The Art of Falconry of Frederick II of Hohenstaufen - Wood & Fyfe, 637 Pages
Author: Frederick II of Hohenstaufen
Year of Publication: 1943
Source: Own library
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Place of Publication: Stanford, California, USA
A major book on falconry in the world and the first zoological (ornithological) scientific treatise.
Being "DE ARTE VENANDI CUM AVIBUS" (Wood, C. & Fyfe, M.). 8.5" x 11", dust wrapper, unique black-and-white plates and illustrations. A monumental work written in Latin by Frederick II nearly 800 years ago and now translated into English. Extensive reference material, with early falconry history. A major bibliography of falconry books.
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