Latham, Simon. Latham's faulconry, or The faulcons lure and cure: in two books the first concerning the ordering and training up of all hawks in generall; especially the haggard faulcon-gentle.

London, printed by Ric. Hodgkinsonne, for Thomas Rooks, and are to be sold at his shop, at the signe of the Lamb, at the east end of St. Pauls Church, 1658.

8vo. 2 parts in one volume. (34), 176 pp. (24), 144, (8) pp. With woodcut frontispiece of "The Haggard Faulcon", second title with woodcut vignette of a gentleman riding his horse with his hawk on his arm. Second part with woodcuts in text, woodcut head-pieces and decorative initials. 19th century calf, gilt.


Dedicated to Sir Thomas Monson, who was Master Falconer to James I. The second part is Latham's New and Second Book of Faulconry, 1658.

Lacking final blank, first part A2 torn with loss of text, both parts some spotting and staining,

Harting 20 (note). Wing L568 & L569. Cf. Schwerdt I, 302.

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