|Title||Orme's collection of British field sports / illustrated in twenty beautifully coloured engravings from designs by S. Howitt.|
|Creator||Howitt, Samuel, 1765?-1822, ill.|
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, publisher.
Collection of British field sports
British field sports
|Classification||Books & serials|
[London] : Published Jany. 1, 1807 by Edwd. Orme, 59, Bond Street, the corner of Brook Street, London, [1807-1808]
|Physical Description|| leaves, 20 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 47 x 59 cm.|
|Full Orbis Record||http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1267906|
Aquatints by James Godby, Henri Merke, William Marshall Craig, J. Clark, Thomas Vivares, and John Swain; after Samuel Howitt.
Originally published in ten parts. Within these parts, the plates were not published in numerical order (see Snelgrove).
Plates are dated 1807 or 1808.
The titles of the plates are given in English and French.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 14
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, 105-106
Podeschi, J.B. Horse and horsemanship, 86
Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting, II, p. 53
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.), 273
Siltzer, F. Story of British sporting prints (2nd ed.), p. 164
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Early state: plates 2 and 9 have an overslip correcting a misprinted title; plate 18 unnumbered.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is the first issue, with misspellings of "Raceing" and Coursing" on plates 2 and 9; plate 18 unnumbered. The list of plates is bound in at the end. Bound in contemporary red quarter morocco and original marrbled board boards; with publisher's original printed illustration on front cover (the same as that used on the wrappers of the original parts).
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 (the Podeschi copy) is in the original parts, in blue-gray wrapper covers, with illustrated cover labels. Early state: plates 2 and 9 have an overslip correcting a misprinted title; plate 18 unnumbered.
Shooters going out in a morning -- Horse racing -- Fox hunting -- Fox hunting, 2nd -- Stag hunting, 1 -- Stag hunting, 2 -- Hare hunting, 1 -- Hare hunting, 2 -- Coursing, 1 -- Woodcock shooting -- Pheasant shooting, 1 -- Pheasant shooting, 2 -- Partridge shooting, 1 -- Partridge shooting, II -- Grouse shooting -- Snipe shooting -- Rabbit shooting -- Duck shooting -- Hare shooting -- Fox hunting.
Folio B 2011 32 Copy 2
Folio B 2011 32 Copy 3
Folio B 2011 32 Copy 1
|Collection||Rare Books and Manuscripts|
Sports -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Sports in art.
Hunting in art.
|Form Genre Terms||Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1807.|
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