WHITE, John. A Rich Cabinet, with variety of inventions ... the sixth edition, London: William Whitwood, 1689. 12, woodcut frontispiece and several smaller cuts in text (slightly browned), 19th-century brown morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, gilt turn-ins, g.e. Fine copy of a popular book on inventions, card-tricks, fireworks, fishing and related subjects. Wing W1793a; Petit 2184.
HOWLETT, Robert. The School of Recreation, London: for A. Bettesworth, 1732. 12, engraved frontispiece (browned throughout), contemporary calf (worn). Later edition of this popular work which embraces hunting, riding, racing, fireworks, hawking, tennis, bowling, bell-ringing, singing, cock-fighting, fowling and angling.
With 3 other works, including Carington Bowles The Artist's Assistant in drawing, perspective, etching ... adapted to the capacities of young beginners (Birmingham: M. Swinney, 1772) [Petit 111] and Nicolas Lemery New Curiosities in Art and Nature ... translated into English from the seventh edition (London: John King, 1711). (5)