THE ANALYSIS OF THE HUNTING FIELD: Being a series of sketches of the  principal characters that compose one. The whole forming a slight souvenir  of the season, 1845-6. A new edition with the original illustrations by H.  Alken.

THE ANALYSIS OF THE HUNTING FIELD: Being a series of sketches of the principal characters that compose one. The whole forming a slight souvenir of the season, 1845-6. A new edition with the original illustrations by H. Alken.

FIFTY YEARS A FISHERMAN. By Richard Gordon.

FIFTY YEARS A FISHERMAN. By Richard Gordon.

HOT BARRELS! SHOOTING SUPERSTITIONS, FACTS AND FALLACIES. By J.C. Jeremy Hobson. Cartoons by Bryn Parry.

2017 1st edition. 4to (196 x 252mm). Pp192. Colour cartoon illustrations by Bryn Parry, bibliography. Cream boards, spine titled in gilt.

Jeremy Hobson investigates the received wisdom of the shooting field, and all those useful superstitions by which disaster can be prevented. All your most burning questions answered: Can a grouse fly faster than a partridge? Does a pheasant's hearing become more acute as the shooting season progresses? Why was Napoleon once chased by Rabbits? Chapters include: Guns and shooting days; What the papers say; Choose your weapons; Gamekeepers and gamekeeping; Big bags, roadkill and bragging rights; What to wear; Old wive's tales; It's my delight; Watching wildlife; Fact or fancy; Strange but true; Sporting domesticity; Dog days; Bibliography, further reading, references and sources. Bryn Parry contributes the decorations and explanatory diagrams.
£20.00
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Book Code
45703
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Author Hobson (J.C. Jeremy).
Book Code 45703
ISBN 1846892465 / 9781846892462
Book Description Fine new copy in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2017
Publisher Quiller.
Place Wykey, Shropshire.