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The Resource The Ravenmaster : my life with the ravens at the Tower of London, Ravenmaster Christopher Skaife, Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the Tower of London

The Ravenmaster : my life with the ravens at the Tower of London, Ravenmaster Christopher Skaife, Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the Tower of London

Label
The Ravenmaster : my life with the ravens at the Tower of London
Title
The Ravenmaster
Title remainder
my life with the ravens at the Tower of London
Statement of responsibility
Ravenmaster Christopher Skaife, Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the Tower of London
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A narrative by the Tower of London's official Ravenmaster about what it's like to live among the ravens at England's most famous national monument, woven together with insight from folklore, history, and contemporary behavioral science about this unusual bird"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Skaife, Christopher
Dewey number
  • 942.1/5
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DA687.T7
LC item number
S595 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skaife, Christopher
  • Yeomen Warders
  • Tower of London (London, England)
  • Ravens
Target audience
adult
Label
The Ravenmaster : my life with the ravens at the Tower of London, Ravenmaster Christopher Skaife, Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the Tower of London
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • Includes bibliographic references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Silhouette -- Ravenmaster -- The rules -- Roll call -- Bird life -- Tower Green -- Biscuits and blood -- The menagerie -- Black birds -- The raven spreads his wings -- The great escape -- Resistance to interrogation -- Citizens of the world -- Double hatting -- The story -- Application -- Speaking in Ravenish -- Bird brains -- Ravenology -- The legend of the ravens at the Tower -- Blood swept lands and seas of red -- My mistress' eyes are raven black -- Birds and books -- Death and the raven -- The ghosts of my life -- And so to bed -- Great traditions -- Sentinels of the White Tor -- Rising above
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 241 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780374113346
Lccn
2018016402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 1220944
  • (OCoLC)on1045644089
  • 1423623
  • 1442737
  • 1442737
Label
The Ravenmaster : my life with the ravens at the Tower of London, Ravenmaster Christopher Skaife, Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the Tower of London
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • Includes bibliographic references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Silhouette -- Ravenmaster -- The rules -- Roll call -- Bird life -- Tower Green -- Biscuits and blood -- The menagerie -- Black birds -- The raven spreads his wings -- The great escape -- Resistance to interrogation -- Citizens of the world -- Double hatting -- The story -- Application -- Speaking in Ravenish -- Bird brains -- Ravenology -- The legend of the ravens at the Tower -- Blood swept lands and seas of red -- My mistress' eyes are raven black -- Birds and books -- Death and the raven -- The ghosts of my life -- And so to bed -- Great traditions -- Sentinels of the White Tor -- Rising above
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 241 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780374113346
Lccn
2018016402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 1220944
  • (OCoLC)on1045644089
  • 1423623
  • 1442737
  • 1442737

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