The Pursuit of Wild Animals for Sport
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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 countryside.show more

Product details

  • 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