BIRDS OF PREY
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OWLS OF THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
Written by Karel H. Voous. Illustrated by Ad Cameron.
Stock no. 1325737
Published by Collins. 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. 320 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0002194937. A few light marks to covers. Wrapper has light edge-creasing with a couple of tiny nicks.
THE OWLS OF NORTH AMERICA
Written by Allan W. Eckert. Illustrated by Karl E. Karalus.
Stock no. 1325736
Published by Weathervane Books. Circa 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. All the species fully described and illustrated. American edition. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0517632209. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.
THE SPARROWHAWK: A MANUAL FOR HAWKING
Written by Liam O Broin. Illustrated by Liam O Broin.
Stock no. 1825179
Published by Old Abbey Books. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The history of falconry in Ireland from its earliest beginnings over a thousand years ago to the the present. Written for the beginner and the experienced falconer, this book covers every aspect of keeping, training and hunting. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos and line drawings. ISBN: 0952102900. Light knock to vertical edge of boards and top of spine. Contents fine. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed and slightly grubby.
THE PEREGRINE SKETCHBOOK
Written by Robert Gillmor; Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1824209
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduction by Gillmor. Nesting peregrines in Anglesey. ISBN: 1900318024. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.
Birds of Prey of the World. A coloured guide to identification of all the diurnal species order Falconiformes. Dual text in English and German. Light brown mottled cloth with dark brown title to spine. B/w sketches and colour illustrations. ISBN: 349008618X. Light vertical crease to front flap of dustwrapper. Contents are fine.
Blakiston's Fish Owl and the Red-crowned crane. Ecological Research Monographs series, edited by Nakamura. Glazed boards. ISBN: 9789811072024. Corners bumped else fine, still in original shrinkwrap.
HARRIERS OF THE WORLD: THEIR BEHAVIOUR AND ECOLOGY
Written by Robert E. Simmons. Illustrated by John R. Simmons.
Stock no. 2139553
Published by Oxford University Press. 1ST 2000. Very good condition.
Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0198549644. Some grubby marks to covers; creasing to corners. Name and date to inside front cover. Browning to outer page edges.
Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0600365751. A few knocks along cover edges and to top of spine. Page edge and margin browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.
FALCONRY: CELEBRATING A LIVING HERITAGE
Written by Javier Ceballos.
Stock no. 2135369
Published by Motivate Publishing. 1st UAE 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781860632761. Contents are excellent! Wrapper has some edge-creasing with a 1" closed tear to rear panel and sticky label.
New Naturalist series. A comprehensive natural history of the four British breeding falcons - the Peregrine, Kestrel, Hobby and Merlin. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers with dark grey 'NN' repeating pattern. Colour photos & graphs. ISBN: 9780007511419. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top edge and lightly scuffed to rear panel.
EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Dean Amadon. Illustrated by Roger Tory Peterson; et al..
Stock no. 1820533
Published by Country Life. 1979. Nearly fine condition.
Large format. 125 full-colour paintings. Brown/terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette. ISBN: 060043124X. Contained in publisher's slipcase with large brown pictorial onlay to all sides which is scuffed and rubbed at edges.
Whether loved, hated, or feared, whether worshiped as a god, valued as a hunting companion, or used as a corporate or heraldic symbol, falcons have fascinated humans for millennia. This book sheds compelling new light on this extraordinary bird, and on cultures through which it has flown. Cardwraps. ISBN: 1861892381. Still in original shrinkwrap.