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Cox, Nicholas; Manwood, John
The Gentleman's Recreation [and Abridgment of Manwood's Forest Laws].
1721. Legal Guidelines for Well-Born Sportsmen Cox, Nicholas [fl.1673-1721]. [Manwood, John (d.1610)]. 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 or the Cure of Several Maladies. Whereto is Added, A Perfect Abstract of All the Forest-Laws, And Every Particular Act 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 Prefixed a Large Sculpture, Giving Easy Directions for Blowing the Horn. And Other Sculptures Proper to Each Recreation. London: Printed for N.C. and Sold by J. Wilcox, 1721. Two works in one. The second work, An Abridgment of Manwood's Forest Laws. And of All the Acts of Parliament Made Since; Which Relate to Hunting, Hawking, Fishing, Or Fowling. With Precedents of Warrants for Gamekeepers, Licences to Hunt, Hawk, &c., has divisional title page reading London: Printed by H.p. for N.C., 1721. [iv], iv, 304 [i.e.288], 285-438; [2], 115, [9] pp. Copperplate frontispiece, four folding plates, one of them oversized (19-1/2" x 15"). Complete. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary paneled calf, rebacked in period style, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, upper corners and hinges mended. Light rubbing to baords, corners bumped, lower corners … [Click Below for Full Description]
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