Originally published in London 1934. A fascinating collection of one hundred and seventy three foxhunting tales, exploits, and verse by numerous well known sportsmen and authors. The illustrated contents include Hunting in Classical Times - The Development of English Foxhunting - The Delights of Hunting - Notes on Authors etc. Contributors include: Turberville, Cokayne, Blome, Beckford, "Nimrod", Surtees, Ogilvie, Edward Duke of York, Twici, Shakespeare, Tom Smith, Scarth Dixon, Squire Obaldeston, Trollope, Watson, Daniel, Aldin, Cameron etc. Many of the earliest hunting books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.