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The Universal Sportsman [electronic resource]: 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 for the Course, Field, Road, and Cavalry. Particular Instructions for Riding, Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Hawking, Shooting, Setting, and Fishing; With Abstracts From the Game Laws of Great Britain and Ireland. With the Most Approved Methods of Breeding, Curing, and Managing All Sorts of Cattle; Particularly Oxen, Cows, Deer, Sheep, and Hogs. The Method of Preventing the Scab Among Sheep, With a Radical Cure IF Infected. The Method of Procuring Early Lambs. With an Improved Mode of Docking, Nicking, Cropping, and Breaking Colts. Directions for Breeding, Training, and Managing Dogs, Hawks, Cocks, Doves, Pigeons, Singing-Birds, &C. With a New and Interesting Description of All the Traps, Nets, Engines, Baits, and Magical Contrivances, for Taking Birds, and All Sorts of Game, Alive; And for Destroying Vermin of Every Kind That Annoy Poultry, or Infest the Farmer's Yard. The Whole Comprized Under One Alphabetical Arrangement, and Each Article Explained Under Its Proper Name. Compiled From the Latest Discoveries, and Improved by Many Years Real Practice and Observation. By William Augustus Osbaldiston, Esq. Embellished With Forty-Two Elegant Copper-Plates, Adapted to Each Subject. .

Osbaldiston, William Augustus
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Dublin : [s.n.], [1795?]
Language
English
Description
[8], 632 p., plates ; 4⁰.
Notes
  • Probably another edition of 'The British sportsman', London, [1792-1796?]
  • Reproduction of original from Harvard University Libraries.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, N23281.
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