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HUNGERS PREVENTION Or, the Whole Art of Fowling by Water and Land. Pages 134-183 on Falconry and Hawking. by :  Gervase - Hardcover - second edition - 1655 - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 33470)

HUNGERS PREVENTION Or, the Whole Art of Fowling by Water and Land. Pages 134-183 on Falconry and Hawking.

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HUNGERS PREVENTION Or, the Whole Art of Fowling by Water and Land. Pages 134-183 on Falconry and Hawking.

by MARKHAM, Gervase,:

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London, printed for Francis Grove and are to be sold by Martha Harrison at the signe of the Lambe at the East end of St. Paules Church, 1655.. Containing all the Secrets belonging to that art and brought into true forme or method, by which the most ignorant may know how to take any kind of Fowle either by Land or Water. Also, exceeding necessary and profitable for all such as travell by Sea and come into uninhabited places: Especially, all those that have any thing to do with New Plantations, dedicated to the blessed Plantation of Virginia. SECOND EDITION, 1655. Small 8vo, approximately 150 x 85 mm, 5½ x 3½ inches, woodcut frontispiece, 22 woodcut text illustrations of varying sizes, decorated initials, pages: [16], 1-285, some misnumbering but catch words correct, lacks last blank endpaper which is in the collation, ends on T7, full calf, gilt decoration to spine, gilt rules to edges of covers, new endpapers. Gilt title rubbed away, binding slightly rubbed and scuffed, ink stain to lower cover, lower half of spine has hairline crack to surface, tiny repair to corner tips of frontispiece and title page, hardly noticeable, last 3 leaves have a little worming to lower margins, neatly repaired, affecting letters of 3 words on last lines, all inked in, 3 tiny edge tears, nowhere near text, some pale staining and age-browning throughout, mostly to margins, slightly dusty on blank side of frontispiece, on corners of last 4 pages and on verso of last page, 3 lower corner tips neatly repaired, a few other tiny repairs to margins, no loss to text, a good copy. See: A Bibliography of Gervase Markham, 1568-1637, by F. Poynter, page 135; James Edmund Harting, Bibliotheca Accipitraria, A Catalogue of Books Ancient and Modern relating to Falconry, page 8; John Resler Swift, Bibliotheca Accipitraria II, A Catalogue of Books Ancient and Modern Relating to Falconry in the English Language, 1486-2000, page 207 No. 367, illustration at rear of book; Carl Franz Georg Richard Schwerdt, Hunting, Hawking and Shooting, Volume 2, page 12; ESTC R12445,.MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
33470
Title
HUNGERS PREVENTION Or, the Whole Art of Fowling by Water and Land. Pages 134-183 on Falconry and Hawking.
Author
MARKHAM, Gervase,:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Edition
second edition
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, printed for Francis Grove and are to be sold by Martha Harrison at the signe of the Lambe at the East end of St. Paules
Date published
1655
Keywords
Falconry hawks hawking falcons field sports hunting water dogs bird catching fowling hunting Plantation of Virginia america

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We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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