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PHEASANTS AND COVERT SHOOTING
Written by Aymer Maxwell. Illustrated by George Rankin.
Stock no. 2137555
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Very good condition.

Blue/green cloth with black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. 16 colour plates. A and C Black Colour Book. Beautiful Books For Sportsmen. Not a 1st (no gilt titles or tope edge gilt). Only date inside is 1913 on title page. Browning and bumping to spine. Some browning to rest of covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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GROUSE AND GROUSE MOORS
Written by George Malcolm; Aymer Maxwell. Illustrated by Charles Whymper.
Stock no. 2137464
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Black's Beautiful Books for Sportsmen. An A & C Black Colour Book. Blue/grey cloth with gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 16 colour plates. 1 b/w photo plate. 286 pages, plus 2 page original booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping. Browning and fading to covers; some uneven. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to pages and outer page edges. Some margin marks.

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PHEASANTS, PARTRIDGES AND GROUSE (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Steve Madge; Phil Mcgowan. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; et al..
Stock no. 2136048
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Guide to the Pheasants, Partridges, Quails, Grouse, Guineafowl, Buttonquails and Sandgrouse of the World. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and distribution maps. ISBN: 0713639660. Some light browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with tape repair to bottom edge of front panel.

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THE GROUSE
Written by H.A. MacPherson; A.J. Stuart-Wortley; George Saintsbury. Illustrated by A.J. Stuart-Wortley; Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 2136034
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1894. Almost very good condition.

Fur and Feather Series. Beige pictorial cloth, red and gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small damp stain to bottom corner of rear cover. Foxing and browning throughout. A couple of page edges are uncut.

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THE PHEASANT: ECOLOGY, MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION
Written by David Hill; Peter Robertson.
Stock no. 1822221
Published by Bsp Professional Books. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This book investigates the ecology of the most widely distributed gamebird in the world, a distribution which is largely the result of introductions by man. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and graphs. ISBN: 0632020113. Large bookplate to front pastedown else a fine copy in pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly faded at spine.

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THE PARTRIDGE: PESTICIDES, PREDATION AND CONSERVATION
Written by G.C. Potts.
Stock no. 1822198
Published by Collins. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The aim of this book is to achieve a better understanding of partridge ecology, and thereby promote methods of conservation which could arrest the enormous tide of decline for this species. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0003832988. Large bookplate to front pastedown else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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PHEASANTS, PARTRIDGES AND GROUSE (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Steve Madge; Phil Mcgowan. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; et al..
Stock no. 1820292
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Guide to the Pheasants, Partridges, Quails, Grouse, Guineafowl, Buttonquails and Sandgrouse of the World. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and distribution maps. ISBN: 0713639660. Light stain to lower edge of text block and vertical margin of front endpaper. Else fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.

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GAME BIRDS
Written by Charles Coles. Illustrated by Maurice Pledger.
Stock no. 2129028
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Very large format. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author and artist. Green leather spine with raised bands and gilt title. Green cloth sides with small gilt vignette to front. 24 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations and chapter headers. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by Author and Illustrator to Limited edition page. This is Copy No. 26. Some light rubbing/wear to spine. Absolutely stunning book! Contained in a slip case that has some spotting.

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ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF GAMEBIRDS
Written by Peter J. Hudson; Michael R.W. Rands.
Stock no. 2127755
Published by Bsp Professional Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos and graphs. ISBN: 0632018348. Some browning to covers. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges.

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VARIATIONS AMONG BIRDS (CHIEFLY GAME BIRDS)
Written by Masauji Hachisuka.
Stock no. 1816485
Published by The Ornithological Society Of Japan. 1928. Very good condition.

Supplementary Publication No. XII. Heterochrosis, Gynandromorphs, Aberration, Mutation, Atavism and Hybrids. Brown cardwraps. Colour & b/w plates. Slight loss to lower corner of front cover. Bookplate of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist, to verso of frontispiece. A few grubby marks to contents.

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PARTRIDGES (NN 121)
Written by G.C. Potts.
Stock no. 2126100
Published by Collins. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth gilt title to spine. No. 121 in New Naturalist Series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007418701.

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THE KEEPER'S BOOK A GUIDE TO THE DUTIES OF A GAMEKEEPER
Written by Peter Jeffrey Mackie; et al.
Stock no. 2125272
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. 1929. Almost very good condition.

With a New Introduction and a Special Chapter on Sporting Guns by Major Hugh Pollard. Tipped-in colour plates. Spotting to covers. Uneven fade marks to rear cover. Front joint is cracked; showing webbing. Bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. Plate to page 520 has a pencil annotation to captioned mount page beneath.

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