FALCONRY AND HAWKING
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1991
Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. 2nd edition. Covering all aspects of the sport, with chapters on: history, the birds themselves, training, housing, tools and equipment, equipment to be fitted to the bird, hoods and hooding, handling the new arrival, condition, manning and early training, flying free and getting fit, flying falcons out of the hood, flying short-wings, merlins, game hawking, moulting, imping and coping, lost hawks, hack and hacking back, dogs for hawking and making hoods, bells, bags and gloves. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Colour illustrations. 352 pages including index.
Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; repaired closed tear to top of spine.
Stock no. 2132664