Fields Elysian; A Portrait of Hunting Society  by Simon Blows

Fields Elysian; A Portrait of Hunting Society by Simon Blows

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Hardcover coffee table size edition with multiple b/w photo reproductions, published by J.M. Dent, London. Index with 152 pages. Front pastedown has minimal age toning to hinge area. Dust jacket and interior text are Like New

Simon Blow begins his narrative in the late Victorian period, the Golden Age of fox hunting before the Great War. What clearly emerges is the resilience of hunting society set against two World Wars, inflation and voices raised in protest. Stories of various hunting packs, and colorful sporting personalities.