Gamekeeping: An Illustrated History

David S. D. Jones

£25.00

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ISBN: 9781846891892

PUBLICATION DATE: July 17, 2014

CATEGORY: Gifts and History

BINDING: Hardback

EXTENT: 240 pages

A fascinating and comprehensive book on the history of gamekeeping from the late seventeenth century until the present time, offering unique insight and an accurate record of gamekeeping in times past. * Aimed at gamekeepers, sportsmen, shooters, and anyone with an interest in country life or countryside history* Invaluable work of reference for the gamekeeper, the history student, the social historian, and those interested in life in the country estate* Includes snippets from tape recordings of gamekeepers testimonies, contemporary newspaper clippings, and extracts from historic documents* Beautifully illustrated throughout

Meet the author David S. D. Jones

David S D Jones has been an archivist and historian for the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation for over a decade. He is descended from a long line of outdoor servants employed on country estates throughout England and Wales and numbers amongst his ancestors and relatives gamekeepers; hunt servants; gardeners; grooms; woodmen; farm workers; land agents and more. He owns the Gamekeeping Photographic Archive and the David S D Jones Photographic Collection.

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