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BIRDS OF PREY

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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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THE PEREGRINE SKETCHBOOK
Written by Robert Gillmor; Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2128398
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduction by Gillmor. Nesting peregrines in Anglesey. ISBN: 1900318024. Some browning to cover edges. Contents are still excellent. A few marks to wrapper.
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OWLS OF THE WORLD
Written by Rob Hume. Illustrated by Trevor Boyer.
Stock no. 2128394
Published by Dragon's World. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

148 species in superb colour illustrations. Large format. 192 pages. ISBN: 1850281599. Light bumps to a couple of cover edges. Slight fade to wrapper spine.
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THE PEREGRINE SKETCHBOOK
Written by Robert Gillmor; Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2128393
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduction by Gillmor. Nesting peregrines in Anglesey. ISBN: 1900318024.
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GYRFALCONS OF THE KINGS FROM ICELAND TO GREENLAND
Written by Frank Wenzel.
Stock no. 2128309
Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9788798192565. A few grubby marks to covers. Wear along edges. Contents are excellent!
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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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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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A PARLIAMENT OF OWLS
Written by Mike Unwin; David Tipling.
Stock no. 1816693
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A unique collection of stunning photographs and detailed portraits of over fifty of the most striking owl species around the world, from the cold dark forests of North America and Europe to the tropical rivers of Asia and arid savannahs of Africa. Large format. Bright orange cloth boards, black title to spine. Colour photos throughout. 288 pages. ISBN: 9780008206703. Corners bumped and rubbed, a few small bumps to edges. Contents fine.
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THE PEREGRINE
Written by John Baker.
Stock no. 1816667
Published by University Of Idaho Press. Circa 1967. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observations of the peregrine. Black pictorial cardwraps with blue titles. 191 pages. ISBN: 0893011150.
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THE BUZZARD
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 1816666
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards. An excellent account of the ecology and history of the Buzzard in Britain. Interest is also focused on territorial behaviour which throws up some interesting anomalies. B/w photographs & maps. ISBN: 0715363239. Text block lightly browned. Front endpapers a little grubby in appearance. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly faded to spine.
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H IS FOR HAWK
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1816663
Published by Jonathan Cape. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A record of a spiritual journey - an unflinchingly honest account of the author's struggle with grief during the difficult process of taming and training a goshawk. Beige boards, black titles, 300 pages. ISBN: 9780224097000. 13th printing.
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FALCON
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1816661
Published by Reaktion Books. As new condition.

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.
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