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Smith, Harry Worcester, 1865–1945
A sporting tour through Ireland, England, Wales and France, in the years 1912-1913; including a concise description of the packs of foxhounds, mode of hunting, types of horses and the crack riders. General observations on the history of the counties of Ireland, the castles and cabins: a view of the customs and manners of the Irish people; together with a story of fox hunting in England and France. And a chapter on the Welsh and Mr. Curre's hounds, concluding with a word picture in detail of the Grand national steeplechase of 1913. By Harry Worcester Smith ... Illustrated with photogravures and over sixty photographs from life illuminating the text.
[Columbia, S.C. : The State company], 1925.
Physical Description:
2 v. illus. 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2016
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Paged continuously.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 343
BAC: British Art Center copy: 2 volumes. Diagonal very fine rib-grain red cloth; gold lettering on front covers and spines, blind stamped on front and back covers, pictorial stamping of hunting emblems on front covers and spines, top edges gilt. Volume I: 29 plates of halftone-photoengravings, 3 plates of line-photoengravings, 1 plate of an heliogravure etching, 1 plate of an engraving. Volume II: 41 plates of halftone-photoengravings, 1 plate of a line-photoengraving, 1 plate of an heliogravure etching, 1 plate of an engraving. Spine height: 9 1/2 inches.
Subject Terms:
Fox hunting.
Horse racing.
Ireland -- Social life and customs.

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