OWLS OF THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE.

OWLS OF THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE.

BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY. By W. Kenneth Richmond.

BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY. By W. Kenneth Richmond.

HINTS ON THE MANAGEMENT OF HAWKS AND PRACTICAL FALCONRY. By James Edmund Harting.

(1884) 1989 2nd edition reprint. 8vo (150 x 223mm). Ppx,274. With b/w plates, illustrations and glossary. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt.

"This is a classic on managing hawks and on the practice of falconry. It examines in detail the requirements for success in the sport. James Edmund Harting was a renowned ornithologist who made a special study of falconry. Out of print for many years, the book is now offered again because of the Harting himself said much the same thing, "In acceding to a demand for a second edition of these 'Hints,' the author has not merely revised the original text, but has made considerable additions to it, as well as to the illustrations. The reader is thereby carried further afield, and the descriptions which have been added, in the second part of the book, of flights at Rook, Lark, Partridge, Grouse, Woodcock, Snipe, Hare, and Rabbit, are but the natural sequel and practical outcome of attention to the 'Hints' for training and management contained in the first part. From an historical point of view, the chapters on Kite-hawking and Heron-hawking - no longer practicable in England - and on trained Eagles employed by Eastern falconers, will give an insight into little known phases of the sport. The chapters which deal with 'Devices for taking Hawks,' and the 'Law relating to Trained Hawks,' will, it is hoped, have a practical value in the eyes of those who may seek for information on these
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15974
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Author Harting (James Edmund).
Book Code 15974
ISBN 1852591331 / 1852591331.
Book Description Minor faults, good-plus in used / slightly soiled dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1989
Publisher Nimrod Press Ltd
Place Alton, Hampshire.