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Oriental Field Sports …by Thomas Williamson (London: Edward Orme and B. Crosby, And Co., 1808), vol. 1
Title:
Oriental Field Sports …by Thomas Williamson (London: Edward Orme and B. Crosby, And Co., 1808), vol. 1
Date:
1808
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Book With 20 Color Aquatints, Engraved Title
Dimensions:
Object: 271 x 188 x 34 mm (10 11/16 x 7 3/8 x 1 5/16 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Binding:half calf;
Volumes in Set: 2
Pagination: 306 pp.
Languages Used in Text:English
Provenance:Abner (?) Dickinson (address hard to read); Moore S. Achenbach;
Remarks:From the title page:“ Wild Sports of the East...Natural History of the Elephant, the Rhinoceros...taken from the manuscript and designs of Captain Thomas Williamson, who served upwards of twenty years in Bengal, the drawings by Samuel Howett (sic), made uniform in size and engraved by the first artists...”
Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Cleveland Row, St. James’s;
Plates 1-20 in vol. 1; plates 21-40 in vol. 2;
Tooley 508-510 inscribed in flyleaf in Gunter Troche’s hand. Reference to ???.;
another copy: A102641 (incomplete copy)

Accession Number:
1963.30.38836.1-21
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts