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This absorbing book is about genetics as it applies to the world around us. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. New Naturalist series. ISBN: 0002190842. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and a little faded to spine, light residual glue marks to edges on verso where a cover was stuck down previously.
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.
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.
The product of almost 40 years field work. Black boards, gilt title & owl vignette to spine. Colour frontis & b/w plates, b/w illustrations. 264 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610321. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and is faded to spine (as is usual for this title).
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).
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).
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820528
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A Scottish Contribution. A study of the Scottish pine-feeding crossbills. Green boards, gilt title to spine. One colour plate plus numerous b/w illustrations. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610119. Spine lightly faded but gilt title still bright. Otherwise a fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual for this title).
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).
Very large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title. Green ribbon ties. The Flower Plates from Robert Thornton's 'The Temple of Flora' are taken from the edition of 1980 copies published by The Folio Society in 2008. They are printed on Modigliani paper by Beacon Press, Uckfield, Sussex. 29 plates in total. All plates present and immaculate. Portfolio has a slight scuff to rear board (very minor).
New Naturalist No. 81. 16 colour plates and over 150 b/w photos and drawings. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 369 pages including index. ISBN: 0002199343. Dustwrapper spine is sunned causing slight discolouration. Light foxing to top edge of textblock.
SHRIKES & BUSH-SHRIKES (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Tony Harris; Kim Franklin.
Stock no. 1820296
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Including Wood-Shrikes, Helmet-Shrikes, Flycatcher-Shrikes, Philentomas, Batises and Wattle-Eyes. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps. 392 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713638613. Faint mark to pastedowns. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
Stiff card covers. David Sibley's stunningly detailed paintings of the various plumages of more than 800 species of North American birds, accompanied by his precise descriptions, notations and up-to-date range maps, make this beautiful comprehensive volume the indispensable identification guide and reference tool for every birder. ISBN: 1873403984. Spine is creased and lightly faded. Text block browned. A nice, used copy.