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Williamson, Thomas, 1758 or 1759–1817

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

London : Published and sold by H.R. Young, 56, Paternoster-Row, 1819.
Physical Description:
[2], 170, [2] p., [110] leaves of plates : col ill. ; 34 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK261 .F67 1819+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 3
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
Printed by J. M'Creery, Black-Horse-Court, London.
"Second edition (?) of [Abbey Travel] no. 2. The type is different but has been set line for line with the first edition ... The plates are exactly as before except that different paper is used ..."--Abbey.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 225
BEIN Jn66 051: Half-title wanting.
BEIN Jn66 052: 32 cm. Text printed from a different setting of type.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in red morocco with gilt tooling on front and back covers, gillt stags and tooling on spine, gilt lettering on spine. Gilt edges. Illustrations are colored aquatints.
Tales of sporting and hunting accompanied with 110 colored plates.
Subject Terms:
Aboriginal Australians -- Food.
Aboriginal Australians -- Hunting.
Aboriginal Australians -- Pictorial works.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Hunting -- Australia.
M'Creery, J. -- Printer.
Martial arts.
Sporting -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.
Young, H.R. -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1814.
Dubourg, Matthew, active 1806-1838, 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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