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Author: GAMEKEEPER, Vol 37, edited by Edgar Page for Gilbertson & Page

Title: The Gamekeeper Magazine A Journal Devoted To The Interests Of Game Preservers

Price: £760.00

Year: 1933-1939

Publisher: Gilbertson & Page Ltd

City of Publication: Hertford

Summary: Three volumes containing Volumes 37 & 38 commencing October 1933 to September 1935 Volumes 39 & 40 commencing in October 1935 to September 1937 Volumes 41 & 42 commencing in October 1937 to September 1939 Three vols 2 years to each volume 4to (30 cm x 25 cm) October 1933 to September 1934, 346 pages + 4-page index ? October 1934 to September 1935- 346 pages + 4-page index. October 1935 to September1936, 364 pages + 4-page index ? October 1936 to September 1937 - 358 pages + 4-page index October 1937 to September1938, 363 pages + 4-page index ? October 1938 to September 1939 - 368 pages + 4-page index Bound with the original blue printed front and rear paper covers, in January 1934 the covers changed to red and black over white, from December1934 a coloured illustration was added. To top edge or some 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, etc in later issues classified advertisements appear for gamekeepers' positions, dogs guns etc. . The contents clean and tight, bound in a contemporary plain green cloth with gilt title to upper covers and spines with vol numbers, some fading to the gilt to the spines. The cloth clean and the binding tight with no splits. An important periodical on gamekeeping giving an insight game shooting prior to the second world war. 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. ?760

Ref: 21904

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