Archer's Register: A Year Book of Facts

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Page 28 - PRACTICAL FORESTRY. And its Bearing on the Improvement of Estates. By CHARLES E. CURTIS, FSI, Professor of Forestry, Field Engineering, and General Estate Management, at the College of Agriculture, Downton. Second Edition, Revised. Crown 8vo, cloth 3/6 PREFATORY REMARKS.— OBJECTS OF PLANTING.
Page 226 - For lack of heyrs to the King againe, I, William, King, the third year of my reign, Give to the Norman Hunter, To me that art both...
Page 19 - This book deals not only with the various modes of approaching, or decoying, and killing wildfowl of all kinds, but enters into minute details upon the construction of punts, both single and double handed . sails; punt guns, muzzle-loading as well as breechloading; recoil apparatus; and shoulder guns of all patterns, witn the varying loads required for different bores.
Page 13 - Vol. II.— THE RIFLE AND REVOLVER. BY THE LATE JH WALSH, " STONEHENGE," EDITOR OF " THE FIELD," Author of "Dogs of the British Islands," "The Greyhound," "British Rural Sports,
Page 19 - An excellent work indeed, and full of capital illustrations, is * Modern Wildfowling ; ' to recommend it aright I should have, if I were clever enough, and it did not already exist, to invent the famous phrase, 'a book no gentleman's library should be without.i "— Truth, March 17, 1881.
Page 4 - ... yachts. An easy SYSTEM for DESIGNING is provided, and every necessary calculation is explained in detail. The latter part of the work is devoted to YACHT BUILDING, and engravings are given of every detail of construction and fitting, including laying off, taking bevels, &c.

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