The Pursuit of Wild Animals for Sport

The Pursuit of Wild Animals for Sport

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The Manual of British Rural Sports first appeared in 1856 and quickly established itself as an excellent handbook to the many outdoor pursuits practised in the British more

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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 125 x 198 x 10mm | 590g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752447610
  • 9780752447612
  • 2,134,310

About Dr John Henry Walsh

Dr. John Henry Walsh wasa respected Victorian writer on sport who produced many works under his nomme de plume of Stonehenge. Initially a surgeon, he gave up medicine to become editor of "Field" magazine, a founder of the National Coursing Club, and the All England Lawn Tennis Club. He produced a prolific number of writings on rural sport. His "Manuals of British Rural Sports" ran to16 editions."show more