BIRDS OF PREY. By Philip Brown.

BIRDS OF PREY. By Philip Brown.

WILD CHORUS. Written and illustrated by Peter Scott.

WILD CHORUS. Written and illustrated by Peter Scott.

BRITISH SPORTING BIRDS. Edited by F.B. Kirkman and Horace G. Hutchinson.

1924 1st edition. Large 4to (225 x 274mm). Ppxii,428. Colour plates, b/w photographs. Green pictorial cloth, upper board printed in black and blue, spine titled in black.

A large handsome volume with 43 good full-page colour plates by A.W. Seaby, G.E. Lodge, H. Gronvold, G.E. Collins and Winifred Austen. "This volume is designed as a guide to the natural history and the sporting value of the main British game birds." "The chapters on the natural history of each bird (are) taken from The British Bird Book, now recognized as a standard work on British ornithology." 52 species are illustrated. Chapters include: Pheasant and partridge shooting; The natural history of the pheasant, the partridges and the quail; Red-grouse, black-game, capercailzie, and ptarmigan shooting; Natural history of the grouse; Woodcock and snipe shooting; Natural history of the woodcock and snipe; Wildfowl shooting; The natural history of wildfowl; Pigeon shooting; Natural history of the pigeons; Plover and curlew shooting; Natural history of the plovers and curlews. Contributions from: Horace G. Hutchinson, W.P. Pycraft, F.C.R. Jourdain, A.L. Thomson, the Hon. Douglas Cairns, John H. Wyatt, Max Baker, W.J. Malden, Major Hugh B.C. Pollard.
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Book Code
2454
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Author Kirkman (F.B.) and Hutchinson (Horace G.).
Book Code 2454
ISBN B001OX3M4I
Book Description Cloth slightly marked, snag to spine, inscription and foxing to end-papers otherwise a good first edition. Lacks dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1924
Publisher T.C and E.C. Jack, Ltd.
Place London and Edinburgh.