THE PARTRIDGE. Natural History by the Rev. H.A. Macpherson, Shooting by  A.J. Stuart-Wortley, Cookery by George Saintsbury. Fur, Feather and Fin  Series.

THE PARTRIDGE. Natural History by the Rev. H.A. Macpherson, Shooting by A.J. Stuart-Wortley, Cookery by George Saintsbury. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

THE PARTRIDGE. Natural History by the Rev. H.A. Macpherson, Shooting by  A.J. Stuart-Wortley, Cookery by George Saintsbury. Fur, Feather and Fin  Series.

THE PARTRIDGE. Natural History by the Rev. H.A. Macpherson, Shooting by A.J. Stuart-Wortley, Cookery by George Saintsbury. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

THE PARTRIDGE. Natural History by the Rev. H.A. Macpherson, Shooting by A.J. Stuart-Wortley, Cookery by George Saintsbury. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

(1893) 1896 3rd edition. Small 8vo (130 x 195mm). Ppviii,276 + ii pp + ii pp ads for Badminton Library and other sporting books + 32pp undated publisher's catalogue at rear. Engraved plates by A.J. Stuart-Wortley, Archibald Thorburn and Charles Whymper. Oatmeal-coloured cloth, printed in red, brown and gilt, with elaborate image of grouse and hare on upper board, black end-papers, uniform with other titles in this series.

Chapters on natural history by the Rev. H.A. Macpherson, shooting by A.J. Stuart-Wortley and cookery by George Saintbury. Subjects include; Natural history - the partridge at home and abroad, in the fields, courtship, nests, partridges as pets, colours, poaching. Shooting - 'arma virumque cano,' form good and bad, driving, walking-up, ground, stock, poaching, some records and comparisons, 'verbum sap.' Cookery of the partridge. This series of monographs, by the most experienced sportsmen of the day, are still of immense value as the most detailed and comprehensive works ever published on the British game species. The series was renamed "The Fur, Feather and Fin Series" part way through publication when it was decided to include volumes on Salmon, Trout, and Pike and Perch.
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Author Fur, Feather and Fin Series. Series editor Alfred E.T. Watson. Macpherson (H.A.).
Book Code 45587
ISBN B001RN2BMY
Book Description Cloth slightly faded and bumped, bookplate, ownership inscriptions from 1898. Good-plus.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1893
Publisher Longmans, Green, and Co.
Place London.