EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD. By Leslie Brown and Dean Amadon.

EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD. By Leslie Brown and Dean Amadon.

THE HOME-LIFE OF THE GOLDEN EAGLE. By H.B. Macpherson.

THE HOME-LIFE OF THE GOLDEN EAGLE. By H.B. Macpherson.

THE ORNITHOLOGY OF SHAKESPEARE. CRITICALLY EXAMINED, EXPLAINED AND ILLUSTRATED. By James Edmund Harting.

(1864) 1978 facsimile edition. 8vo (143 x 222mm). Ppxxii,321. Engraved vignette illustrations. Black cloth gilt.

A fascinating and interesting study of Shakespeare's birds and what this tells us about bird life in Elizabethan England. Chapters include: Shakespeare's general knowledge of natural history; The eagle and larger birds of prey; Hawks and hawking; The owl and its associates; The crows and their relations; The birds of song; The birds under domestication; The game-birds and 'quarry' flown at by falconers; Wild-fowl and sea-fowl; Birds not included in the foregoing chapters.
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Book Code
6020
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Author Harting (James Edmund).
Book Code 6020
ISBN 0905418263 / 0905418263
Book Description Top edge slightly soiled but very good in price-clipped dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1978
Publisher Gresham Books.
Place Old Woking, Surrey.