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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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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by S. Vere Benson. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 2133544
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 1. Revised edition. 100 colour and 101 b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0723215138. Bumping to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine; also browned; some edge-creasing.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF WILD FLOWERS
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 2133543
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers book No. 2. Describing 200 british species with 220 illustrations 100 of which are in full colour. Spine is faded. Some bumping. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned; edge-creased; some fading to spine.

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THE BADGERS OF PUNCHBOWL FARM
Written by Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 1319353
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of two and a half years in which the author tried to get to know and ultimately photograph the badgers on her farm. The author's cats went badger watching with her, however carefully she tried to leave them at home. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 160 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and page browning to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little grubby.

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CROWS AND JAYS (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Steve Madge. Illustrated by Hilary Burn.
Stock no. 1319297
Published by Christopher Helm; A. & C. Black Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Guide to the Crows, Jays and Magpies of the World. 120 species of crows, jays and their allies exist in the world today. 30 colour plates. ISBN: 0713639997. Slight bumping to base of spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is very slightly faded to spine and ever so slightly rubbed at edges.

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TITS, NUTHATCHES & TREECREEPERS (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Simon Harrap. Illustrated by David Quinn.
Stock no. 1319295
Published by Christopher Helm; A. & C. Black. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Helm Identification Guide covering all 110 of the world's tits, nuthatches and treecreepers. Light blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. ISBN: 0713639644. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Small marks to pastedowns (removal of tape?). Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and lightly creased.

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NEW WORLD BLACKBIRDS: THE ICTERIDS (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Alvaro Jaramillo; Peter Burke.
Stock no. 1319293
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to the 103 members of the family Icteridae. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps. ISBN: 0713643331. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Some slight creasing to dustwrapper.

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STARLINGS AND MYNAS (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIIDES)
Written by Christopher J. Feare; Adrian Craig. Illustrated by Barry Croucher; Chris Shields; Kamol Komolphalin.
Stock no. 1319291
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Helm Identification Guides. A comprehensive guide to all 114 members of the starling family. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps. ISBN: 071363961X. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Minimal creasing at edges of dustwrapper.

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WRENS, DIPPERS AND THRASHERS (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by David Brewer. Illustrated by Barry Kent Mackay.
Stock no. 1319289
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2001. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The first comprehensive guide to the world's 83 wrens, 5 dippers and 36 thrashers. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 272 pages. 32 colour plates illustrating all 124 species plus b/w maps. ISBN: 187340395X. Surface paper damage to pastedowns (removal of tape?) else contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut.

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PORTRAIT OF A COUNTRY ARTIST: C.F. TUNNICLIFFE R.A. 1901-1979
Written by Ian Niall. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1819925
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1985. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. Niall's affectionate portrait of his friend.

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BIRDS AND MEN (NN 17)
Written by E.M. Nicholson.
Stock no. 1319122
Published by Collins. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 17. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5 inches. 256 pages. A major contribution to the literature of British Ornithology supported by beautiful colour and black and white photo illustrations. The bird life of British towns, villages, gardens & farmland. Spine and corners bumped. Heavy foxing to textblock and endpapers. Price-cut wrapper is foxed, slightly grubby and edge worn with slight loss and has been covered with laminate which has browned with age.

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GALLOWAY AND THE BORDERS (NN 101)
Written by Derek Ratcliffe.
Stock no. 1319046
Published by Collins. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series 101. Colour plates plus b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 9780007174010. Still in original shrinkwrap. Dustwrapper spine is ever so slightly faded.

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