EVERED, Philip LOMAS, H.M.
Title: Staghunting with the Devon and Somerset 1887-1901 : An Account of the Chaseof the Wild Red Deer on Exmoor
Publisher:  Chatto & Windus, London, 1902,
Seller ID: 41659
EVERED, Philip. Staghunting with the "Devon and Somerset" 1887-1901 : An Account of the Chase of the Wild Red Deer on Exmoor. Illustrated by H.M. Lomas. London : Chatto & Windus / Exeter : James G. Commin, 1902. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xv,(3),-378, including frontispiece and over 70 b&w photos. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. 1. Introductory. The Chase as it appears to-day A Galloping Camera How the Tyro gets entered to the Sport Where the Tripod Fails The Loneliness of Exmoor Asking the Way. 2. The Opening Meet at Cloutsham - The Concourse on Cloutsham Ball The Parade in the Field Notable Figures The Master and His Staff Kennelling at Cloutsham Farm The Day's Proceedings The Taking of the Stag. 3. The Dulverton Side of the Country Winsford Tufting in the Exe Valley The Big Rivers Haddon Hill The Harbourer's Cottage Hartford Mill Bittescombe Chipstable Molland Moor Bury Village A Pool in the Haddeo. 4. Dunkery How the Moor Rides The Graveyard Fog, Frost and Snow The Moorland Streams The Horner Woods in Winter Luccombe Allers The Cutcombe Coverts Sweetery and Bagley. 5. Mr. Basset's and Colonel Hornby's Great Runs A Memorable By-day on the Forest From Haddon to Wheal Eliza. 6. The Black Stag of Badgworthy From Black Pitts to Bratton Court The Great Quantock Stag The Oldest Stag on Record From Oare to BrattonFleming Mr. Sanders' First Big Stag The Opening Day of 1895 From Pop ham Wood to Badgworthy Eighteen Miles on the South Forest The Great "Nott " Stag A Run from Hawkcombe Head. 7. The Run of Half a Century From Hawkridge to Glenthorne A Stag's Soliloquy The Opening Day of 1900 Brendon Hill and Ehvorthy. 8. The Boldness of Exmoor Deer Their Noiseless Tread The Tufting Pony Dust The Madding Crowd The Countisbury Clifts Sunset on the Sea. 9. Dunster Hunting in Hot Weather A Dream of the Past View Holloas Another Graveyard An Extraordinary Trophy PorlockWeir The Boat Sheepkilling Drowning at Sea The Senior Pack. 10. Re markable Heads The Record Weig-ht Souvenirs of the Chase Takings a Stag The Severn Sea Beacon Fires Horner Mill Wheel Venison The Rutting Season Crippled Deer Slotting Warrantable or Otherwise North Hill Black Game. 11. On the Moor Unkennelling Kickers Off at Last The Sounds of the Chase The Deerpark The Water Slide Awkward Paths Point to Point Races. 12. Culbone Plain The Deer Fence Devices for Protecting Crops from Deer Night Watching- The Tiverton Staghounds The Quantock Staghounds The Barnstaple Country The Stowey Road A Chase on the Quantocks Over the Cliffs "Trugg- Rich" The Watchet Hind. 13. Increased Speed Blanching a Stag Slowley Wood Kingsbridge The Mineral Railway The Steart Stag- Tame Deer Ways and Means The Venison Feasts Time-Honoured Customs. Rebacked with new spine, dampstain to bottom edge affecting first 170 pages, bookplate, gift inscripion. 150.00