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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS' EGGS
Written by G. Evans. Illustrated by H.D. Swain.
Stock no. 2137978
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Observer No. 18. Describing more than 180 eggs, with 180 illustrations, of which 154 are in colour. Brown boards with black titles. Revised Edition. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and edge-creased and chipped.
Analysing and comparing 17th century illustrations along with eye-witness accounts, the book reconstructs an accurate portrait of the Dodo. Slightly oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 118 pages. ISBN: 9072736265. A few small knocks along cover edges. Contents are still excellent!
Glazed pictorial boards. Oxford Ornithology Series. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 9780198566038. 2nd printing. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Contents are still excellent.
Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and decorative border. 16 colour and 16 b/w plates, as well as b/w chapter headings. 224 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to corners.; split to side of spine. Large damp mark to rear cover. Foxing and browning.
Fawn cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Yellow, green and orange decoration to spine; 51 tissue-guarded colour plates as well as 11 line drawings in text. 2 page original booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Black mark to top edge of outer page edges (over gilt). Joints are a little cracked. Small damp marks along top edge and bottom corner of front endpaper. Some foxing and marks throughout. Light browning to plate margins.
COLLINS GUIDE: BIRDS OF RUSSIA
Written by Algirdas Knystautas.
Stock no. 2137372
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A journey into the marvellously rich and fascinating world of the former Soviet Union, discussing the physical geography of the area and a general introduction to the bird fauna, highlighting how the varied geography has influenced which birds occur where. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0002199130. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper spine is faded.
BIRDS OF THE SALTON SEA: STATUS, BIOGEOGRAPHY, AND ECOLOGY
Written by Michael A. Pattenden; Guy McCaskie; Philip Unitt.
Stock no. 1823510
Published by University of California Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Salton Sea, California's largest inland lake, supports a spectacular bird population that is among the most concentrated and diverse in the world. Sadly, this crucial stopover along the Pacific Flyway for migratory and wintering shorebirds, landbirds, and waterfowl is dangerously close to collapse from several environmental threats. This book describes more than 450 species and subspecies. Grey cloth boards, green title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0520235932. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
With a new foreword by Jonathan Weiner. Cardwraps. 492 pages. B/w drawings and photos. Princeton Science Library. ISBN: 0691048665. Minimal rubbing to corners. Very light, dusty mark to base of textblock.
Card wraps. B/w maps. IWRB Publication 27. ISBN: 0950573132. A few light marks to covers.
BIRDS OF JAMAICA
Written by Frank Bernal. Illustrated by Frank Bernal.
Stock no. 2136392
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Features Bernal's 48 beautiful colour illustrations together with his accompanying text. ISBN: 976605097X. Some light spotting to covers. Wrapper has slight fade to spine.
AMONG BRITISH BIRDS IN THEIR NESTING HAUNTS (4 VOLUMES)
No author listed. Illustrated by Oswin A.J. Lee.
Stock no. 2136372
Published by David Douglas. 1897. Very good condition.
Very large format (HEAVY!). Red cloth with gilt titles to spines. B/w illustrations and photos. REBOUND with new endpapers. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners; Some marks to covers. Small nick in cloth to top of Volume 4. Browning to some pages and foxing to a couple of volumes.
A THIRD BOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS AND THEIR NESTS
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Roland Green.
Stock no. 1322143
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Ladybird series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Name and address in ink to front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is just slightly edge rubbed, a tiny rubbed patch to rear panel and last title listed on rear flap is "What to Look For in Winter".