ELEMENTS OF SHOOTING. By Eric Parker. With ten colour plates by the author  and various diagrams.

ELEMENTS OF SHOOTING. By Eric Parker. With ten colour plates by the author and various diagrams.

AMATEUR GUNSMITHING. By Desmond Mills and Mike Barnes.

AMATEUR GUNSMITHING. By Desmond Mills and Mike Barnes.

ELEMENTS OF SHOOTING. By Eric Parker. With ten colour plates by the author and various diagrams.

(1924) ND (post-1930) 1st edition reprint. 8vo (140 x 219mm). Ppxii,308. Colour plates, b/w illustrations by the author. Green cloth, blind-rules to upper board, spine titled in gilt.

A good introduction to game and rough shooting. This is a copy of an undated, but post-1930, first edition reprint. The first edition was dated 1924 at the end of the preface and billed the author as the Shooting Editor of "The Field" on the title-page. This reprint has removed the 1924 date and bills the author as the Editor-in-Chief of The Field. Eric Parker was editor of The Field from 1930 to 1938. Chapters include:- Learning to hit; Kit and gear; Safety first; Partridges; Pheasants; Grouse: I. Natural history; Grouse: II. Shooting, etc; Snipe; Woodcock; Blackgame, ptarmigan, capercaillie; Pigeon; Wild duck and teal; Hares and rabbits; "Various"; "Vermin," and the balance of wild life; Some records of bags.
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Book Code
45271
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Author Parker (Eric).
Book Code 45271
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Foxing to edges and end-papers otherwise a very good copy.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1924
Publisher The Field Press Ltd.
Place London.