This edition is limited to 175 signed and numbered copies, bound in green cloth with a leather spine, marbled end-papers and a special protective matching green cloth slipcase. Bibliotheca Accipitraria II is the first comprehensive updating of James Edmund Harting’s catalog since 1891. It has expanded to 615 individual citations of works published in English from 1486 to 2000 along with references to hundreds of their reprints. Each citation contains a specific bibliographic description along with the author’s anecdotal information about each book’s author and subject matter, publishing history, and significance. Includes eighty illustrations depicting many of the rarest works on falconry. This book is designed to enable present and future falconers and book collectors to distinguish between various editions as well as to identify the rarity and value of each work.
The limited Subscriber's Standard edition is also available from Buteo Books.