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WILDFOWL OF EUROPE
Written by Myrfyn Owen. Illustrated by Hilary Burn.
Stock no. 1827283
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Foreword by Sir Peter Scott. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations plus distribution maps. ISBN: 0333187016. A nice copy. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

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THE OWL: A BIOGRAPHY
Written by Stephen Moss.
Stock no. 1827282
Published by Square Peg. 1st 2023. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Uncover the secret lives of owls through this beautiful guide to these secretive and charismatic birds. Small format. Blue paper boards, gilt title to spine. Beautifully illustrated endpapers. B/w and colour illustrations throughout. Blue ribbon page marker. ISBN: 9781529908268. A lovely copy, appears unread. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

Price: £16.00 £13.60.

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A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ANTARCTIC WILDLIFE
Written by Hadoram Shirihai. Illustrated by Brett Jarrett.
Stock no. 1827281
Published by Alula Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

The birds and marine mammals of the Antarctic continent and Southern Ocean. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos and illustrations. 510 pages including index. ISBN: 9519894705. Spine slightly faded else a lovely copy

Price: £25.00 £21.25.

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THE SPARROWHAWK
Written by Ian Newton. Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
Stock no. 1827280
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A detailed account of all aspects of the sparrowhawk's lifestyle, population levels and trends and the impact of man and environment on the species in recent times. B/w illustrations. Diagrams, tables and photographs. ISBN: 0856610410. Text block slightly grubby and a few small marks to top edge. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

Price: £45.00 £38.25.

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PINE CROSSBILLS
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1827279
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Scottish Contribution. A study of the Scottish pine-feeding crossbills. Green boards, gilt title to spine. One colour plate plus numerous b/w illustrations. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610119. Spine lightly faded, gilt title still bright. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

Price: £25.00 £21.25.

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THE HAWAIIAN GOOSE: AN EXPERIMENT IN CONSERVATION
Written by Janet Kear; A. Berger. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1827278
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A timely and absorbing account of the history of the Hawaiian Goose, or Nene, its descent to near extinction, its eleventh hour rescue and its restoration to the wild. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis, 24 b/w plates, b/w line drawings. 154 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610259. A lovely copy, appears unread. White pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

Price: £15.00 £12.75.

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THE SPARROWS: A STUDY OF THE GENUS PASSER
Written by J.D. Summers-Smith. Illustrated by Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1827277
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An absorbing monograph concerned with the world's twenty species of True Sparrows. Brown cloth boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. 8 Colour plates, 62 b/w drawings and over 100 maps and diagrams. 342 Pages including index. ISBN: 0856610488. A lovely copy, appears unread. White pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.

Price: £34.00 £28.90.

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THE PEREGRINE FALCON
Written by Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1827276
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Maroon cloth with maroon endpapers. 4 beautiful colour plates, many line illustrations, 60 b/w photographs, maps & diagrams. A most detailed and comprehensive study with a splendid selection of excellent illustrations. 416 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610267. Base of spine lightly shelf-worn. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned, minor creasing to top & tail of spine and slight fading to spine.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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THE FULMAR (NMN 6)
Written by James Fisher.
Stock no. 1827275
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1984. Very good condition.

New Naturalist Library Limpback Reprint. New Naturalist Monograph. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. The colour plates (including one by Peter Scott) of the original hardback are reproduced in b/w in this edition. ISBN: 0002190656. Edges lightly rubbed. Text block slightly grubby along the bottom. Contents clean.

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PARTRIDGES (NN 121)
Written by G.C. Potts.
Stock no. 1827271
Published by Collins. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 121. A complex and fascinating story, with a heady mix of hunting, farming, predation, parasites, disease and climate change. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and charts. Blue endpapers with repeating NN logo. ISBN: 9780007418701. Very minor foxing to top edge of text block else a lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly scuffed to rear panel.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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BRITISH TITS (NN 62)
Written by Christopher M. Perrins.
Stock no. 1326723
Published by Collins. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green boards, gilt title to spine. A study dealing with seven species of tit, including their social lives, intelligence, adaptiveness as well as the general behaviour and biology of these most popular of British birds. 16 b/w photos plus numerous diagrams. 304 pages includes index. ISBN: 0002195372. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock, mainly at top. Dustwrapper is edge worn, slightly grubby to rear (white) panel and lightly browned to spine.

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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 1326697
Published by Collins. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green boards. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors. 40 superb b/w photos. 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. 3rd impression. Spine bumped. Minimal foxing to top edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and has a small tear to top edge of front panel.

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