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The gentleman's recreation : in four parts, viz. hunting, hawking, fowling, fishing ; wherein those ... exercises are largely treated of, and the terms of art for hunting and hawking more amply enlarged ... Also the method of breeding and managing a hunting-horse: unto which is now annex'd an appendix of choice [with] receipts for the cure of several maladies. Whereto is added [an abridgment of Manwood's Forest laws, and of all the acts ... made since; which relate to hunting, etc.] A perfect abstract of all the forest-laws, and of every particular act of Parliament since Magna charta ... to which is prefix'd a large sculpture, giving easy directions for blowing the horn and other sculptures proper to each recreation, / [Nicholas Cox].

  • Cox, Nicholas, active 1673-1721
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London : Printed for N.C. and sold by J. Wilcox, 1721.

Physical description

iv, 438, 115 pages, 1 unnumbered folded leaf, folded plates : frontispiece, illustrations ; (8vo)


6th ed. /


The "Forest laws" have special t.p.: An abridgment of Manwood's forest law and of all the acts of Parliament ... which related to hunting, hawking, fishing or fowling. London : Printed by H.P. for N.C., 1721.

References note

ESTC N30577


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