LE VERRIER DE LA CONTERIE, (J.B.).

Normännischer Jäger oder die neueste Jagdschule, nebst den Jagdstücken in Musik... Mit einem Anhange von der Arzneymitteln für Parforcehunde und Pferde. Aus dem Französischenübers. von E.M.S.A.

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Münster, P.H. Perrenon, 1780. 8vo (198 x 115mm). pp. (18), 469, with 27 (22 folded) engraved plates. 19th century green boards, spine with gilt lettering.

This instructive book ranks with the classics on hunting

Rare first and only German edition. The first French edition was published in Rouen 1763. The German edition is a translation of the second French edition of 1778. "This instructive book ranks with the classics on hunting" (Schwerdt I, 313 for the French edition). Pages 442-462 'Unterricht und vorläufige Anmerckungen über die Jagdmusik" concerns hunting music with numerous music notes in the text. Deals with coursing hare, deer, stags, wild boar, foxes, badgers and otters, with illustrations of animals and their tracks, antler etc.

Provenance: Bibliotheca Tiliana bookplate on inside frontcover, with another armorial bookplate.

Lindner 1309.01; Schwerdt I, 314.