The British sportsman

Publication Date1792
Remainderor, 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, and Road. Particular Instructions for Riding, Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Hawking, Shooting, Setting, & Fishing; With the most approved Methods of Breeding, Curing, and Managing all sorts of Cattle; Particularly Oxen, Cows, Deer, and Sheep. 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 comprised underone 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 elegant Copper Plates, adapted to each Subject
Publisherprinted for the proprietor, by J. Stead; and sold by Champante and Whitrow, Jewry-Street, Aldgate; and at the British Directory Office, Ave-Maria-Lane


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