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Mayer, John, gamekeeper

The sportsman's directory, or, Park and gamekeeper's companion : containing instructions for breeding, feeding, and breaking dogs, hunting, and coursing, shooting, fishing, preserving game, decoys, breeding pheasants, partridges, pigeons, rabbits, &c. &c. : also, a description of all kinds of poaching, how to detect poachers, and to destroy their works : with abstracts of the new game acts, and upwards of fifty valuable recipes / by John Mayer, gamekeeper.

Additional Title(s):

Sportsman's directory

Park and gamekeeper's companion

Third edition, enlarged and improved.
London : Published by Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, Paternoster-Row; and Swinborne and Walter, Colchester, 1819.
Colchester : Swinburne and Walter, printers
Physical Description:
vii, [1], 204, [12] pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK31 .M39 1819
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Frontispiece engraved by James Shury.
Last page blank.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 109
Includes index.
Advertisement on page [11] at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Autograph: J.C. Lindsay Bucknall.
Subject Terms:
Colchester -- Imprints -- Publishers -- 1819.
Dogs -- Training.
Game laws -- Great Britain.
Hunting -- Great Britain.
Lindsay Bucknall, J. C. -- Autograph.
Engravings -- 1819.
Shury, James, engraver.
Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, publisher.
Swinborne and Walter, publisher, printer.

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