Karel Mollen, the Last Falconer (book)

The Karel Mollen Foundation, Uitgeverij Lecturis-Dato and Coch-y-Bonddu Books will publish in October 2020 the book:

Karel Mollen, the Last Falconer

Authors are Joke Peels-Mollen, Ingrid-Molenaar-Peels (photography), Robert Peels (editing) and Sophie Peels (desk research).  The book will be published in English and Dutch.  There will also be a special edition in both languages. The book describes the life and work of Karel Mollen and his father Adriaan Mollen, falconer of the king of the Netherlands, covering the period from 1816 till 1935. In the book an overview will be given of all the pictures, furniture, tools, letters, and documents that for 180 years have been kept in the Mollen archive and partially never have been published before. The story is told with a selection from 100 years’ of books and articles,  written about the Mollens. Special attention is expected for the full addresss list and the order book 1912-1930, from which the global role of Valkenswaard in falconry will show.

The de luxe edition of “Karel Mollen: the Last Falconer” is printed on 170 gsm coated art paper bound in full leather. A portrait of Karel Mollen, an exclusive print from a painting by artist and falconer Mark Upton, is included with each copy. The English language de luxe edition is limited to only 50 copies for sale, each signed and numbered (1 to 50) by the author, plus an extra five copies for the Mollen family (signed and numbered I to V). The Dutch language de luxe edition is limited to only 20 copies for sale, each signed and numbered (1 to 20) by the author, plus an extra ten copies for the Mollen family (signed and numbered I to X).

For ordering the English hardcover edition, please go to www.anglebooks.com.

Special September Deal: For ordering the English hardcover edition, only in the month of September, and only for delivering to an address in the Netherlands, please send your order to info@karelmollen.nl and include your name and delivery address, and specify: English hardcover. This English edition will cost € 49,65 including VAT and shipment to an address in the Netherlands. You will receive a confirmation and invoice by return. The names of those who order the book before the end of September will be listed in the book.

The Dutch hardcover edition, titled “Karel Mollen, de Laatste Valkenier” will cost € 39.95, including VAT, excluding shipment. For ordering this Dutch edition for shipment to any country in the world, also after September, please send your order to info@karelmollen.nl and include your name and delivery address and specify hardcover Dutch. You will receive a confirmation and invoice by return. The names of those who order the book before the end of September will be listed in the book.

The de luxe edition in English or Dutch will cost € 250 including VAT, excluding shipment. For ordering the de luxe edition please send your order to info@karelmollen.nl and include your name and delivery address, and specify De Luxe English or De Luxe Dutch. You will receive a confirmation and invoice by return. The names of those who order the book before the end of September will be listed in the book.

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