Arcussia, Charles d'
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- La fauconnerie... avec des portraicts au naturel de tous les oyseaux (La fauconnerie du roy). Rouen: François Vaultier and Jacques Besongne, 1643
4to (210 x 150mm.), woodcut initials and headpieces, full-page engraved and woodcut illustrations, folding engraved plate, modern calf in period style, spine gilt in compartments with a bird stamp, cut somewhat close, small marginal repair to Yyy1
Harting, Bibliotheca accipitraria p.81; Nissen IVB 35
A classic manual of falconry by the Provençale nobleman d'Arcussia, which was first published in Aix in 1598. According to Harting, the text in this edition is more accurate than in previous editions.