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NORTH AMERICAN FALCONRY AND HUNTING HAWKS. NINTH EDITION IN TWO VOLUMES. By Frank L. Beebe and Harold M. Webster.

Beebe (Frank Lyman) [1914-2008] & Webster (Harold Melvin). [b. 1920].

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ISBN 10: 1888357002 / ISBN 13: 9781888357004
Published by Western Sporting. Sheridan, Wyoming.
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(1964) 2013 9th edition. Large 4to (230 x 298mm). Two large hardback volumes. Pp832. Many full-page colour and b/w plates, colour and b/w illustrations, pictorial end-papers. Blue boards, titled in gilt with gilt vignette. Dark blue slipcase. Two new and unread volumes in dust-wrappers presented together in one slip-case. Mint. The latest edition of the bible of American falconry, brought up to date with much new material, including new chapters on hunting with Red-tailed, Harris', and Ferruginous hawks, and Aplomado falcons, and chapters on hoods, hooding and hood patterns. Plus - a huge amount of information from the previous editions, mainly by Frank Beebe and Hal Webster, has been undated and revised. Other contributors include Michael McDermott, Tom Cade, Gary Brewer, Matthew Mullenix, Stuart Rossell, Kirk Hohenberger, Pete Widener, Rick Sharpe and James Enderson. . Bookseller Inventory # 30614

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Title: NORTH AMERICAN FALCONRY AND HUNTING HAWKS. ...

Publisher: Western Sporting. Sheridan, Wyoming.

Binding: Soft cover

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Copyright 2013, 9th edition, 8.5" x 11", hardbound, dust wrapper, 2 Volumes, Slip Case, 832 pages, hundreds of images: color plates and illustrations. All the original chapters have been updated. CONTENTS *Front Matter: Acknowledgements, Dedication to Frank Lyman Beebe, Foreword by Jim Enderson, Introduction. Forty-eight Chapters in five Sections: Introduction to North American Falconry (11 Chapters), The Broadwings (5 Chapters), The Shortwings (6 Chapters), The Longwings (11 Chapters), Further Reading (15 Chapters) Six Appendices: The Hawks of Falconry, Anatomy of a Raptor, Glossary, Bibliography, References, Ango-Indian Hood Chart and Patterns by Jim Nelson, (and Index followed by Advertisers) NEW CHAPTERS & MATERIAL TO THIS EDITION Contributing Author Biographies Dedication to Frank Lyman Beebe by Bob Herrick & William Murrin Foreword by Prof. James H. Enderson Introduction: So You Want to be a Falconer by Harold M. Webster, Jr. The Hawks of Falconry by Stuart E. Rossell Becoming a Falconer in North America by Frederick W. Holderman - CHC Hoods & Hooding by Harold Webster, Frank Beebe, & James W. Nelson Red-tailed Hawk: Manning & Training by William C. Oakes Red-tailed Hawk: Squirrel Hawking by Gary Brewer The Harris' Hawk: Rabbits & Hares by Toby Bradshaw The Harris' Hawk: Hunting Birds by Harry McElroy The Ferruginous Hawk by Dave Daniher The Merlin by Eric Edwards & Kenneth C. Tuttle The Aplomado Falcon by James W. Nelson & Harry McElroy Feather Care, Imping & Coping by Stuart E. Rossell Hawks & Power Poles by Kirk Hohenberger Trained Hawks & Bird Abatement by Stuart E. Rossell Legal Aspects of Falconry by William Murrin Past, Present, & Future of North American Falconry by Harold M. Webster, Jr. Final Thoughts by Harold M. Webster, Jr. Glossary by Frederick W. Holderman - California Hawking Club Anglo-Indian Hood Chart & Patterns Appendix to Hoods & Hooding

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