A Dictionary of Sports; or Companion to the Field, the Forest [etc.]

Harewood, Harry [pseud.?]. A Dictionary of Sports; or, Companion to the Field, the Forest, and the River Side. London: Thomas Tegg 1835. vi, 365p, many small line ills. throughout. Ex-lib., but not heavily marked. Overall fair to good hardcover. ** Detailed glossary of "every term applicable to [horse] racing, shooting, hunting, fishing, hawking, archery, etc. etc. with essays upon all national [British] amusements." Good reference copy for the sporting terms of the day. The author may have been Henry Lascelles, second Earl of Harewood and master of the Harewood Hunt (this information courtesy of Ken Callahan). Item #11610

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