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Gamekeeping: An Illustrated History
     

Gamekeeping: An Illustrated History

by David S. D. Jones
 

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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846891892
Publisher:
Quiller Press Limited
Publication date:
11/01/2014
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

David S. D. Jones is archivist and historian for the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation and has written extensively on the subject of shooting and gamekeeping history over the past thirty years. He owns the Gamekeeping Photographic Archive and the David S. D. Jones Photographic Collection. He is the author of the widely acclaimed Sporting Lodges: Sanctuaries, Havens and Retreats (978-1-84689-168-7) with J. C. Jeremy Hobson and Gamekeeping: An Illustrated History (978-1-84689-189-2).

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