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Lathams falconry or The faulcons lure, and cure: in two bookes. The first, concerning the ordering and training vp of all hawkes in generall; especially the haggard faulcon gentle. The second, teaching approued medicines for the cure of all diseases in them. Gathered by long practice and experience, and published for the delight of noble mindes, and instruction of young faulconers in things pertaining to this princely art. By Symon Latham. Gent.

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    SR - 90.1/

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    [24], 147, [3] p. ; 4°.

General note: Printer's name from STC. The first leaf and the last leaf are blank. K3 is a cancel (printed as V3), with text on recto beginning "But before I doe proceed ..". Variant: V3 in place, K3 uncancelled. Usually found bound with the 1618 edition of the second book (STC 15268.3). A variant of the 1614 edition, with two sheets of new preliminaries. Signatures: [A]4 a4 [par.]4 B-I4 K4(±K3[=V3]) L-T4 V4(-V3). Formerly part 1 of STC 15268. Identified as STC 15268 on UMI microfilm reel 804. [A]1 (blank); bound with Latham, Simon. Lathams new and second booke of falconrie. London : I.B. for Roger Iackson, 1618 UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 15267.3 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1959, 1985. 2 microfilm reels; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 804:1; 1835:21). Ownership and custodial history: MS ink signature on t.p.: "Ric. Thwaite"; previously owned by H.W. Pratley (1905-1987); purchased from Sotheby's - 13th January 1988, Cat. No. 169 UK-SuSCL