This antiquarian book contains James Edmund Harting’s 1883 collection of essays, “Essays on Sport and Natural History with Illustrations”. This volume contains a large number of essays and articles that will be of interest to naturalists and sportsmen, covering a wide range of topics including shooting, foraging, hawking, fishing, hunting, and much more. Written in clear, plain language and profusely illustrated, this volume is ideal for the beginner, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: “Forest Animals”, “Deer Shooting in January”, “The Roe Deer in England”, “The Irish Wolf-Hound”, “Hawks and Hawking”, “The Boke of St. Albans”, “Hawking as Taught by the Boke”, “Taking Passage Hawks in Holland”, “The Same”, “How to Train a Passage Hawk”, “The Badger at Home”, “The Old English Black Rat”, etcetera. We are republishing this vintage text now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.