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NATURAL HISTORY

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THE HEN HARRIER - IN THE SHADOW OF SLEMISH
Written by Don Scott.
Stock no. 1816591
Published by Whittles Publishing. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

The untold story of the hen harriers' struggle for survival in their former stronghold, the Glens of Antrim, N. Ireland. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. xix and 159 pages. ISBN: 9781904445937.

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THE RED KITE
Written by Ian Carter. Illustrated by Dan Powell.
Stock no. 1816590
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A detailed monograph on the species describing the history of the Red Kite and its long associations with man, why populations in many areas are now recovering, and details of the serious threats still facing the Kite in parts of its range. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos, b/w illustrations. xii and 187 pages including index. ISBN: 1900159619. Previous owner's details on gold label to inside front board mostly hidden by front flap of dustwrapper.

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THE HOBBY
Written by Anthony Chapman. Illustrated by Bruce Pearson.
Stock no. 1816589
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A monograph. A detailed account of the Hobby's secretive breeding habits, varied hunting techniques and wide prey spectrum. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and colour photos. xi and 220 pages including index. ISBN: 1900159260. Slight browning to dustwrapper spine.

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MONTAGU'S HARRIER
Written by Roger Clarke. Illustrated by Bruce Pearson.
Stock no. 1816588
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A monograph. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. viii and 208 pages. ISBN: 190015935X. Minor foxing to top edge of text block.

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IN PURSUIT OF THE PEREGRINE
Written by R.B. Treleaven. Illustrated by R.B. Treleaven.
Stock no. 1816587
Published by Tiercel Publishing. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

By the doyen of British Peregrine experts, this book is a major contribution from a renowned authority to the study and understanding of peregrines. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. xiii and 242 pages including index. ISBN: 0953200205. Light browning to top margin edges and text block. Slight presence of a tobacco odour.

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LAGGARD
Written by Ronald Stevens. Illustrated by Brian Allderidge.
Stock no. 1816586
Published by Hancock House Publishers. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

First published in 1953, the author is a falconer and writes with evocative charm of his life at his country estate in post-war Britain. Brown cloth boards. Gilt titles. 310 pages. ISBN: 9780888396990.

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THE PEREGRINE
Written by J.A. Baker.
Stock no. 1816585
Published by The Country Book Club. 1st thus 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green covers, gilt title to spine. Narrow band of fading to top & tail of spine. Messy annotation to margin of page 100 else contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and grubby.

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THE BUZZARD
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 1816584
Published by David & Charles. 1976. 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. Name & address in ink to front pastedown mostly covered over by front flap of dustwrapper. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine.

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ARCTIC SUMMER
Written by Richard Vaughan.
Stock no. 1816583
Published by Anthony Nelson Ltd.. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Birds in North Norway. ISBN: 0904614018.

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KENZIE THE WILD-GOOSE MAN
Written by Colin Willock. Illustrated by Mackenzie Thorpe; John Lathey.
Stock no. 1816582
Published by The Country Book Club. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'Kenzie' Thorpe, not only one of the most successful lone-wolf poachers of all time, but also a superb practical naturalist and supreme authority on the packs of pinkfoot geese that visit the wash each winter. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Foxing to text block. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned and grubby.

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LOOKING FOR THE GOSHAWK
Written by Conor Mark Jameson.
Stock no. 1816581
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A compelling journey in search of an elusive bird. Black covers, gilt title to spine. 368 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408164877.

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KAI: HAWKING IN BRITAIN WITH A REDTAIL
Written by Tim Borrill.
Stock no. 1816580
Published by Pembertons Publishing. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Kai was bred in an aviary in Oxfordshire and delivered to her new come in a cardboard box. She was trained over a period of months and then began a highly successful career as a hunting hawk. She is now 13 years old. Kai is a redtailed Hawk and this is her story... Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. 246 pages. ISBN: 9780956533203. Previous bookseller's gold address label to front flap of dustwrapper.

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