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Thomas Williamson , ( 1808 ), Oriental Field Sports: Volume 1 , London , Edward Orme , p. i


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ORIENTAL FIELD SPORTS
BEING A COMPLETE, DETAILED, AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF THE
WILD SPORTS OF THE EAST;
AND EXHIBITING, IN A NOVEL AND INTERESTING MANNER, THE
NATURAL HISTORY
OF THE ELEPHANT, THE RHINOCEROS, THE TIGER, THE LEOPARD,
THE BEAR, THE DEER, THE BUFFALO, THE WOLF, THE WILD HOG,
THE JACKALL, THE WILD DOG, THE CIVET, AND OTHER DOMESTI
CATED ANIMALS : AS LIKEWISE THE DIFFERENT SPECIES OF
FEATHERED GAME, FISHES, AND SERPENTS.
THE WHOLE INTERSPERSED WITH A VARIETY OF
ORIGINAL, AUTHENTIC, AND CURIOUS ANECDOTES,
TAKEN FROM THE MANUSCRIPT AND DESIGNS OF
CAPTAIN THOMAS WILLIAMSON,
Who served upwards of Twenty Years in Bengal ;
THE DRAWINGS BY SAMUEL HOWETT,
MADE UNIFORM IN SIZE, AND ENGRAVED BY THE FIRST ARTISTS..
IN TWO VOLUMES.-VOL. I.
LONDON:
PRINTED BY W. BULMER AND CO. CLEVELAND-ROW, ST. JAMES'S ;
FOR EDWARD ORME, BOND-STREET, THE CORNER OF BROOK-STREET,
AND B. CROSBY AND CO. STATIONERS' COURT.
1808.