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Author: ABBOTT C.G.

The Home-Life Of The Osprey

1911.  1st Edn.  54 pages + 32 pages with 42 mounted photographs, light spotting to end papers, publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover. [18925]
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Author: ALLEN Mark

Falconry In Arabia

1980.  1st Edn,.  Orbis.  142 pages, illus with photos and 9 colour plates by Mary Clare Critchley Salmonson, forward by Wifred Thesiger, a fine copy in likewise dj, signed on title page by the artist. [18671]
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Author: AL-TIMIMI Faris A.

Falcons And Falconry In Qatar

1987.  1st Edn,.  172 pages, 4to, 266 colour illus from photographs, damp mark on verso and 1/2 title verso on last blank and opposite blank. No marking to text, cover or dj. [18643]
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Author: American Falconers Club

American Falconers Club Journal

.  revised.  Falcon Head Press Ltd.  Golde, Colorado.  XVI 463, bw illus from photographs, drawings etc., diagrams, brown simulated leather binding, gilt title and falcon vignette to upper cover. Swift 178.02 [18814]
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Author: ARAMILEV Ivan

Beyond The Ural Mountains, The Adventures Of A Siberian Hunter

1961.  1st English Edn,.  George Allen and Unwin.  198 pages, illus, vg in dj. Translated by Michael Heron, chapters on bear, tiger wolf and small game. [10841]
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Author: BASTYAI Lorant De

All My Life With Hunting Birds

1982.  1st Edn,.  Neville Spearman.  Sudbury.  XVII 256 pages, small 4to, colour frontis of the author, b/w illus from photographs and drawings, vg in dj. Old tape mark to verso of dj from dj protective cover not noticeable from front now in removable dj protective cover. [18707]
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Author: BASTYAI Lorant De

Hunting Bird From A Wild Bird

1968.  1st Edn,.  Pelham Books.  172 pages, b/w illus from photographs and drawings, vg in dj, dj has marking to rear from tape not noticeable from front, dj now in protective removable sleeve. [18646]
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Author: BERT Edmund

An Approved Treatise On Hawks And Hawking

1973.  facsimile rep of 1619 Edn,.  Thames Valley Press.  Trowbridge.  109 pages, illus, vg in dj. Includes an introduction by Philip Glasier. [18131]
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Author: BLAINE Gilbert

Falconry

1970.  rep of the 1936 1st Edn,.  253 pages, Illus, vg in dj. [3659]
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Author: BLAINE Gilbert

Falconry

1970.  rep of the 1936 1st Edn,.  253 pages, Illus, vg in dj. [11767]
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Author: BLOME Richard

Hawking And Falconry

c.1970.  rep of the 1929 Cresset Press Edn,.  Maidenhead.  XXXII,123 pages, folding frontis + other illus, vg in dj. [14939]
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Author: BLOME Richard

Hawking And Falconry

c.1970.  rep of the 1929 Cresset Press Edn,.  Maidenhead.  XXXII,123 pages, folding frontis + other illus, vg in dj. [6317]
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Author: BLOME Richard

Hawking And Falconry

c.1970.  facsimile rep of the 1929 Cresset Press Edn,.  Maidenhead.  XXXII 123 pages, folding frontis, illus, vg in dj. [2268]
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Author: BLOME Richard

Hawking Or Falconry

1929.  The Cresset Press.  XXXII 123 pages, large folding frontis plate, limited to 650 copies, recently bound in 1/2 old style calf. A reprint of the falconry section from the 1683 Blome's Gentleman's Recreation. [14112]
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Author: BLOME Richard

Hawking Or Falconry

1929.  The Cresset Press.  XXXII 123 pages, TEG, pages uncut, large folding frontis plate + 4 full page plates and text illus, limited to 650 copies, publishers 1/4 parchment over paper covered boards, dj present but loss to the top 4.5cm of spine, chipping to base, No 99 of limited edition of 650 copies. E.D.Cumming wrote the 32 page preface, the book is the hawking section from The Gentlemans Recreation of 1674. Swift 65.04 [18291]
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Author: BLOME Richard

Hawking Or Falconry

1929.  The Cresset Press.  XXXII 123 pages, TEG, page uncut, large folding frontis plate, foxing to eps, limited to 650 copies, original 1/4 parchment over paper covered boards, spine dis-coloured. Original dj present some chipping to corners and head and tail of spine, closed tear to part of rear spine folding edge, dj dust soiled. A reprint of the falconry section from the 1683 Blome's Gentleman's Recreation. [18125]
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Author: BLOME Richard

