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A short discourse of hauuking to the field with high flying long-winged hawkes, together with the sorting and ordering of spaniels : dedicated (as a sommers solace) vnto all such as either delight in, or hereafter shall vse that gentleman-like and pleasant recreation.

A short discourse of hauuking to the field with high flying long-winged hawkes, together with the sorting and ordering of spaniels : dedicated (as a sommers solace) vnto all such as either delight in, or hereafter shall vse that gentleman-like and pleasant recreation.

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Short discovrse of havvking to the field with high flying long-winged hawkes
Creator: Man, Thomas, d. 1625, bookseller
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Date: 1603
Publisher: for Thomas Man
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Armorial bookplate: Ex libris David Wagstaff. Binder’s stamp: J. Kulesho.
Signatures: A-I⁸.
P. 73-76 omitted from pagination.
The author is unknown although it is thought he was from Kent as there are a number of references to the county in the work, including the following from p. 55: "... diuers Kentish ge[n]tlemen, some of my kindred and others of my acquaintance ..."
P. [6]-[7], consists of a poem concerning falconry, that begins "A perfect plot how for to hawke ..."
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[8], 72, 77-140 p. ; 15 cm. (8vo)
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