Hunting Tours - Descriptive of Various Fashionable Countries and Establishments with Anecdotes of Masters of Hounds and Others Connected with Foxhunting

by Cornelius Tongue

Publisher: Read Books Ltd.

Publication Date: August 25, 2017

ISBN: 9781473338616

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to fox hunting, with accounts of hunting experiences, historical information, tips and pointers, and much more. Although old, the information contained within this book is timeless, and will be of considerable utility to the modern huntsman. Contents include: "'Hounds, Gentlemen, Please'", "On Going to Convert", "A Plea for Interest in Hounds", "Field Masters and Huntsmen: Amateur and Professional", "Short Masterships and Their Causes", "Horns, Holloas, and Dog Language", "Our Puppies", "On Blooding Hounds", "The Colour of Hounds", "The Fox in Summer", 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.