THE GREAT SHOOTS: BRITAIN'S BEST - PAST AND PRESENT: 2ND EDITION
Author: Brian P. Martin
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Jul 2007
New & revised edition brings the fascinating story up to date, celebrating the gameshooting world today. Includes history & present state of the sport at each estate, region by region. Martin provides rare insight into the social lives of the shoots' owners & comments on their estates. Color photos & illus t/out; 8x9 inches, 288 pgs.
* The first and only comprehensive survey of gameshooting in Britain
* Now in full color throughout
* Expanded text and new photos bring this popular book up to date
The Great Shoots was the first and only book of sporting literature to provide a comprehensive survey of the British gameshooting scene. This new and revised edition brings the fascinating story up to date, celebrating the gameshooting world today. A general history of gameshooting in Britain is followed by the history and present state of the sport at each estate, region by region. Brian Martin provides rare insight into the social lives of the shoots' owners and comments on their estates.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Brian P. Martin, author of over 25 books, including Tales of the Old Gamekeeper, is among Britain's most successful country and natural history writers. He lives in the southwest of England.