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Author: Latham, Simon.
Title: Lathams falconry or The faulcons lure, and cure in two bookes. The first, concerning the ordering and training vp of all hawkes in generall; especially the haggard faulcon gentle. The second, teaching approued medicines for the cure of all diseases in them. Gathered by long practice and experience, and published for the delight of noble mindes, and instruction of young faulconers in things pertaining to this princely art. By Symon Latham. Gent.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)

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Print source: Lathams falconry or The faulcons lure, and cure in two bookes. The first, concerning the ordering and training vp of all hawkes in generall; especially the haggard faulcon gentle. The second, teaching approued medicines for the cure of all diseases in them. Gathered by long practice and experience, and published for the delight of noble mindes, and instruction of young faulconers in things pertaining to this princely art. By Symon Latham. Gent.
Latham, Simon.

Printed at London: [By John Beale] for Roger Iackson, and are to be sold at his shop neere Fleet-street Conduit, 1614.
Alternate titles: Lathams falconry. Book 1 Lathams falconry. Book 1. Faulcons lure, and cure.
Printer's name from STC.
K3 is a cancel (printed as V3), with text on recto beginning "But before I doe proceed ..". Variant: V3 in place, K3 uncancelled.
The first leaf and the last leaf are blank.
A variant of the edition dated 1615, to which two sheets of new preliminaries were added.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
Falconry -- Early works to 1800.
Birds -- Diseases -- Early works to 1800.

