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Eardley-Wilmot, John E. (John Eardley), Sir, 1810–1892

Reminiscences of the late Thomas Assheton Smith, esq., or, The pursuits of an English country gentleman / by Sir John E. Eardely-Wilmot, bart.

Additional Title(s):

Pursuits of an English country gentleman

Second edition.
London : John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1860.
London : Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square
Physical Description:
xiii, [3], 307, [1] pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
CT788.S68 W44 1860
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Frontispiece portrait of Thomas Assheton Smith engraved by W. Holl, after Cooper.
The final wood engraving is signed by Whymper.
Also published in 1893 under the title " A famous fox-hunter.'
Printer's statement from page [302].
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original gold stamped red cloth. Bookplate: Viola T. Winmill.
Subject Terms:
Gentry -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Hunters -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Smith, Thomas Assheton, 1776-1858.
Winmill, Viola T. -- Bookplate.
Whymper, Josiah Wood, 1813-1903, engraver.
Holl, William, 1807-1871, engraver.
Murray, John, 1808-1892, publisher.
Spottiswoode & Co., printer.

  • Illustrations: Portrait of Thomas Assheton Smith, Edq.
  • Hall table at Tedworth House
  • Foxes' heads on kennel door at Tedworth
  • Plan on stables at Tedworth
  • Plan of old Kennels at Tedworth
  • Slate quarries from Llanberris
  • Tedworth House
  • Part of principal entrance to stables at Tedworth
  • Sea Serpent steam yacht, from a drawing in the library at Tedworth
  • Thomas Assheton Smith, Esq., on Aston.

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