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Maxwell, W. H. (William Hamilton), 1792-1850, author.
The field book, or, Sports and pastimes of the United Kingdom : compiled from the best authorities, ancient and modern / by the author of "Wild sports of the West."
Alternate Title(s):
Field book
Sports and pastimes of the United Kingdom
London : Published by Effingham Wilson, Royal Exchange, 1833.
London : Printed by Bradbury and Evans, Whitefriars
Physical Description:
viii, 616 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK11 .M39 1833
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Frontispiece engraved by H.A. Ogg; after James Pollard.
With wood-engraved illustrations, including title page vignette.
Text printed in two columns.
Printer's statement from title page verso.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 145
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary dark green half morocco and marbled boards. Armorial bookplate: Viscount Gort.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain.
Gort, Viscount -- Bookplate.
Sports -- Dictionaries.
Sports -- Great Britain.
Wood engravings -- 1833.
Steel engravings -- 1833.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Wilson, Effingham, 1783-1868, publisher.
Bradbury & Evans, printer.
Ogg, H. A., approximately 1831-1846, engraver.
Pollard, James, 1792-1867, illustrator.
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