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TO THE MOST HONOURABLE,
The Marquis of Blandford, Baron Spencer, of Wormleighton, in
WARWICKSHIRE, fc. fc.
I address to your Lordship, FRAGMENTS, hitherto, widely diffused. They are for the most Part connected, with the Natural History, accompanied with ANECDOTES, of the different ANIMALS, that are Objects, of the SportsMan's Pursuit. Should your Lordship receive Information, or Amusement, from them, it will be a real Pleasure, to
W. B. DANIEL.
The further Researches, of the COMPILER of the Rural Sports, have induced Him to add, a Supplementary Volume. GratiTUDE, for the estimable Reception, which has marked the Progress, of what He has previously published upon the Subject, He feels in its UTMOST EXTENT. His prior Purpose, was, and his present Design, is, to enhance the Pleasure, arising from the Diversions of the Field, by, at least offering some Instructions, to such as are commencing their career in these Amusements; to yield Entertainment, to the
to the more experienced SPORTSMAN, and likewise to Those, who are already become PROFICIENTS. His Wishes will be AccomPLISHED, should his Endeavours be so fortunately blended, as to acquire, THEIR UNITED APPROBATION, and EN