Eyre & Spottiswoode 1st 1947
8vo, green boards with black titling to spine, boards slightly grubby, staining to endpapers, tanning minor chips to d/w o/w VG+/VG+ 295 gms
(Order reference 16032)
This is Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald’s entertaining and readable account of poaching through the ages, drawn from manycontemporary accounts and informed by his own experiences. Illustrated splendidly by ‘BB’, Denys Watkins-Pitchford. Chapters include: The hare; To hunt the hare; Hunting the hare; More ways than one; And still more ways; Those that poach; Privileged poachers; Just poachers; The moucher; Dogs; Partridges and pheasants; Rabbits; The game laws. B.B.’s stunning woodcuts are, as ever, a delight.