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Author: FREEMAN Captain W.

Title: "The Pheasant" From The Cradle To The Grave. How To Rear Economically With Notes On Shooting By Purple Heather

Price: £70.00

Year: 1900

Edition: 1st Edn

City of Publication: Crewkerne

Summary: 35 pages, (4) pp of related, Frontis illustration and one other full-page plate. Old part worm trail to rear paste down, 5 small worm holes to rear blank and advert pages. Original 1/4 cloth backed white paper printed covered board with tipped on photo of a shooting cart and a party of beaters, some old dust soiling and marking, page 28 is a price list for eggs and poults pages 29 to 35 are numerous testimonials for eggs and birds. "Freeman was a game farmer extraordinary as the 7-page testimonials demonstrate. This is a glorified sales brochure for which he charged two shillings and sixpence" chute222.Quite scarce only one copy located in UK libraries at the British Library.

Ref: 23109

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