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Twenty Years' Snipe-Shooting Extracts from the Daily Journal of the Game-Books of the Snipery (1899)

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ISBN-10: 0548908915

ISBN-13: 9780548908914

Edition: N/A

Authors: J. J. Pringle

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Twenty Years' Snipe Shooting is a detailed, methodical daily account of Pringle's best days afield during 1867-1887, as extracted from his shooting journals. The practice of recording each day's hunt was common in Europe but infrequent in North America. Julius Pringle, a wealthy planter, owned Torwood Plantation in Pointe Couple Parish northwest of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He also had holdings near Franklin, Louisiana such as Ashley, Ironwood, and Camperdown, and a plantation near Georgetown, South Carolina. During his last years of shooting, Pringle noted the decline in snipe numbers. He blamed the loss of habitat as the cause. This is very often the chief reason for a species' decline,…    
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 348
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.78" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English