LAKE-COUNTRY RAMBLES. By William T. Palmer. With a frontispiece.

LAKE-COUNTRY RAMBLES. By William T. Palmer. With a frontispiece.

MIXED BAGMEN. By J.K. Stanford.

MIXED BAGMEN. By J.K. Stanford.

HOUNDS OF THE WORLD. By Sir John Buchanan-Jardine, Bt., M.F.H., M.B.H. Foreword by The Duke of Beautfort. Eight coloured plates from paintings by Baron Karl Reille. Twelve coloured plates from paintings by T. Ivester Lloyd and 24 collotype plates.

(1937) 1937 2nd edition. 4to (207 x 256mm). Ppxii,234. B/w photograph plates, colour paintings by Baron Karl Reille, and T. Ivester Lloyd, foreword by the Duke Beaufort. Green cloth, spine titled in black.

"Wherever hunting with hounds goes on in the world at the moment, it has always been either copied, adapted or borrowed from the French or English system: the same may be said of the hounds used. All hounds hunting in any country now are of either French or English origin, or a mixture of both. I propose to describe the hounds of France first, as it was from there that our hounds came; then those of England, and lastly the strains evolved in America from a mixture of the two foregoing. To go thoroughly into the origin and history of the various breeds of hounds, it will be necessary to describe a number of types, some of them practically extinct now, but to which many of the traits to be found in our modern hounds may be traced. The conclusion that I have reached have not been jumped to in any rash or partisan spirit, but have been arrived at after carefully weighing a great deal of often conflicting evidence, and a great number of different opinions which I shall quote"...
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Author Buchanan-Jardine (Sir John).
Book Code 45028
ISBN B00YYI7VJ2
Book Description Slight use and very slight browning, one or two pencil spelling corrections to text. Good-plus without dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1937
Publisher Methuen and Co., Ltd.
Place London.