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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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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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GUIDE TO OWL WATCHING IN NORTH AMERICA
Written by Donald S. Heintzelman.
Stock no. 1317458
Published by Dover Publications. 1st 1992. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. 191 pages includes index. ISBN: 048627344X. Corners slightly rubbed. Contents clean.
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H IS FOR HAWK
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1317456
Published by Jonathan Cape. 2014. Nearly fine condition in a very good 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. Spine corners very slightly bumped, pictorial wrapper rubbed at edges with a few nicks and light mark to front where label has been removed.
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THE BIRDS OF LANCASHIRE
Written by F.S. Mitchell. Illustrated by J.G. Keulemans; Victor Prout.
Stock no. 2127995
Published by John Van Voorst. 1885. Good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and front cover. Black borders and decorations. Fold-out map to front. 2 hand coloured illustrations by Keulemans. Other b/w plates and illustrations. Ex-lib with some usual markings; binding is weak; joints are cracked and showing stitching; some tape to front joint. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Splits to spine; some fraying of cloth. Fold-out map has couple of tears. Some grubby marks and foxing. All plates present. A reading copy ONLY!
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GUIDE TO SEXING AND AGEING
Written by R.K. Cornwallis; A.E. Smith.
Stock no. 2127992
Published by British Trust for Ornithology. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Reprinted from Part IV of 'The Bird in the Hand'. Starts at 'page 37'. Browning to spine. Creasing to cover edges.
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THE COMPLETE BIRDWATCHER
Written by John Andrews; et al.
Stock no. 2127986
Published by Hamlyn. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Large format. Contains Two Books and a Cassette in One Pack. One small cardwrap book (Hamlyn Nature Guides Series: Birds of Britain and Europe by John Andrews) and Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds - a large format book with colour photos. All contained in slip case/cover. ISBN: 0600566919. Large format book: Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Cardwrap in excellent condition. Cassette tape is UNCHECKED and Sold as Seen. All contained in a pictorial case; some bumping to edges.
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