GAME AND FOXES, OR, THE PROTECTION OF FOXES NOT INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE PRESERVATION OF GAME. By F.W. Millard.
1906 1st edition. 8vo (140 x 221mm). Ppviii,119 + 17pp ads + end-paper ads. Brown cloth titled in long been 'a bone of contention' between the respective votaries of shooting and hunting, and for this reason it is a theme which few have attempted to deal with exhaustively, for fear of incurring the displeasure of one or both the disputing parties. it is a difficulty, however, which for many reasons ought to be faced; ..If the reader will only lay aside prejudice, and attentively consider the facts presented to him, and the suggestions offered, it is hoped that he will end by being convinced of the possibility of preserving both game and foxes on the same estate and in the same coverts without serious detriment to either". Chapters include: Gamekeepers and foxes; Protecting nests and sitting birds; Using artificial eggs; Foxes and the rearing field; Hand-reared pheasants in covert; Partridge coverts and foxes; Waterfowl and foxes; Mangy foxes and game; Foxes on shooting days; How to manage a vixen and her cubs; Trapping and snaring in a hunting country; General remarks; Foxes and lambs.
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|Book Description||Slight use, one minor tear, very good.|
|Place||The Field Office, London.|