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THE WILLOW PATTERN STORY
Written by Veronica Robinson. Illustrated by W.F. Phillipps.
Stock no. 2127778
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue covers with black titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Some fading along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of nicks.
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A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF SUSSEX
Written by G. Des Forges; D.D. Harber.
Stock no. 2127599
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1963. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Damp marking to covers. 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 a faded spine; couple of tear repairs to verso.
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AIR NAVIGATION
Written by Erwin F. Freundlich.
Stock no. 1816144
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

Based upon lectures delivered to Air Ministry students at the University of St. Andrews. Small format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. 112 pages. Minor foxing to text block and endpapers.
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THE BIRDS OF BRITISH SOMALILAND AND THE GULF OF ADEN VOLUME III
Written by Geoffrey Archer; Eva M. Godman. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; Henrik Gronvold.
Stock no. 1811162
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1961. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 7 superb colour plates and folding map to rear. 1042 pages. Deckle-edged. Light marks to endpapers (minor). Contents clean. Front flap of dustwrapper sports '1965' in blue ink to top. Dustwrapper slightly faded at spine and slightly scuffed to side of onlay.
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THE BIRDS OF BRITISH SOMALILAND AND THE GULF OF ADEN VOLUME IV
Written by Geoffrey Archer; Eva M. Godman. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 1811160
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Their Life Histories, Breeding Habits, and Eggs. 7 superb tissue-guarded colour plates. 1570 pages. Folding colour map at rear. Large format. Deckle-edged. Tape marks to endpapers else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine. Front flap of dustwrapper sports '1965' in blue ink to top.
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THE BIRDS OF BORNEO
Written by Bertram E. Smythies. Illustrated by A.M. Hughes.
Stock no. 1811087
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Covering Borneo and some adjacent small islands. Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 50 colour plates. 49 photo plates (1 in colour). Top edge green.
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THE BIRDS OF NORTH AFRICA FROM THE CANARY ISLANDS TO THE RED SEA
Written by R.D. Etchecopar; Francois Hue. Illustrated by Paul Barruel.
Stock no. 1811050
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st thus 1967. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Revised version of the French edition. First English edition, translated by P.A.D. Hollom. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates. B/w drawings. xx + 612 pages. Tape marks to endpapers else fine. Dustwrapper very slightly faded to spine.
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MARINE FOOD CHAINS
Written by J.H. Steele.
Stock no. 1605822
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1973. Good condition.

Turquoise cloth boards. 552 pages. Contains the proceedings of a Symposium held at University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1968. ISBN: 3874290476. Ex-library. Boards grubby, with library number to spine and stamps / marks to prelims. Some foxing. Contents very good.
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THE THEATRE
Written by Ruth Robinson. Illustrated by Philip Gough.
Stock no. 1502799
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Signpost Library No. 16. The history of the theatre from its first awakening in the Middle Ages in England. Blue boards with black titles and vignette. B/w illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 050006312. Some bumping to spine and lower corners. Ex-lib, only school stamp and withdrawn stamp to rear endpapers. Yellow marks to front endpaper, possibly label residue. Light browning to half-title page. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small closed tear near top of spine. Lower corner of front flap removed, price sticker above.
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THE SNOW BUNTING
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson.
Stock no. 1808191
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A full description of the bird, dealing with such topics as habits, and habitats in Scotland; distribution and movement. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. Spine slightly cocked. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn, slightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed.
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THE BIRDS OF NATAL AND ZULULAND
Written by P.A. Clancey. Illustrated by P.A. Clancey.
Stock no. 1807201
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1964. Very good condition.

Large format. 41 colour plates plus b/w text figures and photographs. Folding map to rear. xxxiv and 511 pages including index. Corners rubbed, title block to spine rubbed. Rear cover mottled and a little marked. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Contents clean.
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ST COLUMBA AND THE HOLY ISLE OF THE GARVELLACHS
Written by Lt.-Col. The Hon Arthur Murray.
Stock no. 1207023
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

also includes The Whirlpool of Corrievrechan. B/w photographs. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 48 pages. Free endpapers browned. Small crease to rear board.
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