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Annals of the Billesdon Hunt, Mr. Fernie's, 1856-1913 - Notable Runs and Incidents of the Chase, Prominent Members, Celebrated Hunters and Hounds, Amusing Stories and Anecdotes

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This vintage book contains a historical account of the Billesdon Hunt, being a chronicle of notable runs and incidents of the chase with information on prominent members, celebrated hunters and hounds, and amusing stories and anecdotes. This volume will appeal to those with an interest in the history of English fox hunting, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Biographical Sketch of WM. Ward Tailby, Esq., J.P., D.L.", "The Original Quorn Country", "List of Foxes Killed, Season 1857-58", "Résumé of the Season", "Résumé of Cub Hunting", "THE Run of the Four Seasons", "Season 1858-59, Résumé (April 1st)", "Very Early Litter of Cubs", 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.

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