THE FOX. By Thomas F. Dale. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

THE FOX. By Thomas F. Dale. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

THE ENGLISH SQUIRE AND HIS SPORT. By Roger Longrigg.

THE ENGLISH SQUIRE AND HIS SPORT. By Roger Longrigg.

THE LEAPING HARE. By George Ewart Evans and David Thomson.

(1972) 1974 CBC edition. Pp262. B/w photographs and illustrations. Black boards.

The author addresses the history, natural history and folk-lore of the hare around the world. A fascinating and extremely readable book. Chapters include: Why the hare?; Natural history: ancient and modern; The mountain hare; The Irish hare; The common hare; Hunting the hare; Ancient ways of taking the hare; The hare as food; The hare in mythology; The hare and the moon; The hare and the fire; The hare: a symbol of increase; The hare as a witch; The hare as a trickster; The names of the hare; Other beliefs and customs; And now good day to you, sir hare. Also two appendices on tame hares and hare poetry.
£30.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
2415
More Information
Author Evans (George Ewart) and Thomson (David).
Book Code 2415
ISBN B0016J40UA
Book Description Edges tanned - good copy in browned dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1974
Publisher Country Book Club.
Place Newton Abbot, Devon.