From the 1930's, when shooting birds for sport was much more widespread and accepted.
Considers ducks, geese, swans, grouse, pheasant, partridge, pigeons, plovers, curlews, woodcock and snipe.
Chapters on the natural histories of each species, alternating with chapters specifically on tracking and shooting. Various writers.
32 high quality full page colour drawings. Some a little faded, generally very good. 11 b/w photos.
Covers have some very small areas of wear, otherwise good. Contents lightly browned, virtually no spotting.
Extra postage due to weight.