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MINOR FIELD SPORTS. By L.C.R. Cameron. Illustrated.

Cameron (Ludovick Charles Richard Duncombe Jewell). (1866-1947).

Verlag: George Routledge & Sons. London.
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ND (1920) 1st edition. Small 8vo (128 x 193mm). Ppviii,166. 4 b/w photograph plates, b/w text illustrations. Green cloth, blind-stamped bird motif and ruled border to upper board, spine titled in gilt. Cloth slightly faded and stained, some browning, good-plus. A great look at what the country boy could get up to in the early 20th century. Hunting badgers, stoats, squirrels, water-voles and moorhens, rabbits, rats and hedgehogs; ferreting rabbits and rats; hawking small birds, sparrow trapping, pigeon flying and racing; rook and rabbit shooting; sparrow, starling and wood-pigeon shooting, bow-hunting small game; snaring pike, sniggling eels; catching minnows and crayfish, finding bird's eggs and adders, millipede racing and beetle fighting; hunting, shooting, coursing and angling. L.C.R. Cameron started life as Louis Charles Richard Jewell, later becoming Ludovick Charles Richard Duncombe-Jewell, and converting also from the Plymouth Brethren to Catholicism. Born in Liskeard, Duncombe-Jewell enjoyed a varied career as soldier, journalist, author and fringe eccentric. He was a founding member of the Cornish Gorsedd, member of the Welsh Gorsedd under the name Bardd Glas, wrote the first known sonnet in Cornish and was secretary of the Celtic Cornish Association besides being an expert on Cornish traditional dress - which he himself had invented. His journalism was respectable and prolific, working for The Times and covering the Boer War for the Morning Post with Winston Churchill. His books include Otters and Otter Hunting; The Handbook to British Military Stations Abroad; Rod, Pole & Perch: Fishing & Otter Hunting; Love Lies Bleeding: Rhymes of Sport in Old French Verse-Forms; Wild Foods of Great Britain: Where to Find and How to Cook Them; The Hunting Horn: What To Blow And How To Blow It. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 16847

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Titel: MINOR FIELD SPORTS. By L.C.R. Cameron. ...

Verlag: George Routledge & Sons. London.

Einband: Hardcover

Auflage: 1st Edition


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