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Sporting Lodges: Sanctuaries, Havens and Retreats
     

Sporting Lodges: Sanctuaries, Havens and Retreats

by J. C. Jeremy Hobson
 

• An extensive and fascinating history of the sporting lodge that also identifies and details buildings that are still in use today• Details how sportsmen and their families traveled and includes a reenactment of an Edwardian railway journey from London to the Outer Hebrides• Examples of itemized billing, food orders, contents of the

Overview

• An extensive and fascinating history of the sporting lodge that also identifies and details buildings that are still in use today• Details how sportsmen and their families traveled and includes a reenactment of an Edwardian railway journey from London to the Outer Hebrides• Examples of itemized billing, food orders, contents of the rodroom/tack-room and gun-room are included• A comprehensive display of modern-day luncheon lodges in current use on private shooting estates• Tales and anecdotes from the past and present

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846891687
Publisher:
Quiller Press Limited
Publication date:
09/01/2013
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

Jeremy Hobson was a gamekeeper for over thirty years and, for much of the last decade, shoot captain on a prestigious West Sussex estate. His country-based articles have appeared in most of the relevant sporting magazines, and he is the author of over thirty books, including The Shoot Lunch (978-1-84689-092-5), Success with Chickens (978-1-84689-093-2), and Sporting Lodges with David S. D. Jones (978-1-84689-168-7). David S. D. Jones is archivist and historian for the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation and has written extensively on the subject of shooting and gamekeeping history over the past thirty years. He owns the Gamekeeping Photographic Archive and the David S. D. Jones Photographic Collection. He is the author of the widely acclaimed Sporting Lodges: Sanctuaries, Havens and Retreats (978-1-84689-168-7) with J. C. Jeremy Hobson and Gamekeeping: An Illustrated History (978-1-84689-189-2).

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