Farming and Foxhunting
Publisher: Read Country Books
This vintage book contains a detailed and fascinating account of the author's experiences as a farmer and huntsman. With biographical information and detailed descriptions of the author's rural lifestyle, this is a book that will appeal to those with an interest in English rural history, and one that will be of considerable utility to modern farmers and hunting enthusiasts. Contents include: "Family Origin", "School and Early Days", "Wanborough Plain Days", "A Trip to Australia, and Following Years at Wanborough Plain", "The Great War Period", "Burderop", "A Harvest Home", "Burderop in the Air", "Arable or Grass?", "Present-day Farming", "A Flying Visit to Scotland-August 1, 1937", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.