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Hunting and Shooting: A Vintage Classic

Hunting and Shooting: A Vintage Classic

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Boy Scouts co-founder and avid outdoorsman Uncle Dan Beard offers young readers a clear, enthusiastic introduction to the joys of hunting in this timeless guide. Together with Bellmore H. Browne, an expert mountaineer and big-game hunter, Beard provides practical advice on setting up decoys and blinds as well as useful pointers for everything from shooting waterfowl to upland hunting for quail and grouse.
Originally published a century ago, this engagingly written and charmingly illustrated guide imparts timeless wisdom that includes respect for weapons and nature, commonsense safety tips, and helpful hints for enjoying the outdoors. In addition to discussions of trap and field shooting, the authors include a brief survey of the history of firearms and guidance on preparing for a hunting trip. Parents wishing to share the sport of hunting with their growing children will find this classic an ideal place to begin.

Author: Daniel Beard, Bellmore H. Browne
Publisher: Dover Publications
Published: 07/18/2017
Pages: 128
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.30d
ISBN: 9780486813271

About the Author
Daniel Carter Beard (1850-1941), known as Uncle Dan, was a renowned author, illustrator, and social activist. Inspired by the traditions of the American frontier, he founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905, which merged five years later with the newly formed Boy Scouts of America.

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