The gentleman's recreation: in four parts, viz. hunting, hawking, fowling, fishing. Wherein these generous exercises are largely treated of, and the terms of art for hunting and hawking more amply enlarged than heretofore. Whereto is prefixt a large sculpture, giving easie directions for blowing the horn, and other sculptures inserted proper to each recreation. With an abstract at the end of each subject of such laws as relate to the same. Collected at first from Antient and modern authors,

Author
Cox, Nicholas, active 1673-1721 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
and now in this second edition corrected and very much enlarged by several eminent and skilful persons, lovers of these sports.
Published/​Created
London, Printed by J[ames]. C[ottrell]. for N[icholas]. C[ox]. and are to be sold by Tho: Fabian at the Bible in Paul's Church-yard, the corner-shop next Cheap-side, 1677.
Description
6 p.l., 254, [14], 95 [i.e. 85], 78 p. front., 4 fold. pl. 19 cm.

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Notes
  • Dedication signed: Nicholas Cox.
  • With additional engraved title page (pi1r) signed: W: Sherwin fe.
  • Folded plates signed by William Dolle.
  • Each part has special t.p.
  • Errors in paging: pt. 2, p. 175, 195, 218, incorrectly numbered 185, 193, 281.
References
ESTC R30278
OCLC
81182789
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