FALCONRY IN ARABIA. By Mark Allen. Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger. Illustrated by Mary-Clare Critchley-Salmonson.

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FALCONRY IN ARABIA. By Mark Allen. Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger. Illustrated by Mary-Clare Critchley-Salmonson.
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Author Allen (Mark).
Book Code 26131
ISBN 0856130133
Book Description Edges slightly browned else very good in slightly rubbed dust-wrapper.

1980 1st edition. 4to (188 x 266mm). Pp143. Colour plates by Mary-Clare Critchley-Salmonson, colour & b/w photographs, map, bibliography. Brown cloth.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1980
Publisher Orbis Publishing.
Place London.
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"This is a first-hand account of the Bedouin, their love of falconry and the part it plays in their lives." "Beautiful photographs and some excellent drawings... The text has an unselfconscious poetry about it together with enthusiasm and knowledge. A lovely book" (The Time Literary Supplement). Chapters include: Arabs and Arabia; The Arab falconer's birds; Trapping; Training; Quarry; The field; Home life; End piece.

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