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Author: SALVIN Francis Henry

Falconry In The British Isles

.  2nd revised and enlarged.  John Van Voorst.  large 8vo., viii(i) 171 pages + advert leaf, 28 fine hand coloured lithograph plates, includes 2 plates of implements, contemporary ownership signature of A.E.Knox Petersfield to top blank margin of title page, also signature of Helen Fletcher, Dale Park, Arundel to upper margin of 1/2 title. Small photograph 6.5cm x 4cm of Knox carrying a large salmon over his shoulder dated 1868 and 43lb on the image with manuscript initials A.E.K. below plus a letter tipped onto FEP to Knox from Prince Edward Saxe Weimer dated 9th May 1877 on headed paper enquiring after his health, fishing and mutual friend the Duke of Richmond. Knox an angling author wrote Autumns On The Spey, publishers green gilt pictorial cloth with gilt vignette to upper board of a falconer carrying 4 falcons on a cadge, small paper label below for Helen Fletcher. the contents clean and the plates free of foxing. the binding clean and bright with no splits, overall a vg+ copy of what Harting describes as "The best modern book in English on the art and practice of falconry". the second edition is to be preferred for the emanations and additions to the text. Harting 67, Swift 497.01 [20778]
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Author: SALVIN Francis Henry, BRODRICK William

Falconry In The British Isles

1970.  facsimile of the 1855 1st Edn,.  147 pages, 24 colour plates, 4to, vg in dj [14375]
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Author: SALVIN Francis Henry, BRODRICK William

Falconry In The British Isles

1980.  rep Edn,.  VI 147 pages, 4to, illus in colour, a facsimile reprint of the 1855 edition, vg in dj. [7309]
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Author: SCHLEGEL Hermann, WULVERHORST A.H.Verster Van

Taite de Fauconnerie

1973.  1st thus reprint of the 1844 and 1853 Edn,.  Denver,USA..  VIII 115 90 VI pages, 17pp illus, 4to, text in English and the original French, vg in dj [5421]
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Author: SCHLEGEL Hermann, WULVERHORST A.H.Verster Van

Taite de Fauconnerie

1973.  1st thus reprint of the 1844 and 1853 Edn,.  Chasee Publications.  Denver, USA..  VIII 115 90 VI pages, 17pp illus, 4to, text in English and the original French, vg in dj [18734]
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Author: SCOTT George Ryley

The History Of Cockfighting

1957.  1st Edn,.  Charles Skelton Ltd.  204 pages, TEG, sml 4to. coloured frontis + numerous full page illus, No 52 of a limited edition of 1095 copies, original red cloth, gilt title to upper board with cockfighting vignette, a vg copy. [559]
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Author: SHAWYER Colin

The Barn Owl

1998.  1st Edn,.  Harlequin Press.  Chelmsford.  VIII 213 pages, colour and b/w illus from photographs + drawings, a fine copy in dj. An in-depth monograph [15786]
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Author: STEVENS R.

Laggard

1953.  1st Edn,.  Faber and Faber.  310 pages, illus by Brian Alldridge, foxing to prelims and closed page edges, publishers green cloth title in black, dj rubbed at head and tail of spine. Swift 535.01 [18669]
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Author: STEVENS R.

The Taming Of Genghis

1975.  rep Edn,.  Falconiforme Press Ltd.  Canada.  127 pages, publishers red cloth, vignette in blank to upper cover, vg. An account of adventures and discoveries in the training of a gyr falcon. Swift 537-02 [18668]
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Author: STEVENS R.

The Taming Of Genghis

1975.  rep Edn,.  Falconiforme Press Ltd.  Canada.  127 pages, publishers red cloth, vignette in blank to upper cover, vg. An account of adventures and discoveries in the training of a gyr falcon. Swift 537-02 [20035]
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Author: STEVENS Ronald

A Life With Birds

1995.  1st Edn,.  Hancock House Pub Ltd.  Surry, Canada.  156 pages, illus with b/w photographs and drawings by Colin Trefry, vg in dj. [18700]
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Author: STEVENS Ronald

The Taming Of Genghis

1956.  1st Edn,.  Faber and Faber.  127 pages, vignette of bird of prey to title page by C.F.Tunnicliffe, inscription on FEP and ownership blind stamp, red cloth title in black with the vignette from the title page repeated on front cover, pictorial dj with coloured falcon by Tunnicliffe to upper flap. Swift 537-01. [18650]
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Author: STEVENS Ronald

The Taming Of Genghis

1956.  1st Edn,.  Faber and Faber.  127 pages, vignette of bird of prey to title page by C.F.Tunnicliffe, red cloth title in black with the vignette from the title page repeated on front cover, pictorial dj with coloured falcon by Tunnicliffe to upper flap, dj complete with a couple of closed tears. Swift 537-01. [18312]
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Author: SWAIN Louis, GRANT Douglas

The Journals Of The North American Falconers’Association 1962 to 1971

1994.  . Edn,.  North American Falconry Association.  Berthoud, Colorado, USA.  The journals for the first 10 years of the association, individually paginated with a comprehensive index illustrated with photographs drawings etc. A fine copy in dj. [18638]
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