Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
Publication Date: August 25, 2017
Binding: Kobo eBook
This vintage book contains a detailed account of English fox hunting in the nineteenth century, with information on popular locations, notable figures, important developments, and more. A fascinating insight into English fox hunting, this volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history of the sport, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "The Origin of Hunting", "The First Foxhounds", "Masters and Privileges", "The Origin of Hounds", "Instinct and Foxes", "The Fame of Leicestershire", "The Shires", "Beaufort and Badminton", "Cheltenham and V.W.H.", "Sporting Shropshire", "Hampshire", "Staghounds", "Railways and Hunting", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. This volume was originally published in 1922 an is being republished now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.