The Fowler. Containing Rules for Taking Every Species of Land and Water Fowl . . . Such as, Woodcocks, Felfares, Pigeons, Magpies, Morepoots, Snipes, Gleads, Crows, Rooks, Herns, Partridges, Pheasants, Rails, and Quails . . . Likewise, Instructions for the Choice and Training of the Dogs for Fowling . . . Also, A Concise Essay on Song Birds. HUNTING & FISHING, Nicholas Coxe.

The Fowler. Containing Rules for Taking Every Species of Land and Water Fowl . . . Such as, Woodcocks, Felfares, Pigeons, Magpies, Morepoots, Snipes, Gleads, Crows, Rooks, Herns, Partridges, Pheasants, Rails, and Quails . . . Likewise, Instructions for the Choice and Training of the Dogs for Fowling . . . Also, A Concise Essay on Song Birds.

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Dixwell, n.d. [but circa 1780].
Edition: ESTC T72106, which records three copies (BL, Leeds and Cambridge).
Bibliographical References: The first separate edition.
Condition: Cloth a little soiled; very good copy, enclosed in a slipcase.
Book ID: 27098

Description

Small 4to, later green cloth, leather label, gilt lettering. 76 pages + 4 pages of publisher's ads.

Comments

A separately published extract from Nicholas Cox's The Gentleman's Recreation: in Four Parts, viz: Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing . . . (London, 1677 and several later editions). ESTC describes Cox, about whom little is recorded, as being active circa 1673-1731. The publisher of this volume, J. Dixwell, specialized in books on husbandry, hunting, trades and arts. He was active circa 1765-1785 and did not supply dates for the majority of his publications.

Price: $650.00