Oriental Field Sports; being a complete, detailed and accurate description of the Wild Sports of ... Oriental Field Sports; being a complete, detailed and accurate description of the Wild Sports of ... Oriental Field Sports; being a complete, detailed and accurate description of the Wild Sports of ... Oriental Field Sports; being a complete, detailed and accurate description of the Wild Sports of ...

Oriental Field Sports; being a complete, detailed and accurate description of the Wild Sports of the East; and exhibiting, in a novel and interesting manner, the Natural History of the elephant, the rhinoceros, the tiger, the leopard, the bear, the deer, the buffalo, the wolf, the wild hog, the jackall, the wild dog, the civet, and other undomesticated animals: as likewise the different species of feathered game, fishes, and serpents. The whole interspersed with a variety of Original, Authentic, and Curious Anecdotes, which render the work replete with information and amusement. the scenery gives a faithful representation of that picturesque country, together with the manners and customs of both the native and European inhabitants. The narr

WILLIAMSON, Thomas & HOWITT, Samuel.

Edité par London: Edward Orme -1807, 1805
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Oblong folio (c.46 x 59 cm) title, dedication, contents leaf, and preface (4pp) and pp.150. Later half calf over marbled boards, paper label to upper cover. Hand coloured title and 40 hand coloured aquatint plates by H. Merke (except nos. 33 & 36 which are stipple engravings by J. Hamble and no. 20 which is a soft ground etching by Vivares). Engraved title creased and with repaired tear, dampstain to lower margin throughout not affecting images, last plate with tear repaired in lower margin, just encroaching into the plate area but not the image. "This book is not only a mine of information as to the manners, customs, scenery, and costume of India, but contains one of the finest series of sporting plates ever published." (Martin Hardie: English Coloured Books). (Abbey, 427). N° de réf. du libraire 46961

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Titre : Oriental Field Sports; being a complete, ...

Éditeur : London: Edward Orme -1807

Date d'édition : 1805

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