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COTINGAS AND MANAKINS
Written by Guy M. Kirwan; Graeme Green. Illustrated by Eustace Barnes.
Stock no. 2133646
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Families of birds of the New World tropics much sought-after by birdwatchers for their colourful displays, unusual plumage and in some cases great rarity. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 34 beautiful colour plates by Barnes, 400 stunning colour photographs plus detailed distribution maps. 624 pages includes index. A Helm Identification Guide. ISBN: 9780713660258. Couple of small knocks to spine. Wrapper spine is starting to fade.
CUCKOOS OF THE WORLD
Written by Johannes Erritzoe; Clive F. Mann; Frederik P. Brammer; Richard A. Fuller. Illustrated by Richard Allen; Wilczur. Jan; Martin Woodcock; Tim Worfolk.
Stock no. 2133645
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The common cuckoo belongs to a well-defined and widespread family that contains not only cuckoos but malkohas, couas, coucals, roadrunners and others, some of which are colorful, all of which are elegant. The book describes all 144 species of the Cuculidae with superb colour illustrations and photos plus distribution maps. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 544 pages includes index. A Helm Identification Guide. ISBN: 9780713660340. Wrapper spine is starting to fade.
Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. 465 pages. ISBN: 9780195301557. 2nd printing. Creasing to cover corners. Marks to outer page edges.
WILDFOWL: AN IDENTIFICATION GUIDE TO THE DUCKS, GEESE AND SWANS OF THE WORLD
Written by Steve Madge; Hilary Burn.
Stock no. 2133643
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A concise review of all wildfowl, illustrating all major plumages and subspecies in colour to enable anyone to identify them. Grey boards with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations, 298 pages. ISBN: 0747022011. Tape residue and some marks to endpapers/pastedowns. Wrapper is creased with faded spine.
Colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps. ISBN: 0713639717. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light glue/tape marks to pastedowns. Wrapper is creased.
A HANDBOOK TO THE SWALLOWS AND MARTINS OF THE WORLD
Written by Angela Turner. Illustrated by Chris Rose.
Stock no. 2133641
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Chapters on the family's characteristics, classification, distribution, ecology, behaviour, breeding biology and population status, as well as a short account of each species. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. viii and 258 pages includes index. ISBN: 0747032025. Surface paper damage/lifting to pastedowns. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is browned to spine.
FINCHES & SPARROWS AN IDENTIFICATION GUIDE
Written by Peter Clement. Illustrated by Alan Harris; John Davis.
Stock no. 2133640
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An identification guide to the world's 'true' finches and sparrows, all 290 species in the families Fringillidae, Estrildidae and Passeridae are described and illustrated in colour. 73 Colour Plates. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0713680172. Some page edge browning. Wrapper has some creasing and is browned to spine.
Over 1000 illustrations. Looks at over 200 species found in Europe. ISBN: 0002197790. Spine has some fading. Tape marks/residue to pastedowns.
Colour illustrations. Larger format. ISBN: 0718140281. 3rd impression. Browning and some knocks to cover edges. Page edge browning and foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; browned in places.
This authoritative handbook looks in detail at the world's 175 species of robins and chats, discussing the identification and habits of these birds on a species-by-species basis. 62 superb colour plates that illustrate age and racial plumage differences. More than 600 stunning colour photographs plus distribution maps. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 688 pages includes index. A Helm Identification Guide. ISBN: 9780713639636. A few light marks to outer page edges.
KINGFISHERS BEE-EATERS & ROLLERS
Written by C. Hilary Fry; Kathie Fry. Illustrated by Alan Harris.
Stock no. 2133636
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An invaluable guide to these stunning birds. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 40 colour plates. xi and 324 pages including index. ISBN: 0713680288. Surface paper lifting/damage to pastedowns, where it appears that wrapper was at one time stuck to book on flaps. Browning and a few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some wrinkling to flaps.
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 2133590
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.
Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks/wear.