Hounds, Gentlemen, Please!

By: Forbes, Commander W.B., R.N. (Maintop); Intro By The Marquis of Waterford

Price: $35.00

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Book Condition: Good +


1st edition in red cloth with gilt titles, sunned on spine but bright on frt board. Cloth bumped at tips, head of spine cloth has two small tears from pulling off the shelf, one small chip out of lower board and three small breaks in cloth at foot. Text is tight and bright with tasteful vintage bookplate of Arthur Dickson on frt paste down. 29 b/w plates. Foxhunting history, how-to's and lore from an avid lover of the chase. 362 pp plus adverts. Chapters include: Hounds, Gentlemen, Please!/ On Going to Covert/ A Plea For Interest in Hounds/ Field Masters and Huntsmen: Amateur and Professional/ Short Masterships and Their Causes/ Horns, Halloas, and Dog Language/ Our Puppies/ On Blooding Hounds/ The Colour of Hounds/ The Fox in Summer/ The Hunted Fox and His Wiles/ Gorse Coverts and Their Management/ Our Artificial Fox Earths/ Variety in Hunting Countries/ Foxhunting Types/ Hunting Miseries/ Some Humours Of The Chase/ Christmas Reflections/ Which is the Best Month of the Season?/ Hunting Ancient and Modern/ Changes in Foxhunting/ A Plea For the Old Red Rag.

Title: Hounds, Gentlemen, Please!

Author Name: Forbes, Commander W.B., R.N. (Maintop); Intro By The Marquis of Waterford

Illustrator: Photographs

Categories: FOX HUNTING,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1910

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good +

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 44895

Keywords: FOXHOUNDS, BREEDING, KENNELS, FOXHUNTING, FOX HUNTING, PEDIGREE, DOGS, ,