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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by Brian Small; John Gale; Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1817310
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

1st published in 2002 by T & A D Poyser, this is a reprint by Christopher Helm with corrections. The first comprehensive field guide to a spectacular region for birding. Covering all the resident, migrant and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Pictorial glazed boards. Maps to endpapers. Colour illustrations. xxviii and 602 pages including index. ISBN: 0713669357. Top of spine lightly bent from shelf wear. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents fine.
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THE BIRDS OF SIBERIA
Written by Henry Seebohm.
Stock no. 2129216
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st thus 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Record of a Naturalist's Visits to the Valleys of the Petchora and Yenesei. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0904387089. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.
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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2129198
Published by Collins. 1982. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven fading to spine and front panel; couple of closed tears; some nicks, but very minimal loss. Creased to rear panel with a few marks.
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TIDE'S ENDING
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129090
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

A book of the joy of the tideways, saltings and creeks. Memorable word-pictures for wild-fowler, naturalist and bird-watcher alike. Grey cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. 16 glorious colour illustrations plus b/w drawings. Some uneven browning and a few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
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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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SEA-BIRDS (NN 28)
Written by James Fisher; Ronald M. Lockley.
Stock no. 2128900
Published by Collins. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 9 colour photos, 68 b/w photos, 66 maps and diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned and edge-chipped, with a bit of loss; covered with clear adhesive film, to protect from further damage.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by S. Vere Benson. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 1816796
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 1. Revised edition. 100 colour and 101 b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0723215138. Contents crinkled from damp and some dampstaining. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned and faded.
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THE PEREGRINE SKETCHBOOK
Written by Robert Gillmor; Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2128398
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduction by Gillmor. Nesting peregrines in Anglesey. ISBN: 1900318024. Some browning to cover edges. Contents are still excellent. A few marks to wrapper.
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OWLS OF THE WORLD
Written by Rob Hume. Illustrated by Trevor Boyer.
Stock no. 2128394
Published by Dragon's World. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

148 species in superb colour illustrations. Large format. 192 pages. ISBN: 1850281599. Light bumps to a couple of cover edges. Slight fade to wrapper spine.
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THE PEREGRINE SKETCHBOOK
Written by Robert Gillmor; Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2128393
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduction by Gillmor. Nesting peregrines in Anglesey. ISBN: 1900318024.
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GYRFALCONS OF THE KINGS FROM ICELAND TO GREENLAND
Written by Frank Wenzel.
Stock no. 2128309
Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9788798192565. A few grubby marks to covers. Wear along edges. Contents are excellent!
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BIRDS OF MAN'S WORLD
Written by Derek Goodwin. Illustrated by Robin Prytherch.
Stock no. 2128274
Published by British Museum (Natural History); Cornell University Press. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 080141167X. Foxing to outer page edges.
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