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The Cocker : Containing Every Information to the Breeders and Amateurs of That Noble Bird, the Game Cock: To Which Is Added, a Variety of Other Useful
by William Sketchley


Overview - Excerpt from The Cocker; Containing Every Information to the Breeders and Amateurs of That Noble Bird, the Game Cock: To Which Is Added, a Variety of Other Useful Information for the Instruction of Those Who Are Attendants on the Cock Pit
The author having been attached to the sod at a very early period of life - and having lived in a part of the country high in repute for that noble bird, the Game Clock; where as great a variety of birds were exhibited in all their various process of refinement as any individual amateur could enjoy, he flatters himself that by such superior means of collecting information his attempt at writing "The Cocker" will be found to contain not only instruction, but be a source of amusement to the reader, and as such may serve to plead his apology for undertaking the present task.
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Overview
Excerpt from The Cocker; Containing Every Information to the Breeders and Amateurs of That Noble Bird, the Game Cock: To Which Is Added, a Variety of Other Useful Information for the Instruction of Those Who Are Attendants on the Cock Pit
The author having been attached to the sod at a very early period of life - and having lived in a part of the country high in repute for that noble bird, the Game Clock; where as great a variety of birds were exhibited in all their various process of refinement as any individual amateur could enjoy, he flatters himself that by such superior means of collecting information his attempt at writing "The Cocker" will be found to contain not only instruction, but be a source of amusement to the reader, and as such may serve to plead his apology for undertaking the present task.
Under such a pre-eminent latitude of superior breed, no man of discernment could be at a loss (to mark those whose superiority of blood, mode of fighting, with all the necessary concomitants that constitute perfection in the game cock) how much to appreciate their worth.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781331971368
  • ISBN-10: 1331971365
  • Publisher: Forgotten Books
  • Publish Date: April 2017
  • Page Count: 136
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.29 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.42 pounds


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