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Creator:
Chatto, William Andrew, 1799-1864, author.
Title(s):

The old English 'squire : "a jovial gay fox hunter, bold, frank and free" : a poem in ten cantos / by John Careless, Esq. ; illustrated with plates by one of the family.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Thomas M'Lean, 26, Haymarket, by Howlett and Brimmer, Frith Street, Soho, 1821.
Physical Description:
viii, 136 pages, [24] leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR6101.A27 O43 1821+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR6101.A27 O43 1821+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
By William Andrew Chatto.
"Price £1 11s. 6d. Extra boards."--Spine label.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 387
Podeschi, J.B. Horse and horsemanship, 112
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original green cloth, with printed cover and spine labels. Armorial bookplate: Edward Daly.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is bound in original gray boards, with publisher's printed labels on front cover and spine. Armorial bookplate: J. Barton Townsend. Bookseller's label: John Pennington & Son ... Philadelphia.
BEIN 2014 +81: 30 cm. Original boards, with publisher's printed labels on front cover and spine.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
Daly, Edward -- Bookplate.
English poetry.
English wit and humor.
Satire, English.
Townsend, J. Barton -- Bookplate.
Wit and humor.
Form/Genre:
Caricatures.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints.
Hand-colored illustrations.
Binders' stamps (Binding)
Contributors:
McLean, T. (Thomas), publisher.
Howlett and Brimmer, printer.
Zaehnsdorf (Firm), binder.
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  • Plates: The old squire
  • Fetching the midwife
  • Dressing the young squire
  • Young squire gets ferrul'd for neglecting his studies
  • Breaking cover, or Hunting in Hampshire
  • Tries a new shooting pony, which won't do
  • Crammed at college by his tutor for a degree
  • Gets cheated by his miller who grinds oats for him
  • Young squire goes to London and gets his pockets eased
  • Takes lessons in dancing
  • Sits for his portrait
  • Goes to the opera
  • Buys an historical picture. St. Anthony preaching to the fishes
  • Goes to a picture sale
  • Rides home on a borrowed horse
  • Mistakes mushrooms for game and spoils their shape
  • Meets with a small accident
  • His gun misses fire, because he had forgot to load it
  • Goes with some friends to shoot grouse on the moors
  • Not the safest way to carry loaded guns in a wood
  • Spurs himself in the wrong place
  • Sees a water kelpy
  • The village schoolmaster, fond of little bits
  • A cheerful dance.

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