By H. Folkard

ISBN-10: 1846640083

ISBN-13: 9781846640087

ISBN-10: 1846640091

ISBN-13: 9781846640094

initially released in 1859, this scarce early paintings on Wildfowling in all its quite a few varieties, is either dear and tough to discover in any version. we've republished the 3rd and most sensible variation of 1875, utilizing the unique textual content and engravings. the writer used to be an stated professional within the paintings of wildfowling, and this booklet is without doubt one of the most sensible researched and such a lot descriptive early name in this more and more renowned box activity. It ranks one of the optimum type of carrying literature. The book's massive 400 and thirty six pages include various accomplished chapters, together with: Fowling; historical tools; background of Decoys (nine chapters); Decoy geese; The Flight Pond; Wild chook capturing; The Fowler's puppy; Language of untamed chicken; Flight of untamed chook; The Gunning Punt; Punt weapons; administration of the Punt Gun; Punting by means of sunlight; The crusing Punt; evening Punting; Goose capturing; The Quarry (20 particular chapters); Wild Swan taking pictures; taking pictures Yachts, Boats and Canoes; The Cripple Chase; Wild Duck taking pictures; Coastal capturing; Fenland taking pictures; equipment of taking pictures Woodcock; legislation Affecting Wild chook; Fowling in a foreign country (11 chapters); Rock Fowling within the Shetlands, Orkney and St. Kilda; Wildfowling Ashore by way of evening; Snipe and Woodcock taking pictures; and so on, and so forth. The contents are well illustrated with complete web page metal engravings and a number of other wood-cuts. it is a interesting learn for any devoted taking pictures guy, fowler, or historian of the game, but additionally comprises a lot info that continues to be invaluable and useful today.

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