By Isaak Walton, about Richard Hooker.
The LIFE of
Mr. Richard Hooker.
By Izaak Walton
A heavily edited version of Izaak Walton’s ‘Life of Richard Hooker’ was included in the 1666 folio edition of Hooker's ‘Works’ (“The Laws of ecclesiastical polity”) SP purchased on April 15th. 1667:
The full text appeared first in an octavo of 1665 and later in the ‘Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker & George Herbert,’ 1670; SP included neither in his library. (The only text of Isaac Walton he did include was the ‘Life of Dr. Sanderson, late Bishop of Lincoln …,’ 1678, PL 1016.)
The life of Mr. Rich. Hooker, the author of those learned books of the laws of ecclesiastical polity
Walton, Izaak, 1593-1683., King, Henry, 1592-1669.
London: Printed by J.G. for Rich. Marriott, and are to be sold at his shop ..., 1665.
Early English Books Online [full text]
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.