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Guillet de Saint-Georges, Georges, 1625–1705

The gentleman's dictionary : in three parts : viz. I. The art of riding the great horse: containing the terms and phrases us'd in the manage, and the diseases and accidents of horses : II. The military art; explaining the terms and phrases us'd in field or garison; the terms relating to artillery; the works and motions of attack and defence; and the post and duty of all the officers of the army: illustrated with historical instances, taken from the actions of our armies : III. The art of navigation; explaining the terms of naval affairs; as building, rigging, working, and fighting of ships; the post and duty of sea-officers, &c. : with historical examples taken from the actions of our fleet : each part done alphabetically, from the sixteenth edition of the original French, published by the Sieur Guillet, and dedicated to the Dauphin ; with large additions, alterations and improvements, adapted to the customs and actions of the English; and above forty curious cuts, that were not in the original.

Additional Title(s):

Arts de l'homme d'épee

Arts de l'homme d'épée, ou, Le dictionnaire du gentilhomme. English. 1705.

London : Printed for H. Bonwicke in St. Paul's Church-Yard; T. Goodwin, M. Wotton, B. Tooke, in Fleetstreet; and S. Manship in Cornhill, 1705.
Physical Description:
[384] pages, [3] folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF309 .G85 1705
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
English short title catalogue, T167076
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 37
The last [3] pages contain "Proposals for printing A compleat history of England ..."
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary sprinkled calf.
Subject Terms:
English language -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.
Horsemanship -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.
Military art and science -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800..
Naval art and science -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcuts -- 1705.
Bonwicke, Henry, -1706, publisher.
Goodwin, T. (Timothy), active 1705, publisher.
Manship, S. (Samuel), publisher.
Tooke, Benjamin, -1716, publisher.
Wotton, Matthew, -approximately 1729, publisher.

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