title page
TO THE HONORABLE and worthie Knight, Sir THOMAS MVNSON Baronet, Master of his Maiesties Armory, and Master of the Hawkes to his HIGHNES.
To the Reader.
Verses in commendations of the worke.
acrostic encomium
A TABLE OF THE Contents of the chapters con∣tained in this Booke.
The second Table containing the best approued medicines for the cure of all diseases in HAVVKES.
An Explanation of the wordes of art contained in this Booke.
acrostic encomium
AN INTRODVCTION or preamble to the ensuing discourse, wherein the Author sets downe the occasion of writing this Worke.
Lathams Faulconry The first Booke.
CHAP. I. A short Collection of the natures and names of Hawkes, but especially of the Hawgard Faulcon.
CHAP. II. A perfect description of the Hawgard Faulcon, with the manner and course of her life, while shee is wilde, and vnreclaimed.
CHAP. III. Heere followeth the manner of reclaiming your Haggard, with the meanes how to enter her to the lure.
CHAP. IIII. How to order and gouerne your Hawke in the time of her lureing, and how to keepe her from carrying, and other ill qualities incident to Hawkes at that time.
CHAP. V. A necessary obseruation concerning the seuerall conditions of Hawkes, and how to alter any malignant humor, or hurtfull quallity in them.
CHAP. VI. How to order any wyld hawke or other, that comes not from the mew.
CHAP. VII. How you may know the nature and disposition of your Hawke, as well by the plume, as also by obseruation: and that being found, how to order and behaue your selfe towards them accordingly.
CHAP. VIII. Here followes the manner of bathing your hawke.
CHAP. IX. The manner how to weather your Hawke.
CHAP. X. How to know the time of setting downe your Haggard, and when it is conuenient to leaue flying them.
CHAP. II. Heere followeth certaine necessary instructions to bee obser∣ued of euery Faulconer before he doth put his hawke into the Mew, which is a preparing or making readie of your Hawke for the same.
CHAP. XII. How to put your Hawke into the mew, and how to order her while shee remaines there.
CHAP. XIII. How to take your hawke from the Mew, and how to inseame her and make her readie to flie.
CHAP. XIIII. How to know when your Hawk is not throughly in seamed, & how to preuent those euills that doe ensue by reason thereof.
CHAP. XV. How to auoid slime, glut, and the like imperfections in your Hawke.
CHAP. XVI. Of the Ger-Faulcon.
Lathams approoued Medicines for all Hawkes. The second Booke.
CHAP. I. How to preuent and auoid many infirmities which Hawkes are subiect vnto when they are newly taken out of the Mew, with a true description of natures effectuall working, in keeping and maintaining health in all sound Hawkes.
CHAP. II. A president of the wild Hawkes practise, for the preseruing of her health, which is taken by obseruation while your Hawke is in the Mew.
CHAP. III. How to keepe and preserue your Hawke in health, without any scowrings, or medecines at all.
CHAP. IIII. How to helpe and recouer a Hawke that doth cast her stones disorderly, and to bring her to cast them in dew time.
CHAP. V. Aduertisement touching scowring and purgation.
CHAP. VI. To prepare your strong Hawke, and make her fit to be purged.
CHAP. VII. How to order your Hawke that shall be found to be weake, and vnable to abide, or indure any hard or violent dealing, by medicine or scowring.
CHAP. VIII. A scowring to be giuen vnto any Hawke that is full of flesh and strong, and is perceiued to be imperfect, and vncleane within.
CHAP. IX. Another scowring to be giuen vnto a Hawke that is but in a resonable estate of body, and is perceiued to bee vncleane and fowle within.
CHAP. X. Another excellent scowring to bee giuen vnto any Hawke of any kinde, high or low, or of what estate soeuer, that is per∣ceiued to haue infirmity within her inward parts, also for any cold, or stuffing in the head.
CHAP. XI. An excellent scowring to giue vnto a full Hawke, after shee hath beene lured and her grease heat and stirred in her be∣fore shee be thorowly inseamed.
CHAP. XII. Signes of inward sicknesse and the cure.
CHAP. XIII. To temper and coole the heate of the liuer, and to stay the in∣flammation of the same.
CHAP. XIIII. Of the Liuer and the Gall.
CHAP. XV. To comfort and preserue the heart, from anie infirmitie that proceedes of heate.
CHAP. XVI. To kill and destroy the wormes in the body, to heat and quic∣ken a cold stomacke, that doth not disgest and indue well; but thorough the same ingendereth Fellanders, and other grosse humors and imperfections in the pannell and guts.
CHAP. XVII. Another very good scowring to giue vnto any imperfect Hawk that is perceiued to haue Fellanders or other imperfections proceeding from the weakenesse of the stomacke.
CHAP. XVIII. Another to scowre and purge the body, to preserue the liuer and reines, and place of kidneis to inlarge a short breath, to preuent the Pantas or wasting of the lungs, to purge from the stomacke, glut, and all such superfluous humors that doth abound and to kill wormes.
CHAP. XIX. To purge your Hawke after shee hath cast her gorge, or stood very long on her meat, before shee put it ouer.
CHAP. XX. To stay the casting of the gorge, and to strengthen the weake∣nes of the stomacke, from whence it proceedes.
CHAP. XXI. A verie good Medicine for a Hawk that is stuffed in the head with colde.
CHAP. XXII. A very good water to giue vnto anie Hawke that is perceiued to bee subiect vnto drought and heate in the stomacke, or else where inwardly.
CHAP. XXIII. Of the frowne.
CHAP. XXIIII. A medicine to kill and destroy the frownce, that doth cleane or eate into any part of the mouth, tongue, or throate, where you may come to dresse it.
CHAP. XXV. Of the Pantas.
CHAP. XXVI. Of the Crocke and the Crampe.
CHAP. XXVII. For the Crampe.
CHAP. XXVIII. To recouer and cure a Hawke that hath taken the Crock in her flying time through any kinde of accident.
CHAP. XXIX. Of diseases that happen to Hawkes, on their legges or feete.
CHAP. XXX. A medicine for the Crampe that hath ceased onely on the legges and feete.
CHAP. XXXI. Another remedy for the crampe which hath beene credibly re∣ported vnto mee to haue cured Hawkes that hath laine long on that disease, and could not be cured.
CHAP. XXI. To cure a swelling in the leg or foot of the Hawke, or any part thereof.
CHAP. XXXIII. To burne your salt.
CHAP. XXXIIII. Of the pinne in Hawkes feete.
CHAP. XXXV. To cure the pinne.
CHAP. XXXVI. To cure a straine in the foote, or any part thereof.
CHAP. XXXVII. To cure a sodaine or newe swelling that commeth by a blowe, bruse or any other accident vnto the legges or feete.
CHAP. XXXVIII. For the falling sicknesse in a Hawke which you shall perceiue by her dizimes.
CHAP. XXXIX. To cure the biting of a mad Dog.
CHAP. XXXX. Another very good medicine against the biting of a Mad dog.
CHAP. XXXXI. To cure any new wound that may befall vnto your Hawke by accident.
CHAP. XXXXII. To kill the ranckenesse and itching that sometimes will bee in Hawkes bloody feathers, which is the cause shee puls them forth in that estate.
Here followeth a note of the temperature and vertue of those those things that I haue written of before, and commended vnto you to be powerfull & medicinable, and fit to be vsed in phisicke: for the amending and curing of such infirmities and diseases as doe belong vnto all Hawkes.
Musterd seed.
Borage and Buglosse.
Harts tongue.
Hony suckle or Woodbine.
Cardus Benedictus.
Hearbe Angel: or the Angelicall, or Angelike hearbe.