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DescriptionFalconry in the Land of the Sun: The Memoirs of an Afghan Falconer by Sirdar Mohamed Osman
2001, 1st edition, 7" x 10", hardbound, gold-stamped cover, 268 pages, color endsheet maps, black-and-white photographs and sketches.
Osman, a falconer's falconer, has documented his keen observations in detail and with style. The text is organized by species of the birds of prey found in India and the surrounding area and their application in falconry. Osman is a master of the art and a treasure of knowledge.
"Imagine within the deepest sanctums of your sportsman's, naturalist's or, to be sure, your falconer's heart, mind and soul, the greatest and grandest adventure of all lifetimes..."
-Steve Heying, American Falconry Magazine.