The sport of our ancestors; being a collection of prose and verse setting forth the sport of fox-hunting as they knew it; ed. and selected with an introduction and appreciations by Lord Willoughby de Broke; illustrated by G. D. Armour.
- London : Constable and Co. Ltd., 1925.
- Physical Description:
- 279 p. illus. 27 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- BAC: British Art Center copy: Second impression. Dark red morocco; gold lettering on front cover and spine, top edge gilt. Frontispiece, color plates, plates. Illustrations by G.D. Armour. Spine height: 10 1/8 inches.
- Subject Terms:
- Fox hunting.
- Introductory.--An apology to Mr. Surtees.--Mr. Egerton Warburton: Song, Tar wood.--Major Whyte Melville: In memoriam; 'Your hand-writing, sir'. Extract from 'Holmby house'.--Mr. Bromley-Davenport: The dream of an old Meltonian; Lowesby hall.--Beckford: A fox chase.--'Nimrod': The chace; The road.--The bag fox: The noble earl of an ancient name.--Anthony Trollope: The old kennels; Goarly's revenge; From Impington gorse.