1735 1ed Sportsman’s Dictionary Hunting Trapping Illustrated Fishing Falconry

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An incredible example of one of the most famous 18th-century accounts of sports and leisure recreations – ‘The Sportsman’s Dictionary’. This work is filled with strategy, practices, concepts and terms, and exercises for various outdoors activities such as bird hunting, fishing, horse racing, and hawking.

 

This second volume from the 1735 first edition includes 10 impressive plates filled with dozens of figures illustrating fishing tackle and lures, bird nets, hunting spots, traps, woodsman tools, and much, much more.

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1735 1ed Sportsman’s Dictionary Hunting Trapping Illustrated Fishing Falconry

 

An incredible example of one of the most famous 18th-century accounts of sports and leisure recreations – ‘The Sportsman’s Dictionary’. This work is filled with strategy, practices, concepts and terms, and exercises for various outdoors activities such as bird hunting, fishing, horse racing, and hawking.

 

This second volume from the 1735 first edition includes 10 impressive plates filled with dozens of figures illustrating fishing tackle and lures, bird nets, hunting spots, traps, woodsman tools, and much, much more.

 

Item number: #18648

Price: $550

 

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The sportsman’s dictionary: or, the country gentleman’s companion : in all rural recreations

 

London: printed for C. Hitch, 1735. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages –
    • Unpaginated
    • 10 engraved plates
  • Provenance:
    • Armorial – Caroli Townley
      • Sir Charles Townley (7 May 1713 – 7 June 1774) was a long-serving officer of arms at the College of Arms in London. The armorial in this book is a combination of Sir Townley’s personal coat of arms and that of Clarenceux King of Arms, a post to which he was appointed in 1755. He was knighted in September 1761 and ended his career with an appointment to the most senior position of Garter Principal King of Arms in 1772.
    • Handwritten – William Townley
      • Probably the son of Sir Charles Townley, mentioned above.
    • Handwritten – George Eastwood Townley, 1818
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20.5cm x 13cm)

 

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Categories

Literature

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

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Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete