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The booke of falconrie or havvking; for the onely delight and pleasure of all noblemen and gentlemen: collected out of the best authors, aswell Italians as Frenchmen, and some English practises withall concerning falconrie; heretofore published by George Turbervile Gentleman. And now newly reviued, corrected, and augmented, with many new additions proper to these present times.

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    SR - 90.1/

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    [8], 370, [6] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 4°.

General note: With a large cut representing the Earl of Warwick in hawking costume -- DNB. 2A2-3 contain an epilogue in verse; the last leaf is blank. In this issue A1r has catchword "of". Another issue has quires A-F reset. Usually bound with an edition of: Gascoigne, George. The noble arte of venerie or hunting. Signatures: [par.]4 A-Z8 2A4. G7-8 mutilated and repaired, affecting running title; M7 mutilated and repaired, not affecting text; bound with Gascoigne, George. The noble art of venerie or hunting. London : Thomas Purfoot, 1611 UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 24325 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1974. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1367:9). Ownership and custodial history: From the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps; purchased at Sotheby's sale 25 November 1974, lot no. 3224 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Bound in late 17thC. panelled calf; in archival box UK-SuSCL