THE LONSDALE KEEPER'S BOOK: The Lonsdale Library Vol. XXVI.

THE LONSDALE KEEPER'S BOOK: The Lonsdale Library Vol. XXVI.

JAMES HAWKER'S JOURNAL: A VICTORIAN POACHER. Edited by Garth Christian.

JAMES HAWKER'S JOURNAL: A VICTORIAN POACHER. Edited by Garth Christian.

THE LONSDALE KEEPER'S BOOK: The Lonsdale Library Vol. XXVI.

(1938) 1952 reprint. 8vo (145 x 218mm). Pp256. B/w photographs. Tan buckram-backed cloth.

"Written by well-known keepers, game farmers and with contributions by Frank Wallace and Eric Taverner." An extremely wide-ranging book which sets out the gamekeper's duties in great detail. Chapters include; Grouse and moor management, Yorkshire and Scotland; Principal foods of grouse; Feeding capacity of a moor; Pointers and setters; Partridge beats and hand rearing; Partridge's winter feeding; Pheasant rearing; Rearing and penning pheasants; Rearing pheasants in large numbers; Inside hatching; Pheasant managementon the Cotswold Game Farm; Dry food or wet?; Organizing a pheasant shoot; Rearing and management of wild duck; Trapping of vermin; Game shooting from the keeper's point of view; The gamekeeper as naturalist; The stalker and his duties; The duties of a ghillie, the improvement of lochs and rivers.
£30.00
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Book Code
11338
More Information
Author Parker (Eric), Editor.
Book Code 11338
ISBN B00109O61Y.
Book Description Some use, minor faults, good-plus. Lacks dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1952
Publisher Seeley Service and Co.
Place London.