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Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Dark brown pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to spine, gilt decorative vignette to front, black embossed panel-decoration to front board, decorations to ends of spine, blind paneled rear. Dark navy endpapers. In good condition. Corners slightly bumped, chipped at top leading corners. Chips to ends of spine. Small nick to front spine edge and partial split to rear edge. Crack to bottom edge of front board. Small chip to top rear edge. Some handling marks to cloth with some light soiling to rear. Endpapers slightly cracked. Some light foxing to endpapers/halftitle, a couple of minor handling marks to pages, else pages clean and tight. 240pp. One of his Wiltshire books - concerning Coate and its environs, Burderop reservoir and Marlborough Forest - seen through the eyes of a rambler with a gun..
Title: The Amateur Poacher. By the author of “The Gamekeeper at Home” and “Wild Life in a Southern County”.
Publisher: London, Smith Elder & Co., 1879 1st:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 81951
Keywords: Literature Natural History, Literature, Jefferies, poaching, Marlborough Forest, Burderop, reservoir, wild life, gamekeeper, Coate, Wiltshire, 1879 1st,