SNIPE AND WOODCOCK. By L.H. de Visme Shaw. With chapters on Snipe and  Woodcock in Ireland by Richard J. Usher, Cookery by Alexander Innes  Shand. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

SNIPE AND WOODCOCK. By L.H. de Visme Shaw. With chapters on Snipe and Woodcock in Ireland by Richard J. Usher, Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

ANGLING SONGS. By Thomas Tod Stoddart. With a memoir by Anna M. Stoddart.

ANGLING SONGS. By Thomas Tod Stoddart. With a memoir by Anna M. Stoddart.

THE FOWLER IN IRELAND: Or Notes on the Haunts and Habits of Wildfowl and Seafowl Including Instructions in the Art of Shooting and Capturing them. By Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey, Bart.

1882 1st edition. Ppxiv,503,ads. Plates and text illustrations by C.Whymper and others.

This is Sir Ralph-Gallwey's exhaustive and detailed account of all aspects of wildfowling. Chapters include: Ducks; Mallard, wigeon, teal and others; Decoys (decoy ponds) and their use; Mergansers; Great Northern Divers, Gannets, Cormorants, Shags, Grebes and others; Wild geese; Swans; Plovers, plover netting; Snipe and woodcock, with much material on Ireland; Shore birds - curlews, whimbrels, ibis, avocet and others; Marsh birds - herons, bitterns and rails; The Skellig Rocks and their seafowl; Birds and lighthouses - the Skelligs, Copeland Island, Tuscar Rock, Tory Island, Howth, Old Head of Kinsale, Carlingford, Dundalk, the Blasquets; Birds of prey - eagles, ospreys, kites, buzzards, peregrines, Greenland and Iceland falcons, owls and others; Irish mammals, deer, goats, foxes, martens, stoats and weasels, wild cats, otters, seals and others; Boats - yawls and cutters, punts; Professional fowlers and puntgunning; Two chapters on all aspects of punt guns; Construction of fowling punts.
£250.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
45776
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Author Payne-Gallwey (Ralph Frankland-). (1848-1916).
Book Code 45776
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Nicely bound in half red calf, marbled boards, edges and end-papers with just a little rubbing of corners. Bookplate of Francis John Chapman.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1882
Publisher John Van Voorst.
Place London.