- Book Title: Hounds are home the history of the Royal Calpe Hunt
- Author: Gordon Fergusson
- ISBN: 0905947231
- Publisher: Springwood Books
- Year Published: 1979
- Our Normal Price: £68.75 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £61.88 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- Description: Springwood Books, 1979, first edition: red cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: decorative dust jacket: approximately 19 x 25 cm tall: 364 pages including index: illustrated by Lionel Edwards, Gerald Hare, and Madeleine Selfe with 10 colour plates and 200 halftone drawings and photographs, decorative endpapers in black and white. Synopsis: A detailed and comprehensively illustrated history of the Royal Calpe Hunt, from conception in 1812, when the pack of hounds kennelled on the Rock of Gibraltar hunted the neighbouring countryside and cork woods of Spain, to its demise in 1939. The author records the development of an enthusiastically supported Hunt with the Kings of England and Spain as patrons, the Hunts influences on the garrisons sporting and social life, and the varied personalities of its followers and associates. Illustrations support the text throughout, and a list of Commonwealth and American Hunts and foldout coloured map of the hunting country conclude the volume. Condition: price corner removed: slight discolouration to dust jacket with small area of upper front edge missing: hardcover and contents very clean and good: overall firm, good and collectable. Please note : shipping surcharge will apply.
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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