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Creator:
Lawrence, John, 1753-1839, author.
Title(s):

The history and delineation of the horse, in all his varieties : comprehending the appropriate uses, management, and progressive improvement of each : with a particular investigation of the character of the race-horse, and the business of the turf : illustrated by anecdotes and biographical notices of distinguished sportsmen : the engravings from original paintings : with instructions for breeding, breaking, training, and the general management of the horse, both in a state of health and of disease / by John Lawrence, author of "A philosophical and practical treatise on horses," &c. &c.

Published/Created:
London : Albion Press : Printed for James Cundee, Ivy-Lane, Paternoster-Row : and John Scott, Rosoman Street, Clerkenwell, 1809.
Physical Description:
iv, [1], 6-288, [4] pages, [15] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 32 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285 .L38 1809+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285 .L38 1809+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Added title page has imprint: London : Printed for the proprietors, 1809.
Engravings by Girtin and John Scott; after Benjamin Marshall, George Stubbs, Sawrey Gilpin, and John Nost Sartorius.
Podeschi, J. B. Horse and horsemanship, 91
Includes index.
Errata on page [3] at end.
List of plates and publisher's advertisement on page [4] at end.
MUDD Uzfe17 +809L: Bookplate cds: Parry, Henry (armorial) Philpott, Rich. St'P'r., M.A., Prebendary of Wells.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in contemporary brown calf. Armorial bookplate: Stafford Goldie Harding.
BAC: British Art Center copy copy 2 bound in contemporary red three-quarter morocco. Binder's stamp of Pawson & Nicholson.
Subject Terms:
Harding, Stafford Goldie -- Bookplate.
Horse racing.
Horses.
Pawson & Nicholson -- Binder.
Race horses -- Great Britain -- History.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1809.
Etchings -- 1809.
Wood engravings -- 1809.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Girtin, I., engraver
Scott, John, 1774-1827, engraver.
Gilpin, Sawrey, 1733-1807, illustrator.
Marshall, Benjamin, 1767-1835, illustrator.
Sartorius, John Nost, 1759-1829, illustrator.
Stubbs, George, 1724-1806, illustrator.
Cundee, J. (James), bookseller.
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  • Plates: Brood mare, and Foal
  • Wellesley Arabian
  • The Godolphia Arabian
  • Duncombe, by the Arcot Arabian, a hunter, the property of George Treacher, Esq.
  • Portrait of a Hackney, Roan Billy
  • Portrait of a Charger, and Major-General Warde
  • Coach-Horses, the property of Henry Villebois, Esq. with a striking Portrait of David
  • Portrait of Dumpling, a black Gelding and Thill horse
  • Stabling for a country residence
  • Sir Charles Bunbury's Eleanor
  • Eclipse and Shakespeare
  • King Herod and Flying Childers
  • Shetland Poney, Forester, and Welch Poney.

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