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A Perfect Booke for Kepinge of Sparhawkes or Goshawkes: Written about 1575

Harting, James E. (editor)

Published by Maidenhead, UK: Thames Valley Press, . Reprint., 1972
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pp. xxxii, 51; 3 text-figures. Publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color illustrated dust jacket, 8vo. There is a short introduction by Phillip Glaser. This is an Elizabethan-era work on the training of sparrow-hawks. It is based on a handwritten manuscript on vellum that was discovered in a country home several hundred years ago; the authorship of the manuscript is unknown (modified after text from the Introduction). From free endpaper is missing, ownership label removed from the title page leaving a residue, edge of rear flap of dust jacket adhering to the back attached endpaper, overall a very good copy in a complete very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 7291

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Title: A Perfect Booke for Kepinge of Sparhawkes or...

Publisher: Maidenhead, UK: Thames Valley Press, . Reprint.

Publication Date: 1972

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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