THE BASC HANDBOOK OF SHOOTING: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SPORTING SHOTGUN.  Seventh edition.

THE BASC HANDBOOK OF SHOOTING: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SPORTING SHOTGUN. Seventh edition.

FLYWAYS: PIONEERING WATERFOWL MANAGEMENT IN NORTH AMERICA.

FLYWAYS: PIONEERING WATERFOWL MANAGEMENT IN NORTH AMERICA.

SHOOTING: MOOR AND MARSH. The Badminton Library. By Lord Walsingham and Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey, Bt. Large Paper edition.

1886 1st edition. Large paper issue. 4to (200 x 251mm). Ppxvi,378. Engraved plates and illustrations by Charles Whymper and others. Blue half roan gilt. Edition limited to 250 copies.

"...With contributions by Lord Lovat and Lord Charles Lennox-Kerr". Lord Walsingham and Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey, sporting notables of their day, discuss all aspects of shooting deer and moorland gamebirds, wildfowl and waders. The authors' accounts draw heavily from their own, extensive experiences. Chapters include:- Grouse; Black game; Deer stalking; Deer forests; Woodcock; Snipe; Wildfowl shooting - swans and geese; Surface-feeding ducks; Diving ducks; Waders; Rails and crakes; Wildfowl shooting on shore; Punting, or wildfowl shooting afloat; Fowling punts, how to build and use them; Swivel guns; Concluding remarks on wildfowl shooting; A little plain law for game preservers, keepers and poachers. A sporting classic. This title forms a pair with its companion volume, also by Walsingham and Payne-Gallwey, Shooting: Field and Covert.
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Author Walsingham (Lord) and Payne-Gallwey (Sir Ralph).
Book Code 46666
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Re-cased in original boards with original spine laid on. Boards rubbed, foxing to end-papers else internally clean. Copy number 111 of 250 Large Paper copies. Armorial bookplate of Sir Alfred Sherlock Gooch.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1886
Publisher Longmans, Green and Co.
Place London.