Notations

(1) Recommended for beginners
(2) Recommended for experienced falconers
*Available at some libraries and/or bookstores
**Difficult to obtain - may be in private collections

Falconry Section

Ap Evans, H. 1960. Falconry for You. John Gifford Ltd. (1)*

Beebe, F. L. and H. M. Webster. 1964. North American Falconry and Hunting Hawks. World Press Inc. Denver, Colo. 315 p. (1)*

Berners, Juliana (Original 1486 - reprinted in 1966). The Boke of Saint Albans. Univ. Microfilms Inc. Ann Arbor, Mich. (2)**

Bert, E. (Original 1619 - reprinted in 1969). Treatise of Hawks and Hawking. Bernard Quaritch Ltd. London. 109 p. (2)*

Blaine, G. 1936. Falconry. Phillip Allan. London. (1) (2)**

Cox, H. E. and C. W. Lascelles. 1892. Coursing and Falconry. Longmans, Green. London. (1) (2)**

Craighead, F. C. and J. J. Craighead. 1939. Hawks in the Hand; Adventures in Photography and Falconry. Houghton Mifflin. Boston, Mass. (1)*

De Bastyai, L. 1968. The Sport of Falconry. Charles T. Branford Co. Boston, Mass. 173 p. (1)*

Fisher, C. H. 1901. Reminiscences of a Falconer. John C. Nimmo. London. (1) (2)**

Frederick. II of Hohenstaufen, Emperor of Germany (original 1250 - translated in 1934 - reprinted in 1961). The Art of Falconry (De arte venandi cum avibus) Trans. By C. A. Wood and F. Marjorie Fyfe. Stanford Press. Calif. (2)*

Fuertes, L.A. 1920. Falconry, the Sport of Kings. National Geographic Mag. Vol. XXXVIII, No. 6. (1)*

Glasier, P. 1963 As the Falcon Her Bells. Heineman. London. 223 p (1)*

Harcount, E. S. and D. C. Phillott. 1968. Two Treatises on Falconry: Said Gah-I Shaukat, and Baz-Nam-Yi Nasiri. Bernard Quaritch Ltd. London. 195 p (2)*

Harting, J. E. (Original 1884 - reprinted in 1970). Hints on the Management of Hawks. Tabard Press. London. (2)*

Illingsworth, F. 1964. Falcons and Falconry. London House and Maxwell London. (1)*

Jameson, E. W. Jr. 1962. The Hawking of Japan, the History and Development of Japanese Falconry. The Author, Davis. Calif. 97 p. (2)**

Mavrogordao, J. G. 1960. A Hawk for the Bush.- Charles t. Branford Co.

Newton, ____________. 1966. A Falcon in the Field. Kinightly Vernon Ltd. London. 123p. (1) (2)**

Michell, E. B. 1959. The Art and Practice of Hawing. Charles T. Branford Co. Boston, Mass. 291 p. (1)(2)*

Salvin, F. C. and W. Brodrick. (Original 1855 - reprinted in 1970). Falconry in the British Isles. Tabard Press. London. (1)**

Steves, R. 1973. Laggard. Faber and Faber. London. (1)**

____________________ 1956. Observations on Modern Falconry. Wilding. Shrewsbury. (1) (2)**

____________________ 1956. Taming of Genghis. Faber and Faber. London. (1)**

Woodword, M. H. 1960. A Manual of Falconry. Charles T. Branford Co. Newton, Mass. 192 p. (1)*

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Natural History Section

Austin, A. G. 1964. World of the Red-tailed Hawk. Lippincott. Philadelphia, PA.

Bailey, A. M. and R. J. Niedrach. 1965. Bird of Colorado. Denver Museum of Natural History. Denver, Colo. Vol. 1

Baker, J. A. 1967. The Peregrine. Harper and Row. New York. 191 p

Bent, A. C. 1961. Life Histories of North American Birds of Prey. Dover Publications Inc. New York. 2 parts. 482 p.

Brown, L. and D. Amadon. 1968. Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World. McGraw Hill Book Co. New York. 2 Vol. 945 p.

Cade, T. J. 1960. Ecology of the Peregrine and Gyrfalcon Populations in Alaska. Univ. of Calif. Press. Berkley, Calif.

Craighead, J. J. and F. C. Craighead Jr. 1956. Hawks, Owls and Wildlife. Stackpole Co. Harrisburg, PA. 443p.

Grossman, Mary L. and J. Hamlet. 1964. Birds of Prey of the World. C. N. Potter, Inc. New York. 496 p.

Hickey, J. J. (ED). 1965 Peregrine Falcon Populations: Their Biology and Decline. Univ. Wisconsin Press. Madison, Wisc. 596 p.

Murphy, R. W. 1963. The Peregrine Falcon. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston, Mass.

_________________. 1964. Varda, The Flight of the Falcon. Cassell. London.

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