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Non-Fiction / Agriculture, Conservation, Countryside. / The gamekeeper at Home. Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life. by Richard Jefferies
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- Book Title: The gamekeeper at Home. Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life.
- Author: Richard Jefferies
- ISBN: MW0018131954
- Publisher: Smith , Elder
- Year Published: 1890
- Our Normal Price: £85.80 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £77.22 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- Description: Smith, Elder and Co, 1890 new edition, reprint of the 1878 first edition: green leather hardback with gilt line decoration , gilt emblem to front : gilt decorated spine with five raised bands : gilt lettering on red to second panel of spine: red, cream and blue feathered end papers and page edging. 221 pages: inset black and white illustrations by Charles Whymper. Synopsis: A detailed description of country life and the typical gamekeeper of the mid-19th century. The text includes descriptions of the gamekeeper's cottage, routine, guns, tools , implements, personal appearance, financial affairs, assistants , and family: other subjects include the shooting season; game rearing ; game as a merchandise; game conservation; bird and animal predators; poachers and poaching; badgers, mice and deer; dog training; rabbit catching; ferret husbandry ;weather prediction; walking sticks; and fishing ( hand catching,wiring, baliing and netting ). Condition: some rubbing to edges of spine: 1890 prize sticker 'Price for Grammar awarded to Ethel M Hunter, Dewsbury High School 1890' to front fixed end paper: preliminary pages slightly foxed: overall , very clean, firm, and decoratively bound
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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