ALFRED E. PEASE, M.P.
Originally published in London, 1898. Now reprinted in a quality hardback edition from the extremely rare original by Read Country Books.
This fascinating historical document was written at the turn of the century by avid huntsman and Member of Parliament, Alfred Pease. It is a lengthy treatise on the natural history of the badger as well a detailed work on the hunting of the animal. Pease writes in great detail about the life and habits of the badger and includes anatomical diagrams. Over half of the book is devoted to the badger as a sporting quarry. There is much discussion on techniques of hunting including dogs and equipment. There are numerous illustrations including detailed diagrams of the various excavation tools.
126 pages. 10 black + white illustrations. Hardback with illustrated dust wrapper.