Lot 90 of 459:
First separate edition of Nicholas Coxe's The Fowler  

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The Fowler. Containing Rules for Taking Every Species of Land and Water Fowl...Such as, Woodcocks, Felfares, Pigeons, Magpies... Likewise, Instructions for the Choice and Training of the Dogs for Fowling
Coxe, Nicholas
J. Dixwell
c. 1780

[4], 76, [4] ad pp. (Small 4to) 20.5x13.5 cm (8¼x5¼"), later green cloth, leather label, gilt lettering. First separate edition.

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.

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Cloth a little soiled; very good copy, enclosed in a slipcase.
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