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TIDE'S ENDING
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129090
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

A book of the joy of the tideways, saltings and creeks. Memorable word-pictures for wild-fowler, naturalist and bird-watcher alike. Grey cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. 16 glorious colour illustrations plus b/w drawings. Some uneven browning and a few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
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GAME BIRDS
Written by Charles Coles. Illustrated by Maurice Pledger.
Stock no. 2129028
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Very large format. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author and artist. Green leather spine with raised bands and gilt title. Green cloth sides with small gilt vignette to front. 24 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations and chapter headers. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by Author and Illustrator to Limited edition page. This is Copy No. 26. Some light rubbing/wear to spine. Absolutely stunning book! Contained in a slip case that has some spotting.
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SEA-BIRDS (NN 28)
Written by James Fisher; Ronald M. Lockley.
Stock no. 2128900
Published by Collins. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 9 colour photos, 68 b/w photos, 66 maps and diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned and edge-chipped, with a bit of loss; covered with clear adhesive film, to protect from further damage.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by S. Vere Benson. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 1816796
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 1. Revised edition. 100 colour and 101 b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0723215138. Contents crinkled from damp and some dampstaining. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned and faded.
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THE PEREGRINE SKETCHBOOK
Written by Robert Gillmor; Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2128398
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduction by Gillmor. Nesting peregrines in Anglesey. ISBN: 1900318024. Some browning to cover edges. Contents are still excellent. A few marks to wrapper.
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OWLS OF THE WORLD
Written by Rob Hume. Illustrated by Trevor Boyer.
Stock no. 2128394
Published by Dragon's World. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

148 species in superb colour illustrations. Large format. 192 pages. ISBN: 1850281599. Light bumps to a couple of cover edges. Slight fade to wrapper spine.
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THE PEREGRINE SKETCHBOOK
Written by Robert Gillmor; Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2128393
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduction by Gillmor. Nesting peregrines in Anglesey. ISBN: 1900318024.
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GYRFALCONS OF THE KINGS FROM ICELAND TO GREENLAND
Written by Frank Wenzel.
Stock no. 2128309
Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9788798192565. A few grubby marks to covers. Wear along edges. Contents are excellent!
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BIRDS OF MAN'S WORLD
Written by Derek Goodwin. Illustrated by Robin Prytherch.
Stock no. 2128274
Published by British Museum (Natural History); Cornell University Press. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 080141167X. Foxing to outer page edges.
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A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE NESTS AND EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by F.O. Morris.
Stock no. 2128160
Published by John C. Nimmo. 3rd 1892. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles to spines, vignettes to front covers and bottoms of spines. This is the 3rd edition, thoroughly revised and enlarged with many new plates. 248 plates (232 originals & 12 extra plates for this edition). Bumping and wear to spines and corners; some fraying to cloth. Heavy wear to some edges. Names in ink to prelim pages. Some hinges are pulled. Page edges of some pages are unopened. Volume 3 - plates 105 + 106 are detached. Foxing.
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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (6 VOLUMES)
Written by F.O. Morris.
Stock no. 2128141
Published by John C. Nimmo. Circa 1895. Almost very good condition.

6 volumes. Green cloth, gilt vignettes to front cover. Gilt decorations to spine. 365 hand-coloured plates. All volumes have faded from green to brown. Varying degrees of bumping and chipping, with some splits to corners and top and tails of spines. Volume I - Rear Joint has almost broken (very weak)- probably closer to good condition; Volume III - Loose pages - 227-230; Volume IV - Loose pages - again 227-230; Volume VI - Plate page 13 has light mark across uncoloured area. ALL volumes have varying degrees of foxing and margin marks. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers of all volumes. ALL plates are present and exquisitely hand-coloured!
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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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