A FENMAN IN AFRICA: OR A LETTER FROM RHODESIA. THE AUTHOR'S DIARY OF A STAY ON A RHODESIAN FARM AND A HUNTING CAMP IN THE AFRICAN BUSH, WITH RELATED CORRESPONDENCE. By Phil Gray.

A FENMAN IN AFRICA: OR A LETTER FROM RHODESIA. THE AUTHOR'S DIARY OF A STAY ON A RHODESIAN FARM AND A HUNTING CAMP IN THE AFRICAN BUSH, WITH RELATED CORRESPONDENCE. By Phil Gray.

SHOTGUN AND SHOOTER. By G.L. Carlisle and Percy Stanbury.

SHOTGUN AND SHOOTER. By G.L. Carlisle and Percy Stanbury.

THE FOWLER IN IRELAND: Or Notes on the Haunts and Habits of Wildfowl and Seafowl Including Instructions in the Art of Shooting and Capturing them. By Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey, Bart.

(1882) 1985 Ashford Press edition. 8vo (142 x 227mm). Ppxiv,503. Plates and text illustrations by C.Whymper and others, pictorial green cloth gilt, gilt titles to spine.

This is Sir Ralph-Gallwey's exhaustive and detailed account of all aspects of wildfowling. Chapters include: Ducks; Mallard, wigeon, teal and others; Decoys (decoy ponds) and their use; Mergansers; Great Northern Divers, Gannets, Cormorants, Shags, Grebes and others; Wild geese; Swans; Plovers, plover netting; Snipe and woodcock, with much material on Ireland; Shore birds - curlews, whimbrels, ibis, avocet and others; Marsh birds - herons, bitterns and rails; The Skellig Rocks and their seafowl; Birds and lighthouses - the Skelligs, Copeland Island, Tuscar Rock, Tory Island, Howth, Old Head of Kinsale, Carlingford, Dundalk, the Blasquets; Birds of prey - eagles, ospreys, kites, buzzards, peregrines, Greenland and Iceland falcons, owls and others; Irish mammals, deer, goats, foxes, martens, stoats and weasels, wild cats, otters, seals and others; Boats - yawls and cutters, punts; Professional fowlers and puntgunning; Two chapters on all aspects of punt guns; Construction of fowling punts.
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Author Payne-Gallwey (Ralph Frankland-). (1848-1916).
Book Code 17762
ISBN 0907069312 / 9780907069317.
Book Description Slight use else very good in transparent plastic dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1985
Publisher Ashford Press.
Place Shedfield, Hampshire.