Hawking Or Falconry

1929.  The Cresset Press.  XXXII 123 pages, TEG, page uncut, large folding frontis plate, foxing to eps, limited to 650 copies, original 1/4 parchment over paper covered boards. A reprint of the falconry section from the 1683 Blome's Gentleman's Recreation. [18805]
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Author: BRITISH FALCONERS CLUB

the Falconer 1937-1971

1995.  1st collected Edn,.  1100+ pages, illus with black and white photographs, green cloth, titles in black with falcon vignette to upper board, vg+. A reprint of the Falconer's Magazine from 1937 to 1971. [13208]
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Author: BRITISH FALCONERS CLUB

The Falconer 2002 Celebrating 75 Years Of The British Falconers Club

2003.  1st Edn,.  271 pages, oblong 4to., illus in colour and black and white from photographs, paintings, drawings etc., red cloth, gilt title to upper cover, as new, still in the unopened glassine wrapper with postal box. [18666]
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Author: BRITISH FALCONERS CLUB

The Falconer 2002 Celebrating 75 Years Of The British Falconers Club

2003.  1st Edn,.  271 pages, oblong 4to., illus in colour and black and white from photographs, paintings, drawings etc., red cloth, gilt title to upper cover, as new, still in the unopened glassine wrapper. [18758]
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Author: BRITISH FALCONERS CLUB

The Falconer 2002 Celebrating 75 Years Of The British Falconers Club

2003.  1st Edn,.  271 pages, oblong 4to., illus in colour and black and white from photographs, paintings, drawings etc., red cloth, gilt title to upper cover, as new, still in the unopened glassine wrapper. [18757]
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Author: BROWN Leslie

The African Fish Eagle

1980.  1st Edn,.  Purnell And Sons.  168 pages, colour illus, inscription on FEP, vg in chipped dj. [13565]
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Author: BURTON Richard F.

Falconry In The Valley Of The Indus

1997.  3rd Edn,.  Goverment Of Sindh.  Karachi.  XXIV 83 pages, four colour plates by Joseph Wolf, a fine copy in similar dj. This edition has a new introduction by Christopher Ondaatje. A well produced reprint of the 1852 1st edition Swift 99.03 [18737]
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Author: BURTON Richard F.

Falconry In The Valley Of The Indus

1997.  3rd Edn,.  Goverment Of Sindh.  Karachi.  XXIV 83 pages, four colour plates by Joseph Wolf, a fine copy in similar dj. This edition has a new introduction by Christopher Ondaatje. A well produced reprint of the 1852 1st edition Swift 99.03 [18755]
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Author: BURTON Richard F.

Falconry In The Valley Of The Indus

1997.  3rd Edn,.  Goverment Of Sindh.  Karachi.  XXIV 83 pages, four colour plates by Joseph Wolf, a fine copy in similar dj. This edition has a new introduction by Christopher Ondaatje. A well produced reprint of the 1852 1st edition Swift 99.03 [18670]
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Author: CADE Tom J.

The Falcons Of The World

1982.  1st Edn,.  Collins.  188 pages, 4to, illus with colour plates after paintings by R.David Digby, + distribution maps, fine in dj. Includes 2 typed and 1 hand written letters from R Digby to Chris. The first letter handwritten and dated 22.11.89 notes 2 drawings 1 of a pheasant and 1 of a goshawk and the need to start painting if they are to arrive by Christmas, both drawings present, the pheasant on cream paper landscape folio 42cm x 30cm shows a running cock pheasant in landscape centre fold. The goshawk on white paper full length of the bird on ledge 30cm x 21cm pencil title and measurements to both. Typed letter dated Sept 1989 discusses the drawing of the white phase gyrfalcon head study with note on the price and related painting. The third letter dated June 1990, a full page typed letter discussing a painting of a sparrowhawk and the preliminary drawing. A visit to see Dick Treleavan and other references to falconry and paintings. The drawing enclosed of a sparrowhawk and blackbird landscape, 30cm x 21cm with pencil title, slight fold marks. All 3 letters with Digby's address and signed in ink "Ron" [18835]
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Author: CADE Tom J.

The Falcons Of The World

1982.  1st Edn,.  Collins.  188 pages, 4to, illus with colour plates after paintings by R.David Digby, fine in dj. [19147]
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Author: CADE Tom J.

The Falcons Of The World

1982.  1st Edn,.  Collins.  188 pages, 4to, illus with colour plates after paintings by R.David Digby, fine in dj. [19026]
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Author: CAMPBELL James

A Treatise Of Modern Falconry

2003.  rep Edn,.  Western Sporting Publications.  Ranchester, Wyoming, USA.  133 pages, engraved frontis illus, publishers green cloth, a fine copy limited to 375 numbered copies. A reprint of the 1773 1st with modern spelling and a chapter explaining Campbells herbal cures. [18648]
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Author: CHAMERLAT Christian Antoine De

Falconry And Art

1987.  1st Edn,.  Sotheby Publications.  254 pages, large 4to., finely illustrated in colour and b/w, fine in dj, in card slipcase. the book is in 3 parts: The Art Of Falconry, The History Of Falconry, Falconry In The Orient, also a bibliography and index of artists, a beautifully produced book [18640]
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Author: COOPER J.E.

