The universal sportsman: or, nobleman, gentleman, and farmer's dictionary of recreation and amusement. Including a most improved system of modern farriery, and anatomical dissections of a horse; With concise Rules for chusing good Horses, and the Secrets of training them with Wind and Vigour for the Course, Field, Road, and Cavalry. Particular instructions for Riding, Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Hawking, Shooting, Setting, And Fishing; With abstracts from the game laws of great britain and ireland. With the most approved methods of breeding, curing, and managing all sorts of cattle; Particularly Oxen, Cows, Deer, Sheep, And Hogs. The Method Of Preventing The Scab Among Sheep, With A Radical Cure IF Infected. The Method Of Procuring Early Lambs. With an improved mode of docking, nicking, cropping, and breaking colts. Directions for Breeding, Training, and Managing Dogs, Hawks, Cocks, Doves, Pigeons, Singing-Birds, &c. With a new and interesting Description Of All The Traps, Nets, Engines, Baits, And Magical Contrivances, for taking birds, and all sorts of game, alive; and for destroying vermin of every kind that annoy poultry, or infest the farmer's yard. The whole comprized under one alphabetical arrangement, and each article explained under its proper name. Compiled from the latest discoveries, and improved by many years real practice and observation. By William Augustus Osbaldiston, Esq. Embellished with forty-two elegant copper-plates, adapted to each subject.

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Dublin : [s.n.], [1795?]

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[8],632p.,plates ; 40.

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