PIGEON SHOOTING. By Richard Arnold.

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PIGEON SHOOTING. By Richard Arnold.

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Author Arnold (Richard). (b. 1912).
Book Code 7996
Book Description Slightly shaken but good in used dust-wrapper.

(1956) 1966 2nd edition. 8vo (140 x 222mm). Pp162. B/w photographs, illustrations. Blue-green cloth, spine titled in gilt.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1966
Publisher Faber and Faber.
Place London.
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"Certainly the best introduction in the subject which I have yet come across. whether ever before a whole volume has been devoted to the art I do not know; but I am tolerably certain that it can never have been treated either so comprehensively or with such obviously extensive knowledge." The Field. Still well-thought of today. Chapters include: Introduction; Know your bird; The gun and cartridge; Powder and shot; Hides and blinds; Decoys; Pigeon shooting; Rock-dove shooting; Where to shoot?; Sporting days; Pigeon pie.