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The Gentlemans recreation / EO 1686 / Encyclopedy / Ex libris Sir Thomas Bagge
1686. Livre Ancien The Gentlemans recreation The gentlemans recreation in two parts : the first being an encyclopedy of the arts and sciences ... the second part treats of horsmanship, hawking, hunting, fowling, fishing, and agriculture : with a short treatise of cock-fighting ... : all which are collected from the most authentick authors, and the many gross errors therein corrected, with great enlargements ... : and for the better explanation thereof, great variety of useful sculptures, as nets, traps, engines, &c. are added for the taking of beasts, fowl and fish : not hitherto published by any : the whole illustrated with about an hundred ornamental and useful sculptures engraven in copper, relating to the several subjects. London: Printed by S. Roycroft for Richard Blome ..., 1686. Edition Originale introuvable In folio 236 + 238 pages. Il manque la plupart des planches. Le texte est bien complet. Reliure d'époque usagée et partiellement désassemblée, mais d'époque. Exemplaire ayant appartenu à Sir Alfred Thomas Bagge, dont il porte l'ex libris. Very scarce FIRST EDITION of one of the great 17th-century sporting titles. It covers all subjects of interest and use to a gentleman, beginning with summaries of logic, natural philosophy, astronomy, navigation, warfare, drawing and painting and handling in considerable detail horsemanship, hawking, hunting, and agriculture. In folio 236 + 238 pages. Most plates are missing. The text is complete. Old and partially disassembled binding, but vintage. Exemplary belonging to Sir Alfred Thomas Bagge, whose ex libris is present. From … [Click Below for Full Description]
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