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Creator:
Howitt, Samuel, 1765?-1822, engraver, publisher.
Title:
The British sportsman.
Published/Created:
[London] : [Samuel Howitt], published March 1st, 1800.
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, [72] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK31 .H69 1798+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title page is engraved. Foot of title page: "To every British sportsman, and lover of the arts, is most respectfully dedicated the following work, designed and executed by his obedient and obliged servant S. Howitt."
The etchings are dated from May 12, 1798, to March 1, 1800.
At foot of letterpress table of contents: "Printed by J. Bateson, Denmark-Str., Soho."
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 75
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, 1658-1874, page 108
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked. Binder's label: "Bound by T. Reynold's, 137, Oxford Street." Armorial bookplate: Charles Winn.
Subject Terms:
Animals -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Fox hunting -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Hunting -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Reynolds, T. -- Bookbinder.
Winn, Charles -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- 1798-1800.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Bateson, James Noble, active 1799-1804, printer.
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