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THE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (VOLUME XII)
Written by D.A. Bannerman. Illustrated by G.E. Lodge.
Stock no. 1318667
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stercorariidae, Alcidae, Rallidae, Tetraonidae, Phasianidae. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to covers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn. with a few small marks to spine which is also lightly browned.

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ERIC HOSKING'S WADERS
Written by Eric Hosking; W.G. Hale.
Stock no. 1819025
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Foreword by Peter Scott. ISBN: 0720714303. SIGNED by the authors Hoskings & Hale (without dedication) to half-title page. Previous owner's gold address label to front endpaper. Dustwrapper lovely and bright.

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ZOO BIRDS
Written by David Seth-Smith. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 2131944
Published by Penguin. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 68. Oblong format. Paper wraps. Beautiful colour and b/w pictures of exotic birds. Foxing and a few other marks to covers and outer page edges. Contents are nice and bright!

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MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND BIRDS
Written by R.B. Talbot Kelly. Illustrated by R.B. Talbot Kelly.
Stock no. 1818588
Published by Penguin. 1st 1947. Nearly fine condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No.65. Staples rusted and slightly bleeding.

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BIRDS OF THE WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND
Written by T.A. Coward; Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1818427
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st thus 1936. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited and with introductory chapters upon the general habits and characteristics of birds by Enid Blyton. Red cloth. Small format. Colour illustrations. 352 pages includes index. Top edge red. Spine slightly faded but overall boards appear clean. Pictorial dustwrapper design by Clifford Webb. Dustwrapper is browned to spine and scuffed to sides.

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THE BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWER BIRDS
Written by William T. Cooper; Joseph M. Forshaw. Illustrated by William T. Cooper.
Stock no. 1818360
Published by Collins. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Very large format. Gorgeous full-page colour illustrations. Orange cloth spine, beige cloth sides. A feast for the lover of beautiful bird paintings and an essential work of reference for the ornithologist. ISBN: 00021144710. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly bumped. Bump to top corner has carried on through to contents meaning that the corner tip of each page is creased (only affecting margin). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at corners else nice and bright. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and bumped, small split to lower rear edge.

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PIGEONS AND DOVES OF THE WORLD
Written by Derek Goodwin. Illustrated by Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1818348
Published by British Museum. 1st 1967. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w illustrations. 3 colour plates. 446 pages. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, rubbed at spine and scuffed to rear panel.

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TUNNICLIFFE'S BIRDLIFE
Written by Noel Cusa. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1818345
Published by Orbis. 1st thus 1986. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Superb colour illustrations. ISBN: 0856139475. Small, faint stain to front upper vertical edge. Contents clean.

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THE FIELDFARE (HAMLYN SPECIES GUIDES)
Written by David Norman.
Stock no. 1818336
Published by Hamlyn. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

All aspects of the life and behaviour of this attractive thrush. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos & b/w illustrations. 127 pages including index. ISBN: 0600579611. Spine lightly faded. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by John G. Williams. Illustrated by Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1818334
Published by Collins. 1982. Very good condition.

Over 660 species illustrated in full colour illustrations. White pictorial boards. ISBN: 0002191792. Boards a little grubby. Contents clean.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by John G. Williams.
Stock no. 1818333
Published by Collins. 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From Rhodesia to the Red Sea. Red cloth. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0002120216. Fifth impression. Pencil erasure to top corner of front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and covered with clear laminate.

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AUDUBON: A BIOGRAPHY
Written by John Chancellor. Illustrated by John James Audubon.
Stock no. 1818237
Published by The Viking Press. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670140538. Light browning to text block. Spine slightly cocked. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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