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The Chace. A Poem (London: G. Hawkins, 1757) [and] Hobbinol, or the Rural Games. A Burlesque Poem, in Blank Verse by William Somervile (London: G. Hawkins, 1757)
The Chace. A Poem (London: G. Hawkins, 1757) [and] Hobbinol, or the Rural Games. A Burlesque Poem, in Blank Verse by William Somervile (London: G. Hawkins, 1757)
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1757
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Not on display
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Book With 8 Etchingswith Engraving ( 5 In First Part, 3 In Second)
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Object: 190 x 126 x 25 mm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 x in.)
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Europe
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Edition:Fourth
Binding:Full calf, only the first title on the spine.;;
Volumes in Set:1
Pagination:128 pp.,and 78 pp.
Collation (if unusual):two poems bound together: same author, publisher, edition ,etc.
Languages Used in Text:English;
Provenance:M. Cholmeley , Magdalen College, Oxford( name inscribed in black ink on front pastedown, and on verso of title page: M. Cholmeley. Mag. Coll. Oxford, March 4, 1762;
Note: frontispiece to The Chase by Anthony Walker after Henri Gravelot, other images are drawn and etched by Anthony Walker .

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1963.30.38810.1-8
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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

illustrated verses: hunting, horses and hounds, landscapes:history of hunting up to the Norman Conquest, instructions on kennel design, and dog breeding and care, games