FALCONRY. By Gilbert Blaine.

FALCONRY. By Gilbert Blaine.

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Author Blaine (Gilbert).
Book Code 34816
ISBN 0954211731
Book Description Slight use but very good in slightly spine-faded dust-wrapper.

(1936) 2002 new edition. Small 8vo (126 x 189mm). Pp253. B/w photographs, illustrations. New introduction by Bob Dalton. Green boards, gilt titles to spine. Only 500 copies prin
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2002
Publisher Coch-y-Bonddu Books.
Place Machynlleth, Powys.
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Based on over forty years' of practical falconry experience, this is one of the most important and useful books on the subject. Chapters include: The different species of falcons and hawks employed in the chase; Hawks' furniture and appliances; The peregrine falcon at the eyrie, and eyasses at hack; The education of the young eyass; Flying to the lure and 'waiting on'; Hooding; The passage hawk; Rook and gull hawking; The daily management of hawks; Feeding; Game hawking; The merlin and lark hawking; The goshawk and sparrowhawk; Moulting; Some necessary operations and other incidental matters; The common ailments of hawks, and some simple remedies; Adminitions and advice; A plea for falconry; Modern hawking establishments; A list of useful books.