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The Master of Game - The Oldest English Book on Hunting

By Edward of York
  • ISBN Code: : 1473342015
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Pages : 382
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
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First published in the early 15th century and reprinted with a foreword by American President and hunting fan Theodore Roosevelt. Considered the very first book in English on hunting. Full of information on how to hunt hare, hart, buck, roe, boar and wolf, fox, badger and otter. Not just a historical guide to hunting there are still good honest tips to maintaining and caring for your dogs. Including a specially commissioned introduction to deer stalking and hunting.

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The value of the canine nose is well-documented, and working dogs are being utilized for their olfactory skills in an increasing number of fields. Not only are dogs used by police, security, and the military, but they are also now used in forensic science, in medical detection of disease, in calculating population trends of endangered species and e

The Fair Chase

By Philip Dray
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  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Book Code : 1541616731
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : History
  • Members : 760
  • Pdf File: the-fair-chase.pdf

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An award-winning historian tells the story of hunting in America, showing how this sport has shaped our national identity. From Daniel Boone to Teddy Roosevelt, hunting is one of America's most sacred-but also most fraught-traditions. It was promoted in the 19th century as a way to reconnect "soft" urban Americans with nature and to the legacy of the country's pathfinding heroes. Fair chase, a hunting code of ethics emphasizing fairness, rugged independence, and restraint towards wildlife, emerged as a worldview and gave birth to the conservation movement. But the sport's popularity also caused class, ethnic, and racial divisions, and stirred debate about the treatment of Native Americans and the role of hunting in preparing young men for war. This sweeping and balanced book offers a definitive account of hunting in America. It is essential reading for anyone interested in the evolution of our nation's foundational myths.

The Complete Guide to English Springer Spaniel

By
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  • Publisher : Kevin Winslet
  • Book Code : 1908793341
  • Total of Pages : 252
  • Category : Pets
  • Members : 307
  • Pdf File: the-complete-guide-to-english-springer-spaniel.pdf

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Get The Definitive English Springer Spaniel Ownership Guide. Whether you own a English Springer Spaniel, or are considering it, existing owners agree that this is the "must have" owner's manual. English Springers’ are extremely rewarding companions that develop loyal bonds with their owners. The breed dates back over two centuries, and to this day they are most well-known for their unwavering protective nature and ability to serve as loyal companions. This comprehensive owners guide provides you with the most critical information, resources, and training strategies needed to successfully raise and care for your English Springer. From choosing the right English Springer Spaniel puppy, to caring for your English Springer, the information within this guide will serve as your "go to" resource for years to come. Highlights from the The Complete Guide to English Springer Spaniels: · The Right and Wrong Reasons for Buying a Springer · Breed Overview and Ownership Expectations · How the English Springer Spaniel Adoption Process Really Works · All About English Springer Puppies · Preparing Your Home for a Springer Spaniel · How to Keep Your Dog Healthy, Safe, and Happy · Common Health Problems · Caring for Springer Health Issues · Exercise & Activity Expectations · Showing Your English Springer Spaniel · Training for Guard Dogs, Therapy Dogs, Working Dogs, & More · The Aging Process and Life Expectations · Hundreds of Tips and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions As with all dog breeds, there are many advantages and disadvantages to owning a Springer Spaniel. From the day you bring home your new puppy, or adopt, you will be bombarded with questions and concerns. It is critical that you have all of the required proper care information available, at any time, so that you do not make any costly errors or put your new best friend into danger. The importance of proper training and care, from the start, cannot be understated. The worst problems in English Springer Spaniel ownership almost always start early. Be pro-active, learn everything there is to know about English Springer Spaniel ownership, and get started on the right track. From the puppy days to the latter years, new and sometimes difficult decisions are required from Springer Spaniel owners. This manual will help you make the correct decision, based on medical and training best practices, so that you never go to sleep worried about your pet's health or mood. Always make care decisions based on your particular dog and be sure to know all of the facts. Ultimately, this guide will prepare you for the vast array of purchasing, adoption, training, healthcare, and expectation-related information that will confront you at one time or another. This complete manual includes photographs, and nearly a dozen chapters full of useful information for your English Springer Spaniel. Additionally, the manual includes a very helpful table of contents so that you can easily and accurately find the important information you are looking for in an instant. The complete Guide to English Springer Spaniel is designed to help first-time dog owners and experienced individuals alike, with ease and clarity. Purchase the The Complete Guide to English Springer Spaniels today and save yourself from costly mistakes that could create financial disasters, poor long-term behaviour, and increased stress in both you and your dog's living environment. A well-prepared English Springer Spaniel owner makes for a happy, and healthy dog. With our 100% No Quibble, Money Back Guarantee you have nothing to lose, but everything to gain. A more caring, loving companionship with your chosen, loyal friend. Get The Complete Guide to English Springer Spaniels’ now Be prepared to care Take care of yourself and… Your English Springer Spaniel Jack

