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Author: COX Nicholas

Title: The Gentleman's Recreation In Four Parts Viz Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing

Price: £135.00

Year: 1721

Edition: 6th edition with large additions

Summary: (iv) v 438 + 115 + (ix) pages, The hunting section page 1 to 216. Fowling 217 to 288 (misprinted 304). Angling numbered 285 (repeated) to 438. Manwood's Forest laws 1 to 115 followed by (ix) pages of tables. Lacking the engraved frontis, and 3 of the 4 folding plates, the fowling plate present. Bound in a recent ? brown calf with marbled sides. The end papers used are a plain blue paper. Chute 137, Schwerdt comments in volume 1 page 123, "it fills a space in the not overcrowded list of old hunting and hawking books", the directions for blowing the horn being usually wanting. WS 67 noting the 1st and the 5 subsequent reprints are seldom met with in perfect condition.

Ref: 21948

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