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.

FISHING: SALMON AND TROUT. By H. Cholmondeley-Pennell, with contributions  from other authors. [A volume in] The Badminton Library of Sports and  Pastimes, edited by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort, K.G., assisted by  Alfred E.T. Watson.

FISHING: SALMON AND TROUT. By H. Cholmondeley-Pennell, with contributions from other authors. [A volume in] The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes, edited by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort, K.G., assisted by Alfred E.T. Watson.

THE RABBIT. By James Edmund Harting, with a chapter on Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

1898 1st edition. Small 8vo (135 x 195mm). Ppx,256. B/w illustrations by Thorburn, Whymper, Lodge and Alken. Binding A. 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*. First or early issue. No advertisements at rear. Nine titles listed on half-title verso.

Natural history and sport. Another fine title in this excellent series. Chapters include: Natural history of the rabbit; The warren; Ferreting; Shooting; Trapping, snaring, netting and bolting; Poaching; The Ground Game Act; Rabbit-hawking with the goshawk; The cookery of the rabbit. 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 British game species. The series was renamed "The Fur, Feather and Fin Series" part way through publication when it was decided to include the volumes, Salmon, Trout, and, Pike and Perch*. First issue. The advertisements at the rear list nine titles in the series. The list of titles at the front, and the ads at the rear, list Wildfowl as a forthcoming title, citing the author as the Hon. John Scott-Montagu. Later issues list eleven titles, and and include Wild Fowl (two words) with the actual eventual author, L.H. de Visme Shaw.
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Author Fur, Feather and Fin Series. Series editor - Alfred E.T. Watson. Author - Harting (James Edmund).
Book Code 45663
ISBN B0013HT01Y
Book Description Spine darkened and quite foxed but a good clean copy.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1898
Publisher Longmans, Green, and Co.,
Place London.