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Sporting : embellished by large engravings and vignettes illustrative of British field sports, from pictures painted by T. Gainsborough, R.A., E. Landseer, R.A., A. Cooper, R.A., Charles Hancock, J.F. Lewis, W. Barraud, &c. / edited by Nimrod ; with literary contributions by Thomas Hood ... John Hamilton Reynolds ... &c.

London : A.H. Bauly & Co. 83, Cornhill, 1838.
Physical Description:
[8], viii, 144 p., [22] leaves of plates : ill. ; 38 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK31 .S66 1838+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Added engraved title page: Sporting, edited by Nimrod.
Nimrod is the pseudonym of Charles James Apperley.
Engraved plates by Henry S. Beckwith, John H. Engleheart, Timothy Stanfield Engleheart, William Greatbach, Edward Hacker, Hixon, Thomas Landseer, Charles George Lewis, Richard Parr, John R. Scott, William Bell Scott, Henry Chawner Shenton, William Raymond Smith, and Ambrose William Warren; after Abraham Cooper, Thomas Gainsborough, Charles Hancock, Edwin Henry Landseer, George Henry Laporte, and John Frederick Lewis.
Wood engravings by Wright and Folkard; after E. Landseer, William Barraud, and T. Hood
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 158
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 61
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in red half morocco and red cloth. Bound by Bayntun of Bath, England.
BEIN: Beinecke copy extra illustrated with prints, document and clipping. (1986 +152)
BEIN: Other copies in the Yale library system entered under Nimrod. (1986 +152)
MUDD Uzn25 +838a: Armorial bookplate of Oswald Smith.
Subject Terms:
A.H. Bauly & Co. -- Publisher.
Hunting -- Great Britain.
Hunting dogs -- Great Britain.
Sports -- Great Britain.
Wood engravings -- 1838.
Engravings -- 1838.
Nimrod, 1778-1843.
Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845.
Barraud, William, 1810-1850, ill.
Cooper, Abraham, 1787-1868, ill.
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788, ill.
Hancock, Charles, 1802-1877, ill.
Landseer, Edwin, Sir, 1802-1873, ill.
Laporte, George Henry, 1799-1873, ill.
Lewis, John Frederick, 1804-1876, ill.
Beckwith, Henry S., active 1835-1900, engraver.
Engleheart, John H., engraver.
Engleheart, Timothy Stansfield, 1803-1879, engraver.
Greatbach, William, 1802- engraver.
Hacker, Edward, 1813-1905, engraver.
Hixon, engraver.
Landseer, Thomas, 1795-1880, engraver.
Lewis, Charles George, 1808-1880, engraver.
Parr, Richard, active 1820-1839, engraver.
Scott, John R., engraver, engraver.
Scott, William Bell, 1811-1890, engraver.
Shenton, Henry Chawner, 1803-1866, engraver.
Smith, William Raymond (Engraver)
Warren, Ambrose William, 1781?-1856, engraver.

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