This vintage book contains anecdotes and reminiscences of the author's varied sporting experiences on land and water from across the globe. From English horse racing to French cockfighting, this volume contains many accounts and anecdotes that will appeal to the modern sportsman, and is not to be missed by the discerning collector of such literature. Contents include: "A Good Sportsman", "Steeplechasing", "The Connemara Cup", "Democrat", "Racing Thrills", "The Perfect Hunter", "Amorous", "Cockfighting in France", "The Bonefish", "The Striped Bass in the Pacific", "The Log of the Yacht 'America'", 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.