COGSWELL and HARRISON: TWO CENTURIES OF GUNMAKING. By Graham Cooley and John  Newton.

COGSWELL and HARRISON: TWO CENTURIES OF GUNMAKING. By Graham Cooley and John Newton.

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ORKNEY. By R.J. Berry. New Naturalist No. 70.

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ORKNEY. By R.J. Berry. New Naturalist No. 70.

THE GAMEKEEPER AT HOME: SKETCHES OF NATURAL HISTORY AND RURAL LIFE. By Richard Jefferies.

(1878) 1881 new edition. Octavo (129 x 196mm). Ppviii,216. Not illustrated. Olive cloth, spine titled in gilt, gilt/black roundel with image of game on upper board.

A classic of country life in the nineteenth century. Delightful tales of gamekeeping, poaching, rabbiting, fishing and natural history. Chapters include: - The man himself - his house, and tools; His family and caste; In the fields; His dominions - the woods, meadows and water; Some of his subjects - dogs, rabbits, 'mice and such small deer'; His enemies - birds and beasts of prey, trespassers; Professional poachers - the art of wiring game; Guerilla warfare - gun accidents, black sheep.
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45731
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Author Jefferies (Richard). (1848-1887).
Book Code 45731
ISBN B00086N72E
Book Description Spine frayed, cloth used, large decorative bookplate, hinges tender, slightly foxed. A good working copy.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1880
Publisher Smith, Elder and Co.
Place London.