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SWIFTS
Written by Phil Chantler; Gerald Driessens.
Stock no. 1817574
Published by Pica Press. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Guide to the Swifts and Treeswifts of the World. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 24 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1873403313. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine.
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SEABIRDS AN IDENTIFICATION GUIDE
Written by Peter Harrison. Illustrated by Peter Harrison.
Stock no. 1817573
Published by Christopher Helm. 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised edition. 88 colour plates. ISBN: 0747014108. Large circular sticker (Pelagic Trip August 1991 Scillonian III) to verso of half-title page. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
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A HANDBOOK TO THE SWALLOWS AND MARTINS OF THE WORLD
Written by Angela Turner. Illustrated by Chris Rose.
Stock no. 1817572
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Chapters on the family's characteristics, classification, distribution, ecology, behaviour, breeding biology and population status, as well as a short account of each species. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. viii and 258 pages includes index. ISBN: 0747032025. Correction to page 223 glued in (by printer?) leaving a crease to page. Top edge of text block browned. Slight browning to spine of dustwrapper.
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SHOREBIRDS: AN IDENTIFICATION GUIDE TO THE WADERS OF THE WORLD
Written by John H. Marchant; Tony Prater. Illustrated by Peter Hayman.
Stock no. 1817571
Published by Christopher Helm. 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reprinted with Corrections. 88 colour plates. Blue cloth boards, gitlt title to spine. Blue endpapers. 412 pages including index. ISBN: 0747014035. A few marks to boards, light browning to text block else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly rubbed at edges.
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NEW WORLD BLACKBIRDS: THE ICTERIDS (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Alvaro Jaramillo; Peter Burke.
Stock no. 1817570
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to the 103 members of the family Icteridae. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps. ISBN: 0713643331. Base of spine and lower corners lightly shelf rubbed. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.
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THRUSHES (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Peter Clement; Ren Hathway. Illustrated by Clive Byers; Jan Wilczur.
Stock no. 1817569
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A book solely devoted to thrushes, one of the most widespread and well-known bird families. Colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0713639407. Dustwrapper spine lightly browned.
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GULLS OF EUROPE, ASIA AND NORTH AMERICA (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Klaus Malling Olsen. Illustrated by Hans Larsson.
Stock no. 1817568
Published by Christopher Helm. 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Reprinted with corrections. An essential reference to a fascinating and endlessly challenging group of birds. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos & illustrations. 608 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713670875.
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OWLS (NN 125)
Written by Mike Toms.
Stock no. 1817554
Published by William Collins. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

A Natural History of the British and Irish Species. 419 pages. Colour photos. New Naturalist Series. ISBN: 9780007425556. Still in original shrinkwrap.
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THE BIRDS OF AFRICA (7 VOLUMES)
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Emil K. Urban; Kenneth Newman; C. Hilary Fry. Illustrated by Martin W. Woodcock; Peter Hayman; Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1817550
Published by Academic Press. 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. The most authorative and comprehensive work ever published on the birds of Africa. Includes full bibliographies, acoustic references and indexes. Volume I is a second printing with corrections. Volume II-VII are first editions, ascending years. Some text blocks a little grubby with minor foxing or shelf wear. Contents are fine. Dustwrappers are faded at spines. Volume V has a small closed tear to top front edge of dustwrapper and top of spine, Volume III has a small stain and closed tear to top rear edge of spine (minor). Some dustwrappers have creasing at vertical spine edge. Overall a very nice set.
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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2130478
Published by Collins. 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. 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. ISBN: 0002194058. Some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and has clear adhesive film covering it and stuck to verso at edges (done by publisher). Wrapper spine is also faded.
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THE KITE'S TALE THE STORY OF THE RED KITE IN WALES
Written by Roger Lovegrove. Illustrated by Darren Rees.
Stock no. 2130459
Published by RSPB. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and b/w illustrations ISBN: 0903138379. SIGNED by author to title page. Also included is a bird print SIGNED by Illustrator (Doody), loosely inserted. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.
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WILD BIRDS IN BRITAIN
Written by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2130442
Published by Brooke Bond. Almost very good condition.

Brooke Bond Picture Cards Album. Collect the cards from the packs of tea and coffee to fill the spaces in the book. Oblong format. Card wraps. Some creasing and browning to covers. Chipping to top and tail of spine. Creasing to page corners. A few of the Picture Cards are not present.
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