BOTH SIDES OF THE FENCE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A POACHER TURNED GAMEKEEPER.  By Frank Cullum.

BOTH SIDES OF THE FENCE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A POACHER TURNED GAMEKEEPER. By Frank Cullum.

TO SPEED THE PLOUGH: MECHANISATION COMES TO THE FARM. By Ian Niall.

TO SPEED THE PLOUGH: MECHANISATION COMES TO THE FARM. By Ian Niall.

THE WILD RABBIT IN A NEW ASPECT, OR RABBIT-WARRENS COMBINED WITH POULTRY FARMING and FRUIT CULTURE. By J. Simpson. Third edition, illustrated, enlarged and revised.

(1893) 1908 3rd edition. Small 8vo (130 x 187mm). Ppxvi,204 + 4pp ads. Three b/w photograph plates, b/w illustrations, floral end-papers. Green cloth, upper board and spine titled in gilt.

"A book for landowners, sportsmen, land-agents, farmers, gamekeepers, and allotment holders." Notes and observations of the rabbit-warren experiments carried out by J. Simpson, wood-agent on the Wortley Hall estate. "During the past four seasons the experiment has been a complete success, inasmuch as there have been more rabbits for sport than ever before, and rabbits of better quality...Crops and woods have been saved from damage, and temptation to poachers has been removed..." "The present edition is revised and enlarged, and the additional chapters, the author himself, thinks are amongst the most useful and suggestive in the book and likely to encourage rabbit-warrens and rabbit farming more than ever, whether conducted for sport or profit." (From the preface to the third edition). Chapters include:- The wild rabbit; The demand for rabbits as an article of food; Weight and condition of rabbits in warrens; Causes of failure of rabbit-warrens in the past; Number of rabbits which one acre of grass will feed; How rabbits feed; Stock required for breeding purposes per acre; How to lay out a warren; The Wortley rabbit-trap-fence and its advantages; Care and culture of the pasture in rabbit-warrens; Exterminating rabbits in plantations - enemies and diseases of the rabbit; Trees and plants that rabbits do not eat; A special chapter for farmers; A chapter for allotment holders; Valuation of damage to crops by rabbits; New chapter on poultry farming in connection with rabbit warrens; Fruit culture.
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Author Simpson (J.).
Book Code 6316
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Some foxing, cloth slightly marked but good-plus.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1908
Publisher Pawson and Brailsford.
Place Sheffield.