Adams, Ena; Brooke, Major-General Goffrey, Cameron, L.C.R.; The Earl of Coventry; Shackle, Major E.W.; Shepherd, C.B.; The Earl of Stradbroke; Thursby, Sir George, Bart; Wiggin, Colonel W.W.
Title Deer, Hare & Otter Hunting The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastimes Vol XXII (21)
Book Condition Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition 1st Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher London Seely, Service & Co. Ltd 1936
Seller Id 45444
Mustard cloth boards with gilt Lonsdale crown insignia are grubby. Matching mustard buckram cloth spine with gilt titles bumped, board tips rubbed with a bit of cardboard showing. 255 pp heavy stock text clean and tight with 45 b/w photographs. Tidy name on fep of Joseph B. Wiley Jr. dated Dec. 1966. Mr. Wiley: Former Joint Master of Tewksbury Foot Bassets, Oldwick, NU, and involved with the Basset Club as well as The National Beagle Club for 50+ years. Section 1 on Beagling written by C.B. Shepherd, Master of the South Herts Beagles and includes: The Hound/ Kennel Management/ Hunting/ Hares. Section 2: Basset Hounds written by Miss Ena Adams. Section 3 on Harriers written by The Earl of Stradbroke. Section 4 on Drag Hunting written by Major-General Geoffrey Brooke, D.S.O., M.C. Section 5 on Otter Hunting begins with a chapter on The Otter, written by The Earl of Coventry. The remainder of this section is entirely by Captain L. C. R. Cameron and includes: Otter Hunting, Its History and Antiquity, 1175 To The Present Day/ The Science of Hunting The Otter/ An Otter Hunting Establishment/ A Survey of Otter Hunting Countries/ A Glossary of Otter Hunting Terms/ An Otter Hunting Bibliography. Section 6: Deer Hunting In The New Forest by Sir George Thursby. Section 7: Stag Hunting on Exmoor by Colonel W. W. Wiggin. Section 8: Hunting the Carted Stag by Major E. W. Shackle. Lastly, Section 9 on Stoat Hunting With Beagles is another contribution by Captain L. C. R. Cameron.