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TEXT-BOOK OF PALAEONTOLOGY VOL II
Written by Karl A. Von Zittel; Charles R. Eastman; Arthur Smith Woodward.
Stock no. 2133147
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1932. Very good condition.

Translated and edited by Eastman. Second English edition revised with additions by Woodward. Green cloth, gilt title, to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 464 pages includes index. Volume II only. Spine very slightly bumped at top and tail, corners lightly rubbed. Name in ink to front endpaper. Pages lightly tanned, contents clean.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318845
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and there is slight evidence of the wrapper having been leant on to write.

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THE LIVES OF BIRDS BIRDS OF THE WORLD AND THEIR BEHAVIOR
Written by Lester L. Short.
Stock no. 2133079
Published by Henry Holt and Company. 1st USA 1993. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

From the American Museum of Natural History. Red cloth spine, with gilt title; white boards. American edition. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0805019529. Bumping to spine. Wrapper is browned to spine; edge-creased with a few nicks and grubby marks.

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BIRDS OF WESTERN AFRICA (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Ron Derney. Illustrated by Nik Borrow.
Stock no. 1819322
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Describing 1,285 species, representing the entire avifauna of the region. 147 original colour plates, comprising over 3000 figures and depicting every species described. Also includes distribution maps and line drawings. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 832 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713639598. Light rubbing to base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine (minor).

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE GAMBIA AND SENEGAL
Written by Clive Barlow; Tim Wacher. Illustrated by Tony Disley.
Stock no. 1819320
Published by Pica Press. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

A comprehensive field guide to all the birds of these popular West African countries. Over 660 species. 48 colour plates. Glazed pictorial boards. 400 pages including index. ISBN: 1873403321.

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BIRDS OF THE WEST INDIES (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Herbert Raffaele; James Wiley; Orlando Garrido; Allan Keith; Janis Raffaele. Illustrated by Tracy Pedersen; Kristin Williams.
Stock no. 1819319
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Over 560 species including migrants and vagrants. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour identification illustrations. 511 pages including index. ISBN: 0713649054. Minor crease to free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with minor scuffing to rear panel.

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BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Richard Grimmett; Carol Inskipp; Tim Inkskipp; et al. Illustrated by Clive Byers; Daniel Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1819318
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 888 pages including index. ISBN: 0713640049. Vertical crease to spine.

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by Brian Small; John Gale; Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1819316
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

The first comprehensive field guide to a spectacular region for birding. Covering all the resident, migrant and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Pictorial glazed boards. Maps to endpapers. Colour illustrations. xxviii and 602 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610798.

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BIRDS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN AND ALPS
Written by Lars Jonsson. Illustrated by Lars Jonsson.
Stock no. 1819315
Published by Croom Helm. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Slim format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 070991413X. Light browning to vertical edge of text block. Minor mark to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. White pictorial dustwrapper has light marks to rear panel.

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THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AMERICA VOLUME I THE OSCINE PASSERINES
Written by Robert S. Ridgely; Guy Tudor.
Stock no. 1819314
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Jays and Swallows; Wrens, Thrushes, and Allies; Vireos and Wood Warblers; Tanagers, Icterids, and Finches. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of South America to front. Colour plates and b/w distribution maps. xvi and 516 pages including index. ISBN: 0198572174. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby from shelf wear. Binding process a little lax at the base of spine (gapes slightly).

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EVOLUTION
Written by Raymond Hawkey.
Stock no. 2132956
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

The story of the origins of humankind according to the theory of evolution. Large format. A three-dimensional book with intricate pop-ups. ISBN: 0718127250. Pop-ups in very good working order. Page edge browning; some browning to covers also, bumped at corners.

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MEET US IN THE GARDEN
Written by Frances Pitt. Illustrated by Stanley Herbert.
Stock no. 2132865
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Black and white scraperboard illustrations. Green cloth. Small birds and animals that can be seen in gardens. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks and uneven fading to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with large tear to base of spine; other smaller closed tears; some chips of loss; some tears have remains of tape repairs to verso. Wrapper is also foxed and browned.

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