FISHING RHYMES. By G.L. Ashley Dodd. Paperback issue.

FISHING RHYMES. By G.L. Ashley Dodd. Paperback issue.

MUSA PISCATRIX. By John Buchan.

MUSA PISCATRIX. By John Buchan.

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.

(1893) 1912 reissue of 1896 3rd edition. Small 8vo (130 x 195mm). Ppviii,276. Engraved plates by A.J. Stuart-Wortley, Archibald Thorburn and Charles Whymper. Oatmeal-coloured cloth, printed in red and brown, with elaborate image of grouse and hare on upper board, uniform with other titles in this series. Spine titled in red (rather than gilt, and white end-papers. No advertisements at rear.

Chapters on natural history by the Rev. H.A. Macpherson, shooting by A.J. Stuart-Wortley and cookery by George Saintbury. Subjects include; Natural history - the partridge at home and abroad, in the fields, courtship, nests, partridges as pets, colours, poaching. Shooting - 'arma virumque cano,' form good and bad, driving, walking-up, ground, stock, poaching, some records and comparisons, 'verbum sap.' Cookery of the partridge. 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 the British game species. The series was renamed "The Fur, Feather and Fin Series" part way through publication when it was decided to include volumes on Salmon, Trout, and Pike and Perch.
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Author Fur, Feather and Fin Series. Series editor Alfred E.T. Watson. Macpherson (H.A.).
Book Code 5893
ISBN B001RN2BMY
Book Description Spine darkened else a very good copy.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1893
Publisher Longmans, Green, and Co.
Place London.