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THE BIRDS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by Gordon Kirk; John Phillips.
Stock no. 1814816
Published by Liverpool University Press. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
One of the most comprehensive accounts of Gloucestershire's birds ever produced, covering all the species recorded in the county in modern times. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781846318085. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to top third of front panel.
BIRDS OF ARABIA
Written by Richard Meinertzhagen. Illustrated by G.E. Lodge; David M. Reid-Henry; Chloe E. Talbot Kelly; Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 1814809
Published by Henry Sotheran Ltd.. 1980. Fine condition.
The edition de-luxe limited to 295 numbered copies plus ten copies lettered A-K. copies. Three-quarter green morocco binding, raised bands to spine. Gilt titles and vignettes to spine. Top edge gilt. 19 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with tissue guards plus b/w photos, text figures and maps. Large format. Large folding map to rear. This is copy number 246. In beautiful condition.
MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND BIRDS
Written by R.B. Talbot Kelly. Illustrated by R.B. Talbot Kelly.
Stock no. 1316884
Published by Penguin. 1st 1947. Slightly better than very good condition.
Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No.65. Printer's file copy with label of printer inside front cover. Some slight grubbiness to covers.
BIRDS OF THE WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND
Written by T.A. Coward; Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1208859
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition.
Edited and with introductory chapters upon the general habits and characteristics of birds by Enid Blyton. Red cloth. Small format. Colour illustrations. 352 pages includes index. Spine browned./ Covers a little mottled with very small mark to rear. Small mark to front endpaper. Name in ink to half-title page. A few light foxspots on verso of frontis. Contents clean.
BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Written by Richard Grimmett; Carol Inskipp; Tim Inkskipp; et al. Illustrated by Clive Byers; Daniel Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1208845
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.
Helm Identification Guides. 1375 species. 226 colour plates. 528 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781408127636. Small closed tear to edge of front cover else a fine copy.
BIRDS OF KENYA & NORTHERN TANZANIA
Written by Dale A. Zimmerman; Donald A. Turner; David J. Pearson.
Stock no. 1208844
Published by Christopher Helm. 2010. Fine condition.
Helm Field Guides. Over 1,100 species covered, 124 colour plates plus line drawings, over 800 distribution maps, comprehensive, succinct and informative text for easy field use. Cardwraps. 576 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713675504.
BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by Brian Small; John Gale; Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1208843
Published by Christopher Helm. 2009. Fine condition.
Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi. Pictorial card wraps. Cover 1,388 species with 3,400 colour images on 287 plates. 602 pages includes index. A Helm Identification Guide. ISBN: 9780713673470.
NEOTROPICAL BIRDS OF PREY
Written by David Whitacre; et al.
Stock no. 1208779
Published by Comstock Publishing Associates; Cornell University Press. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Biology and Ecology of a Forest Raptor Community. Covering 20 specific species in depth with data on the biology, ecology, behavior and conservation of the majestic owls and raptors of the New World Tropics. Published in association with The Peregrine Fund. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w maps and diagrams. 412 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780801440793. Spine and lower corners just very slightly bumped. Top and tail of wrapper spine slightly creased.
BIRDS OF EUROPE
Written by Lars Jonsson.
Stock no. 1208778
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Also includes North Africa and the Middle East. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Over 400 colour plates, with distribution maps and illustrations on facing pages. 559 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713652586. Wrapper just very slightly creased at top edge.
CUCKOOS OF THE WORLD
Written by Johannes Erritzoe; Clive F. Mann; Frederik P. Brammer; Richard A. Fuller. Illustrated by Richard Allen; Wilczur. Jan; Martin Woodcock; Tim Worfolk.
Stock no. 1208777
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The common cuckoo belongs to a well-defined and widespread family that contains not only cuckoos but malkohas, couas, coucals, roadrunners and others, some of which are colorful, all of which are elegant. The book describes all 144 species of the Cuculidae with superb colour illustrations and photos plus distribution maps. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 544 pages includes index. A Helm Identification Guide. ISBN: 9780713660340. Rear of wrapper very slightly scuffed.
THE SIBLEY GUIDE TO BIRDLIFE AND BEHAVIOR
Written by David Allen Sibley; Chris Elphick; John B. Dunning. Illustrated by David Allen Sibley.
Stock no. 1208776
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition.
Enriching the study of North American birds, the book combines more than 795 of Sibley's full-colour illustrations with authoritative text by 48 expert birders and biologists. Edited by Sibley, Elphick and Dunning. Stiff pictorial card covers. 587 pages plus index. ISBN: 9781400043866. Top corners of covers very slightly bumped.
A HANDBOOK TO THE SWALLOWS AND MARTINS OF THE WORLD
Written by Angela Turner. Illustrated by Chris Rose.
Stock no. 1208775
Published by Christopher Helm. 1994. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Chapters on the family's characteristics, classification, distribution, ecology, behaviour, breeding biology and population status, as well as a short account of each species. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. viii and 258 pages includes index. ISBN: 0747032025. Wrapper has pale foxing to verso and is slightly creased at top of spine.