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Kings of the hunting-field : memoirs and anecdotes of distinguished masters of hounds and other celebrities of the chase : with histories of famous packs, and hunting traditions of great houses / by Thormanby ... ; with thirty-two portraits.
London : Hutchinson & Co., 34 Paternoster Row, 1899.
Edinburgh : J. Miller & Son, printers
Physical Description:
xii, 471, [1] pages, [32] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK287.G7 T46 1899
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printer's statement from page [472].
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original red cloth; gold lettering on front cover and spine, gold hound and whip on front cover. Inscribed: Hubert F. Stanby from his uncle Charles A. Willard.
Subject Terms:
Coursing -- Great Britain.
Fox hunting -- Great Britain.
Hounds -- Great Britain.
Hunters -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Hunting -- Great Britain.
Stanby, Hubert A. -- Presentation inscription from Charles A. Willard.
Willard, Charles -- Presentation inscription to Hubert A. Stanby.
Photomechanical prints -- 1899.
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), publisher.
J. Miller and Son, printer.

  • The fathers of fox-hunting
  • Peter Beckford
  • The Fitzhardings
  • Squire Forester and Tom Moody
  • John Peel
  • Hugo Meynell
  • The Earls of Yarborough
  • Thomas Assheton Smith
  • John Mytton
  • Lord Forester
  • Jack Musters
  • The Dukes of Beaufort
  • Captain John White
  • The Earl of Wilton
  • 'Nimrod' (Charles James Apperley)
  • 'The other Tom Smith'
  • Masters of the Royal Buckhounds
  • George Osbaldeston
  • The Earl of Cardigan
  • Frederick P. Delmé-Radcliffe
  • The Fitzwilliams
  • Colonel Anstruther Thomson
  • The old squire of Dorset (J.J. Farquharson)
  • The Dukes of Rutland
  • 'The Druid' (H.H. Dixon)
  • The Rev. John Russell
  • The Wynns of Wynnstay
  • The Earls Spencer
  • George Lane Fox
  • The family of Villebois
  • Masters of the Meath
  • Major Whyte-Melville
  • The Earls of Lonsdale
  • Masters of the Devon and Somerset.

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