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Author: MACKIE Peter Jeffery

The Keepers Book, A Guide to the Duties of a Gamekeeper

1929.  16th and last Edn,.  X 595 pages, coloured frontis and 11 other colour plates, foxing to closed page edges, vg in dj. dj browned on spine, the last edition of a popular book, 1st published in 1904. [780]
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Author: MACKIE Peter Jeffery

The Keepers Book, A Guide to the Duties of a Gamekeeper

1929.  16th and last Edn,.  G.T.Foulis & Company Limited..  x 595 pages, 8pp advs, coloured frontis and 11 other colour plates, browning to EP's, name inked out on FEP, publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover, the last edition of a popular book, 1st published in 1904. This edition also includes a new introduction and a chapter on sporting guns by Major Hugh Pollard [19720]
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Author: MACKIE Peter Jeffrey

The Keeper's Book A Guide To The Duties Of A Gamekeeper

1911.  10th Edn,.  T N Foulis.  XXI 499 pages, xxpp adverts, b/w illus from photographs, spotting to end papers, angling bookplate to FEP, blue cloth gilt title with photo inserts to upper cover. Covers all aspects including poacher, trapping, guns, stalking, game birds, etc., [16902]
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Author: MACKIE Sir Peter Jefferey

The Keepers Book, A guide to The Duties Of A Gamekeeper

1924.  16th Edn,.  G T Foulis and Co.  IX 589 pages, illus 12 in colour by Thorburn, Rickmond, Rowland Green etc, owners neat blind stamp to title page blank margin, publishers plum cloth, gilt title to upper board with coloured paper insert of shooter and his dog, a vg clean copy. This was the last edition of the keepers book it was published over 17 years and regularly revised. [19972]
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Author: MACKIE Sir Peter Jeffery

The Keepers Book, A Guide to the Duties of a Gamekeeper

1929.  3516th Edn,.  G T Foullis and Co.  X 595 pages, frontis + 11 colour plates, publishers light purple cloth, coloured insert to upper cover, a vg clean copy. The last edition to be published includes a new chapter on sporting guns by Major Hugh Pollard. [19986]
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Author: MACKIE Sir Peter Jeffery

The Keepers Book, A Guide to the Duties of a Gamekeeper

1929.  16th Edn,.  G T Foullis and Co.  X 595 pages, frontis + 11 colour plates, recently bound in a half dark green morroco, gilt sporting motifs to spine compartments. The last edition to be published includes a new chapter on sporting guns by Major Hugh Pollard. [2346]
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Author: MACKINTOSH Alexander

The Modern Fisher or The Driffield Angler In Two Parts Containing Descriptions Of The Different Kinds Of Fresh Water Fish and the Best Methods of Taking Them in Rivers, Lakes and Fish Ponds With Full Directions Of Many Artificial Flies For Every Month In The Season To Which Is Added Instructions For Shooting, With Rules For The Breeding, Breaking, and Management of Pointers and Spaniels and the Choice of Guns for Game and Wildfowl With a Description of the Forest of Blair in Perthshire belonging to his Grace the Duke of Athol and the Manner of Killing the Deer, also a Short Treatise On Coursing and The Training Of Greyhounds

nd 1815.  2nd Edn,.  Henry Mozley.  Derby.  XII 249 pages, contents leaf, 12mo., vg, original 1/2 leather, leather corners missing, head of spine rubbed, front joint cracked but a tight copy. Although the title is the Modern Fisher nearly 100 pages are shooting and dog related including the choice of fowling pieces, the author recommended 38 to 39 inch barrels, instructions for shooting well, dog training, game, the forests of Blair, coursing and dog disease. Chute 415 1806 edition, W/S 138. [16716]
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Author: MACPHERSON H.A.

History Of Fowling Being An Account Of The Many Curious Devices By Which wild Birds Are Or Have Been Captured In Different Parts Of The World

1897.  1st Edn,.  David Douglas.  Edinburgh.  LIV 511 pages, TEG, large 8vo., 5 full page illus + illus to text, vg+ a clean copy. An authoritative work on the trapping of birds i.e. netting, trapping, decoying etc. Chute 416 [14155]
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Author: MACPHERSON H.A.

