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ADELARD OF BATH, CONVERSATIONS WITH HIS NEPHEW
Written by Charles Burnett.
Stock no. 1816595
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.
On the Same and the Different, Questions on Natural Science and On Birds. This book consists of editions and translations of the three known texts in which Adelard of Bath addresses his 'nephew': an exhortation to the study of the liberal arts which constitute 'philosophy, a dialogue on the nature of things in which rational causes are sought, and a discussion concerning the upbringing and medication of hawks. Edited and translated by Burnett. ISBN: 0521394716. Text block a little browned and foxed.
THE MIRROR OF HAWKS
Written by Ehon Taka Kagami. Illustrated by Kyosai.
Stock no. 1816594
Published by Park Supplies Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1951. Very good condition.
A Book of Japanese Falconry. Originally published approximately in 1840 and consisting entirely of pictures by the Japanese artist Kyosai, there are what might be called 'subtitles' but there is no other script in the book. Not just a book for falconers but for anyone appreciative of art. Facsimile. Black cloth spine, green pictorial cardwraps. Detailed b/w illustrations throughout. Light browning to covers and text block. Contents clean.
THE ILLUSTRATED SALAR THE SALMON
Written by Henry Williamson. Illustrated by Michael Loates.
Stock no. 1816593
Published by Webb & Bower. 1st thus 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0863501524. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine.
Written by Macdonald Hastings.
Stock no. 1816592
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The story of the shotgun's development since the time when Lt-Colonel Peter Hawker with his muzzle-loaders made gunning a gentleman's recreation up to the present day when shooting at clay pigeons has become a national and international competitive game. Colour and b/w illustrations and photographs. ISBN: 0715380621. Lower board edges lightly rubbed. Front endpaper a little grubby. Grubby mark to lower corner of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed.
THE HEN HARRIER - IN THE SHADOW OF SLEMISH
Written by Don Scott.
Stock no. 1816591
Published by Whittles Publishing. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.
The untold story of the hen harriers' struggle for survival in their former stronghold, the Glens of Antrim, N. Ireland. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. xix and 159 pages. ISBN: 9781904445937.
THE RED KITE
Written by Ian Carter. Illustrated by Dan Powell.
Stock no. 1816590
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A detailed monograph on the species describing the history of the Red Kite and its long associations with man, why populations in many areas are now recovering, and details of the serious threats still facing the Kite in parts of its range. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos, b/w illustrations. xii and 187 pages including index. ISBN: 1900159619. Previous owner's details on gold label to inside front board mostly hidden by front flap of dustwrapper.
Written by Anthony Chapman. Illustrated by Bruce Pearson.
Stock no. 1816589
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A monograph. A detailed account of the Hobby's secretive breeding habits, varied hunting techniques and wide prey spectrum. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and colour photos. xi and 220 pages including index. ISBN: 1900159260. Slight browning to dustwrapper spine.
Written by Roger Clarke. Illustrated by Bruce Pearson.
Stock no. 1816588
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A monograph. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. viii and 208 pages. ISBN: 190015935X. Minor foxing to top edge of text block.
IN PURSUIT OF THE PEREGRINE
Written by R.B. Treleaven. Illustrated by R.B. Treleaven.
Stock no. 1816587
Published by Tiercel Publishing. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
By the doyen of British Peregrine experts, this book is a major contribution from a renowned authority to the study and understanding of peregrines. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. xiii and 242 pages including index. ISBN: 0953200205. Light browning to top margin edges and text block. Slight presence of a tobacco odour.
Written by Ronald Stevens. Illustrated by Brian Allderidge.
Stock no. 1816586
Published by Hancock House Publishers. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
First published in 1953, the author is a falconer and writes with evocative charm of his life at his country estate in post-war Britain. Brown cloth boards. Gilt titles. 310 pages. ISBN: 9780888396990.
Written by J.A. Baker.
Stock no. 1816585
Published by The Country Book Club. 1st thus 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green covers, gilt title to spine. Narrow band of fading to top & tail of spine. Messy annotation to margin of page 100 else contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and grubby.
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 1816584
Published by David & Charles. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Brown boards. An excellent account of the ecology and history of the Buzzard in Britain. Interest is also focused on territorial behaviour which throws up some interesting anomalies. B/w photographs & maps. ISBN: 0715363239. Name & address in ink to front pastedown mostly covered over by front flap of dustwrapper. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine.