FERRETING AND TRAPPING FOR AMATEUR GAMEKEEPERS. By Guy N. Smith. Photographs by Lance Smith. Drawings by Pat Lakin.
THE MOORLAND GAMEKEEPER. By J. Spottiswoode. With photographs by John Marchington.
(1977) 1977 Book Club edition. 8vo (135 x 220mm). Pp184. B/w photograph plates. Green volume lays claim to be the definitive study of the work of the moorland gamekeeper. Covering the keeper's life, from early days to retirement, it looks at all the skills and responsibilites needed to carry out what is often a lonely, but always rewarding existence". Chapters include: What is a gamekeeper?; The keeper's work; Game on the moor; The maintenance of good heather; Summer work; Poaching on the moor; Predators I - foxes; Predators II - the corvines; Predators III - the mustelines; Vermin destruction; Shooting days; Grouse driving; Butts and other methods; Dogs on the moor; Retiring gamekeepers.
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|Book Description||Pages evenly browned, good-plus in used dust-wrapper.|
|Place||Newton Abbot, Devon.|