In Nimrod's Footsteps Some Reflections of Hunting on a Shoe-String

By: Moore, Daphne

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1st edition hardcover in lime green paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title. Tips sharp, spine ends barely bumped, tidy former owner's name partially visible under the front dj flap, else the 208 pp text is crisp, clean and fresh. Original unclipped dj in new mylar shows bits of color loss at upper tips and very top of backstrip as well as a lightly sunned backstrip. Book is illustrated with 18 b/w photo plates and 12 full page line drawings by Michael Lyne as well as a myriad of smaller vignettes throughout the text. Chapters include: Foreword by Captain R.E. Wallace, M.F.H./ Prologue/ Part I: FOXHUNTING: Early Days/ Hunting Near & Far/ Some Memorable Days with Fox & Hare/ Incidents, Accidents - & a Murder/ Good Hunting!/ The War & After/ Badminton, the Foxhunter's Paradise/ Royal Visits, Kennel Visits & Two Packs of Hounds/ England, Ireland & Wales/ A Northern Tour & Some Puppy Shows/ The Heythrop/ Two Artists, Two Birthdays & Other Matters. Part II: Otterhunting, : Otters, Otterhunting & Otterhounds/ Wales & Worcestershire; Fun & Games - & the Hunt of a Lifetime/ A Miscellany of Memories/ Personalities, Pontrhydfendigald, Pub-Sign & Peregrinations/ Som Joyous Pre-War Occasions/ "To Finish the Season"/ Appendix A: Foxhound packs seen in Kennel or at Puppy Shows in England, Wales, Scotland & Ireland. Appendix B: Foxhounds hunted with, either mounted or on foot in England & Wales, Scotland & Ireland. Acknowledgements, General Index, Index of Hounds including what packs they were with: A. Foxhounds, B. Otterhounds, C. Beagles.

Title: In Nimrod's Footsteps Some Reflections of Hunting on a Shoe-String

Author Name: Moore, Daphne

Illustrator: Lyne, Michael

Categories: FOX HUNTING,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1974

ISBN Number: 0851312152

ISBN Number 13: 9780851312156

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 47101

Keywords: Foxhunting, Otterhunting, Beagling. Foxhunting Memories & Reminiscences, Scent Hounds, Field Sports, Blood Sports. British Sporting History & Tradition.,