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THE GLORIOUS GROUSE: A NATURAL AND UNNATURAL HISTORY. By Brian P. Martin. Foreword by His Grace The Duke of Westminster.

Martin (Brian Philip). (b. 1947).

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ISBN 10: 0715392379 / ISBN 13: 9780715392379
Verlag: David & Charles. Newton Abbot, Devon.
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1990 1st edition. 4to (193 x 248mm). Pp224. Colour and b/w photographs, illustrations, bibliography. Maroon cloth, spine titled in gilt. Very good in used, price-clipped dust-wrapper. Signed by the author. Account of the grouse's rise to social prominence and popularity as a quarry species. The author "traces its remarkable story from earliest times to the present, detailing how grouse-shooters from royalty down have been prepared to go to enormous trouble and expense to follow their pursuit, even while the country was at war. We learn of early days walking up over dogs, Victorian obsession with big bags, and today's highly commercial scene. To all this 'unnatural' history, the author has added the species' intriguing natural history. He discusses every aspect, from breeding to disease, distribution to lifespan, and explains how good moorland management benefits many species apart from grouse. .With superb illustrations, many taken specially by the author, this is an essential book for both experienced and novice Guns as well as the birdwatcher, conservationist and social historian." Chapters include:- From obscurity to poetry; A proper pursuit for gentlemen; The search for value; Driven to distraction; Sporting wars; Fighting spirit; A bad press; The keeper's story; A natural history; Driving force; Walking tall; For the greater good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 38512

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Titel: THE GLORIOUS GROUSE: A NATURAL AND UNNATURAL...

Verlag: David & Charles. Newton Abbot, Devon.

Einband: Hardcover

Signiert: Signed by Author(s)

Auflage: 1st Edition

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Traces the story of the red grouse from earliest times to the present, detailing how grouse-shooters have been prepared to go to enormous trouble and expense to follow their sport. Aspects of natural history, such as breeding, lifespan and disease, are also examined.

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PAUL MORGAN IS A LEADING DEALER in scarce, out-of-print & new books on fishing and field sports. Paul has developed this business over more than thirty years. His business, Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd., carries the world's largest range of books on fishing and field sports, sporting guns and dogs, deer, big game hunting & falconry. Coch-y-Bonddu Books is also a noted publisher of fine sporting works, as well as being the custodian of the famous Flyfisher's Classic Library imprint. Under Paul's editorial direction, the list of titles available under both his Coch-y- Bonddu Books imprint and the Flyfisher's Classic Library imprint grows by the month. Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd., incorporated in the United Kingdom, Company No. 04636991. Registered address: 15 Heol Penrallt, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AG. Business and correspondence Address: 13 Heol Pentrerhedyn, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8DG.

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