An Exaltation of Larks: Or, The Venereal Game
A collection of "terms of venery," collective nouns. The origin of some of the terms is explained, and more than 250 of the terms are illustrated with engravings by Dürer and Grandville and others.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Paulagraph - LibraryThing
The introduction is interesting as it traces these terms of "venery" back to 1486 with the publication of the Book of Albans. It is these earlier terms, often hunting terms, that are the most ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Lacy.Simons - LibraryThing
got this at an antiques store yesterday, which was happy-making. i did not guess, at that point, that it was truly *the* james lipton; i'm not sure how i feel about that, but the book is great (looking) nonetheless. Read full review