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POACHERS AND POACHING
"Knowledge Never Learned in Schools"
By JOHN WATSON.
This scarce title was first published in London 1891. It was written by a well known author who also contributed many poaching and natural history articles to the sporting press of that era. It is much sought after and valuable in its first edition.
READ COUNTRY BOOKS has now re-published it using the original text.
The book's 340 pages contain 14 chapters on poaching throughout the British Isles by man, beast and bird. Natural history anecdotes abound, with detailed notes on the ways of various wildlife :- Poachers and Poaching. -- Badgers and Otters. -- Couriers of the Air. (Bird flight) -- Tracks and Tracking. -- British Birds Nests and Eggs. -- Minor British Game Birds. -- Water Poachers. -- Wild Ducks and Duck Decoying. -- Field and Covert Poachers. -- Workers in Woodcraft. -- Sketches from Nature. etc.
"Knowledge never learned in schools"
This fascinating work is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of all sportsmen/naturalists.
Many of the earliest sporting books, particularly those dating back to the 1800s, are now extremely scarce and very expensive. READ COUNTRY BOOKS are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.35" Width: 5.43" Height: 1.02" Weight: 0.97 lbs.
Release Date Jan 4, 2005
Publisher Read Country Books
ISBN 1905124481 ISBN13 9781905124480
Availability 132 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 07:55.
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More About John Watson
International Master John Watson is one of the world's most respected writers on chess. In 1999, "Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy," Watson's first book for Gambit, won the British Chess Federation Book of the Year Award and the United States Chess Federation Fred Cramer Award for Best Book. His pupils include the 1997 World Junior Champion, Tal Shaked.
Reviews - What do customers think about Poachers and Poaching - Knowledge Never Learned in Schools?
Ever caught a phesant for dinner? Sep 24, 2008
This very informative book tells how the masters of the game could consistantly put food on table. This book goes further than teaching the reader how to trap small animals and catch a fish on the sly it tells how the true hunter will watch game and read their patterns of behavior more than they will actually spend on the hunt. Reading this book will teach that luck plays no part in a successful hunt you just have to read the signs that are right infront of you.