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; also the Management of Dogs, Game-Cocks, Dunghill Fowls, Turkeys, Geese, Ducks, Pigeons, Singing-Birds, &C.
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; also the Management of Dogs, Game-Cocks, Dunghill Fowls, Turkeys, Geese, Ducks, Pigeons, Singing-Birds, &C.
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; also the Management of Dogs, Game-Cocks, Dunghill Fowls, Turkeys, Geese, Ducks, Pigeons, Singing-Birds, &C.

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; also the Management of Dogs, Game-Cocks, Dunghill Fowls, Turkeys, Geese, Ducks, Pigeons, Singing-Birds, &C.

London: Printed for Fielding and Walker, 1778. First Quarto Edition; 4to. First published in 2 volumes octavo in 1735, and again in 1744, this is the first edition in quarto, considerably improved and enlarged. [270 x 215 x 40 mm]. viii, plus unpaginated lexicon in double column with terminology alphabetically arranged throughout;
frontispiece by T. Cook and 15 copperplate engravings. Bound in calf with gilt-lettered leather text block to spine; raised bands; gilt decoration to remaining panels. Leather rubbed and scratched on covers, crack to top cover hinge. Armorial bookplate of Le Gendre Pierce Starkie of the Huntroyd Estate in Lancashire, England. Very good. Item #26

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