Thoughts upon hare and fox hunting in a series of letters to a friend, ... Also an account of the most celebrated dog kennels in the Kingdom. ... By Peter Beckford, Esq. by Peter Beckford

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Published by printed for Vernor and Hood in London .

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1983. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 835, no. 5).

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 835, no. 5.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxiv,[2],340p.,plates
Number of Pages340
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Open LibraryOL17037222M

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Thoughts upon hare and fox hunting, in a series of letters to a friend: In which are given ample directions for erecting a kennel, the management of hounds, and the duties and qualifications necessary for the huntsman and whipper-in also an account of the most celebrated Dog Kennels in England.

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PETER BECKFORD Thoughts upon Hare and Fox : Vernor and Hood, 8°, 20 engraved plates by Cook (caption of frontispiece rather rubbed, title a little discoloured), original boards, printed label on spine, largely unopened (covers soiled and rubbed at extremities, short tear in head of spine).

Thoughts upon hare & fox hunting; (New York, J. Cape & R. Ballou; London [etc.] J. Cape, ), by Peter Beckford (page images at HathiTrust) The hunting countries of England, their facilities, character, and requirements: a guide to hunting men / (London: Cox, ), by Edward Pennell Elmhirst (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

No Jacket. Sir Peter Beckford () writer and avid huntsman penned: Familiar letters from Italy, to a friend in England (2 vols., ), Thoughts upon hunting, in a series of familiar letters to a friend,Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, in a series of letters to a friend,and Thoughts on Fox Hunting, published Thoughts upon hare and fox hunting‎ (3 F) Thoughts upon hunting‎ (1 F) W With horse and hound, from British sport past and present‎ (5 F) With hound and terrier in the field‎ (7 F) Media in category "Books about hunting with horses and hounds" The following 32 files are in this category, out of 32 total.

Fox and hounds. His pre-eminence among foxhunters is due to the fact that he was the first English writer to describe minutely and accurately the whole system of the sport of hunting. This he did in a work entitled 'Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting; also an account of the most celebrated Dog Kennels in the Kingdom,' Sarum, sm.

4to, Filed under: Hare and hounds. Thoughts upon hare & fox hunting; (New York, J. Cape & R. Ballou; London [etc.] J. Cape, ), by Peter Beckford (page images at HathiTrust) Records of Calcutta paperchases / (Calcutta: Printed and published by S.N. Banerjee "Englishman" press, ), by C.

and C. (page images at HathiTrust; US access. Book is in illustrated green and white buckram cloth showing hounds running on frt. There are no call tags on the backstrip Cute floral endpapers and 24 pp. text clean and bright. Displays well in photo-reproduced price clipped, non-exlib dust wrapper from the Hutchinson London edition.

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Summerhays. Essays on Hunting by William Blane. The Essex Foxhounds: with Notes Upon Hunting in Essex by Richard Francis Ball.The defendant published the same work under title, 'Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting,' with plaintiff's name upon the title page. Lord Kenyon, Ch. J., in the opinion delivered by him, held that the statute, 8 Anne, chap.

9, vested in authors for the periods named in the act the sole right and liberty of printing, etc., and the statute, having.The defendant published the same work under title, "Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting," with plaintiff's name upon the title page.

Lord Kenyon, C.J., in the opinion delivered by him, held that the statute, 8 Anne, c. 9, vested in authors for the periods named in the act the sole right and liberty of printing, etc., and the statute, having.

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