This vintage book offers an authentic glimpse into nineteenth century hunting, with anecdotes, details of notable figure and events, comments on the its particulars, and much more. Insightful and entertaining, this is a volume that will appeal to those with an interest in the history of English hunting, and one that would make for a worthy addition to collections of hunting literature. Contents include: "Hunting", "Fox-Hunting", "Staghounds", "Harriers", "Draghounds", "Steeplechasing", "Early Days", "Celebrities of the Past Thirty Years", "Steeplechase Race", "Hurdle Racing", "Some Equine Erratics", "On Conditioning Hunters", and "In the Off Season". Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. Originally published in 1896, this volume is now being republished in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.