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By Louise Gray
We should all know exactly where our meat comes from. But what if you took this modern day maxim to its logical conclusion? What if you only ate animals you killed yourself? Fed up of friends claiming to care about the provenance of their food, Louise Gray decides to follow...
With an emphasis on safe, responsible shooting this authoritative book covers all aspects of hunting with air rifles from gun shop to kitchen, choosing the right gun, shooting techniques, stalking, decoying, lamping, hide building, guidance on game preparation as well as easy to follow recipes for newcomers and experienced shooters...
By Mark Avery
Driven grouse shooting, where flocks of Red Grouse are chased by lines of beaters so that they fly over lines of 'guns' that shoot the fast-flying birds, is a peculiarly British fieldsport. It is also peculiarly British in that it is deeply rooted in the British class system. This multi-million...
This book tells the story of an adventurer, hunter and naturalist in late nineteenth-century Africa, who would inspire novelists such as Rider Haggard and Wilbur Smith. The book describes Selous' extraordinary adventures, which included elephant-hunting, diamond-prospecting and an early expedition to found Rhodesia now Zimbabwe.
The Deerstalker's Bedside Book, Charles Smith-Jones has now produced a new work, Between the Coverts, which will appeal to game shooters of every kind. The author's ability to provide a carefully researched historical perspective to the sport of game shooting can only add to the keen shot's understanding of his...
Originally published: New York: Schocken Books, 1984.