1792 Sportsman’s Dictionary Hunting Trapping Illustrated Fishing Tackle Strategy

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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.

 

Published in 1792, this edition includes 16 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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1792 Sportsman’s Dictionary Hunting Trapping Illustrated Fishing Tackle Strategy

 

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.

 

Published in 1792, this edition includes 16 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: #10039

Price: $950

 

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The sportsman’s dictionary; or, the gentleman’s companion: for town and country. Containing Full And Particular Instructions For Riding, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Farriery, Cocking, Hawking, &c. With the various methods to be observed in Breeding and Dieting of Horses both for the Road and Turf…

 

London: Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row, M. DCC. XCII. [1792]

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 16 engraved plates
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Hersy Derby
    • Hersy Derby was an early 19th century American farmer from Salem, Massachusetts.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Visible repair at front inner hinge
  • Size: ~11in X 8.75in (27.5cm x 22cm)

 

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Authors

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Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete