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Falconry and Hawking

Glasier, Phillip

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ISBN 10: 0823120201 / ISBN 13: 9780823120208
Published by Charles T. Branford Co., U.S.A., 1979
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first published in 1978 - first published in the United States 1979, foxing to edges of textblock and top of half title page and top of last 2 pages of book, moisture contact to bottom edges of boards resulted in loss of some of the paper covering of boards - no damage to pages, ink stamped price to front free end paper, dj shows light soiling to rear panel with a bit of curling to bottom edge of front panel - thin line of staining along verso bottom edge of front/rear panel and foxing to verso, illustrated with 43 line drawings - 113 black & white photographs and 10 color plates. Bookseller Inventory # BX-337-B

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Title: Falconry and Hawking

Publisher: Charles T. Branford Co., U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

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This book covers all aspects of the sport of falconry and hawking 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. In addition there are two new chapters which replace and amplify the original text on health and disease and captive breeding, as well as a new section on the author's own experiences of Arab falconry practice. The author gives details of the birds most commonly used in the sport and the character and individual temperament of the birds are revealed in his own case histories. Every technique is explained with step-by-step instructions and illustrations.

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