Sporting Society or Sporting Chat and Sporting Memories, Volume Ii
Stories Humorous and Curious; Wrinkles of the Field and the Race-Course; Anecdotes of the Stable |eBook - 2017
This vintage book contains a collection of humorous stories of the field and racecourse, anecdotes of the stable and kennel, and numerous practical notes on shooting and fishing. Entertaining and insightful, this volume will appeal to those with an interest in country pursuits, and would make for a fantastic addition to allied collections. Contents include: "The Influence of Field Sports on Character", "Old-Fashioned Angling", "Partridge Day's it Was and as It is", "Simpson's Snipe", "Podgers' Pointer", "The Dead Heat", "Only the Mare", "Hunting in the Midlands", "A Military Steeplechase", "How I Won my Handicap", etc. 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.
Publisher: [United States]: Read Books Ltd., 2017
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: text file,rda 1 online resource