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DescriptionThe Encyclopedia of Falconry by Adrian Walker
1999, 1st edition, 7.5" X 10", cloth hardbound, gold gilt spine, color dust wrapper, 152 pages, 44 pages of color photos, 58 black-and-white photos.
This 95,000 word encyclopedia contains some 1,500 terms and idioms relating to or connected with falconry, with explanations, derivations and notes. It is illustrated with photographs, figures and reproductions of old and antiquarian prints. A complete English language review of falconry as used between the late Middle Ages and the present day. The result is a unique look at the art of falconry over the past 500 years or more. Outstanding reading and reference. A must have for your library!