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pp. 143, 12 full page color plates from paintings by Mary-Clare Critchley-Salmonson 12 black-and-white photographs, 2 maps. Publisher's original light brown cloth, color pictorial dust jacket, lg 8vo. The author lived and hunted with the nomads of the Arabian deserts. This volume is his first-hand account of the Bedouin, their love of falconry and the part it plays in their lives (from the jacket flap). No ownership marks and no signs of use. A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket.
Used: Like New in Fine jacket. Size: Oversize-international may require extra postage; Limited edition. First published in Great Britain by Orbis Publishing Limited, London, 1980. Near fine hardcover with dust jacket. Minor bumped corners. Falconry in Arabia describes an old way of life rapidly adapting to the Westernized culture of the twentieth century. Mark Allen, an Arabic scholar and dedicated falconer, has written a fascinating and absorbing book on Arab falconry. Oversize-extra postage may be requested.
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