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DescriptionA Falcon in the Field
2005, revised American edition, 7" x 10", hardbound, color dust wrapper, 179 pages, color throughout.
A treatise on the training and flying of falcons, being a companion volume and sequel to A Hawk For The Bush. This book contains a great deal of new artwork as well as original pieces, all originally in full color and the Ango-Indian patterns from the first edition are included in the Appendices.
"Jack issued in a new era. His acute mind, sharpened by legal conflict, proved an enormous asest when it came to writing about falconry: for received opinion, he substituted personal observation and experience; for tradition-logic; and for generalities-precision."