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Fouilloux, Jacques du, 1521?-1580
The noble art of venerie or hunting : wherein is handled and set out the vertues, nature, and properties of fifteene sundry chaces, together with the order and manner how to hunt and kill euery one of them / translated & collected for the pleasure of all noblemen and gentlemen, out of the best approoued authors, which haue written any thing concerning the same, and reduced into such order and proper termes as are vsed here in this noble realme of Great Britaine.
Additional Title(s):

Noble arte of venerie or hunting

Booke of hunting

Venerie. English. 1611
At London : Printed by Thomas Purfoot, An. Dom. 1611.
Physical Description:
[8], 200, [4], 201-204, 207-250, [4] pages : illustrations, music ; 18 cm (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK321 .T8 1611a
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Signatures: [par.]⁴ A-M⁸ N¹⁰ O-P⁸ Q⁴ R².
Error in pagination: 205-206 omitted in the numbering.
First leaf is blank.
Final two leaves are bugle calls.
Woodcut illustrations within text throughout. Woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials.
"Not by Turberville; actually adapted by G. Gascoigne (whose name appears on [par.]3v) from J. de Fouilloux's La Venerie, 1573"--Pollard 24328.
Woodcuts for this work are reused from the 1575 edition (STC 24328); the only difference is that woodcuts on F6r and I3r were altered with the figure of Elizabeth (STC 24328) replaced by James (STC 24329) -- Folger Shakespeare Library.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 24329
English short title catalogue, S118822
BEIN Unz73 611t copies 1 and 2: Bound with Turberville, G. Booke of falconrie or hawking ... London, 1611.
BEIN Unz73 611t copy 1: Imperfect: leaves C4 and C5 wanting in copy 1 and supplied by three leaves from the 1576 ed. Garvan Sporting Collection.
BEIN Unz73 611t copy 2: Wagstaff collection.
BAC SK321.T8 B66 1611: Bound with: Turberville, The booke of falconrie or hawking, London, Thomas Purfoot, 1611. Copy appears to lack leaf [paragraph]1 (preliminary blank leaf). Bound in tan calf, with gold tooling on covers and spine and gold lettering on spine. Gilt tooled black leather bookplate of Charles W. Williams on inside of upper board. Ms. autograph "Wm. Herbert 1772" followed by extensive biographical notice of George Turberville on recto of fourth free end-paper. Autograph: "Henry Hunston 1696" at foot of leaf R2v.
Subject Terms:
Garvan Sporting Collection (BEIN)
Herbert, Wm. -- Autograph.
Herbert, Wm. -- Ms. notes.
Hunston, Henry -- Autograph.
Hunting -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Wagstaff, David, 1882-1951 -- Ownership (BEIN)
Williams, Charles W. -- Bookplate.
Annotations (Provenance)
Gascoigne, George, -1577, translator.
Purfoot, Thomas, -1615, printer, publisher.
Turberville, George, 1540?-1610? attributed name.

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