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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (9 VOLUMES)
Written by Stanley Cramp. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2130562
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. Taking account of the great advances made in ornithological knowledge in recent years. A detailed and authoritative work. Large format. Volumes 1-3 are reprints, 4-9 are 1st editions. Spotting to covers of a few volumes. Marks to outer page edges, with some foxing. Wrapper spines are faded. Volume 3 wrapper is also price-cut.

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WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN
Written by Myrfyn Owen; G.L. Atkinson-Willes; D.G. Salmon. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2127760
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2nd 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. x and 613 pages including index. ISBN: 0521309867. Bumping to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Some foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

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WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN
Written by G.L. Atkinson-Willes. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2127608
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1963. 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. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chipping and small tears; foxed.

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THE FULMAR (NMN 6)
Written by James Fisher. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2116256
Published by Collins. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series monograph. Colour painting by Peter Scott, colour and b/w photos and maps, diagrams and line drawings. Spine is a bit faded, with light bumping. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned, with foxing; edge-tears and chips; a little loss; closed tear hole to spine.

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THE FULMAR (NMN 6)
Written by James Fisher. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1808719
Published by Collins. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series monograph. Colour painting by Peter Scott, colour and b/w photos and maps, diagrams and line drawings. Boards nice and clean, gilt title to spine dulled. A few minor foxspots present. Text block a little grubby. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial wrapper is NOT price-cut, is browned and has damp staining to spine and a few small chips to top of spine.

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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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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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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA VOLUME I OSTRICH TO DUCKS
Written by Stanley Cramp; et al. Illustrated by C.J.F. Coombs; Noel W. Cusa; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott.
Stock no. 823648
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1977. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Maps on endpapers. 722 pages. A highly detailed reference manual, describing over 740 species, with detail on field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality and longevity, population (with distribution maps), social pattern & behaviour, breeding, food, voice, plumages, moults, measurements, weights, structure & geographical variation. ISBN: 0198573588. Wrapper spine faded.

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