Falconry in the British Isles. Second edition, revised and enlarged.
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London, Jan van Voorst, 1873. Royal 8vo (283 x 185mm). pp. viii, (2), 171, (1), with 28 fine handcoloured lithographed plates. Later green half calf, gilt lettered spine with falcon.
The best modern book in English on the art and practice of Falconry
The enlarged and best edition of this beautifully illustrated work. The excellent plates are by W. Brodrick. "The best modern book in English on the art and practice of Falconry. The second edition is to be preferred for the emendations and additions to the text... " (Harting, Bibliotheca Accipitraria 67). One plate with small marginal paper repair not touching the illustration. A fine copy.