The Amateur Poacher (Hardcover)

The Amateur Poacher By Richard Jefferies Cover Image
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This edition of the classic work on the early English poacher was first published in 1901. Contents Include: The First Gun The Old Punt, A Curious 'Turnpike' Tree Shooting, A Fishing Expedition Egg Time, A 'Gip' Trap Woodland Twilight, Traitors on the Gibbet Lurcher-Land 'The Park' Oby, And His System, The Moucher's Calendar Churchyard Pheasants: Before The Bench Luke, The Rabbit-Contractor: The Brook Path Farmer Willum's Place: Snipe-Shooting Ferreting: A Rabbit-Hunter A Winter Night: Old Tricks: Pheasant Stalking: Matchlock Versus Breechloader Conclusion. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781443737791
ISBN-10: 1443737798
Publisher: Home Farm Books
Publication Date: November 4th, 2008
Pages: 218
Language: English