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Creator:
Badcock, John, active 1816-1830, author.
Title:
Sportsman's slang : a new dictionary of terms used in affairs of the turf, the ring, the chase, the pit, of bon-ton, and the varieties of life : forming the completest and most authentic lexicon balatronicum hitherto offered to the notice of the sporting world : for elucidating words and phrases that are necessarily, or purposely, rendered cramp, mutative, and unintelligible, outside their respective spheres : interspersed with anecdotes and whimsies, with tart quotations, and rum-ones, with examples, proofs and monitory precepts useful and proper for novices, flats, and yokels / by Jon Bee, Esq. ...
Edition:
Editio altera.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by W. Lewis, 21, Finch-Lane, Cornhill, for the author, 1825.
[London] : Sold by T. Hughes, 35, Ludgate-Street : J. Walker, 44, Paternoster-Row : Hal Fores, 16, Panton-Street : and at 4, Long-Lane, Smithfield, [1825]
Physical Description:
[2], xvi, 222 [that is 202] pages, [5] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : illustrations ; 18 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV567 .B33 1825
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Numbers 28-47 omitted from the paging.
Includes publisher's advertisement at foot of page 222.
Frontispiece ("Life, in its varieties") is an aquatint after T.J. Vandergucht.
Hartley, R.A. Boxing books, 1115
BEIN: From the collection of Herbert B. Lazarus; bound with: Andrewes, George. Dictionary of the slang and cant languages. London, 1809.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later brown quarter calf and maroon cloth.
Subject Terms:
Boxing -- Slang.
Cant -- Dictionaries.
English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries.
Lazarus, Herbert B. -- Ownership.
Lewis, William -- Printer.
Sports -- England -- Slang.
Swindlers and swindling -- Slang -- Dictionaries.
Form/Genre:
Publishers' advertisements.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
Wood engravings -- 1825.
Contributors:
Vandergucht, T. J., illustrator.
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