Gamekeeping: An Illustrated History

Overview

A fascinating and comprehensive book on the history of gamekeeping from the late seventeenth century until the present time, offering unique insight and an accurate record of gamekeeping in times past.
  • Aimed at gamekeepers, sportsmen, shooters, and anyone with an interest in country life or countryside history
  • Invaluable work of reference for the gamekeeper, the history student, the social historian, and ...
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Overview

A fascinating and comprehensive book on the history of gamekeeping from the late seventeenth century until the present time, offering unique insight and an accurate record of gamekeeping in times past.
  • Aimed at gamekeepers, sportsmen, shooters, and anyone with an interest in country life or countryside history
  • Invaluable work of reference for the gamekeeper, the history student, the social historian, and those interested in life in the country estate
  • Includes snippets from tape recordings of gamekeepers' testimonies, contemporary newspaper clippings, and extracts from historic documents
  • Beautifully illustrated throughout
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781846891892
  • Publisher: Quiller Press Limited
  • Publication date: 9/28/2014
  • Pages: 192

Meet the Author

David S. D. Jones has been archivist and historian for the National Gamekeepers' Organisation for over a decade and has written extensively on the subject of gamekeeping over the past thirty years, contributing numerous articles to all of the major British sporting titles. He owns the Gamekeeping Photographic Archive and the David S.D. Jones Photographic Collection. He is author of the widely acclaimed Sporting Estates of the Outer Hebrides--Past and Present and Sporting Lodges (978-1-84689-168-7) with J.C. Jeremy Hobson.
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