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Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637
The young sportman's instructor : in angling, fowling, hawking, hunting, ordering singing birds, hawks, poultry, coneys, hares and dogs, and how to cure them / by G.M.
Additional Title(s):
Young sportsman's instructor
[London] : Sold at the Gold Ring in Little Britain, [1705?]
Physical Description:
[4], 140 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustration ; 70 mm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK35.5 .M37 1705
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Frontispiece woodcut on leaf A1 verso.
Signatures: A-I⁸.
"According to Poynter, George Conyers published this book circa 1705. Most of the work is devoted to fishing and fowling but pages 119-128 contain 'Instructions for the Huntsman in the Noble Recreation of Hunting the Stag, Buck, Hare, Badge, &c.' taken from Markham's Country Contentments (1615)"--Podeschi.
"Price 6d."--Title page.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 38
Poynter, F.N.L. Gervase Markham, page 188
English short title catalogue, N14392
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary dark green roan, all edges gilt. Lacks pink place marking ribbon described in Podeschi.
Subject Terms:
Fishing -- Early works to 1800.
Hunting -- Early works to 1800.
Miniature books (Printing) -- England -- 18th century.
Woodcuts -- 1705.
Conyers, George, -1739 or 1740, publisher, bookseller.

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