THE SPORTING GUN. By James Douglas.
1983 1st edition. 8vo (157 x 240mm). Pp204. B/w photographs, line drawings by Ian Oates. Blue boards, spine titled in Highland deer forest or dawn flighting on a windswept foreshore, the field sportsman needs to understand many aspects of game and shooting lore - which takes patience, practice, and the help of a good practical guide". Chapters include: The shotgun; Game shooting; Wildfowl; Vermin; Gundog training; The rifle; Stalking; Photography; Taxidermy; Game cooking; Equipment; Notes and records. An appendix gives details of the shooting seasons. James Douglas was the pseudonym of Douglas Mitchell, a well-known archer who died in 2002 following a freak accident with a bow.
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|Author||Douglas (James). (1944-2002).|
|ISBN||0715383248 / 0715383248.|
|Book Description||Slight browning to edges and end-papers else very good in slightly used dust-wrapper.|
|Publisher||David and Charles.|
|Place||Newton Abbot, Devon.|