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FARMLAND BIRDS ACROSS THE WORLD
Written by Wouter Van Der Weijden; Paul Terwan; Adriaan Guldemond; et al.
Stock no. 2127811
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1ST 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9788496553637. Couple of corners are bumped. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper s edge-creased.

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THE BIRD COLLECTORS
Written by Barbara Mearns; Richard Mearns.
Stock no. 2127810
Published by Academic Press. 1st USA 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A review of bird collecting form the late eighteenth century to the present day. Turquoise boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. xvi and 472 pages including index. ISBN: 0124874401. Bump to base of spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is edge-creased with small tear to top of spine.

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BIRDS OF THE WORLD: WADING BIRDS
Written by John P.S. Mackenzie.
Stock no. 1816542
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

sage Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. 144 pages including index. ISBN: 1853103063. Bookplate to front pastedown from the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Minor foxing to text block. Foxing to verso of dustwrapper and uneven fading.

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PARROTS: A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
Written by Ben Sonder.
Stock no. 1816541
Published by Todtri. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Capturing the beauty and mystery of parrots. The rich narrative details the place of these mythic birds in history,legend, and lore, and examines the threats that deforestation, poaching, and pollution have placed on their very existence. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. 72 pages including index. ISBN: 1577170679. Bookplate to front pastedown from the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Pictorial dustwrapper has fading to front panel and a few minor marks to rear panel.

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EUROPE: A NATURAL HISTORY
Written by Kai Curry-Lindahl.
Stock no. 1816540
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Continents We Live On. A natural history of Europe. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette of europe to front board. Colour & b/w photos. 299 pages including index. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper from the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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LIFE OF THE WOODPECKER
Written by Alexander F. Skutch. Illustrated by Dana Gardner.
Stock no. 1816539
Published by Ibis Publishing Company. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An intimate glimpse of the most fascinating of bird families... the woodpeckers. Large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. Colour illustrations throughout. 136 pages including index. ISBN: 0934797005. Bookplate to front pastedown from the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little browned and slightly grubby to rear panel.

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THE BREEDING BIRDS OF NORTH WALES ADAR NYTHU GOGLEDD CYMRU
Written by Anne Brenchley; Geoff Gibbs; et al.
Stock no. 1816538
Published by Liverpool University Press. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This lavishly illustrated book with stunning photographs, includes fully bilingual introductory chapters, a Welsh-language precis alongside each English-language species account and a wealth of recording data, maps and tables. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos and distribution maps. xvi and 448 pages including index. ISBN: 9781846318580. Ex-lib with usual stamps etc. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper from the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO THE WADERS OF THE WORLD
Written by David Rosair; David Cottridge.
Stock no. 1816535
Published by Hamlyn. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. More than 700 stunning colour photos. ISBN: 0600584755. Bookplate to front pastedown from the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Minor foxing to top edge of text block.

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THE WILDLIFE SERIES: RUFFED GROUSE
Written by Sally Atwater; Judith Schnell.
Stock no. 1816534
Published by Stackpole Books. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The life story of the Canadian ruffed grouse. Large format. Green cloth spine with gilt title. Beige cloth boards with gilt title to front. Colour photos throughout. xiii and 370 pages including index. ISBN: 0811716503. Bookplate to front pastedown from the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Contents clean. Some foxing to dustwrapper and fading to dustwrapper spine.

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THE IRISH DIPPER
Written by Kenneth W. Perry.
Stock no. 1816533
1st 1986. Very good condition.

Published privately. Large format. Matt grey pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos. Distribution maps. 142 pages including index. Bookplate to front pastedown from the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White.
Stock no. 1816516
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1862. Very good condition.

With Miscellaneous Observations and Explanatory Notes. Pages:vi, 426 including index. Bound in brown leather spine with gilt title, dark green cloth boards. Small format. Top edge gilt. Spine lightly rubbed. Binding firm. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean.

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WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN
Written by Myrfyn Owen; G.L. Atkinson-Willes; D.G. Salmon. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2127760
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2nd 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. x and 613 pages including index. ISBN: 0521309867. Bumping to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Some foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

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