Book : leather-bound, handmade . the lining and the engraving on the metal .
Size : 280х330х60мм.
Box : genuine leather , velvet . The lining and the engraving on the metal . Handmade .
Size : 365х410х200мм.
Hunting is considered one of the most common cultural and social phenomena of human nature. Over the centuries, the natural human desire to survive gave way to a rapprochement with nature. The habits of wild animals and birds inspired hunters to the invention of more and more sophisticated weapons. For centuries, man went hunting alone, but in groups. Hunting was a kind of social ritual.
Improved weapons and clothing of hunters, dogs and falcons, who stood in the service of the hunters, become a kind of symbol. Nowadays in the world, a large number of hunting communities with the authority to issue licenses for hunting.
In the book, which you have in your hands, you will find more than 1,200 illustrations, visually representing the hunt. The cultural and historical part describes the features of hunting in different cultures for over 300 years. The reader learns about hunting in the Middle ages, will visit the falconry in the time of Frederick II, get acquainted with the luxury of hunting in modern times. Many famous artists depicted in their paintings of hunting scenes. They are also represented in this book.
The second part of the book is devoted to the beauty of wildlife. It describes the features of hunting in our days, modern ways of stalking and harassment of wolves, foxes, hares and other animals. You will learn about the mating seasons of wolves and foxes and the current black grouse. This information will be useful to any hunter.
The book also contains much information of a scientific and historical nature in the form of illustrations and maps. It describes numerous breeds of hunting dogs and learn about their features. Gift our readers will serve as a cooking section, showing the dishes of the hunting cuisine and cooking methods. In conclusion, it is worth noting that the book is intended not only hunters, but also all other lovers of nature.