An Essay on Hunting [1820]

Country Squire, A

Edité par Edward Jeffrey and Son, 1820
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Titre : An Essay on Hunting [1820]

Éditeur : Edward Jeffrey and Son

Date d'édition : 1820

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Good

Edition : 3rd Edition

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[A Country Squire]. Essay on Hunting: Comprising hunting lawfulness benefits pleasure pastime game scent hounds the horse huntsman sagacity. &c. &c. &c. London: Edward Jeffrey and Son 1820. 3rd ed. (1st pub. 1733). 92p + 1 pl. Old half leather (rubbed); spine gilt stamped. Opening pages somewhat foxed. ** "A Country Squire" remains unidentified. We know this of him: "My Work is plain and rural like its Author: My Science is gotten in green Fields, and has been my study as well as Exercise this 40 Years." After praising country life and sport, he turns to the question of whether rationality and sensibility exist in animals, seeking to prove they do not. In other words, a philosophical-religious defense of hunting, not a how-to treatise. The engraved frontispiece by J. Scott shows a medallion portrait of a man in profile, surrounded by game and hunting equipment. Engraved title page with a hunting vignette, fox mask, and hound head within a vine border. N° de réf. du libraire 11755

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