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

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

GROUND GAME. By M. Brander. The Shooting Times Library No. 11.

GROUND GAME. By M. Brander. The Shooting Times Library No. 11.

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

(1878) 1896 new edition. 8vo (129 x 197mm). Ppxii,221,vi[ads]. Illustrated throughout with engravings by Charles Whymper. Gilt vignette of gamekeeper to green cloth.

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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47442
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Author Jefferies (Richard). (1848-1887).
Book Code 47442
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Slightly worn and bumped, stamp to half-title, slightly foxed and used. Good only.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1896
Publisher Smith, Elder and Co.
Place London.