History Of Fowling Being An Account Of The Many Curious Devices By Which wild Birds Are Or Have Been Captured In Different Parts Of The World

1897.  1st Edn,.  David Douglas.  Edinburgh.  LIV 511 pages, TEG, large 8vo., 5 full page illus + illus to text, vg+ a clean copy. An authoritative work on the trapping of birds i.e. netting, trapping, decoying etc. Chute 416 [6438]
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Author: MALCOLM G., MAXWELL A.

Grouse And Grouse Moors

1910.  1st Edn,.  Adam Charles Black.  VIII 286 pages, illus with 16 plates in colour by Charles Whymper, contents clean and free of foxing, publishers tan cloth with title and scene of flying grouse in brown, binding clean and fresh, an attractive book, there was also an edition published with the cover in gilt. Chute 435 "Essential reading for the grouse shot" [18233]
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Author: MARCHINGTON John

A Portrait Of Shooting

1979.  1st Edn,.  Anthony Atha Publishers.  Rugby.  249 pages, large oblong 4to., limited to 1100 copies, illus in colour and black and white, many are from the works of BB (D.J.Watkins Pitchford), this is No 71 of the special edition with all edges gilt. Bound in full leather, gilt pheasant vignette to upper board, signed on limitation page by John Marchington. [12031]
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Author: MARCHINGTON John

A Portrait Of Shooting

1979.  1st Edn,.  Rugby.  249 pages, large oblong 4to., limited to 1100 copies, illus, original 1/4 leather binding in slipcase, vg+. [7447]
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Author: MAROLLES Magne De

La Chasse Au Fusil

1836.  new Edn,.  Paris.  XVI 494 pages, 7 plates and 2 folding plates, original 1/4 leather binding, attractive gilt decorative spine, clean copy, Riling 310, "this work is frequently quoted and is the source of many later works, acknowledged and otherwise." " English editions anonymously translated and accredited to John Acton entitled An Essay on Shooting (Dublin, Grucber and McAllister 1789 and London, T Cadell 1791) are little more than literal translations of Marolles works. [8989]
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Author: MATTHEWS Ike

Full Revelations Of A Rat-Catcher After 25 Years Experience

nd 1898.  1st Edn,.  Friendly Society.  62 pages, original pebble cloth covered boards, gilt title to upper cover, edges rubbed and head and tail of chipped, chapters on trapping, ferreting, how to keep and work ferrets, etc., scarce. The last page is an advert for Ike's Service to take parties of gentlemen ratting also "any number of live rats and rabbits supplied at a few days notice" [801]
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Author: MATTHEWS Ike

Full Revelations Of A Rat-Catcher After 25 Years Experience

nd 1898.  1st Edn,.  Friendly Society.  Manchester.  62 pages, original pebble cloth covered boards, gilt title to upper cover, edges rubbed and head and tail of chipped, g+. chapters on trapping, ferreting, how to keep and work ferrets, etc., scarce. The last page is an advert for Ike's Service to take parties of gentlemen ratting also "any number of live rats and rabbits supplied at a few days notice" [18083]
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Author: MAXWELL William Hamilton

The Field Book Of Sports And Pastimes Of The British Islands

nd Circa 1833.  VIII 563 pages, text illus, many pages unopened, paper browned, original blind stamped cloth dust soiled g+, an alphabetic listing on all field sports not in Schwerdt, published under the authorship "The Author of Wild Sports of the West" [9236]
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Author: MAYER John

The Sportsmans Directory or Park And Gamekeeper's Companion

1828.  5th Edn,.  VII 214 pages, frontis illus + text illus, frontis and title page foxed, manuscript poem 'Directions For Sportsman' neatly written on rear of advertising leaf and verso of rear end paper, signed JHJ 1839, owners inscription name is J.H.Thompson, original pictorial blue card cover boards, new matching spine. [6320]
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Author: MAYER John

The Sportsmans Directory or Park And Gamekeeper's Companion

1828.  5th Edn,.  VII 214 pages, engraved frontis and text illus, some browning to title page, original pictorial blue paper cover boards, sporting vignette to upper board, some loss to spine paper o/w a vg copy in the original state, Chute 443, 444, 445 does not note the 5th edition. [2949]
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Author: MAYER John

The Sportman's Directory or Park And Gamekeeper's Companion

1838.  6th rewritten and enlarged Edn,.  VIII 181 pages, Text illus, pencil note to Verso of title page, recased in original pictorial covers, vg-. [6113]
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Author: MAYER John

