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KAKAPO: RESCUED FROM THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION
Written by Alison Ballance.
Stock no. 1817584
Published by Craig Potton Publishing. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The fascinating and inspiring story of how New Zealand's eccentric parrot was saved from extinction. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781877517273.
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PARROTS: A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
Written by Ben Sonder.
Stock no. 1816541
Published by Todtri. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Capturing the beauty and mystery of parrots. The rich narrative details the place of these mythic birds in history,legend, and lore, and examines the threats that deforestation, poaching, and pollution have placed on their very existence. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. 72 pages including index. ISBN: 1577170679. Bookplate to front pastedown from the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Pictorial dustwrapper has fading to front panel and a few minor marks to rear panel.
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THE FAMILY OF PARROTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 2127754
Published by The American Museum Of Natural History. 1st USA 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Olive green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. American edition. ISBN: 0764903365. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is faded to spine.
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AUSTRALIAN PARROTS
Written by Joseph M. Forshaw. Illustrated by John C. Yrizarry.
Stock no. 1803459
Published by Lansdowne Press. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A definitive study of Australian parrots. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Many full page colour photos tipped in plus 5 paintings by Yrizarry. B/w photos and distribution maps. xiv and 306 pages. Small imperfections in cloth to rear board. Endpapers grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn and torn with no loss.
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KEA, BIRD OF PARADOX
Written by Judy Diamond; Alan B. Bond.
Stock no. 1803373
Published by University of California Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Evolution and Behaviour of a New Zealand Parrot. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. xiii and 230 pages including index. ISBN: 0520213394.
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MR POTTER AND THE PARROTS
Written by Jill Fenwick. Illustrated by Jill Fenwick.
Stock no. 620663
Published by World's Work Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0437397416. Corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Name in ink to half-title page. Contents clean.
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