GAME AND FOXES, OR, THE PROTECTION OF FOXES NOT INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE  PRESERVATION OF GAME. By F.W. Millard.

GAME AND FOXES, OR, THE PROTECTION OF FOXES NOT INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE PRESERVATION OF GAME. By F.W. Millard.

THE YOUNG SHOT. By Noel M. Sedgwick, Editor of the Shooting Times.

THE YOUNG SHOT. By Noel M. Sedgwick, Editor of the Shooting Times.

THE WILD RABBIT IN A NEW ASPECT, OR RABBIT-WARRENS THAT PAY. A RECORD OF RECENT EXPERIENCES CONDUCTED ON THE ESTATE OF THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF WHARNCLIFFE AT WORTLEY HALL. By J. Simpson. Second edition.

(1893) 1895 2nd edition. Small 8vo (125 x 182mm). Ppxii,176. Binding B - Green cloth, black rabbit, titles and ruled-border to upper board, spine titled in gilt.

"A book for landowners, sportsmen, land-agents, farmers, gamekeepers, and allotment holders." Notes and observations of the rabbit-warren experiments carried out by J. Simpson, wood-agent on the Wortley Hall estate. "During the past four seasons the experiment has been a complete success, inasmuch as there have been more rabbits for sport than ever before, and rabbits of better quality...Crops and woods have been saved from damage, and temptation to poachers has been removed..." "Considerable additions, such as have been suggested by further experience and inquiry, have been made to the present edition, which, it is hoped, will render the book still more useful to those for whom it is written." (From the preface to the second edition). Chapters include:- The wild rabbit; The demand for rabbits as an article of food; Weight and condition of rabbits in warrens; Causes of failure of rabbit-warrens in the past; Number of rabbits which one acre of grass will feed; How rabbits feed; Stock required for breeding purposes per acre; How to lay out a warren; The Wortley rabbit-trap-fence and its advantages; Care and culture of the pasture in rabbit-warrens; Exterminating rabbits in plantations - enemies and diseases of the rabbit; A special chapter for farmers; A chapter for allotment holders; Valuations of damage to crops by rabbits.
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Author Simpson (J.).
Book Code 5163
ISBN B001AW1MBI
Book Description Slight browning to preliminary pages, spotting to edges else very good.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1895
Publisher William Blackwood and Sons.
Place Edinburgh and London.