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Creator:
Blaine, Delabere P. (Delabere Pritchett), author.
Title(s):

An encyclopaedia of rural sports, or, A complete account, historical, practical, and descriptive, of hunting, shooting, fishing, racing, and other field sports and athletic amusements of the present day / by Delabere P. Blaine ... ; illustrated by six hundred engravings on wood, by R. Branston, from drawings by Alken, T. Landseer, Dickes, etc.

Additional Title(s):

Encyclopaedia of rural sports

Complete account, historical, practical, and descriptive, of hunting, shooting, fishing, racing, and other field sports and athletic amusements of the present day

Cover title, on wrappers to the original parts: Encyclopedia of rural sports

Published/Created:
London : Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1840.
London : Printed by A. Spottiswoode, New-Street-Square
Physical Description:
xv, [1], 1240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV173 .B53 1840
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
First edition.
"Price 5s."
Issued in ten monthly parts from October 1839 through July 1840 (paged continuously).
Printer's statement from verso of half-title.
Includes index.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 162
BAC: British Art Center copy in the 10 original parts. Bound in publisher's original pale blue wrappers (bearing publisher's advertisements).
Subject Terms:
Fishing -- Great Britain.
Hunting -- Great Britain.
Shooting -- Great Britain.
Sports -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Publishers advertisements.
Wood engravings -- 1840.
Contributors:
Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, publisher.
Spottiswoode, Andrew, printer.
Branston, Robert Edward, 1803?-1877, engraver.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, illustrator.
Landseer, Thomas, 1795-1880, illustrator.
Dickes, William, 1815-1892, illustrator.
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