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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.

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THE HEN HARRIER
Written by Donald Watson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820532
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1977. Nearly fine 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. Thin line of browning to top of spine (minor). Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is normal for this title) and slightly browned with a few minor indentatons.

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THE KESTREL
Written by Andrew Village. Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
Stock no. 1820530
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610542. Dustwrapper spine faded (as is usual for this title).

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THE SPARROWHAWK
Written by Ian Newton. Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
Stock no. 1820529
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed account of all aspects of the sparrowhawk's lifestyle, population levels and trends and the impact of man and environment on the species in recent times. B/w illustrations. Diagrams, tables and photographs. ISBN: 0856610410. Dustwrapper spine faded (as is usual for this title).

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THE PEREGRINE FALCON
Written by Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820527
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Maroon cloth with maroon endpapers. 3 beautiful colour plates, many line illustrations, 60 b/w photographs, maps & diagrams. A most detailed and comprehensive study with a splendid selection of excellent illustrations. 416 pages. ISBN: 0856610267. Dustwrapper spine faded (as is common with this title).

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THE SCOTTISH OSPREYS FROM EXTINCTION TO SURVIVAL
Written by Philip Brown.
Stock no. 2133563
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0434089109. Spine and cover edges are faded. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some markings; edge-creased.

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FALCONS AND FALCONRY
Written by Frank Illingworth.
Stock no. 2132666
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Green cloth, black titles. B/w photos. 111 pages. Some page browning and foxspots.

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FALCONRY AND HAWKING
Written by Phillip Glasier.
Stock no. 2132664
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition. Covering all aspects of the sport, with chapters on: history, the birds themselves, training, housing, tools and equipment, equipment to be fitted to the bird, hoods and hooding, handling the new arrival, condition, manning and early training, flying free and getting fit, flying falcons out of the hood, flying short-wings, merlins, game hawking, moulting, imping and coping, lost hawks, hack and hacking back, dogs for hawking and making hoods, bells, bags and gloves. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Colour illustrations. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0713455551. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; repaired closed tear to top of spine.

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THE BARN OWL
Written by Colin Shawyer.
Stock no. 1819113
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A monograph. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1900159708.

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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2130478
Published by Collins. 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and has clear adhesive film covering it and stuck to verso at edges (done by publisher). Wrapper spine is also faded.

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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2129198
Published by Collins. 1982. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven fading to spine and front panel; couple of closed tears; some nicks, but very minimal loss. Creased to rear panel with a few marks.

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AS THE FALCON HER BELLS
Written by Phillip Glasier.
Stock no. 2128275
Published by White Lion Books. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by Gavin Maxwell. B/w photos. ISBN: 0727403559. Wrapper spine is a bit faded.

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