Unfortunate Ends

By Soren Lily
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  • Publisher : Unbound Publishing
  • Book Code : 180018137X
  • Total of Pages : 130
  • Category : Humor
  • Members : 901
  • Pdf File: unfortunate-ends.pdf

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Thomas, son of Henry Robekyn, died 1286 after cutting off his left foot and then his left hand in a frenzy. Henry Debordesle, died 1343. Long sick with diseases, smote himself in the belly with a knife worth one penny. On 11 August 1267, Henry Constentin is driving a horse-drawn cart of wheat through the field of Tweedscroft. His feet slip and he falls upon ‘a certain pole’ of his cart ‘so that it penetrate[s] into his fundament’. From the creator of Twitter's Medieval Death Bot comes Unfortunate Ends, an illuminating collection of in-depth looks at some of the most interesting cases from medieval coroners’ rolls. From the bizarre to the mundane, each death tells a tale from a dangerous time to be alive, and even to die. Coroners’ rolls list every inquest held for a death by misadventure – or accident – as well as grisly murders, some witnessed by others, some only coming to light when the hidden body was found. A handful of these deaths rise to the top, their tales too ridiculous or heartbreaking to not be spun again for the modern ear. Through death, Unfortunate Ends gives us a rare, first-hand look into everyday life for the common people of medieval England.

Nooks and Corners of Lancashire and Cheshire

By James Croston
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 2080
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 673
  • Pdf File: nooks-and-corners-of-lancashire-and-cheshire.pdf

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"Nooks and Corners of Lancashire and Cheshire" by James Croston. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Ultimate Hunting Dog Reference Book

By Vickie Lamb
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1634504623
  • Total of Pages : 472
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 532
  • Pdf File: the-ultimate-hunting-dog-reference-book.pdf

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Find and train the perfect hunting dog with this expansive reference book. For centuries, man has hunted with dogs. Today there are dozens of purposefully bred sports dogs to choose from. The Ultimate Hunting Dog Reference Book delves into the various breeds that exist, offering information on their temperaments, skills, and looks. Included in The Ultimate Hunting Dog Reference Book is advice on: Choosing the perfect hunting dog Caring for your dog’s health Training you dog Fun games to play with your dog The best hunting strategies With more than sixty breeds of hunting dogs to choose from, there is bound to be the perfect match for you and your hunting style. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

My Side of the Mountain

By Jean Craighead George
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0593115007
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 122
  • Pdf File: my-side-of-the-mountain.pdf

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"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."—The New York Times Book Review Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woods—all by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, forty dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever. “An extraordinary book . . . It will be read year after year.” —The Horn Book

Master of the Game

By Sidney Sheldon
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062015583
  • Total of Pages : 100
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 193
  • Pdf File: master-of-the-game.pdf

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Kate Blackwell is the symbol of success—a beautiful woman who has parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Now, celebrating her 90th birthday, Kate surveys the family she has manipulated, dominated, and loved: the fair and the grotesque, the mad and the mild, the good and the evil—her winnings in life.