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1.
The Man-Eaters of Tsavo (Peter Capstick Library Series)
~John Henry Patterson
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Hardcover - St. Martin's Press / January 1986
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Tells the story of two man-eating lions who terrorized East Africa and brought to a halt the construction of a new railway line. .Read more

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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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B.A.S.C. Handbook of Shooting
~B.A.S.C.
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Paperback - Swan Hill Press / March 2000
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This handbook is designed for newcomers to sporting shotgun shooting and its coverage includes: shotgun safety; the basic rules of gun handling; the parts of the shotgun and their function; the law as it relates to shooting; and specific aspects of...Read more

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Gundogs: Training & Field Trials
~P.R.A. Moxon
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / July 1996
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Written for the novice, this is the 16th edition of a classic handbook which aims to cover every aspect of gundog training, from choice of puppy through to participation in field trials. Appendices provide details of various gundog and field-trial...Read more

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Training Spaniels
~Joe Irving
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / 22 July, 1993
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Written by a leading gundog trainer, this book explains to the novice trainer what is to be done step-by-step and, just as importantly, explains how to obviate defects of behaviour in the dogs and remedy them when they occur. The general care of...Read more

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The Jim Corbett Omnibus
~Jim Corbett
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Hardcover - OUP India / 29 August, 1991
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Man-Eaters of Kumaon, The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, and The Temple Tiger and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon, the three classic collections of Corbett's hunting stories, which vividly bring to life the drama and beauty of the jungle and its...Read more

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Death in the Long Grass
~Peter Hathaway Capstick
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Hardcover - St. Martin's Press / January 1978
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The Temple Tiger and More Man Eaters of Kumaon
~Jim Corbett
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Paperback - Oxford University Press / August 1999
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This is the last of Colonel Corbett's books on his unique and thrilling hunting experiences in India. Read more

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On Hunting
~Roger Scruton
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Hardcover - Yellow Jersey Press / 1 November, 1998
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The feelings stirred by hunting are here explored by writer and philosopher Roger Scruton. Drawing on his own experiences of hunting, and offering a portrait of the people and animals who take part in it, Scruton introduces the reader to some of the...Read more

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The Second Jim Corbett Omnibus: My India / Jungle Lore / Tree Tops
~Jim Corbett
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Hardcover - OUP India / 28 May, 1992
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Jim Corbett is world famous for his classic man-eater stories. However, the three volumes collected here show a very different side to this remarkable man. In My India, he describes the villages of the Kumaon Hills, and the customs and lifestyles of...Read more

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Man-eaters of Kumaon
~Jim Corbett
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Paperback - OUP India / 10 August, 1989
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This is the best known of Corbett's books, and contains ten fascinating stories of tracking and shooting man-eaters in the Indian Himalaya during the early years of this century. Read more

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Foxhunting in England, Ireland, and North America
~Hugh J. Robards MFH
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Hardcover - Derrydale Press / 23 November, 2000
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This biography reveals an English country childhood, the decision to enter hunt service, and the author's experiences as he worked his way through a hierarchical apprenticeship system that has changed little. Eventually Robards became the huntsman of...Read more

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The Ultimate in Rifle Accuracy
~Glenn Newick
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Paperback - Stoeger Publishing / 1990
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Training the Roughshooter's Dog
~P.R.A. Moxon
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / 28 July, 1994
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A reissue of one of the most famous books on gundog training (first published in 1977 by Popular Dogs). The book is aimed at the roughshooter who wants a useful steady dog to aid him in his sport. It is also useful for the novice trainer attempting...Read more

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Gundogs: Their Learning Chain
~Joe Irving
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Paperback - Swan Hill Press / July 1998
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A guide to training a dog for any type of shooting by following a series of basic lessons which form a "learning chain". From buying a puppy to working it in the field, the author describes how to adapt each stage of training to suit individual...Read more

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On Hunting
~Roger Scruton
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Paperback - Yellow Jersey Press / 7 October, 1999
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The feelings stirred by hunting are here explored by writer and philosopher Roger Scruton. Drawing on his own experiences of hunting, and offering a portrait of the people and animals who take part in it, Scruton introduces the reader to some of the...Read more

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The Pigeon Shooter
~John Batley, Ashley Boon(Illustrator)
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Paperback - Swan Hill Press / 18 September, 1999
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In recent years changes in farming practices have meant that pigeons have increased in enormous numbers both in the UK and in Europe. Pigeon shooting has increased in popularity and necessity, and this book contains information on decoys, hides and...Read more

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Death in the Silent Places
~Peter Hathaway Capstick
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Hardcover - St. Martin's Press / May 1981
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Death in the Dark Continent
~Peter Capstick
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Hardcover - St. Martin's Press / August 1983
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The Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter
~W.D.M. Bell
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Hardcover - The C W Daniel Co incorporating Health Science Press, Neville Spearmen Publishers & L N Fowler / 5 November, 1976
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Working Gundogs
~Martin Deeley
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Hardcover - The Crowood Press / 24 May, 1993
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An explanation of the techniques to train spaniels and retrievers as working gundogs, this book should be of interest to the novice and experienced gundog handler, taking the reader from choice to forming a working team with the dog. Also discussed...Read more

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Your Shoot - Gamekeeping and Management
~Ian McCall
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Paperback - A & C Black / 30 July, 1990
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Ian McCall's guide to establishing and developing a game shoot has been updated to take account of recent developments and new legislation. There are chapters on predator control, suitable crops, breeding and rearing, organization, and the...Read more

