GAME FOR THE SPORTING RIFLE. By Henry Tegner, M.A.
1963 1st edition. 8vo (143 x 222mm). Pp191. B/w photographs, bibliography. Binding A. Red boards, spine stalking and shooting with gun and camera, he writes of the game which is the quarry of the hunter in the British Isles - game such as deer, wild goat, hare, squirrel, grouse and wood-pigeon". Chapters include: Red deer; The population of Scottish red deer; Stalking stags; Hinds and hind stalking; Distribution of roedeer; Habits and horns of roedeer; Stalking roe deer; Calling and moving roedeer; Ways of the fallow deer; Pursuit of the fallow; Stalking sika; Wild goats of Britain; Hares of different kinds; What's left of the rabbit; Squirrels and squirrel hunting; The rat and its destruction; Too many corvines; The giant grouse; The wood-pigeon and others; The rifleman's armoury; Unsuitable weapons; Targets and target practice; Trophies and collections; Hunting on the Continent; A humble safari; Venison and cooking; Some bibliography. An essay, Hints on Roe Stalking, is given as an appendix.
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|Author||Tegner (Henry Stuart). (1901-1980).|
|Book Description||Very good in slightly used dust-wrapper.|