Observations on Eastern Falconry
By: D.C. Phillott
ISBN: 978-0-88839-088-2 (Hancock House Assigned ISBN)
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 9.5" X 6.5"
Publication Date: 2001
Limited Edition print of only 250 copies by Eryr Press.
Numbered copies of an edition limited to only 250 copies. Pictorial endpapers and frontispiece from original drawings. Illustrated, extra illustrations loose inside the book added after publication. Colour illustration tipped in. Gilt figures and camel on front cover. A collection of articles published from 1906-1910 by the Assiatic Society of Bengal. A most attractive edition of a rare falconry item. A collection of Phillott's articles published from 1906 to 1910 in the Journal & Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. Most are on falconry and raptors but it includes articles on houbara, on hunting dogs, and on coursing with cheetahs. There is a new introduction by the editor and publisher, Kenyon Gibson, who also contributes new illustrations for the frontispiece and chapter headings.