GAMEKEEPER, Gilbertson & Page editors
The Gamekeeper Magazine A Journal Devoted To The Interests Of Game Preservers
Gilbertson & Page Ltd
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Two volume containing volumes 13 & 14 commencing October 1909 through to September 1911 and volumes 15 & 16 commencing in October 1911 to Sept 1913 Both volumes contain 2 years to each volume 4to (30 cm x 25 cm) October 1909 to September 1910, 328 pages + 4-page index ? October 1910 to September 1911- 330 pages + 4-page index. October 1911 to September1912, 328 pages + 4-page index ? October 1912 to September 1911 - 342 pages + 4-page index Bound with the original front and rear paper covers some with binding puncture holes to very outer blank margin. To top edge or each of the front covers written in ink "Marked Copy" (presumably the publishers copy) numerous ink margin notes and occasionally across the text noting payment for articles and photographs, sometimes identifying the writer of the articles etc. Many Gilbertson & Page loose advert flyers bound in, includes traps, equipment prices, general breeding info, guns etc. The contents clean and tight, bound in a contemporary plain green cloth some old marking and some wear to edges in places the binding tight. An important periodical on gamekeeping giving an insight to the heyday of game shooting prior to the first world war. Each issue has a brief profile of a keeper, articles on keepering, poaching, "hints for the month", rearing, driving, guns, dogs etc. Illustrated throughout, from photographs and drawings, also a variety of related adverts many illustrated.
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