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Sands of Silence : On Safari in Namibia
~Peter Hathaway Capstick
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Hardcover - St. Martin's Press / October 1991
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Falconry
~Emma Ford
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Paperback - Shire Publications Ltd / 12 April, 1984
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Safari Rifles
~C. T. Boddington
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Hardcover - Safari Press, Inc. / February 1999
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The most comprehensive book on guns for Africa.
Finally, there is an up-to-date work on what guns to take on safari. Not since John Taylor's African Rifles has there been such a comprehensive book on guns for Africa. This is not a coffee-table picture book, but an information book of monumental...Read more

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Practical Deer-stalking
~Whitehead

Paperback - Constable / 29 August, 1994
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The Sporting Rifle
~Robin Marshall-Ball
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / September 2000
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Providing a detailed analysis of rifle sport, including deer stalking in Britain and the wider variety of game in Europe, this guide includes advice for the novice on acquiring a licence, buying and owning a rifle, and how and where to shoot. An...Read more


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The African Adventurers : A Return to the Silent Places
~Peter Hathaway Capstick
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Hardcover - St. Martin's Press / July 1992
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White Hunters: The Golden Age of African Safaris
~Brian Herne
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Hardcover - Henry Holt & Company / June 1999
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A little more than 100 years ago, East Africa was terra incognita to most whites: a land largely unmapped, sparsely settled by Europeans and teeming with wildlife, from elephants to wildebeest, bongos to rhinos, and all manner of frightening beasts...Read more

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Stalking Deer in Great Britain
~Ian Alcock
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / 30 June, 1993
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Ian Alcock has had a lifetime's experience of the study and sporting pursuit of deer, first in southern England and later as owner successively of a deer forest in the north-west Highlands of Scotland and a farm on Royal Deeside. In this book he...Read more

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The Gameshooters Pocket Guide
~Michael Brook
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Paperback - McCarthy & Bassett / September 1999
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This edition explains the many facets of gameshooting and includes two new chapters, one that discusses the importance of the rest of the team and a second one that explains the details of guns and shooting in general. Read more

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Hunting the Dangerous Game of Africa
~John Kingsley-Heath
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Hardcover - Sycamore Island Books / May 1998
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The story of the author's life as a professional huner and conservationist in East Africa. He recounts many of his greatest hunts, biggest trophies, narrowest escapes and liveliest campfire tales. Read more

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Gun-Dog Training : Spaniels and Retrievers
~Kenneth C. Roebuck
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Hardcover - Stackpole Books / September 1982
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Gamekeeping
~J.C. Jeremy Hobson
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Hardcover - The Crowood Press / 26 September, 1994
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This practical manual is aimed at the amateur gamekeeper and the DIY shooting syndicate, and shows how to rear and release gamebirds economically and effectively. All the aspects are covered: hatching and buying in chicks, shelter, feeding, daily...Read more

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Knife and Tomahawk Throwing : The Art of the Experts
~Harry K. McEvoy
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Paperback - Tuttle Publishing / May 1988
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A guide to all aspects of knife and tomahawk throwing. Read more

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Tales of a Rat-hunting Man
~D. Brian Plummer
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Paperback - The Lyons Press / August 1997
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Peter Capstick's Africa : A Return to the Long Grass
~Peter Hathaway Capstick
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Hardcover - St. Martin's Press / August 1987
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My Hunting World
~Jim Meads

Hardcover - Quiller Press Ltd / October 1999
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Last Ivory Hunter : The Saga of Wally Johnson
~Peter Hathaway Capstick
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Hardcover - St. Martin's Press / August 1988
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Woodland Stalking
~Peter Carne
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / 1 March, 1999
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An introduction to woodland stalking intended for the novice who has never handled a rifle. Subjects covered include how best to start, equipment and clothing, stalking strategies and safety. Read more


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Shotgunner: Reflections on Birds, Guns and Dogs
~Steve Smith, Christopher Smith(Illustrator)
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Hardcover - Partners Publishing Group / 25 June, 1999
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Shotgunner gives new insight into every facet of bird hunting. Steve covers a variety of shooting techniques, including making doubles, why we miss and what constitutes good shooting. A section on guns includes coverage of favorite gauges; the...Read more

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Horn of the Hunter : The Story of an African Hunt
~Robert Ruark
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Hardcover - Safari Press, Inc. / April 1995
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Training Pointing Dogs : All the Answers to All Your Questions
~Paul Long, Paul All the Answers to All Your Questions About tr Long
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Paperback - Chelsea Green Publishing Company / October 1985
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The Traditional Bowyer's Bible (Volume 3)
~Tim Baker, et al
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Hardcover - Chelsea Green Publishing Company / July 1994
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Gun Dog : Revolutionary Rapid Training Method
~Richard A. Wolters
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Hardcover - Dutton Books / June 1961
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The Versatile Gundog
~Guy Wallace
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Hardcover - The Sportsman's Press / 1995
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The Working Folding Knife
~Steven Dick
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Paperback - Stoeger Publishing Company / January 1991
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Shotgun Digest
~Jack P. Lewis(Editor), Jack Lewis(Editor)
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Paperback - Krause Publications / March 1993
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A Natural History of the Pheasant
~Peter Robertson
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Hardcover - Swan Hill Press / July 1996
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The pheasant accounts for over 80% of all game shot in Britain. This book gives an account of the pheasant's ecology and way of life. Radio tagging and field studies have revealed information about how pheasants live, their breeding behaviour and the...Read more

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Bullfight
~Gary Marvin
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Paperback - University of Illinois Press / 1994
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