Archery, volume containing various printed and manuscript items, early 19th century
A volume titled "Long Bow & Pike" on spine, comprising:
i. Laws and rules for the Royal Company of Archers. , printed, folio, 3pp., folded
ii. Mason, R.O. "Pro aris et focis" Considerations of the reasons that exist for reviving the use of the Long Bow and Pike. London: Egerton, 1798, printed, engraved frontispiece, title, and 2 folding plates
iii. "Extracts, relating to archery: from the History... of the parish of St. Mary Islington... by John Nelson, London, 1811"; "Extracts from... Order and Observations touching the noble exercise of shooting in the Long Bow... by Shotteral & Dursey... 1676"; and other extracts, nineteenth-century manuscript on 62 numbered pages
iv. Report relative to the proceedings of the Royal Company of Archers, upon the visit of his majesty... to Scotland, August 1822. Edinburgh: Muirhead, 1822, printed, spotted
v. Two watercolours of figures, "Shooting dress from 1830" and "Court dress 1830"
vi. One further manuscript leaf, "From The Abbot by Walter Scott"
bound together in one volume, 8vo, early nineteenth-century half calf, rubbed
John Linning, Excise Office, London, inscription; Thomas Francis Fremantle, bookplate, purchased from Bernard Quaritch, 10 January 1899, 15s
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