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Sporting Lodges - J C Jeremy Hobson and David S D Jones
An extensive and fascinating history of the sporting lodge, beautifully illustrated throughout, covering the classic, most interesting and unusual shooting/stalking/fishing and hunting lodges, bothies, huts, boxes and barns. Including wall trophies, gun cabinets, game books and much more, these tales from the past and anecdotes from the present combine together to create a superb read for anyone interested in country sports and rural society history. - See more at: http://www.quillerpublishing.com/sporting-lodges.html#sthash.8q7XcSh2.dpuf
Sporting Lodges Features:
- Portrays an extensive and fascinating history of the sporting lodge that also identifies and details buildings that are still in use today
- Details how sportsmen and their families travelled; also including a re-enactment of an Edwardian railway journey from London to the Outer Hebrides
- Shows examples of itemised billing, food orders, contents of the rod room/tack room and gun room as well as sporting registers
- Depicts a comprehensive display of modern-day luncheon lodges in current use on private shooting estates
Jeremy Hobson has been respected for many years as an author, shoot captain and occasional broadcaster. His best-selling title, Shoot Lunch, was published in 2011.
David S D Jones has been archivist and historian for the National Gamekeeper's Organisation for over a decade and has written a number of books on sporting estates.
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