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The Hunting Gene
~Robin Page
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Hardcover - Bird's Farm Books / 22 March, 2000
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Falconry
~Emma Ford
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Paperback - Blandford / 15 March, 1996
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This contains the latest techniques and developments in this age-old "country-type" sport together with photographs especially shot for the book. It aims to provide a complete guide to the art and practice of falconry. Advice is given on the general...Read more


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Falconry and Hawking
~Phillip Glasier
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Hardcover - B.T. Batsford / July 1998
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This book covers all aspects of the sport of falconry and hawking with chapters on history, the birds themselves, training, housing, tools and equipment, equipment to be fitted to the bird, hoods and hooding, handling the new arrival, condition,...Read more


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Field Hockey
~Elizabeth Anders, Sue Myers
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Paperback - Human Kinetics / September 1998
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This volume teaches the basic technical, tactical, and physical components of field hockey in ten easy steps. The authors cover fundamentals such as ball control, passing and receiving, tackling, and shooting. They then present the keys to successful...Read more


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Scattered Shots
~Max Hastings
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Hardcover - Macmillan / 26 November, 1999
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This is a celebration of the countryside, and fishing and shooting, in particular. The author relates experiences of shooting pheasants in Yorkshire and seeking salmon in Scotland, alongside essays on some of the major issues facing Britain's rural...Read more


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Training Birds of Prey
~Jemina Parry-Jones
Temporarily out of stock
Hardcover - David & Charles / 30 June, 1994
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Covering the five family groups - hawks, falcons, eagles, buzzards and owls - this is a detailed and practical guide to training birds of prey. It discusses the merits of keeping and flying birds from each group, paying particular attention to owls,...Read more


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Best Way to Train Your Gun Dog : The Delmar Smith Method
~Bill Tarrant
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Hardcover - David McKay Company Inc / June 1977
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Roe Deer: Management and Stalking
~Richard Prior
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / March 2000
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This text sets out the fundamentals of watching, managing and stalking these elusive animals. The natural history and behaviour of roe deer is explained, and topics cover the damage done to trees and growing crops and the methods of limiting it. Read more


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220 Favourite Flies
~"Trout and Salmon", "Trout Fisherman"
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Paperback - Emap Pursuit Publishing Ltd / 15 November, 1998
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This book on flies is sub-divided into: salmon and sea trout; river trout; still water trout; and grayling. It features fly construction details in full, information on when and how to use each fly and a colour photograph on each page. Read more


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Falconry
~Nick Hammond
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Hardcover - The Crowood Press / 24 April, 2000
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This text on falconry explains the birds of prey to use, their care and daily maintenance, and how to train them to hunt and return. Other topics covered include: bird health, daily management, general health care, housing, diet, the moult, hunting...Read more


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Country Tales: Old Gillies
~Tom Quinn
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Paperback - David & Charles / 30 July, 1998
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Recollections of the life and work of some of Britain's longest-serving gillies and riverkeepers, including interviews with the Queen Mother's gillies on Royal Deeside. Read more


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Running Your Own Shoot
~David Hudson
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / March 1998
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Aims to encourage and advise amateur keepers and shoot managers to set up their own shoots. The text examines all aspects of shoot management, from costing and planning to organizing a shooting day, and includes chapters on finding suitable ground...Read more


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Falconry for Beginners
~Lee Williams Harris
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / 6 October, 1998
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A guide to all aspects of raptor ownership. Topics covered by the author include: buying your first bird; daily management; general health care; potential illnesses; diet; cost and game laws. The realities of pursuing falconry as a sport are also...Read more


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Winning Roller Hockey : Techniques, Tactics, Training
~Dave Easter, Vern Stenlund
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Paperback - Human Kinetics Publishers / April 1997
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A well-illustrated guide with solid instruction which aims to help the player compete and win. This text helps players develop each major skill as well as an understanding of every basic strategy. The 68 illustrated drills are useful practice tools...Read more


