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THE BEDSIDE BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Graeme Gibson.
Stock no. 2128050
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Avian Miscellany. 369 pages. Colour illustrations. A stunning assembly of words and images. ISBN: 9780747578123. Small dent to lower edge of front cover. Wrapper spine faded and slightly creased at top of spine.

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THE GOLDEN EAGLE
Written by Jeff Watson. Illustrated by Keith Brockie; Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1317550
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive monograph on the Golden Eagle. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Magnificent b/w illustrations, colour plates & landscapes. xx and 374 pages. ISBN: 0856610992. Wrapper has just a few light indentations.

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A PARLIAMENT OF OWLS
Written by Mike Unwin; David Tipling.
Stock no. 1816693
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A unique collection of stunning photographs and detailed portraits of over fifty of the most striking owl species around the world, from the cold dark forests of North America and Europe to the tropical rivers of Asia and arid savannahs of Africa. Large format. Bright orange cloth boards, black title to spine. Colour photos throughout. 288 pages. ISBN: 9780008206703. Corners bumped and rubbed, a few small bumps to edges. Contents fine.

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THE PEREGRINE
Written by John Baker.
Stock no. 1816667
Published by University Of Idaho Press. Circa 1967. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observations of the peregrine. Black pictorial cardwraps with blue titles. 191 pages. ISBN: 0893011150.

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THE BUZZARD
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 1816666
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards. An excellent account of the ecology and history of the Buzzard in Britain. Interest is also focused on territorial behaviour which throws up some interesting anomalies. B/w photographs & maps. ISBN: 0715363239. Text block lightly browned. Front endpapers a little grubby in appearance. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly faded to spine.

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H IS FOR HAWK
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1816663
Published by Jonathan Cape. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A record of a spiritual journey - an unflinchingly honest account of the author's struggle with grief during the difficult process of taming and training a goshawk. Beige boards, black titles, 300 pages. ISBN: 9780224097000. 13th printing.

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FALCON
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1816661
Published by Reaktion Books. As new condition.

Whether loved, hated, or feared, whether worshiped as a god, valued as a hunting companion, or used as a corporate or heraldic symbol, falcons have fascinated humans for millennia. This book sheds compelling new light on this extraordinary bird, and on cultures through which it has flown. Cardwraps. ISBN: 1861892381. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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BEAUTIFUL OWLS
Written by Marianne Taylor. Illustrated by Andrew Perris.
Stock no. 1317463
Published by Ivy Press. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Portraits of Arresting Species from Around the World. Stunning colour photos by Andrew Perris. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. 112 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781908005977. Lower corners just very slightly rubbed.

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THE NORTHERN GOSHAWK
Written by Thomas Bosakowski.
Stock no. 1317462
Published by Hancock House Publishers. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Ecology, Behaviour and Management in North America. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour photos and diagrams. 80 pages. ISBN: 0888394543. Very light bump to lower corner of front cover and a few pages.

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OWLS OF THE WORLD
Written by James R. Duncan.
Stock no. 1317461
Published by Reed New Holland. 1st 2016. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A full listing of the owl species and many stunning full colour images of rarely seen owls. Grey boards, white titles. 192 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781921517648. Lower edge of spine bumped and rubbed else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which has small white spot to lower spine.

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RAPTORS BIRDS OF PREY
Written by John Hendrickson.
Stock no. 1317460
Published by Chronicle Books. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

A remarkable collection of intimate portraits and revealing statistics, compiled from over 30 years of researching, tracking, writing and photographing raptors. Full colour photos by the author. Pictorial card wraps. 85 pages includes index. ISBN: 0811800040. Spine corners very slightly rubbed, old price sticker on inside flap.

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BARN OWLS IN BRITAIN
Written by Jeff Martin. Illustrated by Kevin Baker.
Stock no. 1317459
Published by Whittet Books. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Theories as to why barn owls have declined, attempts to peer into the future to see how changes in population, agriculture and the coastal footprint will affect barn owls. All aspects of the life of barn owls are discussed. Red pictorial boards, B/w illustrations. 285 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781873580752. Slightly faded spine has bumped corners. Contents fine.

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