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Casuals in the Caucasus: The Diary of a Sporting Holiday Agnes Herbert

Casuals in the Caucasus: The Diary of a Sporting Holiday

Agnes Herbert

Published November 22nd 2014
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418 pages
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About the author:Agnes Elsie Diana Herbert was a writer and big game hunter. The daughter of James Bateman Thorpe, she was born Agnes Elsie Diana Thorpe on the Isle of Man and grew up there. She was privately tutored. With a cousin, she visited theMoreAbout the author:Agnes Elsie Diana Herbert was a writer and big game hunter. The daughter of James Bateman Thorpe, she was born Agnes Elsie Diana Thorpe on the Isle of Man and grew up there. She was privately tutored. With a cousin, she visited the Canadian Rockies, where the two women taught Chinese kitchen workers in mining camps how to cook English-style food- they also tried hunting. In 1906, the two cousins left on a hunting trip to Somaliland. She first married a Mr. Herbert and became a widow some time later. In 1913, she married Archibald Thomas Stewart, a commander in the Royal Navy. Herbert was a member of the Society of Women Journalists, also serving as its vice-chair and later vice-president. She was editor of the Writers & Artists Yearbook from 1922 to 1929. In 1931, Herbert was named an officer of the Order of the British Empire.Works:Two Dianas in Somaliland: The Record of a Shooting Trip (1908)Isle of Man (1909)Two Dianas in Alaska (1909)The Life Story of a Lion (1911)Casuals in the Caucasus: The Diary of a Sporting Holiday (1912)The Moose (1913)The Elephant (1917)Northumberland. Painted by A. Heaton Cooper. Described by Agnes Herbert (1923)Korea (1924)This book published in 1912 has been reformatted for the Kindle and may contain an occasional defect from the original publication or from the reformatting.