Veterinary Aspects Of Captive Birds Of Prey

1978.  2nd Edn,.  Standfast Press.  Saul.  XII 256 pages, illus, vg in dj. [18143]
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Author: COOPER J.E.

Veterinary Aspects Of Captive Birds Of Prey

1978.  2nd Edn,.  Standfast Press.  Saul.  XII 256 pages, illus, vg in dj. [2011]
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Author: COOPER J.E.

Veterinary Aspects Of Captive Birds Of Prey

1987.  reprint Edn,.  Tetbury.  XII 256 31 pages, illus with photographs and drawings, with 1985 supplement bound at rear, vg+ in dj. [13228]
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Author: COOPER J.E.

Veterinary Aspects Of Captive Birds Of Prey

1991.  reprint Edn,.  Tetbury.  XII 256 31 pages, illus with photographs and drawings, with 1985 supplement bound at rear, vg+ in dj. [14404]
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Author: COOPER J.E., GREENWOOD A.G.

Recent Advances In The Study Of Raptor Diseases, Proceedings Of The International Symposium On Diseases Of Birds Of Prey

1980.  Keighley.  X 178 pages, 4to., illus with drawings, photographs, etc, card covers, vg. [14403]
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Author: COX John

Observations On Falconry And Pakistan

1985.  1st Edn,.  Pilot Publishing.  Karachi, Pakistan.  105 pages, illus from drawings and photographs, the book is based on the author's diary kept when in Pakistan on an expedition to purchase Saker falcons, vg in dj. [18144]
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Author: COX John

Observations On Falconry And Pakistan

1985.  1st Edn,.  Pilot Publishing.  Karachi, Pakistan.  105 pages, illus from drawings and photographs, the book is based on the author's diary kept when in Pakistan on an expedition to purchase Saker falcons, vg in dj. Swift 128.01 [18667]
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Author: CRAIGHEAD John, CRAIGHEAD Frank C.

Life With An Indian Prince, Journals Of John F Craighead & Frank C Craighead Jr, August 6 1940 to April 11 1941

2001.  limited Edn,.  Boise, Idaho, USA.  XX 277 pages, oblong 4to., illus in colour and black and white from photographs, 1/4 leather over green cloth covers, gilt title to upper board, glassine dj, this is number 486 of the 1200 subscribers edition, a fine copy. Hawking, hunting, coursing and sporting traditions, experiences in the final days of the India Rajputs. [18654]
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Author: DALTON Bob

Falconry Reflections

1997.  1st Edn,.  Farming Press.  Ipswich.  138 pages, colour illus from photographs, a fine example in dj. Presentation inscription in title page from Dalton to John Humphreys. [18609]
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Author: DURMAN-WALTERS Diana

The Modern Falconer. Training, Hawking and Breeding

1997.  rep Edn,.  Shrewsbury.  175 pages, 4to., illus, fine in dj [6435]
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Author: EVANS Humphrey

Falconry

1978.  rep Edn,.  John Bartholomew,.  Edinburgh.  160 pages, lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj [6434]
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Author: EVANS Humphrey ap

Falconry

1973.  1st Edn,.  159 pages, illus, sml 4to. vg in torn dj. [3785]
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Author: FERREIRAS Diogo Fernandes

Ferreiras Falconry Being A Translation Of The Portuguese Of Arte Da Caca De Altaneria

1996.  rep of the Lisbon 1616 Edn,.  Anthony Jack.  X 262 pages, limited to 1000 copies, green cloth binding, a fine copy. This edition translated by Anthony Jack president of the British Falconers Club 1971-1994 Swift 297.01 [18735]
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Author: FILKINS Kenn editor

A Bond With The Wild, A Celebration Of American Falconry

1993.  1st Edn,.  North American Falconers Assoc..  Berthodd, USA.  181 pages, 4to., illus in colour from photographs, drawings, etc, vg in dj. [18711]
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Author: FISHER Major C.H.

