THE SPORT OF SHOOTING. By Owen Jones.

THE SPORT OF SHOOTING. By Owen Jones.

A DOG AT HEEL: BEATING, PICKING-UP, RETRIEVING. By Veronica Heath.

A DOG AT HEEL: BEATING, PICKING-UP, RETRIEVING. By Veronica Heath.

WORKING POINTERS. By Derek Knowles.

1998 1st edition. 8vo (179 x 240mm). Ppix,116. Colour and b/w photographs. Blue boards, gilt titles to spine.

"This book is a step forward from the traditional training manual: part memoir, part critique, it describes the use of classic pointers on the wide-open moorlands in the role they were originally bred for". Chapters include: My introduction to retrieving pointers; Pointing dogs and field trials; Choosing a pointer, initial training, hard mouth; Using a pointer and competing in field trials; Hunting, scent and body language; Sheep, cats and foxes; Cartridges, labradors and spaniels; August grouse, air and ground scent; More about scent, barometric pressure, conditions of no wind; Retrieving; English and German pointers working as separate teams; Birds and ground scent; The sporting week; Woodcock; Snipe, partridge, pheasant and roe; Ducks and pigeons; Three controversial subjects.
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Book Code
2530
More Information
Author Knowles (Derek).
Book Code 2530
ISBN 1858215617 / 1858215617
Book Description Fine in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1998
Publisher The Pentland Press.
Place Edinburgh.