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North American Falconry and Hunting Hawks. Ninth edition

Beebe, Frank L.; Webster, Harold M.

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ISBN 10: 1888357002 / ISBN 13: 9781888357004
Published by Western Sporting, 2013
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Two volumes in a slipcase. The ninth edition of the highly regarded, comprehensive treatise on falconry and hawking; one of the most comprehensive books on the subject, still considered to be the North American falconer's bible. Numerous color plates and black and white illustrations. Brought up to date with a huge amount of information from the previous editions undated and revised, and much new material. Oversize-extra postage may be requested. Bookseller Inventory # NAFH9

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Title: North American Falconry and Hunting Hawks. ...

Publisher: Western Sporting

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: Ninth edition.

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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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