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BIRDS IN BRAZIL
Written by Helmut Sick; William Belton. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; John P. O'Neill.
Stock no. 2136051
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Natural History. Large format. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. 703 pages plus 47 plates. ISBN: 0691085692. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with small closed tear to top of rear panel; a few marks.
Yellow cloth spine with silver/grey title. Silver boards with yellow title and blue vignette. Introduced by William Dalrymple. Still in original shrinkwrap, slipcase has a couple of small marks to one side. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Translated and introduced by J.M. Cohen. Elaborately decorated green cloth, gilt. B/w illustrations. Top edge rust-red in colour. 351 pages. Minimal bumping and fading to spine. Slipcase is faded at edges and very slightly worn, there is a small patch of surface paper damage to one panel.
Yellow cloth spine with silver/grey title. Silver boards with yellow title and blue vignette. Introduced by William Dalrymple. Contained in fine yellow slipcase.
Yellow cloth, silver vignette to front. Colour plates. Translated with an introduction by Cohen. Very slight darkening to spine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is bumped and worn at edges with a couple of small splits and slightly grubby.
Red pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Translated by Charles de Salis. Introduction by Joanna Richardson. Top edge light grey, endpapers light grey showing maps. Spine and text block lightly browned. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is browned and marked.
FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF CHILE (HELM FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Alvaro Jaramillo. Illustrated by Peter Burke; David Beadle.
Stock no. 1820287
Published by Christopher Helm. 2014. Nearly fine condition.
Including the Antarctic Peninsula, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780713646887. Reprint. Faint mark to half-title page. Otherwise contents clean.
A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AMERICA
Written by Jorge R. Rodriguez Mata; Francisco Erize; Maurice Rumboll. Illustrated by Jorge R. Rodriguez Mata.
Stock no. 1820285
Published by Collins. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.
Non-passerines: from rheas to woodpeckers. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0007150849. Shelf wear to top & tail of spine, spine is also faded (from green to blue).
THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AMERICA VOLUME I THE OSCINE PASSERINES
Written by Robert S. Ridgely; Guy Tudor.
Stock no. 1819314
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Jays and Swallows; Wrens, Thrushes, and Allies; Vireos and Wood Warblers; Tanagers, Icterids, and Finches. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of South America to front. Colour plates and b/w distribution maps. xvi and 516 pages including index. ISBN: 0198572174. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby from shelf wear. Binding process a little lax at the base of spine (gapes slightly).
FORDLANDIA: THE RISE AND FALL OF HENRY FORD'S FORGOTTEN JUNGLE CITY
Written by Greg Grandin.
Stock no. 1817971
Published by Metropolitan Books. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A desperate quest to salvage the bygone America in the heart of the Amazon. Ford's great delusion was not that the Amazon could be tamed but that the forces of capitalism, once released, might yet be contained. Blue paper spine, yellow title. Yellow paper boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780805082364.
A Natural History of Plants, Animals and People. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780195122077.
BEYOND THE STONES OF MACHU PICCHU: FOLK TALES AND STORIES OF INCA LIFE
Written by Elizabeth Conrad Van Buskirk. Illustrated by Angel L. Callanaupa Alvarez.
Stock no. 1815528
Published by Thrums. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780983886051.