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The Hound and the Hawk, the art of Medieval Hunting - John Cummings
The Hound and the Hawk, the art of Medieval Hunting - John Cummings
Condition Very Good
Soft Cover
Published by Phoenix Press, London 2001
ISBN 1842120972
Hunting was a training for war and a rite of manhood, a powerful and ritualistic pastime, the sport of kings.
306pp with black and white plates
# 19473sB13

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Price: 8.00 / $12.00


Falconry and Hawking - Phillip Glasier
Falconry and Hawking - Phillip Glasier
Conditon Very Good
Published by Batsfortd, London 1998
Third edition
ISBN 0713484071
Considered to be the most comprehensive ever written on the subject.
352pp well illustrated in colour and black and white.
# 19474sB13

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Price: 16.00 / $24.00


Training Birds of Prey - Jemima Parry-Jones
Training Birds of Prey - Jemima Parry-Jones
Condition Very Good
Pubblished by David & Charles, Newton Abbot Devon 1998
ISBN 071530142X
A guide to training the five different groups; hawks, falcons, eagles, buzzards and owls.
160pp well illustrated in colour and black and white.
# 19471sB13

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Price: 10.00 / $15.00


The Big Game Hunters - MIchael Brander
The Big Game Hunters - MIchael Brander
Condition Very Good
Published by The Sportman's Press, London 1988
ISBN 0948253231
Portrays the lives and expeditions of the principal big game hunters from the days of the muzzle-loading flintlock smoothbore through to the development of the modern breech loading express rifle.
192pp well illustrated in black and white and including a comprehensive bibliography of the major works on big game hunting.
~ 20317sB13

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Price: 12.00 / $18.00


Works Driver, the autobiography of Piero Taruffi
Works Driver, the autobiography of Piero Taruffi
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
First British edition 1964
Published by Temple Press, London
Piero Taruffi, 'The Silver Fox' of Italy, who drove the classic racing cars of the 30s and 50s, was manager of famous teams, a top flight motorcyclist, a brilliant engineer and a World record Breaker on two wheels and four.
222pp well illustrated in black and white.
# 20176sC12

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Price: 20.00 / $30.00


Field Sports in India 1800-1947 - Major-General J.G.Elliott
Field Sports in India 1800-1947 - Major-General J.G.Elliott
Condition Very Good
Published by Gentry Books, London 1973
ISBN 0856140236
The life of the British in India was cruelly dismissed by Vanity Fair as 'duty and red tape, picnics and adultery'. However the author demonstrates that for many men - and for some notable women too - it was through sport that they sought relaxation and relief from the routine of their working life.
223pp illustrated in black and white.
# 18676s100

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Price: 14.00 / $21.00


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