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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. 
Hungers preuention: or, the whole arte of fowling by water and land. Containing all the secrets belonging to that arte, and brought into a true forme or method, by which the most ignorant may know how to take any kind of fowle, either by land or water. Also, exceeding necessary and profitable for all such as trauell by Sea, and come into vninhabited places: Especially, all those that haue any thing to doe with new Plantations / [Gervase Markham].
- Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.
Top left, gamebirds watching in safety while hunters and poachers shoot each other; top right, a graveyard for colonial institutions in Africa; bottom left, spoonbills (birds) made of teapots and spoons; bottom centre, two men talking about a hen and some ducklings; bottom right, a weather vane in the form of a man holding a gun. Etching by G. Cruikshank, 1831.
- Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
- Feb.y 1831
- Part of
- Scraps and sketches depicting scenes of British life.
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.
Der Vogelsteller, oder, Die Kunst allerley Arten von Vögeln sowohl ohne als auch auf dem Vogelheerd bequem und in Menge zu fangen : nebst den dahin gehörigen Kupfern und einer Naturgeschichte der bekannten und neuentdeckten Vögel / von Johann Andreas Naumann.
- Naumann, Johann Andreas, 1744-1826.