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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 5. MONOTREMES AND MARSUPIALS
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820161
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553996. Dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Else a very nice copy!

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 3. PRIMATES
Written by Russell A. Mittermeier; Anthony B. Rylands; Don E. Wilson; et al.
Stock no. 1820160
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553897. Rear panel of dustwrapper slightly scuffed. Sweet odour present. Otherwise a lovely copy.

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 4. SEA MAMMALS
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820159
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553934. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Otherwise a lovely copy!

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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.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF BRAZIL
Written by Ber Van Perlo.
Stock no. 2133644
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2009. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. 465 pages. ISBN: 9780195301557. 2nd printing. Creasing to cover corners. Marks to outer page 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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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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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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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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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Henry Seebohm.
Stock no. 2133308
Published by R.H. Porter; Dulau & Co.. 1st 1883. Almost very good condition.

With Coloured Illustrations of Their Eggs. Volume 4 is the Plates volume. Green leather spines and corners; green cloth boards. Published between 1883 and 1885. All spines have faded to brown, with wear. Bumping to corners. Some browning also to corners of a couple of volumes. Heavy bump along top edge of Volume 1. Bookplates to front pastedowns of all volumes. Foxing throughout; more minimal to plates volume. Some margin marks/annotations.

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH MOLLUSCA, AND THEIR SHELLS (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Edward Forbes; Sylvanus Hanley.
Stock no. 2133307
Published by John Van Voorst. 1st 1853. Almost very good condition.

Leather spines and corners. Maroon title blocks to spines, gilt titles. Marbled outer page edges and endpapers. 203 hand-coloured plates. Bookplates of 'The Wheelton hind Collection 1920' to front pastedown of each book. Rear join at rear of Volume 1 (on outside); leather has split, but still holding together well. Some scuffs and chips of leather spines and corners. Foxing to prelims of books; some margin marks; page browning. Hand-coloured illustrations are still nice and bright.

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