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OSBALDISTON, William Augustus
The British sportsman : or, nobleman, gentleman, and farmer's dictionary, of recreation and amusement. Including a most Improved System of Modern Farriery, And Anatomical Dissections of a Horse; With concise Rules for chusing good Horses, and the Secrets of training them with Wind and Vigour
London: for the proprietor, by J. Stead, 1792. 1792 1ed British Sportsman Osbaldiston HUNTING Fishing Falconry Horse RacingWilliam Augustus Osbaldiston's "The British Sportsman" was one of the very first sporting dictionaries. It includes numerous articles and descriptions of various sports including fishing, hawking, falconry, pheasant shooting, trapping and coursing, and horse riding. It also covers farming and anatomical studies of farm animals - horses and cattle - breeding and management, as well.This impressive first edition includes highly desirable full-page engravings, hand painted. The illustrations depict hunting scenes, birds and game, nets and tools, fish, and anatomical displays of animals.Item number: #14353Price: $1500OSBALDISTON, William AugustusThe British sportsman : or, nobleman, gentleman, and farmer's dictionary, of recreation and amusement. Including a most Improved System of Modern Farriery, And Anatomical Dissections of a Horse; With concise Rules for chusing good Horses, and the Secrets of training them with Wind and Vigour...London: printed for the proprietor, by J. Stead, [1792]Details: · Collation: complete with all pageso 664, [2]o 38 hand-colored engravings · Provenance: Bookplate - Jas. Woolvord, 1796· Language: English· Binding: Leather; tight & secure· Size: ~10.75in X 8.75in (27.5cm x 22cm)· Very rare and desirableOur Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!14353Pho … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian [Columbia, MO, U.S.A.]

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