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Creator:
Thornhill, R. B. (Richard Badham)
Title:
The shooting directory / by R.B. Thornhill.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1804.
Physical Description:
xvi, ix, [1], 432 p., [8] leaves of plates ([3] folded) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK12 .T46 1804+ Copy 1 Oversize
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Sporting 2248
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Dedication signed on p. xvi: Richard B. Thornhill, Bath, July 20, 1804.
Aquatints by Thomas Medland; after Edward Bell and J. West.
Printed by J. Browne, Bath.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 394
Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting, IV, p. 94
NSTC, T916
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original paper covered boards. Pages 215-220 cancelled; p. 214 numbered as p. 214-220 which Abbey suggests makes this copy a third issue. Portrait is colored. Bookplate: Ex libris Schwerdt.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Sporting 2248. Quarto. Contemporary dark tan half calf, and marbled board covers, broken; gold lettering and gold lines on spine. In brown cloth slip-case; tan leather label with gold lettering on spine. Frontispiece, color plates (hand-colored aquatints), charts. Spine height: 11 3/4 inches.
Contents:
Dog -- Table of British dogs -- Management and breeding of dogs -- Pointer -- Setter -- Spanier, or cocker -- Grous -- Patridge -- Pheasant -- Woodcock -- Snipe -- Hare -- Fowling piece -- Recoil -- Range of barrels -- Scattering of barrels -- Double barrels -- Patent breech -- Gun-powder -- Shot -- Game laws -- Qualification -- Game licensces -- Game, respecting grous, black game and bustard -- Respecting partridges and pheasants -- Respecting hares -- Mutiny act -- Selling of game -- General remarks -- Stealing dogs -- Duty on dogs -- Distemper and other diseases incidental to dogs -- The mange -- Receipts -- Shooting -- Index.
Subject Terms:
Browne, J. -- Printer.
Game laws -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Hunting -- Great Britain.
Hunting dogs -- Great Britain.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme -- Publisher.
Recreation -- Great Britain.
Schwerdt -- Bookplate.
Shooting -- Great Britain.
Thornhill, Richard Badham -- Portraits.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1804.
Contributors:
Medland, Thomas, 18th/19th cent, engraver.
West, J., ill.
Bell, Edward, 18th/19th cent., ill.
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