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The Gentleman's Recreation in two parts. The First being an Encyclopedy of the Arts and Sciences.... The Second Part Treats of Horsmanship, Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Fishing, and Agriculture. With a Short Treatise of Cock-Fighting

London: Samuel Roycroft after Richard Blome, 1686


Early nineteenth-century ownership inscriptions on front pastedown of Boston residents,Thomas and James [Revalion?]; Charles Hitchcock Tyler (about 1866-about 1931), by whom bequeathed to MFA, 1932-33.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Wing B3213


Overall: 41.2 x 27.5 x 6.5 cm (16 1/4 x 10 13/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 86 engravings and numerous woodcuts


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books