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A 'New Naturalist' Monograph No. 20. Green buckram cloth. 39 b/w photographs. 22 text figures. Coloured plate frontispiece. A fascinating study of the wood-pigeon, the least studied of British birds. Dr. Murton reveals the particularly long life span of the wood-pigeon, 14 years, and also reveals that wood-pigeons are unique among bird life in that they lactate, with their young being fed entirely on milk for the first few days of life. Text block lightly browned, contents fine. Price-cut dustwrapper (cut by publisher) has publisher's Â£2.50 label to front flap, rear panel slighty grubby else very nice!
New Naturalist No. 51. An absorbing & authorative study by Dr. R. K. Morton, of the interelationships between bird and human life in this country. The study covers such matters as food production, farming, forestry, horticulture, fishery, urban conditions & hygine, sport and industry,concluding with an account of the conservation issues involved. 32 b/w photographs, mainly by author. 40 text figures. Green cloth. ISBN: 0002131323. Spotting to covers. Spine a bit faded. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and a few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and is browned to spine.
Name in ink to front endpaper.