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Pig-Sticking or Hog-Hunting A Complete Account For Sportsmen - And Others

By Sir. Robert Baden-Powell

1924

Herbert Jenkins : London

8.5" by 5.5"

312pp

 

 

 

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An interesting guide to shooting pigs or hogs by the founded on the Boy Scouts, Sir. Robert Baden-Powell. Illustrated with drawings by the author himself.

A revised and enlarged edition. Illustrated with 42 new illustrations, each drawn by the author. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Written by Sir Robert Baden-Powell. Baden-Powell was a British Army officer who founded the Scout Movement. This work explores the sport of hunting pigs, its history and origins and the practicalities. This work is split into 5 parts which are titled as follows: Part I. - The Nature and Values of Pig-Sticking, Part II. - Pig, Part III.- What You Have to Contend With, Part IV.- Animal Allies, and Part V.- How To Succeed As A Pig-Sticker. Ink inscription to the front pastedown that reads 'A. G. in Poona. 18-9-36', alongside the blindstamp of 'Modern Book Stall Poona'. An interesting work of hunting from the notable military leader, and influential Scout leader.

CONDITION

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally bumped to the head and tail of the spine, with light bumping to the extremities. Patches of rubbing the front and rear joint, and also to the front board. With marks to the front board. Light spots to the fore edge. Ink inscription to the front pastedown, with offsetting to the front and rear endpapers. Blindstamp to the head of the front endpaper, and the previous owners ink inscription to the front pastedown. Internally generally firmly bound, though strained in places. Pages are clean with the odd spot.

Overall Condition: Good

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