Goldring Books

 
Quick Search

Author
Title
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card

Would you like to purchase a Gift Card?

 
 
 

Bedson, G. ('Grandad') Listings

If you cannot find what you want on this page, then please use our search feature to search all our listings.

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Bedson, G. ('Grandad') The Notorious Poacher - Memoirs of an Old Poacher
Hindhead, Surrey SAIGA 1982 0904558975 / 9780904558975 Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which has some fading. xii + 142 pages. 58 illustrations. This is the true account of the life of a poacher, based in North Staffordshire. It covers a period of around 50 years from boyhood to quite recent times. In perspective, poaching is shown as a product of the depression years although, obviously, the love of the countryside and the excitement of eluding gamekeepers and the law are important factors. The methods used for day and night-time poaching are all explained. The characters of the countryside - the good and the bad- are examined. Brushes with police and gamekeepers; the irony and the humour are all intertwined. Common myths and fallacies are criticized, and the author writes from experience, pulling no punches. Illustrated throughout with engravings taken from old books. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 

 

Solution Graphics

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@GoldringBooks.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie