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George Bird Evans: Life Of A Shooting Gentleman

Harper, Catherine A.

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ISBN 10: 0967464609 / ISBN 13: 9780967464602
Published by Prairie Wind Press, Winterset, Iowa, 1999
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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One of 1500 numbered copies signed by the author. Bound in the publisher's original green composition leather with the front cover and spine stamped in gilt. All edges gilt. Fine condition in a fine slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 9025883

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Title: George Bird Evans: Life Of A Shooting ...

Publisher: Prairie Wind Press, Winterset, Iowa

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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The complete, authorized biography of one of America's premier outdoor essayists and dog breeders.

This book tells of the lives of George and Kay Evans, their life together at Old Hemlock, and of the founding and perpetuation of their world-famous line of Old Hemlock setters.

George Bird Evans established a beautiful, stylish line of English setter bird dogs.

In the 1950's, he began writing about gunning the uplands over his Old Hemlock setters, which became his legacy.

Over the next four decades, Evans wrote for several major sporting magazines and completed 20 books, including the classic The Upland Shooting Life.

Evans continued to write and hunt until his death in 1998 at the age of 91.

His passionate and contemplative literary contribution to upland gunning has influenced both writers and hunters for decades.

This book offers one of the most complete biographies ever written about any of the greats of sporting literature.

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Catherine A. Harper is a contributor for Willow Creek Press titles including George Bird Evans-Life of a Shooting Gentleman.

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