An Exaltation of Larks: Or, The Venereal Game
A collection of "terms of venery," collective nouns. The origin of some of the terms is explained, and more than 250 of the terms are illustrated with engravings by Dürer and Grandville and others.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Paulagraph - LibraryThing
The introduction is interesting as it traces these terms of "venery" back to 1486 with the publication of the Book of Albans. It is these earlier terms, often hunting terms, that are the most ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - locriian - LibraryThing
Pretty cool book about all the weird names for groups of various animals. Read full review