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Working Ferrets
~Jackie Drakeford
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Paperback - Swan Hill Press / September 1996
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A guide to the world of ferreting. A host of topics are covered including choosing a ferret and ferreting equipment, entering the ferret to quarry, how to set up nests, description of a ferreting trip with hawks, suitable guns and buries, ferrets and...Read more


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Birding Northern California (FalconGuide)
~John Kemper
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Paperback - Falconguides / April 1999
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Gundog Handler's Guide to Picking Up
~Veronica Heath
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Paperback - Swan Hill Press / March 1999
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A guide to the initiation and management of a successful "picking up" combination in the field. It gives advice on choosing a suitable dog, options available for training, and the different environments the dog may have to work on, such as grouse...Read more


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The Encyclopedia of Falconry
~Adrian Walker
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / September 1999
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This encyclopedia contains some 1500 terms and idioms relating to or connected with falconry, with explanations, derivations and notes. It is illustrated with photographs, figures and reproductions of old and antiquarian prints and is believed to be...Read more


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Rogues and Running Dogs
~D. Brian Plummer
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Hardcover - Coch-y-Bonddu Books
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The Compleat Angler
~Izaak Walton, et al
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Paperback - Oxford Paperbacks / 30 November, 2000
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The Best of Zane Grey Outdoorsman : Hunting and Fishing Tales (Classics of American Sports Series)
~Zane Grey, George Rieger(Editor)
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Paperback - Stackpole Books / August 1992
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Presents Zane Grey's adventures in the outdoors as they appeared in a selection of his stories about hunting and fishing. Read more


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Country Tales: Old Gamekeepers
~Brian P. Martin
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Paperback - David & Charles / 31 July, 1998
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A collection of tales, peopled with poachers and gentry, where the gamekeeper is held in a position of respect. In these recollections they share their encounters with wildlife. Read more


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John Bailey's Freshwater Fishing
~John Bailey
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Hardcover - Dorling Kindersley / 14 May, 1998
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This text profiles each of the main species of sporting freshwater fish, including their appearance, size, habitat and behaviour. It links each species to a detailed explanation of the particular equipment and techniques that should enable the angler...Read more


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A Rage for Falcons
~Stephen Bodio
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Paperback - Pruett Publishing Company / April 1992
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Field Guide : Dog First Aid Emergency Care for the Hunting, Working, and Outdoor Dog
~Randy Acker, Jim Fergus
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Paperback - Wilderness Adventures Press / September 1994
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Reflections of a Countryman
~Fred J. Taylor
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Hardcover - White Lion / 23 October, 1997
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Fred Taylor's life has always involved country pursuits. His childhood was spent camping, fishing and hunting, and as an adult he added to these skills. This new edition will be welcomed by readers who enjoy tales of country sports and activities. Read more


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Field Hockey (Spalding Sports Library)
~W. F. Axton, Wendy Martin
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Paperback - Masters Press / November 1993
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A Fine and Pleasant Misery
~Patrick F. McManus
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Paperback - Henry Holt & Company / April 1981
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A selection of McManus's writings spanning his eight years as associate editor of and contributor to Field & Stream offers observations on the hapless victims of camping, fishing, hunting, and hiking. Read more


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The Country Sportsman's Record Book and Journal
~John Humphreys(Editor), John Paley(Illustrator)
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Hardcover - Old House Books / 31 December, 1995
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Illustrated Game Books from Old House Books
Every country sportsman and woman should keep a record of every outing, irrespective of the size of the bag; days on which you come home empty handed are often the most interesting. To re-read it in tranquillity will be a deep and lasting pleasure...Read more


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Confessions of a Shooting Fishing Man
~Laurence Catlow
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Paperback - Merlin Unwin Books / 15 October, 1999
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Gamekeeping at Hamerton
~Albert Spring
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Hardcover - The Book Guild Ltd / 1993
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Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants
~Bradford Angier
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Paperback - Stackpole Books / December 1974
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Provides over 100 colour illustrations which help identify edible wild plants. This guide shows where to find the plants and offers easy recipes to make from the fruits garnered. Each entry includes family, other names, description, distribution and...Read more


