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EL MANGALI, Sid Mohamed. Traité de vénerie. Translated by Florian Pharaon. Paris: E. Dentu, 1880. 8° (205 x 130mm). Text in French and Arabic. (Occasional light soiling and browning.) Contemporary marbled boards backed in red morocco, gilt spine (lightly rubbed). Provenance: Florian Pharaon (gift inscription to:) -- Monsieur Henry Houssay -- shelf mark labels on spine and endpapers.

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EL MANGALI, Sid Mohamed. Traité de vénerie. Translated by Florian Pharaon. Paris: E. Dentu, 1880. 8° (205 x 130mm). Text in French and Arabic. (Occasional light soiling and browning.) Contemporary marbled boards backed in red morocco, gilt spine (lightly rubbed). Provenance: Florian Pharaon (gift inscription to:) -- Monsieur Henry Houssay -- shelf mark labels on spine and endpapers.

FIRST FRENCH EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE TRANSLATOR Florian Pharaon to Monsieur Henry Houssay on 17 July 1886. NO. 231 OF 300 COPIES numbered and signed by the publisher on title verso. A rare and interesting treatise written between the first and second century on the methods used to capture and train birds of prey for hunting purposes. Harting 212.
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