THE GOLDEN EAGLE. By Jeff Watson.

THE GOLDEN EAGLE. By Jeff Watson.

THE RABBIT. By James Edmund Harting, with a chapter on Cookery by  Alexander Innes Shand. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

THE RABBIT. By James Edmund Harting, with a chapter on Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

THE ART AND PRACTICE OF HAWKING. By E.B. Michell.

1900 1st edition. 8vo (140 x 220m). Ppxii,291. Plates by G.E. Lodge, and from photographs. Library binding, recased in plain red cloth, spine titled in gilt.

"The object of the author has been to describe as briefly as was consistent with clearness the birds now chiefly used in the chase, and the manner of training and flying them. His hope is that some of the sportsmen who read these pages many, in spite of the difficulties which they will have to encounter, resolve to give this old and honourable sport a trial". Chapters include: History and literature; The birds used in hawking; Furniture and fittings; Eyesses and hack hawks; Passage hawks; Training and entering; Rook hawking; Game hawking; Lark hawking; Gulls, heron, kite, duck, etc; The goshawk; The sparrow-hawk; Home life; Hawks in the field; Lost hawks; Accidents and maladies; Moulting; Virtue and vice; Anecdotes and adventures.
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45476
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Author Michell (Edward Blair). (1842-1926).
Book Code 45476
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Ex library, well-used, numerous faults, adhesive plastic film to cloth. Working copy only.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1900
Publisher Methuen and Co.
Place London.