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Creator:
Rawstorne, Lawrence, 1774-1850, author.
Title(s):

Gamonia, or, The art of preserving game : and an improved method of making plantations and covers, explained and illustrated / by Lawrence Rawstorne, Esq. ; with fifteen coloured drawings by J.T. [sic] Rawlins, taken on the spot.

Published/Created:
London : Published for the proprietor, by Rudolph Ackermann, Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191, Regent Street, 1837.
London : Walter Spiers, printer, 399, Oxford Street
Physical Description:
xiv, [3], 18-208 pages, [15] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 1814
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 1815
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
All plates are signed: "T.J. Rawlins del. & sc." Aquatint engravers vary: A.W. Reeve, J.H. Banks, H. Guest, and H. Papprill.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 392
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 392
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, page 348
Schwerdt, C. F. G. R. Hunting, hawking, shooting, volume II, page 127
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, pages 205-206
Errata slip tipped in at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Sporting 1814. First edition. Octavo. Original green morocco; gold tooling on front and back covers, gold lettering on spine, all edges gilt. In green quarter morocco, and green cloth slip-case; gold tooling on front and back covers, gold lettering on spine. Errata slip with manuscript corrections. Color plates after T.J. Rawlins. Presentation copy to C. Houghton from Rawstorne. Spine height: 10 1/8 inches.
BAC: British Art Center Sporting 1815 is the Abbey copy. With presentation inscription on half-title: Mary Barnston, from the author. Bound in contemporary green morocco.
Subject Terms:
Barnston, Mary -- Presentation inscription from Lawrence Rawstorne.
Game protection.
Game reserves.
Hunting.
Penwortham (England)
Rawstorne, Lawrence, 1774-1850 -- Presentation inscription to Mary Barnston.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored.
Authors' presentation inscriptions.
Contributors:
Rawlins, Thomas J., illustrator.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Spiers, Walter, active 1829-1867, printer.
Reeve, A. W., engraver.
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  • Plates: Penwortham, with the commencement of a Battue [frontispiece to part I]
  • Penwortham, with the conclusion of a Battue [frontispiece to part II]
  • Tulketh Hall and town of Preston
  • The Vale of Ribble
  • The Castle Hill
  • The Lower Ridding
  • Penwortham Church
  • The Round Wood
  • Blashaw Dam
  • The Crow Wood
  • The Hangsman's Bank
  • West end of the four-acre
  • Howick, from Blashaw Wood
  • East end of the four-acre
  • Penwortham.

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