COME WILDFOWLING. By Michael Shephard. The Sporting Scene series.

COME WILDFOWLING. By Michael Shephard. The Sporting Scene series.

HIGH BIRDS AND LOW. By Coombe Richards.

HIGH BIRDS AND LOW. By Coombe Richards.

THE "COUNTRY LIFE" LIBRARY OF SPORT: SHOOTING. Two volume set. Edited by Horace G. Hutchinson.

1903 1st edition set. Large 8vo (155 x 235mm). Ppxii,328;x,336. B/w photographs and illustrations. Red buckram, upper board and spine titled in gilt. Set of two volumes.

A practical guide to game shooting as it was in Edwardian era Britain. Chapters include: VOLUME I: The pheasant - natural history; Pheasant shooting; Bringing pheasants to the gun; Pheasants at Holkham; Pheasants at Nuneham; Pheasant management and shooting in hill countries; Pheasants and rabbits on high downs; Pheasants, breeding and management of young birds; The psrtridge - natural history; The partridge - its management, etc., on a driving estate; The partridge as it is walked up or shot over dogs; Partridge rearing, the 'assisted nature' system; Partridge shooting in Hungary; Hare driving and covert shooting in Hungary; The groue - natural history; Grouse; Management of grouse moors - arrangement of butts and driving, etc; Hints to loaders, from a loader. VOLUME II: Wild-fowl: natural history; Wild-fowling afloat; Wild-fowling on shore; Duck shooting from the Avon "Gazes"; Artificial rearing of wild duck; The hare: natural history; The hare: its hunting and shooting; The rabbit: natural history; The rabbit: management and shooting; Week-end shoots; Wild pigeons; Planting coverts for game; Motor cars for sporting purposes; The game laws; Shooting accessories.
£42.00
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Book Code
47282
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Author Hutchinson (Horace Gordon), Editor.
Book Code 47282
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Slightly bumped and worn, slight foxing to end-papers and edges. Good copies.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1903
Publisher Country Life
Place London