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The Manual of British Rural Sports first appeared in 1856 and quickly established itself as an excellent handbook to the many outdoor pursuits practised in the British countryside.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780752447612
ISBN-10: 0752447610
Format: Hardback
(198mm x 125mm x 10mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Tempus Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Dr John Henry Walsh

Dr. John Henry Walsh wasa respected Victorian writer on sport who produced many works under his nomme de plume of Stonehenge. Initially a surgeon, he gave up medicine to become editor of "Field" magazine, a founder of the National Coursing Club, and the All England Lawn Tennis Club. He produced a prolific number of writings on rural sport. His "Manuals of British Rural Sports" ran to16 editions."