Title: Grouse feathers,
Publisher: Crown Publishers
Publication Date: 1972
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus
Edition: First Thus
051750085X This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards, spine, endpages and gilt/lettering are all pristine. The pages are clean and have no markings or folds. The dustjacket shows only a whisper of wear, with mild soiling and darkening to spine. Original price is intact. Brodart protected. No remainder mark. Not ex-lib. Introduction by H. G. Tapply. Bookseller Inventory # 000907
Synopsis: The classic grouse hunting book of all time, this masterpiece created more interest in the sport than all of the other books on grouse combined. A noted authority on game birds of all kinds, Spiller delivers practical, hands-on advice on hunting grouse, the choice of bird dogs, favorite hunting locales throughout the New England states and much more. The book includes nine handsome illustrations by noted wildlife artist Lynn Bogue Hunt, author of Derrydale's An Artist's Game Bag .
About the Author: Burton Spiller is the recognized authority on grouse?"king of the upland game birds." He was born in Maine in 1886 and died in 1973. During his life, he was somewhat of a Renaissance Man?he made and played violins, grew prize-winning flowers, wrote plays, short stories, and poems, was a mechanic, a welder, and served in World War II making submarines. Derrydale first published him in 1935, and his books continue to be considered the classics of all grouse hunting literature.
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