Reminiscences Of A Falconer

1901.  1st Edn,.  John C Nimmo.  XIV 188 pages, TEG, illus with 7 photograph plates and six portraits, some foxing to contents, original green cloth bright and fresh, gilt falconry vignette to upper cover. An excellent book covering Fisher's falconry excursions etc., [16704]
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Author: FORD Emma

Falconry In Mews And Field

1982.  1st Edn,.  191 pages, illus, sml 4to., vg+ in dj. [18672]
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Author: FORD Emma

Gyrfalcon

1999.  1st Edn,.  John Murray.  191 pages, oblong 4to., finely illustrated in colour from painting by Anthony Rhodes and Andrew Ellis, also from paintings by Woolf, Lodge, Thorburn etc., and colour and black and white photos, fine in dj. [18656]
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Author: FOX David

Garden Of Eagles,The Life and Times of a Falconer

1984.  1st Edn,.  Patrick Stephen.  Wellingborough..  217 pages, illus, vg in dj [9936]
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Author: FOX Nick

Understanding Bird Of Prey

1995.  1st Edn,.  Hancock House Publishing.  USA.  375 pages, 4to., colour plates, drawings, diagrams, pictorial laminated boards, fine, a comprehensive work covering all aspects of falconry. Swift 197.01 [18660]
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Author: FREDERICK II OF HOHENSTAUFEN

The Art Of Falconry being the De Arte Venandi Cum Avibus

1955.  reprint Edn,.  Charles T Branford Company.  Boston, USA.  CX 637 pages, coloured frontis portrait, numerous illustrations from drawings, old prints, photographs etc, original cloth gilt decorated spine, vg. Translated and edited by Casey A. Wood and F. Marjorie Fyfe of the medieval treatise on zoology and falconry. A translation of one of the earliest works of falconry, Frederick II an avid falconer travelled with hundreds of falcons wherever he went also includes a 35 page introduction + bibliography + extra material. Swift 608. [18250]
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Author: FREEMAN Gage Earle

Practical Falconry To Which Is Added How I Became A Falconer

1954.  rep of the 1869 1st Edn,.  USA.  89 pages, illus, vg. [10701]
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Author: FREEMAN Gage Earle, SALVIN Francis Henry

Falconry Its Claims, History and Practice To Which Are Added Remarks On Training The Otter And Cormorant

1859.  1st Edn,.  Longmans, Green, Longman and Roberts.  XV 352 pages, engraved frontis + 3 full page plates and 3 text illus, bookplate of Thomas Westwood (angling bibliographer) bound in contemporary 1/2 dark red morroco, chipping to head of spine and corners, some darkening to the leather. Harting 68. A work to be commended by two leading falconers, teh book contains much information about heron hawking from the early 1800s through to the 1850s + chapter on goshawks and sparrow hawks. [18841]
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Author: FREEMAN Gage Earle, SALVIN Francis Henry

Falconry Its Claims, History and Practice To Which Are Added Remarks On Training The Otter And Cormorant

1972.  facsimile rep of the 1859 1st Edn,.  Paul P B Minet.  Chichester.  XV 352 pages, advs, illus, vg in dj. [18141]
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Author: FREEMAN Gage Earle, SALVIN Francis Henry

Falconry Its Claims, History and Practice To Which Are Added Remarks On Training The Otter And Cormorant

1972.  facsimile rep of the 1859 1st Edn,.  Paul P B Minet.  Chichester.  XV 352 pages, advs, illus, vg in dj. [15646]
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Author: FREEMAN Gage Earle, SALVIN Francis Henry

Falconry Its Claims, History and Practice To Which Are Added Remarks On Training The Otter And Cormorant

1972.  facsimile rep of the 1859 1st Edn,.  Paul P B Minet.  Chichester.  XV 352 pages, advs, illus, vg in dj. [6319]
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Author: GLASIER Philip

A Hawk In The Hand

1990.  1st Edn,.  Robinson Publishing.  180 pages, illus, fine in dj [18724]
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Author: GLASIER Phillip

Falconry And Hawking

1978.  reprint,.  Batsford.  312 pages, illus in colour and b/w from photographs and drawings, lge 8vo, fine in dj with card slipcase [20043]
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Author: GLASIER Phillip

Falconry And Hawking

1982.  reprint Edn,.  312 pages, lge 8vo, illus, vg+, in dj. [6308]
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Author: GLASIER Phillip

Falconry And Hawking

1986.  2nd Edn,.  Batsford.  352 pages, illus in colour and b/w from photographs + text drawings etc., lge 8vo., vg+, in dj. All aspects are covered from the history to flying falcons. [18716]
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Author: HAMILTON Colonel J.P.

The Hood & The Leash Reminiscences Of A Falconer

2007.  1st thus Edn,.  Read Country Book.  unpaginated pages, pictorial laminated cover. A facsimile reprint of the falconry section in Reminiscences Of An Old Sportsman 1860. [18749]
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Author: HARRIS James T.

