The Art and Practice of Hawking

 
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Hawking dates back to antiquity and has been practiced in one form or another in every civilization. Here is a guide for anybody wishing to train a hawk for hunting or for pleasure. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Edward Blair Michell (1843-1926) was born in Oxford, son of the principal of Hertford College Oxford. An English barrister and rower and was also a boxer, a linguist, an authority on falconry and the author of books on a variety of subjects. He was also a French advocate and highly fluent in French. He was in Paris during the time of the Paris Commune. He published a view of life under the commune in Fraser's Magazine. Michell was later legal adviser to Chulalongkorn, King Rama V of Siam and fluent in Siamese wrote a Siamese-English dictionary. Michell was expert on hawking and was considered possibly the greatest authority on merlins. He wrote on the art and practice of hawking.

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