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WILDFOWL (NN 110)
Written by David Cabot.
Stock no. 2116207
Published by Collins. Circa 2009. As new condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 110. Green cloth boards. ISBN: 9780007146581. Unopened - still in original shrink wrap, however wrapper spine and edge has become faded.
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RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONGSHORE GUNNER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1810153
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.
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MORNING FLIGHT A BOOK OF WILDFOWL
Written by Peter Scott. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1207782
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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.
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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1311444
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased.
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TIDE'S ENDING
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2110403
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.
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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1501278
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Base of spine bumped. A couple of small marks to covers. Name and date to front endaper. Very slight page edge browning. Dustwrapper is edge creased and a little grubby.
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BRITISH GAME BIRDS AND WILDFOWL
Written by Beverley R. Morris.
Stock no. 2109803
Published by Groombridge & Sons. 1st 1855. Very good condition.

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!
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WILDFOWL OF THE WORLD
Written by Eric Soothill; Peter Whitehead.
Stock no. 1207128
Published by Peerage Books. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Colour photos. 297 pages. ISBN: 0907408389.
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PUBLIC SHOOTING QUARTERS
Written by Lewis Clement.
Stock no. 1801463
Published by David A.H. Grayling. 1st thus 1995. Very good condition.

Wildfowling in 1881. A Descriptive List of Localities where Wildfowl and Other Shooting can be Obtained. Facsimile edition limited to 300 copies. Author is also known as 'Wildfowler'. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w plates. Mottling to inside edge of covers else a fine copy.
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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.
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A WEALTH OF WILDFOWL
Written by Jeffery Harrison.
Stock no. 823907
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1967. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Wrapper has a faded spine and a few small edge-tears.
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NOTES ON SOME BRITISH AND FOREIGN WILDFOWL
Written by Michael Bratby. Illustrated by J.C. Harrison.
Stock no. 688128
Published by Country Life. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour illustrations.
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