Observations on Hawking: Describing the Mode of Breaking and Managing the Several Kinds of Hawks Used in Falconry

By Sebright, John

SKU# 17286

$ 35.00

Pp. (2), 64, (2).  Publisher’s original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, pictorial two-color dust jacket, 8vo.  The original edition of this work was privately printed originally in 1826 in a very small print run.  This limited edition reprint was issued in an edition of 500 numbered copies.  This copy is un-numbered.  In this work, Sir John Sebright argues that sparrow-hawks are, upon the whole, more difficult to manage than larger hawks.  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher Thames Valley Press
Publisher Place Maidenhead, UK
Date Published 1973
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Limited edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket.
ISBN 0-90029-403-5
Limited Edition Yes