THE NEW POACHER'S HANDBOOK: FOR THE MAN WITH THE HARE-POCKET AND THE BOY  WITH THE SNARE. By Ian Niall.

THE NEW POACHER'S HANDBOOK: FOR THE MAN WITH THE HARE-POCKET AND THE BOY WITH THE SNARE. By Ian Niall.

THE IDSTONE PAPERS: A SERIES OF ARTICLES AND DESULTORY OBSERVATIONS ON  SPORT AND THINGS IN GENERAL. By

THE IDSTONE PAPERS: A SERIES OF ARTICLES AND DESULTORY OBSERVATIONS ON SPORT AND THINGS IN GENERAL. By "Idstone" etc.

THE RABBIT. By James Edmund Harting, with a chapter on Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

(1898) 1994 new edition. Small 8vo (130 x 196mm). Ppxxviiii,256. New colour frontispiece by Rodger McPhail, b/w llustrations, foreword by the Duke of Westminster, 16 page introductory essay by Dr. Mike Swan. Green boards, spine and upper board titled in gilt.

"With a chapter on Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand. With a chapter on cookery by W. Alexander Innes Shand". This is a nice facsimile reprint of the 1898 first edition, with a series foreword by the Duke of Westminster and a sixteen-page introductory essay by Dr. Mike Swan of the Game Conservancy's Advisory Service. Chapters include: Natural history of the rabbit; The warren; Ferreting; Shooting; Trapping, snaring, netting and bolting; Poaching, The Ground Game Act; Rabbit-hawking with the goshawk; The cookery of the rabbit. This series of monographs by the most experienced sportsmen of the day are still of immense value as the most detailed and comprehensive works ever published on British game species. The series was renamed "The Fur, Feather and Fin Series" part way through publication when it was decided to include the volumes, Salmon, Trout, and, Pike and Perch. This is Volume 3 of the 12 volume "Game Conservancy Edition" of the New Fur, Feather and Fin series. Edition limited to 500 numbered sets. Out-of-series, un-numbered copies of each title were issued singly, this is one of those single copies.
£9.95
Availability: In stock
Book Code
1673
More Information
Author Fur, Feather and Fin Series. Series editor - Alfred E.T. Watson. Author - Harting (James Edmund).
Book Code 1673
ISBN B001AVV0B6
Book Description Fine unread out-of-series copy.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1994
Publisher The Signet Press.
Place Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire.