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Creator:
Howitt, Samuel, 1765?-1822.
Title(s):

Orme's collection of British field sports : illustrated in twenty beautifully coloured engravings from designs by S. Howitt.

Additional Title(s):

Collection of British field sports

British field sports

Published/Created:
Guildford [England] : C.W. Traylen, [1955]
Physical Description:
[2] leaves, 20 leaves of plates : facsims. ; 45 x 55 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2011 31 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2011 31 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"[An] exact facsimile of the first and only edition of one of the rarest of all sporting books."--Title page verso.
With facsimiles of aquatints by J. Godby, H. Merke, W.M. Craig, J. Clark, and Vivares; after Samuel Howitt. Colored vignette on List of plates aquatinted by J. Swain; after Samuel Howitt.
Originally published, London, Orme, 1807.
Cover title.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is number 4 of 20 Deluxe Edition copies. Bound in gilt-tooled red morocco. Includes one of the original plates (no. 4), laid in at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is unbound. In lieu of the printed wrappers of the facsimile edition, the present copy includes the publisher's prospectus for this edition ([4] p.), which includes a reproduction of the cover title.
Subject Terms:
Hunting in art.
Sporting prints.
Sports -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Sports in art.
Form/Genre:
Facsimiles (Publishing) -- Great Britain -- 20th century.
Prospectuses.
Contributors:
Clark, J., 1789-1830, engraver.
Craig, W. M. (William Marshall), approximately 1765-approximately 1834, engraver.
Godby, J. (James), active 1798-1812, engraver.
Merke, Henri, engraver.
Swaine, John, 1775-1860, engraver.
Vivarès, Thomas, approximately 1735-approximately 1810, engraver.
Orme, Edward.
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