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Author Name    Schlegel, Hermann and AH Verster de Wulverhorst.

Title   Traite de Fauconnerie.

Binding   Hardcover in DJ

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Edition   First edition thus. Facsimile of 1844-1853 edition.

Size   Quarto

Publisher    Chasse Publications 1973

ISBN Number    0913930016 / 9780913930014

Seller ID   1712

Translated from the original French by Thomas J. Hanlon, with both English and French text included. Illustrated with plates reproduced from original publication.113 pp in English, 90 pp in French. Plates are black and white.

Sections included in this detailed history include: the Terminology of Falconry, the Instruments of Falconry, The Birds used for Hawking, High-Flying Birds, The White Falcon, The Iceland Falcon, The Gerfalcon, The Saker, The Lanner, The Alphanet or Tunisian Lanner, The Merlin, The Hobby, The Sapphire Falcon, the Kestrel, the Kestrelette, the Red-footed Falcon, the Goshawk, the Sparrowhawk, the Alethe, the Hawk-eagle, The Education and Training of Hunting Birds. The History of hawking, the origin of falconry, falconry in Asia, falconry in America, falconry in Africa, Falconry in Europe, Falconry in France, Falconry among the Italians, the Spanish and the Portugese, Falconry in England, Falconry among the Germans, Falconry in Denmark Norway and Sweden, Falconry in Russia, Falconry at the court of the Byzantine emperors, Falconry in the Low Countries, Descriptive Bibliography of Works on Falconry, explanation of the plates which accompany this work and other topics.

Price = 110.00 USD

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