This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide for the aspiring sportsman. This timeless handbook will appeal to modern sporting enthusiasts and collectors of antiquarian sporting literature, and is highly recommended for the sporting novice. Contents include: "Handling The Gun The Rifle, and The Rod", "The Art of Shooting on The Wing", "The Breaking, Management, and Hunting of the Dog", "The Varieties and Habits of Game", "River, Lake, and Sea Fishing", etc. Henry William Herbert (1807 - 1858) was an English novelist, poet, historian, illustrator, and writer on sport. Many antiquarian texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.