This vintage book, first published in 1879, contains a timeless guide to hunting. Based on the author's extensive experience hunting a variety of animals in many countries, this volume will be of considerable utility to modern hunting enthusiasts, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "The Popularity of the Chase at the Present Time", "On the National Utility of Hunting as Compared with Other Sports", "The Antiquity of Hunting", "The Animals Pursued in England at the Present Day", "Fox-Hunting-The Fox", 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.