Woodcuts (56 large cuts four being full-page) of hunting scenes with dogs, stags, wild boar, fox &c sometimes attributed to Jost Amman.
Small quarto (225x170mm) original vellum (slightly worn rear inner hinge partly broken) +124+ leaves. Two leaves (T1&2) in facsimile and without "Fauconnerie" although it is listed on titlepage. *Geo. Steevens copy "ex dono F. Douce" on titlepage bookplate of H.F. Broadwood. Some paper browning. Titlepage in red/black, musical notation for hunting calls & shepherdess tunes illustrated with 3 charming cuts. "Un ouvrage curieux et tres recherche" (II Brunet 1356 listing other editions, "still among rarest of French works on subject" Jas.Edm.Harting, compare Bibliogr. Accipitraria 1964).
Price: GBP 340.00 or USD 476.00
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