GROUSE LAND AND THE FRINGE OF THE MOOR. By Lt.-Colonel Lord George Scott.

GROUSE LAND AND THE FRINGE OF THE MOOR. By Lt.-Colonel Lord George Scott.
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Author Scott (Lord George).
Book Code 12346
ISBN B001AVWYDY
Book Description Slight use to cloth, slight browning and large gift inscription to end-papers and edges but good-plus. Lacks dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1938
Publisher H. F. & G. Witherby.
Place London.
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(1937) 1938 2nd edition. Small 8vo (137 x 203mm). Pp197. B/w plates after Thorburn and from photographs. Green cloth, spine titled in gilt.

With a foreword by Lord Ernest Hamilton and a chapter on snipe by The Hon. H. Douglas-Home. A good treatise on grouse moor management, keepering and shooting. Chapters include: The habits of grouse; The life of grouse after the 12th of August; Grouse disease; Management of moors; The heather beetle; Sheep; The influence of modern afforestation on hill game; Gamekeepers; Grouse driving; Grouse butts; Shooting driven grouse; A memorable afternoon; Miscellany; Some records; Shooting blackcocks; The decrease in back game; Partridges and partridge shooting; Wild pheasants; Snipe, by the Hon. H. Douglas-Home; During sixty years.

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