A cockney's shooting season, in Suffolk / by Henry Alken ; containing the remarkable adventures that actually occurred to a young cit on a visit to his friends in that county.
- London : Published by Thomas M'Lean, 1822.
- Physical Description:
- 16 p.,  leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 39 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNC1479.A45 C63 1822+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Information
- BEIN 2005 Folio 149: Bookplate of Alfred Barmore Maclay. Original wrappers bound in.
Printed by W. Lewis, Finch-lane, Cornhill.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 384
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, 48
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.), 22
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original brown printed wrappers. Publisher's advertisements on back cover. Advertisement for McLean's "Sporting repository," 1 leaf, laid in at front.
- Subject Terms:
- English wit and humor, Pictorial.Hunting -- Great Britain -- Caricatures and cartoons.Lewis, W. -- Printer.Maclay, Alfred Barmore -- Bookplate.McLean, Thomas -- Publisher.Satire, English.Sports -- Great Britain -- Caricatures and cartoons.
- Hand-colored illustrations.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1822.
- First view of a point, "What makes the stupid dog stand so?"
- First view of a woodcock, "Mark that thing there, with the long bill!"
- First shot flying, "He flies off his charger, and the birds fly away"
- Ox bird, or Stint shooting, "A signal of distress"
- First shot at a hare, "I've hit one of them, by George"
- The best shot of all, "I'll never touch a gun more. I give you my pledge."