The Peregrine Falcon In Greenland, Observing An Endangered Species

1979.  1st Edn,.  Columbia, USA.  VI 255 pages, illus, vg in dj. [13936]
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Author: HARRIS Lee William

The Harris Hawk, Management, Training and Hunting

2001.  1st Edn,.  Swan Hill, Shrewsbury.  144 pages, 4to., colour and black and white illus from photographs, fine in dj. [14700]
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Author: HARRISON J.C.illus, EVANS David

The Birds Of Prey Of The British Isles

1980.  1st Edn,.  Fine Bird Books.  Kingston Deverill.  large folio, 20 full colour plates + pencil sketches by J.C.Harrison, No 17 of a limited edition of 275 numbered copies signed by J.C.Harrison, armorial bookplate of Michael Whitelock to verso of FEP, original 1/2 leather binding in slipcase, a fine copy in slipcase. [16521]
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Author: HARTING James Edmund

Biblioteca Accipitraria A Catalogue Of Books Ancient And Modern Relating to Falconry, With Notes Glossary and Vocabulary

1964.  facsimile of the 1891 Edn,.  Holland Press.  XXVIII 289 pages, illus, original cloth bumped on top edge, original dj has some foxing. [13010]
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Author: HARTING James Edmund

Hints On The Management Of Hawks And Practical Falconry

1971.  rep of the 1898 2nd Edn,.  Thames Valley Press.  VIII 268 pages, text and full page illus, vg in dj. [5013]
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Author: HARTING James Edmund

Hints On The Management Of Hawks And Practical Falconry

1971.  facsimile reprint of the 1898 2nd Edn,.  Thames Valley Press.  Maidenhead.  VIII 268 pages, text and full page illus, inscription on FEP, vg. [13443]
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Author: HARTING James Edmund

Hints On The Management Of Hawks And Practical Falconry

1989.  rep of the 1898 2nd Edn,.  X 274 pages, illus, fine in dj [5743]
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Author: HARTING James Edmund

Hints On The Management Of Hawks and Practical Falconry

1981.  facsimile rep of the 1898 Edn,.  Saiga Publishing.  Hindhead.  X,276 pages, colour frontis + text illus, pictorial gilt cover, vg. [18705]
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Author: HARTING J.Edmond

Bibliotheca Acciitraria A Catalogue of Books Ancient and Modern Relating to Falconry With Notes Glossary And Vocabulary

1977.  rep Edn,.  XXVIII 289 pages, illus, pictorial gilt covers, loosely inserted the supplementary bibliography of hawking by Major R.H. Barber 1943 20 pages, card covers. [9635]
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Author: HEATHERLEY Francis

The Peregrine Falcon At The Eyrie

1913.  1st Edn,.  Country Life.  73+ pages, 16pp advs, sml 4to. TEG, finely illus from photographs, original grey cloth with photo insert, a very clean copy, the light grey cloth free of soiling or marking, seldom found in this condition although not a falconry book but concerns the principle bird used in falconry. A monograph details the pair of peregrine falcons and it was the first such study ever done, the photographs by C.J. King were outstanding for the time. Swift 267.01 [18926]
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Author: HOLLINSHEAD Martin

The Complete Rabbit And Hare Hawk

1999.  1st Edn,.  Fernhill Press, Staffs..  214 pages, colour and black and white illus from photographs, fine in dj. [18717]
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Author: HOLLINSHEAD Martin

Hawking Ground Quarry, A Treatise On Hawking

1993.  1st Edn,.  Hancock House Pub Ltd.  Surrey, Canada.  168 pages, colour illus, fine in dj. [18649]
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Author: HOLLISHEAD Martin

Hawking Ground Quarry, A Treatise On Hawking

1993.  1st Edn,.  Canada.  168 pages, illus in colour, a fine copy in dj. [13183]
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Author: ILLINGWORTH Frank

Falcons And Falconry

n.d. circa 1948.  1st Edn,.  Blandford Press Ltd.  111 pages, illus, vg. 1st edition of a much reprinted work [18785]
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Author: ILLINGWORTH Frank

Falcons And Falconry

n.d. circa 1948.  1st Edn,.  Blandford Press Ltd.  111 pages, illus, vg in dj, dj shows wear to head and tail of spine and corners, chipping to edge. 1st edition of a much reprinted work [20319]
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Author: JAMESON E.W.

The Hawking Of Japan, The History And Development Of Japanese Falconry

1976.  reprint Edn,.  Davis.  California.  97 pages, large 8vo., coloured frontis, 5 plates in colour, 5 b/w plates, full page drawings + text illus, pale orange cloth, reprint of the scarce 1962 edition. the work covers the ancient and present practiced in Japan. Chapters on the history, sporting hawks in Japan, housing and equipment, methods of obtaining hawks, manning and training etc. A fine copy. Swift 300-02 [18146]
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Author: JAMESON E.W.

