Memories of the Shires

Memories of the Shires

by J. Otho Paget


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This vintage book contains accounts of fox hunting experiences in early twentieth-century England, with descriptions of hunts, information concerning notable locations and figures, and more. It provides a fascinating insight into historical English fox hunting, and is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history of the sport. Contents include: "Fox-Hunting and Melton", "Early Days in Leicestershire", "Ancient History", "Mr. John Coupland", "Lord Manners", "Captain Warner", "Captain Warner", "Captain Warner", "Captain Warner's Closing Seasons", "Lord Lonsdale", "Captain Burns-Hartopp", "Captain Burns-Hartopps Final Seasons", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. This volume is being republished now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.

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ISBN-13: 9781473327528
Publisher: Read Books
Publication date: 10/22/2015
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.54(d)

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