Recollections of a Fox-Hunter

by Knightley William Horlock

Publisher: Read Books Ltd.

Publication Date: August 25, 2017

ISBN: 9781473338791

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This vintage book, originally published in 1920, contains a collection of reminiscences relating to author's extensive hunting experiences. Fascinating and enjoyable to read, this volume offers a unique insight into English hunting in the nineteenth century, and is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history of the sport. Contents include: "Great Equestrian Feat Performed without a Horse", "The Authors rapid Promotion", "Reminiscences connected with Ten Thousand a Year", "The 'Real Original' Fox", "Account of some Morning Calls upon him", "He dies a Domesticated Character", "Comparative speed of Hounds and Horses", "A Curiosity in Natural History", et cetera. 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.