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PARTRIDGES (NN 121)
Written by G.C. Potts.
Stock no. 1827271
Published by Collins. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 121. A complex and fascinating story, with a heady mix of hunting, farming, predation, parasites, disease and climate change. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and charts. Blue endpapers with repeating NN logo. ISBN: 9780007418701. Very minor foxing to top edge of text block else a lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly scuffed to rear 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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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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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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BRITISH GAME BIRDS AND WILDFOWL
Written by Beverley R. Morris.
Stock no. 2109803
Published by Groombridge & Sons. 1st 1855. Very good condition.

Large format. Red leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt title to spine. Green decorated cloth with gilt vignettes. 60 hand-coloured engraved plates. Wear to cover edges; some darkening marks to edges of leather. Front joint is cracked, with some chipping. Some foxing and grubby marks to pages internally, but illustrations are exquisite!

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BASC GUIDE TO SHOOTING GAME
Written by Michael Yardley.
Stock no. 1604350
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 2007. Very good condition.

Foreword by Will Garfit. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781904057970. Some sticky residue marks to rear board and tiny bumps to edges. pale damp staining visible to endpapers and some pages. Slight wrinkling on some pages but contents are generally clean and bright.

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KLOOF AND KARROO
Written by H.A. Bryden.
Stock no. 2107907
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1889. Very good condition.

Sport, Legend, and Natural History in Cape Colony. With a notice of the game birds, and of the present distribution of the antelopes and larger game. Cloth covers with gilt titles and vignettes. Tissue-guarded b/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to top of spine; minimal loss. Spotting to covers. Ink stamp to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. A few marks to some page margins.

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