The Hawking Of Japan, The History And Development Of Japanese Falconry

1976.  reprint Edn,.  Davis.  California.  94 pages, 4 page index, large 8vo., coloured frontis, 5 plates in colour, 5 b/w plates, full page drawings + text illus, neat ownership name and from address to top blank margin corner to title page, neatly tipped in before frontis page loose sheet with ink presentation inscription signed by Jameson and dated 1993, pale orange cloth, reprint of the scarce 1962 edition. the work covers the ancient and present practiced in Japan. Chapters on the history, sporting hawks in Japan, housing and equipment, methods of obtaining hawks, manning and training etc. A fine copy. Swift 300-02 [18713]
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Author: JAMESON E.W.

Shortwinged Hawks, A Review Of Ancient And Modern Hawking

1993.  1st Edn,.  Davis.  California.  XIII 167 pages, 15 tipped in colour plates + text drawings, some browning to top edge of some plates and also to corresponding pages possibly caused from the glue used to tip in the plates, light browning to end papers, two tone cloth, some mottling to cloth on spine. Swift 301.01 [18745]
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Author: LASCELLES Gerald The Hon

The Art Of Falconry

1985.  rep of the 1892 1st Edn,.  C.W.Daniel and Co.  163 pages, illus, vg in dj. [14359]
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Author: LODGE George E.

Memoirs Of An Artist Naturalist

1946.  1st Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  V11 96 pages, small 4to, 16 colour plates and 8 in black and white, illus, some occasional foxing to contents, inscription and bookplate to end paper, vg in vg dj. There is a section on hawking which is one of the author's favorite sports. [19789]
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Author: MACNALLY Lea

The Ways Of An Eagle

1977.  1st Edn,.  143 pages, large 8vo., illus, vg in dj. A story of the golden Eagle [11241]
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Author: MADDEN Right Hon D.H.

The Diary Of Master William Silence A Study Of Shakespeare And Of Elizabethan Sport

1897.  1st Edn,.  386 pages, illus chapter heads and tail pieces, chapter on Elizabethan falconry, deer hunting and related sports with critical notes, vg. [7516]
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Author: MARTIN Brian P.

Birds Of Prey Of The British Isles

1992.  1st Edn,.  David Charles PLC.  Newton Abbott.  192 pages, large8vo., illus with colour plates from paintings by Alastair Proud, colour and b/w photographs and drawings, fine in dj. Presentation inscription ink on FEP with ink drawings of a falconers head 7x4cm, signed Alastair and dated 24/6/92 [18712]
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Author: MAVROGORDATO J.G.

A Falcon In The Field A Treatise On The Training And Flying Of Falcons

1966.  1st Edn,.  Knightly Vernon Ltd.  X 123 pages, large 8vo., illus in colour by D.M.Henry and G.E.Lodge, a vg+ copy in likewise dj. A title that is considered a modern day classic Swift 379.01. [18999]
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Author: MAVROGORDATO J.G.

A Hawk For The Bush, A Treatise On The Training Of The Sparrow Hawk And Other Short Winged Hawks

1960.  1st Edn,.  H.T. and G Witherby Ltd.  XVI 144 pages, 4to., 8 colour plates and drawings by George Lodge, foxing to front and rear EP's, original tan cloth, vignette of hawk on front board, vg in dj. dj price clipped, some spotting, 2 closed tears and creasing along top edge. [13576]
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Author: MCELROY Harry

Desert Hawking II

1977.  USA.  VIII 188 pages, 4to, privately printed by the author, b/w illus from photographs, green cloth, gilt title to upper cover in dj, dj has closed 3cm tear to top edge, some fox spotting to rear flap. [18664]
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Author: MCELROY Harry

Desert Hawking With A Little Help From My Friends

1996.  privatley printed by the author.  430 pages, 4to., colour and black and white illus from photographs, pictorial laminated covers, a fine copy signed on front end papers by McElroy and dated Nov 13 96. A comprehensive work by a well respected falconer. Swift 389.01. [18641]
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Author: MEINERTZHAGEN Col R.

Pirates and Predators. The Piratical and Predatory Habits of Birds

1959.  1st Edn,.  IX + 230 pages, Lge 8vo. Illus. vg+ in dj. [1250]
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Author: MELLOR J.E.M.

Notes On Falconry

1949.  1st Edn,.  XII 83 pages, printed for the author in Cambridge, text illus, heavy foxing to EP + 1 full page plates, publishers green cloth, Mellor a praticising falconer had flown a variety of hawks in India, produced this short work of advice on flying and training hawks. Swift 397-01, scarce. [7320]
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Author: MELLOR J.E.M.

Notes On Falconry

1949.  1st Edn,.  XII 83 pages, printed for the author in Cambridge, text illus, heavy foxing to EPs, publishers green cloth, Mellor a praticising falconer had flown a variety of hawks in India, produced this short work of advice on flying and training hawks. Swift 397-01, scarce. [18129]
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Author: MEYBURG B.U., CHANCELLOR R.D.

