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The complete sportsman; or, Country gentleman's recreation. Containing the whole arts of breeding and managing game cocks, with the best methods of fighting them. Of rearing and backing colts. Of managing race-horses, hunters &c. Of horse racing. Of bowling. Of hare-hunting. Of fox-hunting. Of buck-hunting. Of otter-hunting. Of coursing. Of breeding and ordering dogs for the gun, or chace, &c. Of angling in all its various branches Of breeding pigeons, rabbets, canary birds, &c. Of finding the haunts of partridges, pheasants, and all manner of game. Of shooting, and of shooting flying, &c. Together with several other equally curious articles, too numerous to be mentioned in this title page. By Mr. T. Fairfax.

Fairfax, Thomas, Esq.
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Compleat sportsman


London : printed for J. Cooke, at Shakespear's-Head, in Pater-Noster-Row, [1760?]

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[2], 263[i.e.236], [4] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 12⁰.

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ESTC N30408


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