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OWLS OF THE WORLD
Written by Rob Hume. Illustrated by Trevor Boyer.
Stock no. 2130999
Published by Dragon's World. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

148 species in superb colour illustrations. Large format. 192 pages. ISBN: 1850281599. Partially removed bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks; tear to top of spine.

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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2130478
Published by Collins. 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and has clear adhesive film covering it and stuck to verso at edges (done by publisher). Wrapper spine is also faded.

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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2129198
Published by Collins. 1982. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven fading to spine and front panel; couple of closed tears; some nicks, but very minimal loss. Creased to rear panel with a few marks.

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AS THE FALCON HER BELLS
Written by Phillip Glasier.
Stock no. 2128275
Published by White Lion Books. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by Gavin Maxwell. B/w photos. ISBN: 0727403559. Wrapper spine is a bit faded.

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THE GOLDEN EAGLE
Written by Jeff Watson. Illustrated by Keith Brockie; Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1317550
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive monograph on the Golden Eagle. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Magnificent b/w illustrations, colour plates & landscapes. xx and 374 pages. ISBN: 0856610992. Wrapper has just a few light indentations.

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THE PEREGRINE
Written by John Baker.
Stock no. 1816667
Published by University Of Idaho Press. Circa 1967. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observations of the peregrine. Black pictorial cardwraps with blue titles. 191 pages. ISBN: 0893011150.

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THE BUZZARD
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 1816666
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards. An excellent account of the ecology and history of the Buzzard in Britain. Interest is also focused on territorial behaviour which throws up some interesting anomalies. B/w photographs & maps. ISBN: 0715363239. Text block lightly browned. Front endpapers a little grubby in appearance. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly faded to spine.

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H IS FOR HAWK
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1816663
Published by Jonathan Cape. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A record of a spiritual journey - an unflinchingly honest account of the author's struggle with grief during the difficult process of taming and training a goshawk. Beige boards, black titles, 300 pages. ISBN: 9780224097000. 13th printing.

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FALCON
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1816661
Published by Reaktion Books. As new condition.

Whether loved, hated, or feared, whether worshiped as a god, valued as a hunting companion, or used as a corporate or heraldic symbol, falcons have fascinated humans for millennia. This book sheds compelling new light on this extraordinary bird, and on cultures through which it has flown. Cardwraps. ISBN: 1861892381. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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BEAUTIFUL OWLS
Written by Marianne Taylor. Illustrated by Andrew Perris.
Stock no. 1317463
Published by Ivy Press. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Portraits of Arresting Species from Around the World. Stunning colour photos by Andrew Perris. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. 112 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781908005977. Lower corners just very slightly rubbed.

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RAPTORS BIRDS OF PREY
Written by John Hendrickson.
Stock no. 1317460
Published by Chronicle Books. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

A remarkable collection of intimate portraits and revealing statistics, compiled from over 30 years of researching, tracking, writing and photographing raptors. Full colour photos by the author. Pictorial card wraps. 85 pages includes index. ISBN: 0811800040. Spine corners very slightly rubbed, old price sticker on inside flap.

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BARN OWLS IN BRITAIN
Written by Jeff Martin. Illustrated by Kevin Baker.
Stock no. 1317459
Published by Whittet Books. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Theories as to why barn owls have declined, attempts to peer into the future to see how changes in population, agriculture and the coastal footprint will affect barn owls. All aspects of the life of barn owls are discussed. Red pictorial boards, B/w illustrations. 285 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781873580752. Slightly faded spine has bumped corners. Contents fine.

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