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Fox Hunting

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Excerpt from Fox Hunting: A Treatise by the Right Hon. the Earl of Kilreynard I who have compiled these writings am innocent of a... Weiterlesen
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Excerpt from Fox Hunting: A Treatise by the Right Hon. the Earl of Kilreynard I who have compiled these writings am innocent of any intention to defraud in offering them to a confiding and, I hope, forgiving section of lovers of English literature. If anyone is to blame for their publication, it is a friend who has himself written a book and has, time after time, emerged unscathed from a publisher's office. This friend has assured me that "Kilreynard on Fox Hunting" would have a monetary value provided that the outer coverings were made sufficiently attractive to compensate the buyer for what he is likely to find within. To this end I have devoted the best of my days, and, with an apology to Mr. Punch's College of Arms, I leave it to the kind reader to say whether or not the result is eminently satisfactory. The life-like portraits with which the treatise is embellished have not met with the unqualified approval of the celebrities they so strikingly represent. The danger and difficulty that an artist has to contend against in illustrating historical works of this kind can only be appreciated by those who try it. Criticism has been not only adverse, but varied. In no single instance is a portrait admitted to be in the least like. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Titel: Fox Hunting
Untertitel: A Treatise by the Right Hon. The Earl of Kilreynard (Classic Reprint)
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EAN: 9781330373903
ISBN: 1330373901
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 64
Gewicht: 100g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T3mm
Jahr: 2015

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