BRITISH and AMERICAN GAME-BIRDS. By Hugh B.C. Pollard and Phyllis  Barclay-Smith.

BRITISH and AMERICAN GAME-BIRDS. By Hugh B.C. Pollard and Phyllis Barclay-Smith.

CREATIVE BIRD CARVING. By William I. Tawes.

CREATIVE BIRD CARVING. By William I. Tawes.

GOOSE SHOOTING. By Alasdair Mitchell.

1997 1st edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Pp170. Colour and b/w photographs, illustrations, bibliography. Brown boards, spine titled in gilt.

"The sport of goose shooting has never been more popular and this book takes a studied look at current methods and etiquette, much of which has undergone enormous change in recent years." Alasdair Mitchell gives a detailed account of the practical aspects of the sport, from the point of view of an enthusiast who is deeply affected by what he does. He makes use of recent research and addresses the question of the sport's near future, as well as the role of wildfowlers in conservation. Chapters include:- The call of the wild goose; The natural history of geese; Etiquette; Shot sizes and loads; Guns; Concealment, clothing and equipment; Tactics; Somewhere to shoot; The way forward. Appendices give British Goose Survey figures, useful addresses, references and recommended reading, as well as a table of sunset and sunrise times at popular goose shooting stations.
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Book Code
1716
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Author Mitchell (Alasdair).
Book Code 1716
ISBN 185310793X / 9781853107931
Book Description Fine new copy in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1997
Publisher Swan Hill Press.
Place Shrewsbury, Shropshire.