DUCK DOGS: ALL ABOUT THE RETRIEVERS. By Richard A. Wolters.

DUCK DOGS: ALL ABOUT THE RETRIEVERS. By Richard A. Wolters.

THE SHOOTING WEEK-END BOOK. Edited by Eric Parker.

THE SHOOTING WEEK-END BOOK. Edited by Eric Parker.

NATURE NOTES OF A HIGHLAND GAMEKEEPER. By Dugald Macintyre.

1960 1st edition. 8vo (140 x 222mm). Pp165. B/w photograph plates. Green cloth, spine titled in gilt.

"Famous gamekeeper, sportsman, and perhaps most important of all, a first-rate naturalist, Dugald Macintyre during his lifetime made many original discoveries while observing the habits of birds and beasts in the wilds of the Highlands." Sporting stories, natural history, poaching and poachers, as well as training a peregrine falcon "who regularly called to him from mid-air on the way home." Chapters include: Tales of a great-grandfather; The first gamekeepers; Old shooting-tennants and their guests; Hard times for deer and hares; Woodcock and chick carrying; Grouse economics; Wild fowling in a storm; The humours of poacher-catching; The mind of a dog; Flights by tame and wild falcons; New discoveries and observations.
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Book Code
5171
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Author Macintyre (Dugald).
Book Code 5171
ISBN B0000CKS5L
Book Description Name and slight marks to front end-paper but a near fine copy in very good unclipped (16s. 0d.) first issue dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1960
Publisher Seeley, Service and Co.
Place London.