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OWLS OF EUROPE
Written by Heimo Mikkola. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 2139126
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A review of the 13 owls breeding in Europe and an additional four species in lands adjoining the Mediterranean in North Africa and the Middle East. Brown boards, gilt title and owl vignette to spine. Colour plates, b/w photos and b/w illustrated chapter headers. 397 pages. ISBN: 0856610348. Bumping to top and tail of spine. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased and browned.

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BIRDS BY NIGHT
Written by Graham Martin. Illustrated by John Busby.
Stock no. 2139123
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The book brings together field ornithology, sensory science, ecology and physics and compares the sensory capacities of other animals incluyding man. Hearing, smell and touch as well as vision play a crucial role in the nightime activities of birds. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0856610593. Slight scuff along front cover. A few light marks to wrapper.

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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. 1823708
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine 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. A nice copy in white pictorial dustwrapper which has a few minor marks.

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THE ANCIENT MURRELET
Written by Anthony J. Gaston. Illustrated by Ian Jones.
Stock no. 2138793
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Natural History in the Queen Charlotte Islands. Red boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. xviii and 249 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610704. Small knock to top of spine. Light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has pale browning to edges.

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THE HISTORY OF BRITISH MAMMALS
Written by Derek Yalden. Illustrated by Priscilla Barrett; Derek Yalden.
Stock no. 1322611
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. B/w distribution maps. ISBN: 0856611107. Spine bumped. Light scuff mark to front cover. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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NATURALIZED ANIMALS: THE ECOLOGY OF SUCCESSFULLY INTRODUCED SPECIES
Written by Christopher Lever. Illustrated by Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 2136324
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1ST 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poyser Natural History Series. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0856610879. Small knocks along cover edges, with some uneven fading to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and marks.

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IN SEARCH OF SPARROWS
Written by J.D. Summers-Smith. Illustrated by Euan Dunn.
Stock no. 2135326
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. B/w photos & illustrations. vii and 141 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610739. Light fading and some knocks along cover edges. Small damp mark along bottom edge of front cover, with corresponding stain to wrapper. Some edge-creasing and a few light marks to wrapper.

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PINE CROSSBILLS
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820528
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Scottish Contribution. A study of the Scottish pine-feeding crossbills. Green boards, gilt title to spine. One colour plate plus numerous b/w illustrations. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610119. Spine lightly faded but gilt title still bright. Otherwise a fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual for this title).

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THE GOLDEN EAGLE
Written by Jeff Watson. Illustrated by Keith Brockie; Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1317550
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive monograph on the Golden Eagle. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Magnificent b/w illustrations, colour plates & landscapes. xx and 374 pages. ISBN: 0856610992. Wrapper has just a few light indentations.

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THE HEN HARRIER
Written by Donald Watson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1815871
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and harrier vignette to spine. 4 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations throughout. 307 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610151. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and lightly faded to spine.

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LAPLAND A NATURAL HISTORY
Written by Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Mike Unwin.
Stock no. 2124709
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed discussion of the Lapland ecology, looking at the geography and history of the area as a whole, and the tradition of wildlife study in Lapland. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. xii and 352 pages. ISBN: 0713665297. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning and a few indentation marks.

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BRITAIN'S RARE FLOWERS
Written by Peter Marren.
Stock no. 1814319
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. Circa 1999. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poyser Natural History. Colour photos. ISBN: 085661114X. Title page is MISSING (half-title page present). Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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