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THE HANDBOOK OF PIGEON RACING
Written by Jan Hermans; Robert R. Symonds.
Stock no. 2134814
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with silver title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Translated by Symonds. ISBN: 0720716632. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper has a few grubby marks.

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RACE FIT: A COMPLETE PIGEON HEALTH ENCYCLOPEDIA
Written by David A. Palmer.
Stock no. 2134812
Published by Petron Lofts. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt titles. Colour photos. ISBN: 0952906325. Spine has been taped with black tape (possibly in publishing). Small margin tear to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks.

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THE FOUR SAESONS REAL COURSE ABOUT PIGEONS
Written by M. Joseph Heuskin.
Stock no. 2134810
Published by M. Joseph Heuskin. 1976. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. Course in four lessons, dealing with pigeon-house management. 2nd reprint edition. Browning and creasing to covers. Marks to outer page edges.

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BRITISH TITS (NN 62)
Written by Christopher M. Perrins.
Stock no. 1821981
Published by Collins. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth boards. 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. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else a very nice copy in dustwrapper which is worn at corners, browned to spine and a little grubby to rear panel.

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A FIRST GUIDE TO SOUTH AFRICAN BIRDS
Written by Leonard Gill; J.M. Winterbottom.
Stock no. 2134680
Published by Maskew Miller. 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

8th edition, revised. Colour & b/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Name in ink to title page. Some ink annotations in margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased; some tape repairs to verso and a few chips of loss.

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BIRDS
Written by M.K.C. Scott; J.A. Henderson.
Stock no. 2134677
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt titles. 48 Colour plates. The Shown Series. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; scuffing; small tears/chips at corners.

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BIRD MIGRATION (NN 113)
Written by Ian Newton.
Stock no. 1821658
Published by Collins. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 113. An in-depth study of the different types of bird movements along with their main migration patterns. Green cloth boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007307319. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at top of spine and a little grubby to rear panel.

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WILDFOWL (NN 110)
Written by David Cabot.
Stock no. 1821614
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 110. Green cloth boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007146581. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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GROUSE (NN 107)
Written by Adam Watson; Robert Moss.
Stock no. 1821613
Published by Collins. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist no. 107. Fascinating insights into the natural history and biology of these birds, including aspects of their behaviour, the historical relevance of their names, the reasons behind population fluctuations and international conservation efforts. Green boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007150977.

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FALCONS (NN 132)
Written by Richard Sale.
Stock no. 1821611
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. A comprehensive natural history of the four British breeding falcons - the Peregrine, Kestrel, Hobby and Merlin. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers with dark grey 'NN' repeating pattern. Colour photos & graphs. ISBN: 9780007511419. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top edge and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 1821607
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st thus 1989. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist publication. 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. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1870630637. A few small marks to rear board and more marks to corresponding area of inside of dustwrapper. Text block browned and grubby. Pale foxing to endpapers. A few grubby margin marks. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and rubbed at corners.

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BRITISH TITS (NN 62)
Written by Christopher M. Perrins.
Stock no. 1821606
Published by Collins. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth boards. 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. Name & date in ink to free front endpaper and an annotation. Otherwise contents fine.

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