Raptor Conservation Today Proceedings of the IV World Conference On Birds Of Prey And Owls

1994.  XIV 799 pages, pictorial card covers, vg+. [13210]
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Author: MEYBURG B.U., CHANCELLOR R.D.

Raptors In The Modern World

1989.  1st Edn,.  611 pages, various illus and diagrams, pictorial card covers, vg. Proceedings of the third world conference on birds of prey and owls. [13222]
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Author: MICHAELIS H.Von

Birds of the Gauntlet

1952.  1st Edn,.  Hutchinson.  223 pages, 4to. illus with paintings and drawings by the author, vg in dj, dj chipped at head of spine, couple of closed tears. [15887]
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Author: MORAN David T.

Life On The Wing, Adventures With Birds Of Prey

1996.  1st Edn,.  Round Table Press.  Bounder, Colorado, USA.  XVIII 251 pages, 4to., colour and b/w illus from photographs, drawings and 25 plates from paintings. Numbered 218 on title page in presentation inscription signed by Moran, original binding, gilt title and falcon hood to upper board, in dj, dj has 1cm closed tear to edge o/w a fine copy. Swift 404-01 [18733]
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Author: NEWTON Ian

The Sparrowhawk

1996.  1st Edn,.  T & A D Poyser.  Calton.  396 pages, illus by Keith Brockie, diagrams etc. a fine copy in dj. [19792]
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Author: NEWTON Ian

The Sparrowhawk

1996.  1st Edn,.  T & A D Poyser.  Calton.  396 pages, illus by Keith Brockie, diagrams etc. a fine copy in dj. [14461]
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Author: NICHOLLS M.K., CLARKE R.

Biology And Conservation Of Small Falcons, Proceedings Of The 1991 Hawk And Owl Trust Conference

1993.  1st Edn,.  Hawk and Trust.  V 250 pages, 4to., numerous diagrams in text, pictorial card covers. [14068]
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Author: OELGART Isaac J.

Falconry And Hawking Treatises Printed In The English Language, A Checklist Of Primary Sources With A List Of Related Books Of Interest To Falconers

1976.  1st Edn,.  New Mews Press.  Massachusetts, USA.  36 pages, pictorial card covers, a fine copy, limited to 400 copies. [18124]
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Author: OELGART Isaac J.

Falconry And Hawking Treatises Printed In The English Language, A Checklist Of Primary Sources With A List Of Related Books Of Interest To Falconers

1976.  1st Edn,.  New Mews Press.  Massachusetts, USA.  36 pages, pictorial card covers, a fine copy, limited to 400 copies. [18830]
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Author: OGGINS Robin S.

The Kings And Their Hawks Falconry In Medieval England

2004.  . Edn,.  Yale University Press.  USA.  XIII 251 pages, illus in colour and b/w, fine in dj. Gives a description of the birds training and use with details of royal falconry. [18753]
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Author: OGGINS Robin S.

The Kings And Their Hawks Falconry In Medieval England

2004.  . Edn,.  Yale University Press.  USA.  XIII 251 pages, illus in colour and b/w, fine in dj. Gives a description of the birds training and use with details of royal falconry. [18754]
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Author: PARRY Gareth, PUTMAN Rory

Birds Of Prey

1979.  1st American Edn,.  New York.  120 pages, lge 4to, illus including 35 coloured reproductions of paintings by Gareth Parry. vg. [1563]
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Author: PARRY JONES Jemima

Training Birds Of Prey

1996.  reprint Edn,.  David Charles.  159 pages, 4to., full page and text illus many in colour, vg in dj. [13437]
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Author: PARRY-JONES Jemima

Falconry, Care, Captive Breeding and Conservation

1988.  1st Edn,.  David Charles.  Newton Abbott.  228 pages, illus, vg in dj. the 1st edition of a popular title. [13436]
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Author: PARRY-JONES Jemima

Falconry, Care, Captive Breeding and Conservation

1988.  1st Edn,.  Newton Abbott.  228 pages, illus, vg in dj. the 1st edition of a popular title. [4082]
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Author: PHILLOTT Lieut Col D.C.

