Nature and Sport in Britain

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byHenry Anderson Bryden

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... INDEX Aardvari, the, 242 Achill Island, 191 Addison and fox-hunting, 125-6 Afghanistan, landrail in, 65-6 Ale, home-brewed, and farm labour-ers, 38; wooden bottles for, 38 Alford, 320 Alfred the Great, 89 Amelia, Princess, 215 Amory, Sir John, and Exmoor stag-hunting, 120 Andersson, C. J., 161, 163; on Cape cormorants, 167; and kestrel in South Africa, 200 Anna, Princess, 215 Anstruther Thomson, Col., 36, 121, 132 Ardilaun, Lord, famous woodcock coverts of, 71 Arran Islands, 226 Ashburnham, Sir Anchitel, and landrails, 301 Ashburton, Lord, 280 Ashby, decoy at, 20 Ashford (co. Galway), woodcock-shooting at, 71 Atlantic, beauties of, 226 Aurungzebe, 214 Australia, quail-shooting in, 106 Autolycus, 224-5 Autumn by the shore, 288-92 Avocet, the, 161-2 Avon, the, 307 Axe Vale hounds, badger-hunting with the, 238 Ayres, Mr. T., 66, 153 Bacon, and the dotterel, 299 Badger: the destruction of, in Yorkshire, 235; and huntsmen, 236; Beckford and, 237; Nicholas Cox and, 237; baiting, 238; hunt-ing, with hounds, 238; natural his-tory and distribution of, 239; and honey, 239-40; in South Africa, 240; old names of, 240; weight of, 240; habits and food of, 241-2, 245-8; in winter, 242; a good swimmer, 242; digging feats of, 243; young of, 244; Button's anecdote of, 244; in captivity, 245-8; as "drag" for hounds, 248; St. John and, 243-8; in the downs, 306 Badminton hounds, 131 Bags, great partridge, 280-1 Baron's Court, woodcock-shooting at, 71 Baron Hirsch, 281 Basset hounds, 120 "Bats," Sussex, 9 Beachy Head, 297 Beagles, 207 Bechuanaland, British, snipe in, 318 Beckford, Peter, 121, 204-5, 210; and badger, 237 Bee-eaters, 156 Bellenden, Mrs., 216 Beltra, Lough, 96-100 Belvoir, the, 131 Berkeley Castle, decoy at,'iS, 19 Bethell, Mary, 207 Bewick, Thomas, 210 Bible, me...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... INDEX Aardvari, the, 242 Achill Island, 191 Addison and fox-hunting, 125-6 Afghanistan, landrail in, 65-6 Ale, home-brewed, an...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217730337

ISBN - 13:9780217730334

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