The Sportsman's Directory or Park And Gamekeeper's Companion

1838.  6th rewritten and enlarged Edn,.  Simpkin Marshall and Co.  VIII 181 pages, Text illus, pasted to blank on verso of last page and opposite blank newspaper cuttings relating to the Waterloo Cup, also 3 loose Victorian scraps, inscription to first blank, original cloth, gilt title and sporting scene to upper cover. [14219]
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Author: MAYER John

The Sportsman's Directory Or Park And Gamekeepers Companion

1845.  7th Edn,.  Simpkin Marshall and Co.,.  IV 181 pages, 2 pages advs, illus + text, some occasional foxing to contents, publishers blind stamped cloth with gilt sporting vignette to upper board, vg. A comprehensive guide 1st published in 1815, which has been revised and brought up to date in the 7th edition. Instructions for breeding, feeding and breaking dogs, hunting, coursing and shooting, fishing, preserving game and decoys, breeding pheasants, partridges, pigeons, rabbits etc. Also a description of all kinds of poaching, how to detect poachers, and to destroy their works. [3122]
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Author: MCDOUGALL Douglas

Goose Fever The Diaries Of An Amateur Wildfowler 1933-1971

1973.  rep Edn,.  Old Buckenham.  163 pages, lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj. [178]
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Author: MCLEAN Colin

At Dawn And Dusk Being My Record Of Nearly Sixty Years Of Wildfowling

1954.  1st Edn,.  XIV 194 pages, lge 8vo.,illus, vg in dj, dj chipped at bottom of spine, much on wildfowling in Norfolk and on the Solway. [804]
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Author: MCLEAN Colin

At Dawn And Dusk Being My Record Of Nearly Sixty Years Of Wildfowling

1954.  1st Edn,.  Batchworth Press.  XIV 194 pages, lge 8vo., illus, vg in a poor dj. Much on wildfowling in Norfolk and on the Solway. [20060]
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Author: MCLEAN Colin

At Dawn And Dusk Being My Record Of Nearly Sixty Years Of Wildfowling

1954.  1st Edn,.  Batchworth Press.  XIV 194 pages, lge 8vo., illus, vg in dj, dj chipped at head of spine, light rubbing to edges of spine. Much on wildfowling in Norfolk and on the Solway. [21852]
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Author: MENDALL Howard L., ALDOUS Clarence M.

The Ecology And Management Of The American Woodcock

nd Circa 1980''s.  reprint Edn,.  Gunnerman Press.  Michigan, USA.  X 201 pages, illus, limited to 1025 copies, this being a review copy apart from small mark on FEP, a vg copy first published in 1943. [15159]
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Author: MEYNELL Hugh

Saga Of A Goose Trail

2002.  1st Edn.  the author.  Shifnal, Shrops.  v 127 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, signed on front end paper by "Hugh". A fine copy in dj. Contains much on Loch Strathbeg, and early forays on the Solway and the Wash. [20105]
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Author: MILLAIS James Guille

Game Birds And Shooting Sketches Illustrating The Habits, Modes Of Capture, Stages Of Plumage And The Hybrids And Varieties Which Occur Amongst Them

1894.  2nd, 1st ordinary Edn,.  XIII 185 pages, 16pp adverts, large 8vo., full page and text illus, original tan cloth with game birds vignette and title printed in black to upper board and spine. Apart from the spine which is a little darkened, cloth is free from the usual darkening associated with this edition. the author covers Capercaillie, blackgame, grouse and ptarmigan (the 1st edition contained colour plates and limited to 550 copies and was a folio edition). This edition only lacks the colour plates, the text remains unchanged. [7900]
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Author: MILLAIS J.G.

