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Operation Sea Angler: the Second Wave

by Mike Ladle & Steve Pitts

Modern methods of fishing aren't just for those in the know - they can work for everyone. Knowing why fish behave as they do is key to using the right techniques and catching more and larger fish. In this book,...


Sea Fishing

by Jim Whippy

Every yachtsman or motorboater has at some point entertained the idea of catching their own supper, but until now there hasn't been a book to guide them through it. This unique handbook fills the gap. Fishing...


The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Field Hockey

by Rob Price

The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Field Hockey is the most comprehensive and uptodate field hockeyspecific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of...


The Game Cock - Being a Practical Treatise on Breeding, Rearing, Training, Feeding, Trimming, Mains, Heeling, Spurs, Etc. (History of Cockfighting Ser

by Ed James

THE GAME COCK -BEING A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON BREEDING, REARING, TRAINING, FEEDING,TRIMMING, MAINS, HEELING, SPURS, etc., etc., etc. TOGETHER WITH AN EXPOSURE OF COCKERS' TRICKS. THE ORIGIN AND CURE OF DISEASES,...


The Wild Red Deer of Scotland - Notes from an Island Forest on Deer, Deer Stalking, and Deer Forests in the Scottish Highlands

by Alan Gordon Cameron

THE WILD RED DEER OF SCOTLAND Notes from an Island Forest on Deer, Deer Stalking, and Deer Forests in the Scottish Highlands. By Allan Gordon Cameron. Originally published in the early 1920's this scarce deer...


Terriers for Sport (History of Hunting Series - Terrier Earth Dogs)

by Pierce O'Conor

TERRIERS FOR SPORT (History of Hunting Series - Earth Dogs) By Pierce O'Conor. Pierce O'Conor was a highly regarded Terrier Man of his day. This, his first book, "Terriers for Sport" which was published in 1922,...


The Art of Taxidermy

by F. Tose

Originally published in 1928. A detailed and well illustrated early work on the fascinating art of taxidermy. Contents include: Skinning Small Mammals - Mounting Larger Mammals - Skinning and Stuffing Birds...


Poachers and Poaching - Knowledge Never Learned in Schools

by John Watson

POACHERS AND POACHING "Knowledge Never Learned in Schools" By JOHN WATSON. This scarce title was first published in London 1891. It was written by a well known author who also contributed many poaching and natural...


Cocking Science (History of Cockfighting Series)

by Anon.

COCKING SCIENCE by "OLD FAMILY" - Originally published in 1939 and never before reprinted. This edition is republished as part of Read Country Book's "History of Cockfighting" series. The book was written as...


Full Revelations of a Professional Rat-Catcher After 25 Years' Experience

by Ike Williams

FULL REVELATIONS OF A PROFESSIONAL RAT-CATCHER AFTER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE. By Ike Matthews Originally published in Manchester 1898, this rare early work on rat catching and control is both expensive and hard...


The B.A.A. at 125: The Official History of the Boston Athletic Association, 1887-2012

by John Hanc & Matt Damon

Founded in 1887 and celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2012, the Boston Athletic Association is one of the oldest sports organizations in America. It’s best known today for its signature annual event, the...


Studies in the Art of Rat Catching - With Additional Notes on Ferrets and Ferreting, Rabbiting and Long Netting

by , C. H. Barkley

This fascinating book was first published in London 1911, with the writer relating his experiences as a professional rat and rabbit exterminator during the late 1800s. The book was written primarily as a guide...


Blowgun Techniques: The Definitive Guide to Modern and Traditional Blowgun Techniques

by Amante Marinas Sr. & Hironori Higuchi

Blowgun Techniques is a complete introduction to one of the world's oldest weapons.

It provides detailed explanations and instructions on all aspects of the blowgun's use—from grips and stances, to targets and...


Woodlore For Young Sportsmen: Survival in the Wild and Hints on Hunting

by , H. Mortimer Batten

Originally published in 1922, this is a fascinating illustrated guide to various fieldsports and the woodcraft connected with them. Contents Include: Life Habits of British Animals Game Birds of Great Britain...


The Wild Rabbit - Management and Shooting

by C. C. Rogers

Originally published in 1903. A fascinating and comprehensive study of the wild rabbit. Its management, natural history and methods of taking it are discussed in detail. Illustrated


The Decoying and Trapping of  Birds and Animals - With Notes on Lark Mirrors

by M. Browne

Originally published in 1883. A compilation of fascinating and comprehensive advice and information. This well illustrated book deals with all manner of decoying and trapping methods used in the past by gamekeepers,...


Handling and Nursing the Game Cock (History of Cockfighting Series)

by PH. B. A. C. Dingwall

HANDLING AND NURSING THE GAME COCK. A COMPREHENSIVE EXPLANATION AND INSTRUCTION ON THE MOST EFFECTIVE MEANS IN HANDLING AND NURSING GAME COCKS IN BATTLE. VARIOUS INJURIES DESCRIBED AND NURSING EXPLAINED. NATURAL...


Shooting's Strangest Days

by Tom Quinn

Mad old colonels who took their trousers off before going elephant hunting, women poachers with terriers sewn into their underskirts, duck shooters chasing their quarry in helicopters - here they all in their...


The Compleat Angler

by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton & Marjorie Swann

The Compleat Angler is the most famous book ever published in the literature of sport. It is also a work whose unique celebration of the English countryside has attracted readers around the world since it first...


Down to the Sea

by John Little

For over a century the Warren family has earned a hard and dangerous living, fishing out of Eden on the south coast of New South Wales. From the family's first fisherman, Old Ike, plying the coast in an open...