RURAL REFLECTIONS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF TRAPS, TRAPMAKERS AND GAMEKEEPING IN BRITAIN. By Stuart Haddon-Riddoch.
A POACHER'S TALE. As told by A.T. Curtis. Related by Fred J. Speakman.
(1960) 1973 reprint. 8vo (145 x 223mm). Ppxi,189. B/w frontispiece portrait of A.T. Curtis by John Avis. Green boards, gilt title and shotgun on spine / Born in Waltham Abbey, Essex, in later life, Alf Curtis kept a fishing tackle shop (in Edmonton, North London?). There he met, and told his story to, writer Fred J. Speakman. Tales of a life of poaching, bird catching and rabbiting, mostly in Epping Forest, with a lengthy chapter on fishing the River Lee and the London reservoirs.
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|Author||Speakman (Fred J.) and Curtis (Alfred Thomas).|
|ISBN||0713509694 / 0713509694.|
|Book Description||Very good in price-clipped dust-wrapper.|
|Publisher||G. Bell and Sons.|