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THE SEA FISHERIES OF SCOTLAND: A HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY
Written by James R. Coull.
Stock no. 1817661
Published by John Donald Publishers Ltd.. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book is concerned with the oldest and most distinctive activities in the life of the people living around the coasts of Scotland, a story extending to upwards of 9,000 years. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0859764109.

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'PINSTRIPES AND POLKA DOTS': ANIMAL SIGNALS
No author listed. Illustrated by Jonathan Kingdon.
Stock no. 1817649
Published by Gallery Pangolin. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

Exhibition catalogue. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. 45 pages.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FRESHWATER FISHES
Written by A. Laurence Wells.
Stock no. 1317785
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 6. Describing 82 Species with 70 illustrations 66 of which are in full colour. Some page browning and foxing. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and foxed and has been covered with a clear protective wrapper which is only stuck down on verso of rear flap.

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THE HANDBOOK OF BRITISH MAMMALS
Written by Gordon B. Corbet; H.N. Southern.
Stock no. 2130901
Published by Blackwell Scientific Publications. 2nd 1977. Very good condition.

B/w photos and drawings. 2nd edition. ISBN: 0632090804. Spine is faded. Light wrinkling to a few pages.

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BIRDS OF THE WORLD: A CHECKLIST
Written by James F. Clements.
Stock no. 1817600
Published by Pica Press. 5th 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

5th Edition. Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour maps to endpapers. No illustrations present. ISBN: 1873403933. Light rubbing to board and spine edges. Text block grubby & browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.

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BIRDS OF KENYA & NORTHERN TANZANIA (HELM FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Dale A. Zimmerman; Donald A. Turner; David J. Pearson.
Stock no. 1817598
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

Over 1,100 species covered, 124 colour plates plus line drawings, over 800 distribution maps, comprehensive, succinct and informative text for easy field use. Cardwraps. 576 pages including index. ISBN: 0713650796. Covers browned, text block a little grubby. Rear cover has a light diagonal crease. Contents clean.

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BIRDS OF WEST CENTRAL AND WESTERN AFRICA (AFRICAN HANDBOOK OF BIRDS SERIES THREE)
Written by C.W. Mackworth-Praed; C.H.B. Grant.
Stock no. 1817596
Published by Longman. 1981. Very good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Two volumes. 93 colour plates and b/w line drawings. Reprint. Spines faded but gilt titles bright. A few marks to boards. Text blocks grubby and with foxing. Plates browned/foxed at edges and one or two foxspots to margins of contents.

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA
Written by Ken Simpson; Nicolas Day; et al.
Stock no. 2130713
Published by Christopher Helm. 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Soft vinyl covers with white titles and vignettes. 760 birds in colour. A Book of Identification. ISBN: 0747030235. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned to spine.

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FRESHWATER FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES (NN 75)
Written by Peter S. Maitland; R. Niall Campbell.
Stock no. 2130650
Published by Collins. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 75 Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 200 b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN to verso of title page is 0002193833 but this is incorrect as this ISBN matches NN No.74 (Ferns). ISBN provided is on verso of dustwrapper of this title. ISBN: 0002193795. Foxing to top edge of outer page edges, else fine. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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MUNIAS AND MANNIKINS
Written by Robin L. Restall.
Stock no. 2130648
Published by Pica Press. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w distribution maps. ISBN: 1873403518. Heavy bump to bottom edge of rear cover. Contents are still excellent! Wrapper is faded to spine with small tear where bump is on book edge.

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NEW WORLD WARBLERS (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Jon Curson. Illustrated by David Quinn; David Beadle.
Stock no. 2130644
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to the identification, ageing and sexing of all 116 species. Colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps. ISBN: 0713639326. Very light browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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SHRIKES & BUSH-SHRIKES
Written by Tony Harris; Kim Franklin.
Stock no. 2130642
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Including Wood-Shrikes, Helmet-Shrikes, Flycatcher-Shrikes, Philentomas, Batises and Wattle-Eyes. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps. 392 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713638613. Wrapper is unevenly lightly browned.

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