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The “sequel” to “Falconry in the British Isles”

Falconers' favourites 1865.
London, Van Voorst, 1865. Folio. With 6 tinted lithographed plates, finished by hand, paper guards. Contemporary cloth, lettered in gold. 16 pp.
€ 8,500
A scarce "sort of sequel" (as the introduction describes it) to Falconry in the British Isles, 1855. The six plates handsomely depict the birds life-sized. Three of them belonged to Broderick himself.
With 3 plates somewhat faded and browned, the others foxed to varying degrees. Binding with a small tear near foot of spine and some stains and marks. Harting 70; Nissen IVB 146; Schwerdt I, 82; Wood p.262,
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