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The gentleman's recreation, in four parts. Viz. Hunting, hawking, fowling. fishing. Wherein those generous exercises are largely treated of; and the Terms of Art for Hunting and Hawking, more amply enlarged than heretofore. Also the Method of Breeding and Managing a Hunting-Horse: Unto which is now annex'd an Appendix of choice Receipts for the Cure of several Maladies. Whereto is added, a perfect abstract of all the forest-laws, and of every particular Act of Parliament since Magna Charta to this Time, as do any Way relate to the several kinds of Game above-mention'd; with several Forms of Warrants relating thereto, never before printed. To which is prefix'd a large sculpture, giving easy direction for blowing the horn. And four other sculptures proper to each Recreation.

  • Cox, Nicholas, active 1673-1731.
MDCCXXI. [1721]
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London : printed for N. C. and sold by J. Wilcox, at the Green-Dragon in Little-Britain, J. Sackfield, in Lincoln's-Inn-Square, J. Batley, at the Dove in Pater-Noster-Row, and W. Chetwood, at the Cato's Head in Russel-Street Covent-Garden, MDCCXXI. [1721]

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[4],iv,458;[2],115,[9]p. ; 80.


The sixth edition with large additions.

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ESTC N30577


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