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Hawkes, John, 1767–1834

The Meynellian science, or, Fox-hunting upon system.

Additional Title(s):

Meynellian science

Fox-hunting upon system

System of fox-hunting

London : W. Clowes and Sons, 14, Charing Cross, 1848.
Physical Description:
24 pages ; 18 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK285.H39 M49 1848
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Caption title, page 3: System of fox-hunting, &c. &c.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 180
Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting, hawking, shooting, II, p. 26
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary red calf; pictorial tooling in gilt and in blind on front and back covers and spine, all edges gilt.
"... considered to be the best treatise on fox hunting extant. Hugo Meynell, of Quorndon, was the most successful sportsman of his time ... Hawkes, the author of this publication, was trainer to King George III, and described himself as liking very few horses, very few women and very few men."--Schwerdt.
Subject Terms:
Fox hunting.
Meynell, Hugo Anthony.
William Clowes and Sons, publisher.

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