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Twiti, William, d. 1328

The art of hunting, or, Three hunting mss : a revised edition of The art of hunting by William Twici, huntsman to King Edward the Second, by H. Dryden, 1844 : The craft of venery : a translation of La chasse du cerf / edited by Alice Dryden.

Additional Title(s):

Art of hunting

Three hunting mss

Chasse du cerf

Northampton : Printed by William Mark, Old Swan Yark Works, 1908.
Physical Description:
xii, 163 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK25 .T8513 1908
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The manuscript copy of The craft of venery, referred to in the present work as the Baker manuscript, is now in the collections of the Yale Center for British Art (Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts, SK25 .T85 1450).
"Bibliography of printed books in English and French upon hunting, written prior to...1800": p. 141-157.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in white vellum with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. All edges gilt.
Subject Terms:
Deer hunting -- England.
Hunting -- Bibliography.
Hunting -- England.
Mark, William -- Printer.
Photomechanical prints -- 1908.
Wood engravings -- 1908.
Dryden, Henry E. L. (Henry Edward Leigh), 1818-1899.
Dryden, Alice.

  • Editor's preface
  • Introduction
  • Le art de venerie / par Guyllame Twici
  • The art of hunting / William Twici
  • Notes to The art of hunting
  • Appendix: Hounds ; Hunting horns ; Hunting music ; Costume
  • The craft of venery, Baker ms.
  • La chasse du cerf : a poem written about MCCL / tr. into English by H.E.L. Dryden
  • Sepulchral monuments
  • Bibliography
  • Corrigenda
  • Index.

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