The gentleman's recreation, in four parts. Viz. hunting, hawking, fowling, fishing. Wherein these ... exercises are largely treated of, and the terms of art for hunting and hawking more amply enlarged ... Also the method of breeding and managing a hunting horse. Whereto is prefix'd, a large sculpture, giving easie directions for blowing the horn; and other sculptures inserted, proper to each recreation.

Author
Cox, Nicholas, active 1673-1721 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
The 4th ed. To which is now added, a perfect abstract of all the Forest-Laws ... as do any way relate to the several kinds of game above mention'd.
Published/​Created
London, Printed by J. Dawks, for N. Rolls, 1697.
Description
various paging, front, [4] fold. plates 19 cm.

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Notes
  • Dedication signed: Nicholas Cox.
  • Errors in paging.
  • The "Forrest laws" have special t.p.: An abridgment of Manwood's forrest laws ... which relate to hunting, hawking, fishing, or fowling. London. 1696.
  • Princeton copy 1 in case.
  • Princeton copy 1 imperfect: 2 prelim. leaves wanting [i.e. "Books sold by Nathaniel Rolls ..." and front.
  • Princeton copy 2 imperfect: "Forrest laws" (90 p. at end) wanting.
OCLC
80636696
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