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Eardley-Wilmot, John E. (John Eardley), Sir, 1810–1892

A famous fox-hunter : reminiscences of the late T.A. Smith, Esq., or, The pursuits of an English country gentleman / by Sir John E. Eardley-Wilmot, Bart.

Additional Title(s):

Pursuits of an English country gentleman

Fifth and cheaper edition, with portrait and other illustrations.
London : Sampson, Low, Marston & Company Limited, St. Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, E.C., 1893.
Physical Description:
vii, [5], 212 pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
CT788.S68 W44 1893
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Published in 1860 under the title: "Reminiscences of the late Thomas Assheton Smith".
Frontispiece portrait of Thomas Assheton Smith engraved by W. Holl, after Cooper.
With wood-engraved illustrations by Dalziel and Whymper.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original pictorial boards. Commercial advertisements inside front and back covers and [1] page at end. Publisher's advertisements, 30, [2] pages at end, not included in pagination.
Subject Terms:
Gentry -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Hunters -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Smith, Thomas Assheton, 1776-1858.
Engravings -- 1893.
Wood engravings -- 1893.
Sampson Low, Marston & Company, publisher.
Dalziel Brothers, engraver.
Whymper, Josiah Wood, 1813-1903, engraver.
Holl, William, 1807-1871, engraver.

  • Illustrations: Portrait of Thomas Assheton Smith, Esq.
  • Hall table at Tedwoth House
  • Portrait of "Gayman"
  • Part of principal entrance to stables at Tedworth
  • Foxes' heads on kennel door at Tedworth
  • Mr. Smith's steam yacht "Sea-Serpent," from a drawing in the library at Tedworth
  • Thomas Assheton Smith, Esq. on "Ayston" with Dick Burton, his huntsman, and some favourite hounds.

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