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The Arte of Angling , which was discovered recently, has been edited by G. Bentley Princeton, ; its relevance to Walton is examined critically by M. Goldman, in Studies in Honor of T. Baldwin , D.
Allen, ed. Urbana, III. Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. July 9, Retrieved July 09, from Encyclopedia. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list. Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia. His works show him to have been a kindly and religious man with a quiet sense of humor and rare common sense.
Izaak Walton was born at Stafford on Aug. Little is known of his childhood and early youth. By he was established in London as a cloth merchant after a period of apprenticeship, perhaps to his uncle, a haber-dasher.
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Walton's shop was located in St. Dunstan's parish, and he became acquainted with John Donne , who was then vicar. She died in That same year Walton's first literary work, a life of Donne, was published. Showing Rating details.
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Sort order. Start your review of The Works: Izaak Walton. Jeff Durant rated it it was amazing Jan 25, Gazmend Kryeziu marked it as to-read Apr 05, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. About Izaak Walton. Izaak Walton. Izaak Walton c. Best known as the author of The Compleat Angler, he also wrote a number of short biographies that have been collected under the title of Walton's Lives.
Walton was born at Stafford c.
His father, who was an innkeeper as well as a landlord of a tavern, died before Izaak was three. His mother then married another innkeeper by the name of Bourne, who would later run the Swan in Stafford.
He settled in London where he began trading as an ironmonger in a small shop in the upper storey of Thomas Gresham's Royal Burse or Exchange in Cornhill. She died in