McElroy (Harry). (b. 1930).

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1977 1st edition thus. Large 4to (219 x 287mm). Ppviii,188. B/w photograph plates & illustrations. Mottled green cloth titled in gilt. Slightly shaken but good-plus in badly torn dust-wrapper. A scarce classic of American falconry. This is Harry McElroy's second instalment in his much sought-after series on falconry and hawking in North America. McElroy divides his book between training and hunting theimprint Cooper's hawk and the Harris' hawk. Information about the sharp-shinned hawk is included in the section on the Cooper's hawk. Chapters include; Part 1 - Cooper's hawk: the imprint; hand raising the Cooper's hawk; anti-aggression conditioning; selection of a hawk; diet of Cooper's; training; hunting; hunting quail; the sharp-shinned hawk - Kenneth Tuttle; entering, training, and hack; yarak, casting and weathering; furniture, equipment, and imping of Cooper's and Harris'; molt of the Cooper's. Part 2 - selection of Harris'; training the austringer; hunting with hawk and dog; quail hawking with the Harris'; bobwhite hawking- Eric Tabb; flying the Harris in caste; gray squirrel hawking - Malcolm Edwards; diet and molt; falconers' clubs and legalization. N° de ref. de la librería 25431

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Título: DESERT HAWKING II. By Harry McElroy.

Editorial: Published by the author. NP.

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Edición: 1st Edition

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