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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (9 VOLUMES)
Written by Stanley Cramp. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2133255
Published by Oxford University Press. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. Taking account of the great advances made in ornithological knowledge in recent years. A detailed and authoritative work. Large format. Books are first editions, except for the following: Vol 1 - Reprint 1986; Vol. 2 - Reprint 1987; Vol. 3 - Reprint 1990 and Vol. 4 = Reprint 1989. Some foxspots to outer page edges of volumes. Wrapper spines are all faded. Edge-chips and small tears to a couple of volumes (including Volume IV). Edge creasing to wrappers. Some marks to outer page edges of books; odd mark to cover - but overall still a very good set!!

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THE HANDBOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS VOLUMES I - V
Written by H.F. Witherby; F.C.R. Jourdain; Norman F. Ticehurst; Norman W. Tucker.
Stock no. 2133254
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Gilt titles. 5 Volumes of The Handbook of British Birds. Volume 1 details Crows to Flycatchers: Volume II details Warblers to Owls: Volume III details Hawks to Ducks: Volume IV details Cormorants to Crane: Volume V details Terns to Game-Birds. Each Volume contains coloured & b/w plates, text figures & maps. Each plate is accompanied by detail on habitat, field-characters and general habits, voice, display & posturing, breeding, food, distribution, migrations, description with 2 additional sections. Wear and some spotting to cover edges. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers of all volumes. Foxing to outer page edges and some margins of all volumes. Wrappers are browned to spines, with varying degrees of chipping and small tears with loss; also foxed.

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THE JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HISTORY VOLUME 3 PART 2
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819480
Published by Society For The Bibliography Of Natural History. 1955. Nearly fine condition.

Pages 63-115, March 1955. Paper wraps. Contents include: Bibliography and the History of Science; Books of Reference in Zoology, chiefly bibliographical; The North American Birds of Virginia Chroniclers 1588-1686; A Further Note on the Name of the Author of the Rat-Flea; and more. Covers lightly browned.

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THE JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HISTORY VOLUME 4 PART 2
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819479
Published by Society For The Bibliography Of Natural History. 1963. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pages 85-152, January 1963. Paper wraps. B/w illustrations. Contents include: A hitherto unknown book on Entomology; The North American Birds of Thomas Pennant; Notes chiefly on the plates of Wilson's American Ornithology; Seemann's "Flora Vitensis"; and more. Browning to cover edges.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by S. Vere Benson.
Stock no. 1819369
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers book No. 1. Revised edition. Describing 243 species with 200 illustrations, 100 of which are in full colour. Brown boards. Light browning to text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with some repair with clear tape to verso, rear panel grubby.

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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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THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AMERICA VOLUME II THE SUBOSCINE PASSERINES
Written by Robert S. Ridgely; Guy Tudor.
Stock no. 1819321
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers; Antbrids, Gnateaters, and Tapaculos; Tyrant Flycatchers; Manakins and Cotingas. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour plates and b/w distribution maps. ISBN: 0198572182. Very minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has minor creasing to top & tail of spine.

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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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BIRDS OF KENYA AND NORTHERN TANZANIA (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Dale A. Zimmerman; Donald A. Turner; David J. Pearson. Illustrated by Dale A. Zimmerman; Ian Willis; H. Douglas Pratt.
Stock no. 1819317
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, silver title to spine. 740 pages including index. Colour plates, b/w photos, distribution maps. ISBN: 0713639687. Edges rubbed, base of spine a little worn (shelf wear). A few minor foxspots to front endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased to top & tail of spine and spine is slightly faded, rear panel just slightly scuffed.

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