On The Grampian Hills.

WHITEHURST, FRED FEILD.

Publisher

Tinsley Brothers, 8, Catherine St., Strand, W.C.

Place

London

Date

1882

Synopsis

Grouse and ptarmigan shooting, deer stalking, salmon and trout fishing, and other sketches. by fred feild whitehurst (a veteran).

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 7.5 x 5.25 inches. [4] pp. advertisements + 250 pp. + [14] pp. advertisements. Bound in original red cloth, gilt, with decorated black borders enclosing block of stag's head and gilt block of game bird on spine. Extremities worn and stained but a good interior. Map bookplate, label and 1975 signature of Edward Carpenter on front pastedown. A sporting gentleman's accounts of hunting, shooting and fishing in Scotland, which also includes tales of hunting at Melton Mowbray and Brighton, with a journey there by stagecoach, hare coursing on Romney Marsh and 'a week's idling at Boulogne.' By Fred Feild Whitehurst (1814?-88), author of books on sporting, hunting, coaching, including Tallyho (1878) and Hark Away (1879) and on the diseases of cattle.

[Stock No. 27389]

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