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Creator:
Williamson, Thomas, Captain, attributed name.
Title(s):

Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. / from drawings by Messrs. Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch, &c. ; containing one hundred plates ; with a supplement of New South Wales.

Published/Created:
London : Published and sold by Edward Orme ... Bond Street, corner of Brook Street. Printed by J.F. Dove, no. 22, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell, 1814.
Physical Description:
[180] p., [110] leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK261 .F67 1814+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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SK261 .F67 1814+ Copy 2 Oversize
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Notes:
Attributed by Abbey to Captain Thomas Williamson. Halkett & Laing attributes authorship to John Lawrence.
Aquatint engravings by Matthew Dubourg, Henri Merke, and Thomas Sutherland ; after John Augustus Atkinson, John Heaviside Clark, Samuel Howitt, and Franz Joseph Manskirch
The supplement ([20] p. and 10 pl., at end) has a separate title page: Field sports, &c. &c. of the native inhabitants of New South Wales; with ten plates, by the author ... London, 1813. This was originally issued as a separate publication.
BEIN Jn66 050 Copy 2: Imperfect: the 2 prelim. leaves of the supplement are wanting.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Has additional copies of the supplement's title leaf and dedication leaf bound in at front. Bound in contemporary blue straight-grained. Plates are hand-colored. Copy 2 bound in blind- and gilt-tooled red morocco. Plates are not colored.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 2
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.), 224
Hardie, M. English coloured books, p. 136-137
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, p. 283, 357
Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting, I, p. 177-179
Halkett & Laing (3rd ed.), v. 2, p. 310
100 plates illustrating tales of sporting and hunting. The supplement on New South Wales includes an additional 10 plates.
Subject Terms:
Aboriginal Australians -- Food.
Aboriginal Australians -- Hunting.
Aboriginal Australians -- Pictorial works.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Dove, J.F. -- Printer.
Hunting -- Australia.
Hunting.
Martial arts.
Orme, Edward -- Publisher.
Sporting -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1814.
Contributors:
Dubourg, Matthew, engraver.
Merke, Henri, engraver.
Sutherland, Thomas, approximately 1785-approximately 1825, engraver.
Atkinson, John Augustus, 1775-approximately 1833, ill.
Clark, John Heaviside, approximately 1770-1863, ill.
Howitt, Samuel, 1765?-1822, ill.
Manskirch, Franz Joseph, 1768 or 1770-1830, ill.
Lawrence, John, 1753-1839, attributed name.
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