The Natural History Of The British Surface Feeding Ducks

1902.  1st Edn.  Longmans Green and Co.  xiv 107 pages, top edge gilt ,folio with 6 photogravures, 41 coloured plates and 25 other illustrations, the colour plates are by Thorburn and Millais, light spotting to FEP and prelims o/w contents clean and free of spotting. Two armorial bookplates to the front paste down. A vg+ copy seldom found in this condition limited to 600 numbered copies, this is No 202, the book covers 10 species of duck commonly found and details, their natural history, habits, plumage and shooting Chute 452. ?620 [22070]
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Author: MILLAIS John Guille

The Wildfowler In Scotland

1901.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  xv 167 pages, TEG, 4to, illustrated with a frontis by Sir J.E.Millais, 8 photogravure plates, 2 coloured plates and 50 illustrations from the author's drawings and photographs in the text. The contents and plates free of spotting or browning. Armorial bookplate of Gilmour, of Lundin and Montrave to front paste down. Bound in the original 1/2 vellum over grey paper covered boards. The vellum clean and free of any darkening the grey paper boards are fresh and clean, an exceptional copy. A title seldom found in this condition. A classic work on wildfowling in Scotland dealing with the pursuit of ducks. Chapters include a morning with an 8 bore, a day with a punt gun on the Moray Firth etc. With some excellent illustration of wildfowling and punt gunning. Chute 451 [21960]
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Author: MILLAIS John Guille

The Wildfowler In Scotland

1901.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  XV 167 pages, TEG, 4to., frontis by Sir J.E.Millais, 8 photogravure plates, 2 coloured plates and 50 illustrations from the author's drawings and photographs, bound in the original 1/2 vellum over grey paper covered boards, slight marking to the vellum, a vg clean copy with excellent illus of wildfowling and puntgunning. Chute 451 [14772]
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Author: MILLAIS John Guille

The Wildfowler In Scotland

1901.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  XV 167 pages, TEG, 4to., frontis by Sir J.E.Millais, 8 photogravure plates, 2 coloured plates and 50 illustrations from the author's drawings and photographs, bound in the original 1/2 vellum over grey paper covered boards, some marking to top edge of paper on front board, couple of marks to the vellum but overall a vg copy with some excellent illus of wildfowling and puntgunning. Chute 451 [14884]
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Author: MILLER Edward

Golden Dawn One Hundred And Fifty Years Of Fowling On The Ribble Estuary

2004.  1st Edn.  the author.  xii 193 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings by Rodger McPhail, pictorial laminated covers, a fine copy celepbrating the Lytham District Wildfowlers Assoc. Golden Jubilee 1954-2004 [20110]
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Author: MORRIS Beverely R

British Game Birds

nd 1855.  1st Edn,.  Grombridge & Sons.  iv 254 pages, large 4to., 60 fine hand coloured plates of game birds, apart from very occasional spotting to the text, all plates are clean and colouring bright, in the original green publishers cloth, gilt title to upper boards light rubbing to corners, but overall cloth vg+. A difficult title to find in cloth and in vg condition, title increasingly broken for the plates. Each species has a coloured plate and description of its habits, habitat and shooting. Chute 460 (1891 edition) [21931]
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Author: MUIRHEAD James Patrick editor

Winged Words On Chantrey's Woodcocks

1857.  1st Edn,.  John Murray.  VI 120 pages, 6 etched plates, light spotting to contents, armorial bookplate to front paste down, publishers green cloth, gilt vignette of 2 shot woodcock to upper board, cloth clean and bright. Sir Francis Chantrey a sculptor shot two woodcock with 1 shot at Holkham, Norfolk on November 20 1829. It was sufficiently well regarded to merit this delightful anthology of verse on the subject. A monument to the 2 woodcock was presented to W.Coke of Holkham in 1834. An etching of the monument is used as the frontis and part for the gilt vignette to the upper cover. A scarce title and more so in this condition. Chute 461 [19856]
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Author: MULES P.H.

George Doggett Keeper, A Story Of A Devonshire Manor Thirty Years Ago

1887.  1st Edn,.  Manchester & London.  115 pages, advs, square 8vo., full page and text illus by PJ Antoine and J Thomas, original cream cloth with vignette in black of the keeper's door to upper board, some darkening to cloth as often found with this binding. Chute 462. [19767]
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Author: MURRAY Hilda

Echoes Of Sport

1911.  second impression Edn,.  T.N.Foulis.  XII 167 pages, TEG adverts, illus from photographs, brown cloth with gilt title and ornate sporting vignette to upper board, a vg+ copy. Stalking, salmon, fishing, grouse shooting etc. [7496]
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Author: MURTON R.K.

The Wood Pigeon

1965.  1st Edn,.  Collins.  256 pages, illus, vg in dj, a major work on the natural history etc of the pigeon. Published in the Collins New Naturalist Monograph Series. [5022]
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