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SHELL NATURE STUDIES BIRDS AND BEASTS
Written by James Fisher. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 2130103
Published by Phoenix House. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Colour illustrations. Spine is bumped and a bit cocked; splits to top and tail. Scuffing to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges.
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THE YEAR OF THE GREYLAG GOOSE
Written by Konrad Lorenz; Robert Martin.
Stock no. 1817462
Published by Eyre Methuen. 1st 1979. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Translated from the German by Robert Martin. The author's fascination with geese. A remarkable record in words and pictures of the annual cycle of this beautiful and fascinating species. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0413458202. Price-cut dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at top & tail of spine.
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RARE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by David Saunders.
Stock no. 1817454
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A personal survey of over 300 unusual visitors. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 1852602872.
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OWLS OF THE WORLD
Written by Rob Hume. Illustrated by Trevor Boyer.
Stock no. 2129873
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.
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SKETCHES OF BIRD LIFE
Written by Robert Gillmor. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2129867
Published by Nationwide Book Service. 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Sketches from over 50 of Tunnicliffe's sketchbooks, chosen and arranged by Robert Gillmor. With the emphasis on bird behaviour and the way the artist goes about his work, this is a book of lasting value for all birdlovers. Unpaginated. 9.5 x 10.5". Light brown cloth boards, black title to spine and vignette of Tunnicliffe's initials to front. Foxing to outer page edges.
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BIRD LIFE OF MOUNTAIN AND UPLAND
Written by D.A. Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Chris Rose.
Stock no. 2129812
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1ST 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The birdlife of the upland regions of the British Isles. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0521331234. A few marks to covers. Contents are still excellent.
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THE BIRDS OF GWENT
Written by W.A. Venables; A.D. Baker; et al.
Stock no. 2129769
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. This book gives an up-to-date status report on the occurrence of every species in the county. B/w illustrations. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780713676334. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.
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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. 1817310
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

1st published in 2002 by T & A D Poyser, this is a reprint by Christopher Helm with corrections. 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: 0713669357. Top of spine lightly bent from shelf wear. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents fine.
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THE BIRDS OF SIBERIA
Written by Henry Seebohm.
Stock no. 2129216
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st thus 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Record of a Naturalist's Visits to the Valleys of the Petchora and Yenesei. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0904387089. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.
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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2129198
Published by Collins. 1982. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven fading to spine and front panel; couple of closed tears; some nicks, but very minimal loss. Creased to rear panel with a few marks.
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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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