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DUCKS, GEESE & SWANS OF NORTH AMERICA
Written by Frank C. Bellrose. Illustrated by Terence Michael Shortt; Frank C. Bellrose.
Stock no. 1811095
Published by Stackpole Books. 2nd 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Second Edition. Completely new and expanded version of the classic work by F.H. Kortright. Colour illustrations, b/w text drawings and distribution maps. ISBN: 0811705358. Tape marks to endpapers else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.
Covering the geese of North America, Europe and Asia. Brown cloth boards, gilt title and 6 gilt vignettes of geese to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0856610178. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some edge-creasing.
Wildfowling adventures after geese, chiefly on the Scottish coast. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 86 pages. ISBN: 0851150675. Edges lightly rubbed. Foxing to page edges and a few margin marks otherwise contents clean. Browning to dustwrapper edges and flaps, fading to rear wrapper vertical edge, some damp staining to inside of wrapper.
The SIGNED Limited Edition. Scott's book brings a rush of memory to anyone who has delighted in wild places. Large format. Black cloth spine with gilt titles. Beige boards. Exquisite tissue-guarded mounted colour plates plus numerous b/w plates. xiii + 138 pages. SIGNED BY author. Copy no. 564. Book: all plates present. Covers edges slightly darkened. Contents fine. Blue wrapper price-clipped, browned and edge-chipped.
A book of the joy of the tideways, saltings and creeks. Memorable word-pictures for wild-fowler, naturalist and bird-watcher alike. Grey cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. 16 glorious colour illustrations plus b/w drawings. A few small marks to covers. Light wear to edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning and foxing - mostly to endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with couple of repaired closed tears; foxed with damp stain to spine.
Large format. Red leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt title to spine. Green decorated cloth with gilt vignettes. 60 hand-coloured engraved plates. Wear to cover edges; some darkening marks to edges of leather. Front joint is cracked, with some chipping. Some foxing and grubby marks to pages internally, but illustrations are exquisite!
WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN
Written by G.L. Atkinson-Willes. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1801251
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland and Wales. Prepared by The Wildfowl Trust. Monograph Number Three of The Nature Conservancy. 11 x 7.5 ins. Orange cloth. A complete survey of the distribution & habitats of wild ducks, geese and swans. The scientific study contained in this Monograph presents a provisional scientific basis for a National Policy for Wildfowl Conservation. Orange cloth boards, burgundy title block to spine with gilt title. Colour illustrations, line drawings, b/w ph, diagrams & maps. Second impression of the first edition. Light fading to top of spine. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean. White dustwrapper is grubby, worn at corners and has 1.5" loss to top of spine.
B/w photos. Wrapper has a faded spine and a few small edge-tears.
Oblong format. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour illustrations.