THE WAY OF A GUN: A BOOK FOR YOUNG SHOOTING MEN. By Esmond Lynn-Allen. Illustrated by A.M. Hughes.
1960 1st edition. 8vo (149 x 223mm). Pp188. B/w photograph plates, b/w illustrations by A.M Hughes, pictorial end-papers. young shooting men. Out of his accumulated wisdom Major Lynn-Allen has drawn together all the things a beginner usually has to learn piece-meal from his elders, or absorb from experience". Chapters include: Our gamebirds and how they live; Other British birds of the chase; The keeper and vermin; Guns; Dogs; Equipment; The small day (game); Geese and duck; Woodcock, snipe and 'various'; How a shoot is maintained; The principles of driving game; Planning the day; Picking up; Shooting usage; The end of the day.
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|Author||Lynn-Allen (Esmond Harcourt). (1903-1980).|
|Book Description||Slight browning to end-papers and edges but very good in slightly tanned and used dust-wrapper.|