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On Drag-hunting
~John Strawson
Temporarily out of stock
Hardcover - J A Allen & Co Ltd / 1 November, 1999
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Origins and activities of packs of draghounds (hunting the scent of a 'drag' not a live quarry). Its contribution to the countryside and country spots. Read more


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Problem Gun Dogs
~Bill Tarrant

Hardcover - Stackpole Books / December 1992
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This guide teaches dog handlers how to correct flaws in a dog's behaviour in the field. Reviewing basic training techniques for bird dogs, the author discusses the power bar, for teaching heel; the whoa post, for teaching whoa and come; and the chain...Read more


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The Highland Game: Life on Highland Sporting Estates
~Glyn Satterley(Photographer)
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Paperback - Swan Hill Press / October 1991
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This photographic record of Highland sport and life aims to capture the essence of the land that makes Scotland unique. From the warm glow of the lodge to the windswept hill and loch, Glyn Satterley's black and white photographs celebrate Scotland's...Read more


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Longbows in the Far North : An Archer's Adventures in Alaska and Siberia
~E. Donnall Thomas Jr.
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Hardcover - Stackpole Books / August 1993
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The Complete Shot
~John Marchington
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Hardcover - A & C Black / October 1981
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Falconry and Birds of Prey
~David Remple
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Paperback - Motivate Publishing / October 1993
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The Harris Hawk
~Lee William Harris
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / April 2001
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This guide to the Harris hawk covers essential information such as the hawk in the wild, the relationship they have with man, and the biological facts. It details the methods to adopt when buying a bird and takes the reader clearly through manning,...Read more


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Hunting Trips of a Ranchman and the Wilderness Hunter
~Theodore Roosevelt, Stephen E. Ambrose
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Hardcover - Modern Library / October 1996
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The author recounts his experiences in the Dakotas, Montana, and Wyoming. Read more


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The Field & Stream Shooting Sports Handbook (Field & Stream Fishing and Hunting Library)
~Thomas McIntyre
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Paperback - Lyons Press / September 1999
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Falconry Manual
~Frank Beebe
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Paperback - Big Country Books / December 1984
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How to Train Your Own Gun Dog
~Charles S. Goodall
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Hardcover - Howell Book House / 1 June, 1988
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Describes the characteristics of various breeds, offers tips on selecting a gun-dog puppy, and details the training of pointing dogs, spaniels, and retrievers. Read more


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Tarrant Trains Gun Dogs
~Bill Tarrant
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Hardcover - Stackpole Books / December 1989
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Tells how to select a hunting dog, stresses the importance of humane training and discusses bird dogs, retrievers, flushing dogs, and first aid. Read more


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Nature in Ireland
~John Wilson Foster(Editor), Helena C.G. Chesney(Editor)
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Paperback - The Lilliput Press / 14 November, 1997
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This collection of essays covers every aspect of Ireland's environment: geography; geology; nature in Irish thought and expression; arboriculture; religion in nature; cartography; history of botany; environmentalism and exploitation; mammalogy;...Read more


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Flashback 1950 - 2000

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Hardcover - The Collins Press
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The Language of the Field
~Michael Brander
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Paperback - Carcanet Press / 23 October, 1997
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How and when did the medieval "coney" turn into the modern "rabbit"? Where does "capercailzie" come from? A "bender" is not what hunters go on to celebrate, and "buck fever" attacks the hunter, not the deer. What is the "anal tush" of the roe deer?...Read more


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The Gamekeeper
~Iain Fraser Grigor, Charlie Pirie

Hardcover - BBC Consumer Publishing (Books) / 27 July, 1995
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The story of one of the last great Highland sporting estates, told through the account of a typical year in the life of the head gamekeeper, Charlie Pirie. Read more


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Introducing Falconry
~E.B. Michell
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Paperback - Nimrod Press / October 1988
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British Gunmakers
~Geffrey Boothroyd
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Hardcover - Atlantic Books
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