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NATURAL HISTORY

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THE BEDSIDE BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Graeme Gibson.
Stock no. 2128050
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Avian Miscellany. 369 pages. Colour illustrations. A stunning assembly of words and images. ISBN: 9780747578123. Small dent to lower edge of front cover. Wrapper spine faded and slightly creased at top of spine.

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A GARDENER'S GUIDE TO TOPIARY
Written by Jenny Hendy.
Stock no. 2128044
Published by Lorenz Books. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition.

The art of clipping, training and shaping plants. Pictorial boards. Packed with colour photos. 160 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780754834496. A light scratch mark to top rear corner else a fine copy.

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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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A PARLIAMENT OF OWLS
Written by Mike Unwin; David Tipling.
Stock no. 1816693
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A unique collection of stunning photographs and detailed portraits of over fifty of the most striking owl species around the world, from the cold dark forests of North America and Europe to the tropical rivers of Asia and arid savannahs of Africa. Large format. Bright orange cloth boards, black title to spine. Colour photos throughout. 288 pages. ISBN: 9780008206703. Corners bumped and rubbed, a few small bumps to edges. Contents fine.

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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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THE BUTTERFLIES OF NORTH AMERICA: A NATURAL HISTORY AND FIELD GUIDE
Written by James A. Scott.
Stock no. 1816664
Published by Stanford University Press. 1997. Very good condition.

A complete natural history, fully describing the biological and ecological world of butterflies in general. All North American butterfly species. Black pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations & distribution maps, colour photos. xii and 583 pages including index. ISBN: 0804720134. Reprint. Laminate covering cardwraps is heavily creased horizontally. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.

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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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IRELAND (NN 84)
Written by David Cabot.
Stock no. 1816658
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 84. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002200791. A few minor foxspots. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and slightly faded to spine.

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NATURE CONSERVATION (NN 91)
Written by Peter Marren.
Stock no. 1816657
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 91. A review of the conservation of wildlife in Britain 1950-2001. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0007113056. Foxing to top edge of text block else book and contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased across top edge.

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THE BROADS (NN 89)
Written by Brian Moss.
Stock no. 1816656
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 89. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002201631. Foxing to top edge of text block else book and contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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