Hunting By Scent

By: Budgett, H.M.

Price: $65.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


First US edition hardcover in red cloth boards with lightly sunned head of spine (gilt title still legible), that matches the chip in the dust wrapper. Tips and spine ends lightly bumped. Age-toned beige jacket illustrated in b/w show a line drawing by Lionel Edwards. Also shows a sizable chip at upper fore-edge of frt board, loss at head of spine taking the entire title and most of the author's name with it, plus several smaller chips at flap folds and periphery (see image or ask for one). Inside is fine save for lightly age-toned end papers. Not ex-library, no names, tears or soil in the 122 pp text. 12 full page b/w plates by Lionel Edwards, a further18 from plans and photographs. Author was Ex-Master of the Bicester and Wardon Hill Hounds. Chapter headings in this volume are: 1. The Sense of Smell, 2. Tracking by Smell, 3. Apparatus for the Determination of Scent Conditions, 4. Nature of Trails Followed by Hounds, 5. Examination of Scent Trails Left by Different Quarries Over Various Surfaces, 6. Direct Body Scent, 7. Fatigue of Organs of Smell, 8. Obliteration and Neutralization of Scent Tracks, 9. Functions of Various Scent Glands, 10. Examination of the Odorous Particles Forming a Track. There are numerous sub-chapters underneath these chapter headings. A very useful book for those new to or fascinated with sport hunting.

Title: Hunting By Scent

Author Name: Budgett, H.M.

Illustrator: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Categories: FOX HUNTING,

Edition: 1st US Edition

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1933

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Hardcover

Size: 4to - over 9

Seller Id: 46990

Keywords: Foxhunting, Fox Hunting, Field Sports, Blood Sports, Foxhounds, Up Wind, Down Wind, Hunting in weather, Where to Cast Hounds, etc., etc., Bicester and Wardon Hill Hounds. Master of Hounds.,