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PARTRIDGES (NN 121)
Written by G.C. Potts.
Stock no. 2126100
Published by Collins. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Green cloth gilt title to spine. No. 121 in New Naturalist Series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007418701.
THE KEEPER'S BOOK A GUIDE TO THE DUTIES OF A GAMEKEEPER
Written by Peter Jeffrey Mackie; et al.
Stock no. 2125272
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. 1929. Almost very good condition.
With a New Introduction and a Special Chapter on Sporting Guns by Major Hugh Pollard. Tipped-in colour plates. Spotting to covers. Uneven fade marks to rear cover. Front joint is cracked; showing webbing. Bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. Plate to page 520 has a pencil annotation to captioned mount page beneath.
ECOLOGY, CONSERVATION, AND MANAGEMENT OF GROUSE
Written by Brett K. Sandercock; Kathy Martin; Gernot Segelbacher.
Stock no. 1815228
Published by University of California Press. 1st 2011. Fine condition.
Studies in Avian Biology No. 39. Grey pictorial boards. B/w illustrations and diagrams. xvi and 356 pages. ISBN: 9780520270060.
BRITISH SPORTING BIRDS
Written by F.B. Kirkman; Horace G. Hutchinson. Illustrated by G.E. Lodge; Allen W. Seaby.
Stock no. 1814337
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. 1936. Almost very good condition.
A guide to the natural history and the sporting value of the main British game birds. Large format. Blue cloth boards, black titles and illustration of ducks flying to front. Colour plates & b/w photos. Edited by Kirkman & Hutchinson with contributions by others. xii and 428 pages. Edges rubbed, boards marked. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper and top corner of same removed. Text block browned and grubby. Some foxing present. All plates present with some foxing to margins.
A HANDY BOOK OF THE GAME AND FISHERY LAWS
Written by George C. Oke.
Stock no. 1807787
Published by Butterworths. 1st 1861. Good condition.
Containing all the Acts in Force as to Game, Rabbits, Deer, Private and Salmon Fisheries, Dogs, Birds, Etc., and the New Licenses to Kill Game, Deer, Etc., Systematically Arranged, with Useful Forms, Notes, Decisions, Etc., Etc. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. xiv and 211 pages including index plus 26 pages publisher adverts to rear. Boards marked, spine browned and worn at top and taile. Front endpaper was stuck to front pastedown and has been levered free but is now torn. Some spotting to contents and a few grubby marks. Red biro mark to verso of front endpaper and half-title page. A reading copy.
BRITISH GAME BIRDS AND WILDFOWL
Written by Beverley R. Morris.
Stock no. 2109803
Published by Groombridge & Sons. 1st 1855. Very good condition.
Large format. Red leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt title to spine. Green decorated cloth with gilt vignettes. 60 hand-coloured engraved plates. Wear to cover edges; some darkening marks to edges of leather. Front joint is cracked, with some chipping. Some foxing and grubby marks to pages internally, but illustrations are exquisite!
BASC GUIDE TO SHOOTING GAME
Written by Michael Yardley.
Stock no. 1604350
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 2007. Very good condition.
Foreword by Will Garfit. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781904057970. Some sticky residue marks to rear board and tiny bumps to edges. pale damp staining visible to endpapers and some pages. Slight wrinkling on some pages but contents are generally clean and bright.
KLOOF AND KARROO
Written by H.A. Bryden.
Stock no. 2107907
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1889. Very good condition.
Sport, Legend, and Natural History in Cape Colony. With a notice of the game birds, and of the present distribution of the antelopes and larger game. Cloth covers with gilt titles and vignettes. Tissue-guarded b/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to top of spine; minimal loss. Spotting to covers. Ink stamp to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. A few marks to some page margins.