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Creator:
Mayer, John, gamekeeper, author.
Title:
The sportsman's directory, or, Park and gamekeeper's companion : containing instructions for breeding, choice, and training of dogs : coursing and shooting : management of a deer park and fisheries : preserving game : hunting the hare, fox, stag, &c. : breeding, pheasants, partridges, pigeons, rabbits, &c. &c. &c. : artifices of the stag, buck, fox, hare, &c. : with forty-one valuable recipes / by John Mayer, gamekeeper.
Alternate Title(s):
Sportsman's directory
Park and gamekeeper's companion
Edition:
Second edition, much enlarged by an experienced sportsman, to which is prefixed, an abstract of the new game act.
Published/Created:
Colchester : Printed and sold by Swinborne and Walter : sold also by Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London : and by all booksellers, 1817.
Physical Description:
x, 223, [3] pages, [2] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK31 .M39 1817
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center bound in contemporary calf; rebacked. Bookseller's ticket: W. Anderson, bookseller, 184, Piccadilly.
Subject Terms:
Anderson, W. -- Bookseller.
Colchester -- Imprints -- Publishers -- 1817.
Dogs -- Training.
Game laws -- Great Britain.
Hunting -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1817.
Contributors:
Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, bookseller.
Swinborne and Walter, publisher, printer, bookseller.
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