Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
Publication Date: September 06, 2017
Binding: Kobo eBook
This vintage book contains a collection of late nineteenth-century hunting anecdotes and reminiscences. Interesting and informative, these detailed accounts will appeal to those with an interest in historical hunting, and will also be of utility to modern hunters. Contents include: "Jackal Hunting on the Neilgherries, 1877", "The Ootacamund Hounds", "Grass Countries, Season 1886-87", "Shooting Coats", "The Galloping Whip", "Preliminary Canters", "Fox-Hunting in Earnest", "A Rough Week", "A Huntsman's Diary, and Mine", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. This volume is being republished now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.