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Author Name:    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),[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


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