The Green Collars ~ Gordon Fergusson.
Published by Quiller Press, London in 1993 - first edition.
The Green Collars, The Tarporley Hunt Club & Cheshire Hunting History, incorporating hunting songs, with foreword from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
This asorbing history of England's oldest Hunt Club gives, in marvellous detail, a full account of all that has happened since the latter part of the eighteenth century in the Cheshire hunting field - with glimpses into the lives of the county's aristocracy. The Tarporley Hunt Club, established in 1762, has always been inextricably involve with the fortunes and tribulations of the Cheshire Hunt - counte as one of the leading fox-hunting establishments in the Provinces.
Nowadays, Tarporley is little more than a dining club, but the eccentric, humorous and daring exploits of its membership over the years make good reading.
The Green Collars becomes an engrossing chronicle of a bygone era for fox-hunter and social historian alike.
Hard back book with dust jacket, in very good condition.