The Baz-Nama-Yi Nasiri A Persian Treatise On Falconry

1908.  1st Edn,.  Bernard Quaritch.  xxiv 195 pages, TEG, frontis + 24 b/w illus full page and in the text, lge 8vo, spotting to end papers, old stain approx. 2cm x 2cm to bottom blank outer corner margin affecting first 8 pages, light green cloth with large gilt block of a Persian hawking scene reproduced from the frontis to upper cover, even fading to spine and lesser so to boards. limited to 500 copies. A translation of the Persian The Falcon Book of Nasir. "An excellent account about the handling of hawks during early periods of Persia" Swift 463.01 [20320]
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Author: PORTER R.F.and others

Flight Identification Of European Raptors

1976.  2nd Edn,.  Berkhamstead.  184 pages, illus, vg in dj [1573]
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Author: PORTER R.F.and others

Flight Identification Of European Raptors

1981.  reprint Edn,.  180 pages, illus with photographs and drawings, vg in dj [2024]
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Author: PRICE JONES Humphrey

Australian Birds Of Prey

1983.  1st Edn,.  Doubleday, Australia.  127 pages, folio, full colour plates + line drawings of each of the 24 species of birds of prey found in Australia by the author. A vg+ copy in dj, dj faded on edge. [13555]
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Author: RATCLIFFE Derek

The Peregrine Falcon

1993.  2nd revised and enlarged Edn,.  Poysner.  XXXIII 454 pages, illus by Donald Watson, fine in dj [18719]
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Author: ROBINSON Gordon

The Sinews Of Falconry From Earliest Times Until Epoch Of The 1950-65 Pesticide Crisis

2003.  1st Edn,.  Okehampton.  279 pages, published by the author, illus, fine in dj. A history of falconry. [14405]
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Author: ROBINSON Gordon

The Sinews Of Falconry From Earliest Times Until Epoch Of The 1950-65 Pesticide Crisis

2003.  1st Edn,.  Okehampton.  279 pages, published by the author, illus, signed on FEP by Robinson, fine in dj. A history of falconry. [18726]
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Author: RUTTLEDGE W.

Falconry For Beginners

1955.  revised Edn,.  British Falconers Club.  22 pages, IV page appendix, 4to., 2pp of illus, plain card covers, compiled by the British Falconers Club in typed format and cheaply produced. vg. [18721]
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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: S.A.T., TAYLOR S.A.

Cocking And Its Votaries

nd Circa 1885.  . Edn,.  privately printed.  VI 36 pages, IV appendix, browning to title page and last page, publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover within blind stamped borders. A vg example of a scarce title, no copies located on COPAC, 3 copies located on world catalogue in American libraries. Gives a brief history of cock fighting in England to date and laments the present law banning the sport. Also includes a loose printed sheet relating to an engraving on Joseph Gillive. Norris 149 [18571]
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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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Author: UPTON Robert

A Bird In The Hand Celebrated Faloners of The Past

1980.  1st Edn,.  160 pages, 4to. illus including some in colour, vg in worn dj. [3168]
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Author: UPTON Roger

Falconry Principles And Practice

1991.  1st Edn,.  A&C Black.  240 pages, illus, laminated pictorial boards, fine. [18742]
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Author: UPTON Roger

O For A Falconer's Voice, Memories Of The Old Hawking Club

1987.  1st Edn,.  Marlborough.  208 pages, 4to, illus, presentation inscription on title page signed by Upton, fine in dj [18714]
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Author: UPTON Roger

O For A Falconer's Voice, Memories Of The Old Hawking Club

1987.  1st Edn,.  Marlborough.  208 pages, 4to, illus, presentation inscription on title page, signed by Upton, fine in dj [18715]
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Author: UPTON Roger

O For A Falconer's Voice, Memories Of The Old Hawking Club

1987.  1st Edn,.  Marlborough.  208 pages, 4to, illus, fine in dj [14400]
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Author: VILLAGE Andrew

The Kestrel

1990.  1st Edn,.  Poyser.  352 pages, illus by Keith Brockie, + photographs, diagrams etc. a fine copy in dj. [19795]
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Author: WALKER Adrian

The Encyclopedia Of Falconry

1999.  1st Edn,.  Swan Hill.  Shrewsbury.  151 pages, 4to., illus many in colour, fine in dj. [18722]
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Author: WALKER Adrian

The Encyclopedia Of Falconry

1999.  1st Edn,.  Swan Hill.  Shrewsbury.  151 pages, 4to., illus many in colour, fine in dj. [14332]
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Author: WATSON Jeff

The Golden Eagle

1997.  1st Edn,.  Poysner.  374 pages, 4to., illus by Keith Brockie with colour plates and landscapes by Donald Watson, a fine copy in dj. A comprehensive and in depth monograph with a comprehensive bibliography. [14331]
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Author: WEIS Henning

Life Of the Harrier In Denmark Observations From The Breding Places In West Jutland

1923.  1st English.  Wheldon And Wesley GEC GAD.  79 pages, 4to., 43 illustrations from photographs, some spotting to last page o/w contents clean and free of foxing. Grey cloth with title and hunting harrier vignette to upper cover and vignette to rear printed in brown, apart from slight rubbing to part of title on spine. The binding is clean and fresh, a near fine copy. The study of two breeding species of harriers in the marshland of West Jutland. [19043]
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