RED DEER. By Richard Jefferies.
(1884) 1900 2nd edition reprint "Fourth impression". Small 8vo (131 x 193mm). Ppviii,248. B/w illustrations by J. Charlton and H. Tunaley. Gilt-stamped ruled border to maroon buckram, Longman's gilt ship motif and titles to increased in numbers recently as to occupy a very different and far more important position in the fauna of the country than used to be the case". Richard Jefferies brings us up to date, to time of publication (1884), with a detailed account of the natural history, and the chase, of the Exmoor red deer. Chapters include: Red deer land; Wild Exmoor; Deer in summer; Antlers and fern; Ways of deer; Tracking deer by slot; The hunted stag; Hind-hunting; A manor house in deer land; Game notes and folklore. Actually quite relevant, and a good read, as ever with Richard Jefferies.
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|Author||Jefferies (Richard). (1848-1887).|
|Book Description||Slight fading to spine, slight foxing but a very good copy.|
|Publisher||Longmans, Green and Co.|