Wolf-Hunting and Wild Sport in Lower Brittany (Classic Reprint)

Wolf-Hunting and Wild Sport in Lower Brittany (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Wolf-Hunting and Wild Sport in Lower Brittany Your Englrsh foxhounds, he replred, young drafts of which I obtained from some of your best kennels; but, admirably suited as they may be for the style of work required from them in a comparatrvely open country lrke yours, they don't surt But tany. In the first place, they don't take to the scent as rf the wolf was their natural prey and, m the next, they want more tongue to let us know where they are in these intermrnable forests. Here we have no avenues, lrke those of St. Germarn or F ontarnebleau - no royal road to hounds rn chase so, with an old wolf that wrll run strarght on end for fifteen or twenty leagues, holdrng to strong cover so long as he can find rt, your chance of lrvrng with hounds would be a very poor one rf you had not plenty of musrc to rndrcate the lure. Again, young fox, hounds are so grven to not that the drfficulty of gettrng at them wrth a whip m our deep covers rs all but msuperable and, conse quently, more tractable and less wrlful hounds surt our purpose far better. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 435g
  • English
  • 120 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243073755
  • 9780243073757