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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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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA VOLUME II HAWKS TO BUSTARDS
Written by Stanley Cramp; et al. Illustrated by C.J.F. Coombs; Peter Hayman; Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1814904
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Maps on endpapers. 695 pages. A comprehensive reference manual describing over 740 species with detailed information on field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality and longevity, population, with distribution maps, social pattern and behaviour, breeding, food, voice, plumage, moults, measurements, weights, structure & geographical variation. Specially commissioned colour plates. Bibliography, glossary of scientific terms and indexes. ISBN: 019857505X. Light browning to contents. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and edge-creased.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA VOLUME II HAWKS TO BUSTARDS
Written by Stanley Cramp; et al. Illustrated by C.J.F. Coombs; Peter Hayman; Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1814498
Published by Oxford University Press. 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Maps on endpapers. 695 pages. A comprehensive reference manual describing over 740 species with detailed information on field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality and longevity, population, with distribution maps, social pattern and behaviour, breeding, food, voice, plumage, moults, measurements, weights, structure & geographical variation. Specially commissioned colour plates. Bibliography, glossary of scientific terms and indexes. ISBN: 019857505X. Reprinted with corrections. Plain label with previous owner's name and date to front flap of dustwrapper affecting some of the text to the flap. Tiny closed tear to lower front edge of dustwrapper and spine faded (as is common with this title).

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BIRDWATCHERS' YEAR
Written by Leo Batten; Jim Flegg; et al. Illustrated by Ian Willis; Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1806334
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Six 'years' of bird activity and behaviour as recorded month by month, by six experienced birdwatchers and ornithologists. Mottled green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and line drawings. 351 pages. ISBN: 0856610038. corners lightly rubbed. Text block a little grubby. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is lightly browned and slightly damp stained at top edges.

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BIRDS OF THE STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR
Written by Clive Finlayson. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1806303
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0856610666. Minor foxing to text block, contents fine. White pictorial wrapper is slightly grubby.

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THE RUFF
Written by Johan G. Van Rhijn. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1803462
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A fascinating species whose elaborate breeding behaviour has captivated ornithologists for decades. B/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0856610623.

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RED DATA BIRDS IN BRITAIN
Written by Leo Batten; C.J. Bibby; et al. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1803461
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Action for Rare, Threatened and Important Species. Published for The Nature Conservancy Council and The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Red cloth boards, gilt title & vignette to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0856610569.

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BIRDS OF THE STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR
Written by Clive Finlayson. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1803455
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0856610666. Text block a little grubby, contents fine. White pictorial wrapper slightly grubby.

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RED DATA BIRDS IN BRITAIN
Written by Leo Batten; C.J. Bibby; et al. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 820191
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Action for Rare, Threatened and Important Species. Published for The Nature Conservancy Council and The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Red cloth boards, gilt title & vignette to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0856610569. Book and contents fine. White pictorial wrapper is creased at edges and marked to front panel with tiny amount of loss to vertical edge.

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