Shooting and fishing in lower Brittany. A complete and practical guide to sportsmen
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Shooting and fishing in lower Brittany. A complete and practical guide to sportsmen

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Ex Libris OGDENK. t I P •^ sn,^.^Ut|i BELU-ILt V S^ /i0!yESiii:iii:AiTi: G />..:.V/-^^/ SHOOTING AND FISHING IN LOWEE BEITTANY. A COMPLETE Ax\D PEACTICAL GUIDE TO SPOPtTSMEN. By JOHN KEMP, Esq. (AUTHOR OF "SKETCnES ril..M THE SOUTH OK FRANCE," ETC.) LONDON: LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGMAN, AND ROBERTS. 185 9, , London: Simmons,Truscott, Son, &Printed by Sullolk-lane, CIt) HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF HAMILTON AND BRANDON, THE AUTHOR. 111716? i PREFACE. Sportsmen of the British Isles; the follovving pages are addressed to you, for the double pur- pose of enlightening you about a country that is almost unknown, and to induce others to go " "plain unvarnishedand write a tale about the numerous sporting terra; incopiita that grace the my ownmap of Europe. From experience, I know what it is to be set down in an uncivilised with in mycountry only Murray hand, and gun dog by my side, but without a scrap ofand knowledge of where to go for sport, or how to set about the attainment of it. The secrets of bare bythe cities of Europe are laid the most accurate of guide books, and each wonder can be succession the stranger,visited in quick by so simple are the directions that the said volumes should we sportsmen not have ourgive. Why A 3 VI PREFACE. we havebooks to depend upon? Why should only hearsay our when we wish toas guide, inknow something about the woodcock-shooting Greece, the the trout-quail-shooting in Algeria, fishing in the Tyrol, or the salmon-fishing in the north arise,of Spain ?

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Ex Libris
OGDENK.t
IP •^
sn,^.^Ut|i
BELU-ILt V S^
/i0!yESiii:iii:AiTi:
G/>..:.V/-^^/
SHOOTING AND FISHING
IN
LOWEE BEITTANY.
A COMPLETE Ax\D PEACTICAL GUIDE
TO SPOPtTSMEN.
By JOHN KEMP, Esq.
(AUTHOR OF "SKETCnES ril..M THE SOUTH OK FRANCE," ETC.)
LONDON:
LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGMAN, AND ROBERTS.
185 9,,
London:
Simmons,Truscott, Son, &Printed by
Sullolk-lane, CIt)HIS GRACE
THE DUKE OF HAMILTON AND BRANDON,
THE AUTHOR.
111716?iPREFACE.
Sportsmen of the British Isles; the follovving
pages are addressed to you, for the double pur-
pose of enlightening you about a country that is
almost unknown, and to induce others to go
" "plain unvarnishedand write a tale about the
numerous sporting terra; incopiita that grace the
my ownmap of Europe. From experience, I
know what it is to be set down in an uncivilised
with in mycountry only Murray hand, and gun
dog by my side, but without a scrap ofand
knowledge of where to go for sport, or how to
set about the attainment of it. The secrets of
bare bythe cities of Europe are laid the most
accurate of guide books, and each wonder can be
succession the stranger,visited in quick by so
simple are the directions that the said volumes
should we sportsmen not have ourgive. Why
A 3VI PREFACE.
we havebooks to depend upon? Why should
only hearsay our when we wish toas guide,
inknow something about the woodcock-shooting
Greece, the the trout-quail-shooting in Algeria,
fishing in the Tyrol, or the salmon-fishing in the
north arise,of Spain ? Will no sporting Murray
and give us a notion of where we are to make
avoid,our bivouack, what barren spots we are to
and what we are to payt Surely there are
forsakemany amongst us that would be glad to
the battue, and leave it for those whose time is of
value, and who can but seldom snatch a day
for the Surely there arepleasures of sport.
many who are tired of payhig high rents, and
receiving nothing as a set-off for their invest-
"ments, and who, auspice sporting Murray,"
would be pleased at setting forth in quest of
health-giving amusement in foreign lands. People,
I think, only want to know beforehand that they
are not starting on a positive wild goose chase,
to induce them to pack up their portmanteaus
and sporting paraphernalia, and their luck.try
In following^ out this idea, I have dwelt, im-