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FALCONRY: CELEBRATING A LIVING HERITAGE
Written by Javier Ceballos.
Stock no. 2135369
Published by Motivate Publishing. 1st UAE 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781860632761. Contents are excellent! Wrapper has some edge-creasing with a 1" closed tear to rear panel and sticky label.

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FALCONS (NN 132)
Written by Richard Sale.
Stock no. 1821611
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. A comprehensive natural history of the four British breeding falcons - the Peregrine, Kestrel, Hobby and Merlin. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers with dark grey 'NN' repeating pattern. Colour photos & graphs. ISBN: 9780007511419. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top edge and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Dean Amadon. Illustrated by Roger Tory Peterson; et al..
Stock no. 1820533
Published by Country Life. 1979. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. 125 full-colour paintings. Brown/terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette. ISBN: 060043124X. Contained in publisher's slipcase with large brown pictorial onlay to all sides which is scuffed and rubbed at edges.

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THE SCOTTISH OSPREYS FROM EXTINCTION TO SURVIVAL
Written by Philip Brown.
Stock no. 2133563
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0434089109. Spine and cover edges are faded. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some markings; edge-creased.

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FALCONS AND FALCONRY
Written by Frank Illingworth.
Stock no. 2132666
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Green cloth, black titles. B/w photos. 111 pages. Some page browning and foxspots.

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FALCONRY AND HAWKING
Written by Phillip Glasier.
Stock no. 2132664
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition. Covering all aspects of the sport, with chapters on: history, the birds themselves, training, housing, tools and equipment, equipment to be fitted to the bird, hoods and hooding, handling the new arrival, condition, manning and early training, flying free and getting fit, flying falcons out of the hood, flying short-wings, merlins, game hawking, moulting, imping and coping, lost hawks, hack and hacking back, dogs for hawking and making hoods, bells, bags and gloves. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Colour illustrations. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0713455551. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; repaired closed tear to top of spine.

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THE BARN OWL
Written by Colin Shawyer.
Stock no. 1819113
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A monograph. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1900159708.

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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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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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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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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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