Latest Edition - North American Falconry & Hunting Hawks - 9th Edition
Get this one now, as it is the bible for all knowledge that new Apprentices will need and offers everyone a great wealth of falconry information. This 9th Edition has 48 chapters and is filled with so much new reading , you will just love reading this wonderful well written book. Take a look below at all of the new chapters and you will see that this new 9th Edition gives you so much more than the older editions.
Copyright 2013, 9th edition, 8.5" x 11", hardbound, dust wrapper, 2 Volumes, Slip Case, 832 pages, hundreds of images: color plates and illustrations. All the original chapters have been updated.
*Front Matter: Acknowledgements, Dedication to Frank Lyman Beebe, Foreword by Jim Enderson, Introduction: So You Want to be a Falconer by Harold Melvin Webster, Jr.;
*Forty-eight Chapters in five Sections: Introduction to North American Falconry (11 Chapters), The Broadwings (5 Chapters), The Shortwings (6 Chapters), The Longwings (11 Chapters), Further Reading (15 Chapters);
*Six Appendices: The Hawks of Falconry, Anatomy of a Raptor, Glossary, Bibliography, References, Ango-Indian Hood Chart and Patterns by Jim Nelson, (and Index followed by Advertisers).
NEW CHAPTERS & MATERIAL TO THIS EDITION!
Contributing Author Biographies
Dedication to Frank Lyman Beebe by Bob Herrick & William Murrin
Foreword by Prof. James H. Enderson
Introduction: So You Want to be a Falconer by Harold M. Webster, Jr.
The Hawks of Falconry by Stuart E. Rossell
Becoming a Falconer in North America by Frederick W. Holderman CHC
Hoods & Hooding by Harold Webster, Frank Beebe, & James W. Nelson
Red-tailed Hawk: Manning & Training by William C. Oakes
Red-tailed Hawk: Squirrel Hawking by Gary Brewer
The Harris Hawk: Rabbits & Hares by Toby Bradshaw
The Harris Hawk: Hunting Birds by Harry McElroy
The Ferruginous Hawk by Dave Daniher
The Merlin by Eric Edwards & Kenneth C. Tuttle
The Aplomado Falcon by James W. Nelson & Harry McElroy
Feather Care, Imping & Coping by Stuart E. Rossell
Hawks & Power Poles by Kirk Hohenberger
Trained Hawks & Bird Abatement by Stuart E. Rossell
Legal Aspects of Falconry by William Murrin
Past, Present, & Future of North American Falconry by Harold M. Webster, Jr.
Final Thoughts by Harold M. Webster, Jr.
Glossary by Frederick W. Holderman - California Hawking Club
Bibliography by Harold M. Webster, Jr.
Anglo-Indian Hood Chart & Patterns Appendix to Hoods & Hooding
4004 - North American Falconry & Hunting Hawks - 9th Edition. Two volume set. $99.95
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