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Beaufort, Henry Charles FitzRoy Somerset, Duke of, 1824–1899

Hunting / by his grace the Duke of Beaufort, and Mowbray Morris ; with contributions by the Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, E.W.L. Davies, Digby Collins, and Alfred E.T. Watson ; with illustrations by J. Sturgess and J. Charlton.

London : Longmans, Green, and Co., 1885.
Physical Description:
xiv, 401 p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 26 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK31 .B43 1885
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Illustrations also by Agnes M. Biddulph.
With a frontispiece chromolithographed by Spottiswoode & Co.
Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street-Square.
Edition of 250 large paper copies.
Title page printed in black and red, with a wood-engraved vignette.
Slater, J.H. Illustrated sporting pooks, p. 15
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 183 of 250 copies. Bound in publisher's original blue half roan and gold cloth; rebacked.
Intended as a "modern encyclopaedia, to which the inexperienced man, who seeks guidance in the practice of hunting, can turn for information" (Preface).
Subject Terms:
Fox hunting.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Longsman, Green and Co. -- Publisher.
Spottiswoode and Co. -- Printer.
Chromolithographs -- 1885.
Wood engravings -- 1885.
Morris, Mowbray.
Suffolk and Berkshire, Henry Charles Howard, Earl of, 1833-1898.
Davis, Edward William Lewis.
Collins, Digby.
Watson, Alfred Edward Thomas, 1849-1922.
biddulph, agnes m.
Charlton, John, 1849-1917, ill.
Sturgess, John, ill.
Biddulph, Agnes M., ill.

  • Chapter 1: The History and Literature of Hunting
  • Chapter 2: Beasts of the Chase, the Stag, the Fox and His Habits, Harriers and The Hare, Beagles
  • Chapter 3: The Stable
  • Chapter 4: The Kennel
  • Chapter 5: Hunt Servants-the Duties of a Huntsman in the Field. The Duties of a Whipper-In. The Duties of the Kennel Huntsman. The Duties of an Earth -Stopper. Compensation for Damages done by Horsemen and by Foxes. Artificial Fox Earths
  • Chapter 6: The Horse
  • Chapter 7: The Rider
  • Chapter 8: The Shires
  • Chapter 9: the Provinces
  • Chapter 10: Hunting from London
  • Chapter 11: The Otter and His Ways
  • Appendices. A. List of Masters of Hounds, and Servants. B. Names of Hounds. C. Hunting Terms. D. Bibliography.

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