-tooled spine in six compartments with raised bands; t.e.g. Bookplates of H. Walter Webb and Leila Howard Codman; two catalogue descriptions pasted in; tips, edges, and spine-bands rubbed. Item #205809

This edition, collecting all of Walton's Lives together for the first time, followed Major's edition of The Compleat Angler by two years and was meant as a companion volume.

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