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Creator:
Garrard, George, 1760-1826, artist.
Title(s):

A description of the different varieties of oxen, common in the British Isles : embellished with engravings, being an accompaniment to a set of models of the improved breeds of cattle / executed by George Garrard ; upon an exact scale from nature, under the patronage of the Board of Agriculture.

Additional Title(s):

Prints of the improved British cattle

Garrard's Prints of the improved British cattle

Supplement to Garrard's history of British cattle

Published/Created:
[London] : Printed and published for the author by J. Smeeton, 1800[-1815]
Physical Description:
[34] p. (various pagings), [52] leaves of plates : ill. ; 45 x 58 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2011 37
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Parts 1-3 have printed wrappers with cover title: Prints of the improved British cattle.
Parts 4-10 have printed wrappers with cover title: Garrard's Prints of the improved British cattle.
The supplements are titled: Supplement to Garrard's history of British cattle containg prints, descriptions and measurements of foreign cattle.
Issued in parts from 1800 to 1815, with a separate title page to the concluding part dated 1815. Cf. ESTC.
The plates are dated July 18,1799-March 1, 1806.
Garrard's original drawing for "Holderness cow", reproduced in the present volume, is now in the collection of the Yale Center for British Art. (Department of Prints and Drawings, B1985.36.417)
ESTC (RLIN), T140326
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 77
BAC: British Art Center copy incomplete: comprises only 38 plates (in 10 numbered parts and 2 supplements). The parts are bound in the original printed blue wrappers. Each part has 3 plates except for the second supplement, which has 5 plates.
Subject Terms:
Cattle breeds -- Africa.
Cattle breeds -- Great Britain.
Cattle breeds -- Ireland.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1880-1815.
Oxen -- Great Britain -- Atlases.
Oxen -- Great Britain.
Oxen -- Ireland -- Atlases.
Oxen -- Ireland.
Smeaton, J. -- Publisher.
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