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BRITISH FIELD SPORTS;  Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting--Hunting--Coursing--Racing--Cocking--Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; also, the Management of Fowling Pieces,

BRITISH FIELD SPORTS; Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting--Hunting--Coursing--Racing--Cocking--Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; also, the Management of Fowling Pieces,


BRITISH FIELD SPORTS;
Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting--Hunting--Coursing--Racing--Cocking--Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; also, the Management of Fowling Pieces, and All Other Sporting Implements

Scott, William Henry

Published by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, London (1818)

 

London: Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1818. 8vo: xii, 615, [i] pp. Full dark blue Straight Grain Morocco with gilt ruling and decoration to front and rear boards, a double gilt rule to the board edges, gilt decorated turn-ins. Spine extra gilt with five raised bands. All edges gilt. With 34 steel engraved plates, and woodcut vignettes by Bewick. Thomas Bewick.

 

'British Field Sports, embracing practical Instructions in Shooting, Hunting, Coursing, Racing, Cocking, Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; also the Management of Fowling Pieces, and all other Sporting Implements.', by: William Henry Scott. Manual for hunting, training dogs, horses, coursing etc., by William Henry Scott. Artists and Engravers: Author(s): William Henry Scott. Nothing concerning this author could be found. Illustrated by: Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) was born in Prudhoe, near Newcastle upon Tyne. He would remain in this region for the rest of his live. Bewick worked as a wood-engraver. His many very finely executed designs and book illustrations are highly appreciated. Bewick is seen as the man who started the great production of wood-engraving in the 19th. century.


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