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Songs of the chace: containing an extensive collection relative to the sports of the field : including the several subjects of hunting, shooting, racing, coursing, angling, hawking, &c. &c.

London : Printed for Thomas Simpson, 337, Oxford-Street, 1811.
Physical Description:
v, [1], 469 [i.e. 449], [1] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 17 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN6110.H83 S66 1811
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Anonymous. Attributed to Thomas Gosden.
The plate is an engraved frontispiece by John Scott; after Benjamin Marshall.
With an engraved half-title.
"Squire and Warwick, printers, Furnival's-Inn-Court, London."--Verso of title page.
Error in paging: nos. 129-148 omitted.
Without music.
Wood engraved tail-pieces.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 96
Includes errata.
BAC: British Art Center copy has extensive ms annotations, additions, corrections and deletions, apparently in preparation for a new edition; according to a ms pencil annotation on recto of second free end-paper these are in the hand of Thomas Gosden, and it is entirely on this basis that the collection is attributed to Gosden. The first wood engraved tail-piece has been hand-colored. In this copy leaves N4 and O5 are cancels, leaf Q8 is missing, and leaves P5 and R4 show cancel stubs but are apparently not cancels. Bound in gilt-tooled sprinkled calf, with marbled end-papers; edges stained yellow; rebacked.
Subject Terms:
English poetry -- 19th century.
Falconry -- Poetry.
Fishing -- Poetry.
Gosden, Thomas, 1780-1840 -- Provenance.
Horse racing -- Poetry.
Hunting -- Poetry.
Hunting songs.
Simpson, Thomas -- Publisher.
Sports -- Poetry.
Squire and Warwick -- Printer.
Authors' annotations
Wood engravings -- 1811.
Engravings -- 1811.
Gosden, Thomas, 1780-1840, attributed name.
Marshall, Benjamin, 1767-1835, illustrator.
Scott, John, 1774-1827, engraver.

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