This text comprises a detailed treatise on the use of guns for hunting, and includes a wealth of information on such topics as: hunting game, equipment, hunting in forests, hunting from a boat, gun dogs, ammunition, common problems, and much more. This handbook is full of timeless information, and is sure to appeal to those with a practical interest in shooting. John Henry Walsh (1810 - 1888) was a prolific English writer of sports-news who often went by the pseudonym "Stonehenge". His notable works include "The Modern Sportsman's Gun and Rifle" (1882), "The Horse in the Stable and in the Field" (1861), and "The Shot-Gun and Sporting Rifle" (1859). Many vintage 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.