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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS THE SEVEN SONS
Written by Margaret Baker.
Stock no. 2124881
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1939. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Early reader for children aged 7-8. Browning to covers and pages. Vertical creasing to pages.

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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS DON'T BE TOO SURE
Written by Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 2124879
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1938. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and two-tone illustrations. For children aged 8-11. Some creasing. A few marks.

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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS THE GREY GOOSE FEATHERS
Written by Margaret Stuart Lane. Illustrated by Mary S. Reeve.
Stock no. 2124878
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1936. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and two-tone illustrations. For children aged 8-11. A few creases to corners. Foxspot to base of spine. Contents are excellent.

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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS BILL SAWYER'S V.C.
Written by Herbert Strang. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2124875
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1939. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Only 23 pages in length. Some creasing and browning to covers and some pages internally.

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DIMSIE HEAD GIRL
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce.
Stock no. 2124847
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Australian Edition. Red cloth, black titles. Uneven fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Page browning. Wrapper is price-cut and badly torn in places with some tape repairs; some pieces of loss.

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QUEENS FOR CHOICE
Written by Dorothea Moore.
Stock no. 2124389
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1934. Good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - illustrated by E.E. Brier. Colour frontis. 1" splits to top and tail of spine on both sides. Some chipping. Lengthy prize inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF SRI LANKA
Written by John Harrison. Illustrated by Tim Worfolk.
Stock no. 1815268
Published by Oxford University Press. 2nd 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Second Edition. Pictorial card wraps. All of Sri Lanka's official avian species are described in the text and depicted in 48 colour plates. 208 pages including index. ISBN: 9780199585670.

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AVIAN INVASIONS
Written by Tim M. Blackburn; Julie L. Lockwood; Phillip Cassey.
Stock no. 1317098
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st PB 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oxford Avian Biology Series. The Ecology & Evolution of Exotic Birds. ix & 305 pages. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9780199232550. Minimal rubbing to corners of covers.

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HOW A TREE GROWS
Written by William Somerville.
Stock no. 1815203
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

An expansion on some notes of lectures given to Forestry Undergraduates in Oxford. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 112 b/w illustrations. 212 pages including index. Corners rubbed and bumped, spine rubbed, a few scuff marks to boards. Name in ink to front endpaper and messy crossing out to top corner of front endpaper. Some foxing throughout but especially to endpapers. Some hinges pulled but binding tight.

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BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: A FIELD GUIDE
Written by Ranjit Manakadan; J.C. Daniel; Nikhil Bhopale. Illustrated by John Henry Dick.
Stock no. 1815133
Published by The Bombay Natural History Society; Oxford University Press. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Based on Salim Ali & Dillon Ripley's 'Pictorial Guide'. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780198077237. Boards slightly grubby. Rear board has small publisher's price label.

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DEATH AND THE ENLIGHTENMENT
Written by John McManners.
Stock no. 1814950
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Changing attitudes to death among Christians and unbelievers in 18th century France. 619 pages. ISBN: 0198264402. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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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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