This vintage book contains a chronicle of a notably successful hunting season in late nineteenth-century England. Offering a fascinating and authentic insight into England's hunting past, this volume will appeal to those with an interest in the history of the sport, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "A Preface at Home and Abroad", "The Lead on the Thorn", "An Autumn Gallop", "The Opening Day", "Men and Manners", "Baggrave", "Backby To Tilton", "Hill and Dale", "A Two Days' Break", "Barkby to Tilton Again", "Sport in Season", "The Old Year Out", "The New Year In", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.