A Keeper’s Country by Stanford J. K. ISBN: 9780948253379


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Immediate dispatch from Somerset. Nice older book in great condition. Pages in excellent condition. Pages tanned. No notes or highlighting. See images. Fantastic book.

About the book >.>.> Alfred Blowers DCM MM hero of the Looscampaign and more than sixty years a keeperreflects on his life and adventures in this finenovel. Apprenticed to a hard drinking keeper ofthe old school in Suffolk he later moves to anestate in the far north of Scotland where he has tosmash a gang of deer poachers who in revengemurder his wife Bessie; always he has to battlewith severe winter weather on the 12000 acreestate where he works alone. Finally he isappointed head game-keeper on an estate inWiltshire and becomes a legend among keepersfor his long experience in every aspect of thekeeper’s art and his book A Keeper’s Notebook.J.K. Stanford captures a way of life whichremained virtually unchanged for centuries untilsocial change modern farming methods andincreasingly ruthless poaching brought a new andmore mechanised era.

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Stanford J. K.


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