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Creator:
Gentleman, who has made shooting his favorite amusement upwards of twenty-six years, in Great-Britain, Ireland, and North-America.
Title:
The sportsman's companion; or, An essay on shooting : illustriously shewing in what manner to fire at birds of game ... and, directions to gentlemen for the treatment and breaking their own pointers and spaniels ... / By a gentleman, who has made shooting his favourite amusement upwards of twenty-six years, in Great-Britain, Ireland, and North-America.
Published/Created:
New-York : Printed by Robertsons, Mills and Hicks, 1783.
Physical Description:
viii, [9]-89, [2] p. ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2100
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN Uzn71 783s: A manuscript note in the copy of the Burlington, 1791, edition in the American antiquarian society library ascribes this work to a certain C. Bell.
BAC: British Art Center copy: First edition. Octavo. Black quarter cloth, and marbled board covers. In dark green cloth box-case; gold shooter and dog on front cover, gold lettering on spine. Typed letter signed from Ernest R. Gee to A.B. Maclay laid in.
Signatures: 4 l., unsigned, B-L4, 2 l. unsigned.
Subject Terms:
Dogs -- Training.
Hunting -- Early works to 1800.
Shooting.
Contributors:
Robertson, Alexander, 1742-1784.
Robertson, James, 1747-1816.
Mills, Nathaniel, b. 1749.
Hicks, John, 1750-1794.
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