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THE BARN OWL
Written by D.S. Bunn; A.B. Warburton; R.D.S. Wilson. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1820531
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1982. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The product of almost 40 years field work. Black boards, gilt title & owl vignette to spine. Colour frontis & b/w plates, b/w illustrations. 264 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610321. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and is faded to spine (as is usual for this title).

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THE BARN OWL
Written by Colin Shawyer.
Stock no. 1819113
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A monograph. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1900159708.

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THE STORY OF FREDDY FLY-BY-NIGHT
Written by Dolores McKenna. Illustrated by Ruth H. Bennett.
Stock no. 2131164
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1947. Good condition.

Pictorial front cover. Double-sided colour plates. B/w illustrations. Book appears to have new spine, with original endpapers laid down. Creasing and uneven fading and wear to covers. Foxing throughout.

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WISE OWL'S STORY
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1317536
Published by Collins. 16th 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 000194102X. Wear to lower cover edges else covers and contents bright and clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed and has some light fingermarks.

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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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OWLS OF THE WORLD THEIR EVOLUTION, STRUCTURE AND ECOLOGY
Written by John A. Burton. Illustrated by John Rignall.
Stock no. 2127818
Published by Peter Lowe. 3rd 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised, third edition with up-to-date descriptions and distribution maps. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0856546577. Bumping to spine and corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges, with some creasing.

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THE OWLS OF NORTH AMERICA
Written by Allan W. Eckert. Illustrated by Karl E. Karalus.
Stock no. 2127814
Published by Weathervane Books. Circa 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. All the species fully described and illustrated. American edition. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0517632209. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.

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BIRDS OF THE NIGHT
Written by David Hollands.
Stock no. 2127661
Published by Reed Books Pty Ltd.. 1st AUSTRALIA 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Owls, Frogmouths and Nightjars of Australia. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0730103250. A few, light white marks along cover edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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NEOTROPICAL BIRDS OF PREY
Written by David Whitacre; et al.
Stock no. 1208779
Published by Comstock Publishing Associates; Cornell University Press. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Biology and Ecology of a Forest Raptor Community. Covering 20 specific species in depth with data on the biology, ecology, behavior and conservation of the majestic owls and raptors of the New World Tropics. Published in association with The Peregrine Fund. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w maps and diagrams. 412 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780801440793. Spine and lower corners just very slightly bumped. Top and tail of wrapper spine slightly creased.

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THE OWLS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by Alan Kemp. Illustrated by Simon Calburn.
Stock no. 1811188
Published by Struik. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A monograph on the twelve owl species that inhabit the southern African subregion. Standard Edition. Large format. Beige cloth boards, gold foil title to spine and vignette of owl to front. Beautiful colour plates & b/w text illustrations. 184 pages. ISBN: 0947430032. Contained in the publishers matching slipcase in almost fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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