History / History- Social & Commercial. / The Hound and the Hawk the Art of Mediaeval Hunting by John Cummins John Cummins Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1988, first edition: green cloth hardcover approximately 6 x 9.5" tall: no dust jacket: 306 pages including notes, bibliography and index +55 page centrefold of black and white illustrations. Synopsis: A comprehensive study of  the importance and practices of European mediaeval hunting and its place in society, art and mythology. Chapters entitled as follows: 1) The Moost Reasonable Beest and Beste Knowynge of Any Beest That Evere God Made. 2) The Hart 3) Bow and Stable. 4 ) The Symbolism of the Deer. 5) The Buck, the Roe, and three Fringe Activities. 6) The Boar. 7) The Hare. 8 and 9) The Un-eatable. The wolf and the Fox. Otter, Lynx and Badger. 11). The Unicorn .12) Hunting Music.13) The Huntsman. 14) Hawk Species and Social Imagery. 15) The Acquisition and Trading of Hawks. 16) The Training and Manning of Hawks. 17) Food and Medicine.18) Flying the Hawk. 19) the Falconer's Life .20) The Symbolism of Falconry. 21) The Lower Courts of Paradise. Explicit (Appendix 1: The French Royal Hunting Accounts. Appendix 2 : The Framlingham Park Game Roll. Appendix 3 :An English Royal Hunt Wages Account. Appendix 4: Alphonso XI's Code of the Freedom of Right and Rights of Huntsman. Appendix 5: Extracts from the Hunting Ordinances of Alfonzo V, of Portugal). Bibliography. Sources of Illustrations. Index. Condition: no dust jacket: overall, very clean, firm and good. used books
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  • Book Title: The Hound and the Hawk the Art of Mediaeval Hunting
  • Author: John Cummins
  • ISBN: 0297794590
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson
  • Year Published: 1988
  • Our Normal Price: £27.50 GBP ($34.10 USD)
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  • Description: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1988, first edition: green cloth hardcover approximately 6 x 9.5" tall: no dust jacket: 306 pages including notes, bibliography and index +55 page centrefold of black and white illustrations. Synopsis: A comprehensive study of the importance and practices of European mediaeval hunting and its place in society, art and mythology. Chapters entitled as follows: 1) The Moost Reasonable Beest and Beste Knowynge of Any Beest That Evere God Made. 2) The Hart 3) Bow and Stable. 4 ) The Symbolism of the Deer. 5) The Buck, the Roe, and three Fringe Activities. 6) The Boar. 7) The Hare. 8 and 9) The Un-eatable. The wolf and the Fox. Otter, Lynx and Badger. 11). The Unicorn .12) Hunting Music.13) The Huntsman. 14) Hawk Species and Social Imagery. 15) The Acquisition and Trading of Hawks. 16) The Training and Manning of Hawks. 17) Food and Medicine.18) Flying the Hawk. 19) the Falconer's Life .20) The Symbolism of Falconry. 21) The Lower Courts of Paradise. Explicit (Appendix 1: The French Royal Hunting Accounts. Appendix 2 : The Framlingham Park Game Roll. Appendix 3 :An English Royal Hunt Wages Account. Appendix 4: Alphonso XI's Code of the Freedom of Right and Rights of Huntsman. Appendix 5: Extracts from the Hunting Ordinances of Alfonzo V, of Portugal). Bibliography. Sources of Illustrations. Index. Condition: no dust jacket: overall, very clean, firm and good.
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