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The Great Shoots: Britain's Premier Sporting Estates.

Martin, Brian P.

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ISBN 10: 0715387669 / ISBN 13: 9780715387665
Published by David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1987
Condition: Good Hardcover
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255 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. SPORTS. The first book to embark on a comprehensive survey of the gameshooting business. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Sports, Gameshooting, Estate, Partridges, Rabbits, Woodpigeons, Brian P. Martin, Comercialism, Game Conservancy, Gamekeepers, Bags and Bag Records). Bookseller Inventory # 21753X1

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Title: The Great Shoots: Britain's Premier Sporting...

Publisher: David and Charles, Newton Abbot

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Book Type: book

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  • The first and only comprehensive survey of gameshooting in Britain
  • Now in full color throughout
  • Expanded text and new photos bring this popular book up to date

    The Great Shoots was the first and only book of sporting literature to provide a comprehensive survey of the British gameshooting scene. This new and revised edition brings the fascinating story up to date, celebrating the gameshooting world today. A general history of gameshooting in Britain is followed by the history and present state of the sport at each estate, region by region. Brian Martin provides rare insight into the social lives of the shoots' owners and comments on their estates.

  • About the Author:

    Brian P. Martin, author of over 25 books, including Tales of the Old Gamekeeper (978-0-7153-0952-0), is among Britain's most successful country and natural history writers. He lives in the southwest of England.

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