POACHERS' TALES. By John Humphreys. Illustrations by John Paley.

POACHERS' TALES. By John Humphreys. Illustrations by John Paley.
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Author Humphreys (John). (1939-2012).
Book Code 37115
ISBN B00139WXAC
Book Description Good-plus in used, spine-faded dust-wrapper.

(1991) BCA edition. 4to (200 x 270mm). Pp192. Colour & b/w illustrations by John Paley. Green boards, spine titled in gilt.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1991
Publisher Book Club Associates.
Place London.
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"In this unique and beautifully illustrated book John Humphreys takes a closer look at the world of the old poachers, and presents a variety of colourful yarns of their activities in bygone days. The long-netters, hare snarers, fish snatchers and night shooters ......conflict with their arch enemies, the gamekeepers." Chapters include: Beware old velveteens; 'A snapper-up of unconsidered trifles'; King of the Norfolk Poachers; Bloody affray; The silent dog; The snare of the fowler; Kenzie; Burning the water; 'Small beast in hodden grey'; Longtails; Puss in the corn; Poor man's pottage; The last word; epilogue; Bibliography.

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