Overview:Sporting Lodges: Sanctuaries, Havens and Retreats - The sporting lodge has adapted over the years to form the focal point of many estates.In this fascinating and beautifully illustrated book, the authors write not only about the lodges themselves but also about fishing huts and modern luncheon lodges. One of the earliest fishing huts is the delightful Charles Cotton's Fishing House built in 1674 by Izaak Walton's friend.The informative, lively text describes life in the lodge both then and now with glorious first-hand accounts as well as incidental snippets explaining general shooting lodge fare and dining rituals of times past. Gun-rooms and rod-rooms,game books, fishing registers and hunting diaries are all covered.Every major lodge had a range of outbuildings nearby. Those built in coastal locations might include mooring facilities built originally to allow the owner and his guests to arrive by private steam yacht.Sporting Lodges also records some extreme eccentricities, such as the lodge on a remote Scottish island where the conservatory contained heated turtle pools - turtle soup being considered an excellent 'restorative' after a long day's shooting!With its tales from the past and anecdotes from the present, the authors have written a book which creates a superb portrait of this wonderfully British sporting institution.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781846891687. It was written by the following authors: J. C. Jeremy Hobson, David S. D. Jones. Book Sporting Lodges: Sanctuaries, Havens and Retreats, which can be read online, published by the company: Quiller Publishing Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History, Sports Books. The book was published on 2013-07-26 00:00:00. It has 224 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 67 g. File for download Sporting Lodges: Sanctuaries, Havens and Retreats has PDF format and is called sporting-lodges-sanctuaries-havens-and-retreats.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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