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1 September 2008
A Treatise on Field Diversions by a Gentleman of Suffolk. Norwich: W. Chase, 1776. Small 8° (lacks half title), contemporary calf-backed marbled boards with vellum corner tips. FIRST EDITION. Chute 617: "his main advice is on the training of dogs ... very rare"; Schwerdt IV, p. 90: "very scarce".
A Treatise on Field Diversions by a Gentleman of Suffolk. Yarmouth: W. Meggy [for] Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy [and others], 1824. 8°, engraved frontispiece by J. Lambert (frontispiece browned, title offset), uncut in original grey and red boards (spine worn). Second edition. Chute 618; Schwerdt II, p. 244. With the 1825 London edition of the same work, retitled The Suffolk Sportsman and giving the name of the author. Schwerdt II, p. 244. (3)
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