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POPULATION ECOLOGY OF THE BOBWHITE
Written by John L. Roseberry; Willard D. Klimstra.
Stock no. 2127982
Published by Southern Illinois University Press. 1st USA 1984. Very good condition.

Red/brown cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 080931116X. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spotting to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges.
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THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED THORBURN'S BIRDS
Written by Archibald Thorburn; Peter J.S. Olney. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 2127978
Published by Beaver Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A classic work for every lover of bird life. Absolutely superb colour illustrations! With an Introduction by Olney. ISBN: 1859620566. Couple of cover edges are a little faded. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to edges.
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THE BIRDS OF THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC CONCISE EDITION VOLUMES 1 AND 2
Written by D.W. Snow; Christopher M. Perrins.
Stock no. 2127955
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A two volume set base on The Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour map to endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations and distribution maps throughout. ISBN: 019854099X. Slip case is very good with a few grubby marks and light bumps.
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PEREGRINE
Written by Emma Ford. Illustrated by Antony Rhodes.
Stock no. 2127954
Published by Fourth Estate. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large, oblong format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, pictorial onlay to front. With original paintings by Anthony Rhodes and photos by Piers Cavendish. ISBN: 1857021053. SIGNED by Artist to title page. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Rear endpaper is creased. Slip case is split along two sides with tape repairs.
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ADELARD OF BATH, CONVERSATIONS WITH HIS NEPHEW
Written by Charles Burnett.
Stock no. 1816595
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

On the Same and the Different, Questions on Natural Science and On Birds. This book consists of editions and translations of the three known texts in which Adelard of Bath addresses his 'nephew': an exhortation to the study of the liberal arts which constitute 'philosophy, a dialogue on the nature of things in which rational causes are sought, and a discussion concerning the upbringing and medication of hawks. Edited and translated by Burnett. ISBN: 0521394716. Text block a little browned and foxed.
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MONTAGU'S HARRIER
Written by Roger Clarke. Illustrated by Bruce Pearson.
Stock no. 1816588
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A monograph. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. viii and 208 pages. ISBN: 190015935X. Minor foxing to top edge of text block.
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THE BUZZARD
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 1816584
Published by David & Charles. 1976. 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. Name & address in ink to front pastedown mostly covered over by front flap of dustwrapper. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine.
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KENZIE THE WILD-GOOSE MAN
Written by Colin Willock. Illustrated by Mackenzie Thorpe; John Lathey.
Stock no. 1816582
Published by The Country Book Club. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'Kenzie' Thorpe, not only one of the most successful lone-wolf poachers of all time, but also a superb practical naturalist and supreme authority on the packs of pinkfoot geese that visit the wash each winter. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Foxing to text block. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned and grubby.
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KAI: HAWKING IN BRITAIN WITH A REDTAIL
Written by Tim Borrill.
Stock no. 1816580
Published by Pembertons Publishing. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Kai was bred in an aviary in Oxfordshire and delivered to her new come in a cardboard box. She was trained over a period of months and then began a highly successful career as a hunting hawk. She is now 13 years old. Kai is a redtailed Hawk and this is her story... Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. 246 pages. ISBN: 9780956533203. Previous bookseller's gold address label to front flap of dustwrapper.
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THE MITCHELL BEAZLEY WORLD ATLAS OF BIRDS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127947
Published by Mitchell Beazley Publishers. Circa 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pale blue/grey cloth with gilt title to spine. Exquisite colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0855330422. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Small glue mark to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips; some browning to spine. Pictorial slip case is very good; just browned.
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A NEW DICTIONARY OF BIRDS
Written by A. Landsborough Thomson.
Stock no. 2127943
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 2nd 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Second edition. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 928 pages. An aid to scientific study and an indispensible reference book for all naturalists. A few marks to covers; wear along edges. Grubby marks and foxing to outer page edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some spotting.
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RARE BIRDS IN BRITAIN 1800-1990
Written by Lee G.R. Evans.
Stock no. 2127941
Published by Lgre Publications Ltd. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Limited edition to 3,500. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1898918007. SIGNED by author (appears to be printed) to certification label to title page. This is Copy No. 0605. Some light creasing to cover corners. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges.
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