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Turberville, George, 1540?-1610?

The booke of falconrie or havvking : for the onely delight and pleasure of all noblemen and gentlemen: : collected out of the best authors, aswell Italians as Frenchmen, and some English practises withall concerning falconrie / heretofore published by George Turbervile gentleman ; and now newly reviued, corrected, and augmented, with many new additions proper to these present times.

Additional Title(s):

Booke of falconrie or hawking

Booke of faulconrie or hauking

At London : Printed by Thomas Purfoot, An. Dom. 1611.
Physical Description:
[8], 370, [6] pages : illustrations ; 20 cm (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK321 .T8 1611a
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Originally published in 1575 under title: The booke of faulconrie or hauking--Pollard.
Title vignette, "representing the Earl of Warwick in hawking costume", repeated on p. 362. Cf. Dictionary of National Biography v. 57, p. 321.
Last leaf blank.
Signatures: [par.]⁴ A-Z⁸ 2A⁴ [$4 ( -[par.]4) signed].
Pollard distinguishes two "issues" of this edition: 24325, which has catchword "of" on leaf A1r (listing 5+ copies in Britain and 5+ outside Britain); and 24325.5, "anr. issue, with quires A-K reset", which has catchword "com-" on A1r (listing 4 copies total). The corresponding English short title catalogue records are S118834 and S3107. The remaining gatherings (L-2A and the title gathering) are of the same setting in all copies; the distinction between Pollard 24325 and 24325.5 is properly variant states, probably resulting from enlargement of the edition in the course of printing.
In some copies, page number 11 misprinted as 1 ("com-" state), 198 as 168, 265 as 205, and 302 as 392.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 24325
English short title catalogue, S118834
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 24325.5
English short title catalogue, S3107
BEIN Uzn73 611t Copy 1: Bound with [Turberville, G.] The noble art of venerie ... 1611.
BEIN Uzn73 611t Copy 2: Bound with [Turberville, G.] The noble art of venerie ... 1611.
BAC SK321.T8 B66 1611: Has bound with it: The noble art of venerie of hunting, Gascoigne; London, Thomas Purfoot, 1611. Bound in tan calf, with gold tooling on covers and spine and gold lettering on spine. Gilt tooled black leather bookplate of Charles W. Williams on inside of upper board. Ms. autograph "Wm. Herbert 1772" followed by extensive biographical notice of George Turberville on recto of fourth free end-paper.
Subject Terms:
Falconry -- Europe, Western -- Early works to 1800.
Herbert, Wm. -- Autograph.
Herbert, Wm. -- Ms. notes.
Williams, Charles W. -- Bookplate.
Re-setting (Printing)
States (Printing)
Annotations (Provenance)
Purfoot, Thomas, -1615, printer, publisher.

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