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WADERS (NN 65)
Written by W.G. Hale.
Stock no. 1609586
Published by Collins. 1981. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Habitats, distribution, variation, breeding biology, migration, wintering, roosting, moulting, feeding, evolution and conservation. New Naturalist series. Green boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0002197278. Slight bumping at corners. Wrapper is faded at spine.
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BRITISH THRUSHES (NN 63)
Written by Eric Simms. Illustrated by Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1609576
Published by Collins. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine. 24 b/w plates. Maps, diagrams and text figures. A detailed research into the six true species of thrush breeding in the British Isles; including a chapter of Britain's vagrant thrushes and a further substantial chapter on the seven species of small chat-like thrushes of the British Isles, including the Nightingale and the Robin. ISBN: 0002196700. Wrapper is faded to spine; in laminate sleeve which is attached at verso.
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TIDE'S ENDING
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1316704
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. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light fading to spine. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown, same page is a bit 'wrinkled' - too much glue used in binding process? Endpapers are browned/foxed. There is some light foxing to the contents which are otherwise clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GODS OF THE MORNING A BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF A HIGHLAND YEAR
Written by John Lister-Kaye.
Stock no. 1814048
Published by Canongate. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

This book is an affectionate and wise celebration of the British landscape and the birds that come and go through the year, a lyrical reminder of the relationship we have lost with the seasons and a call to look afresh at the natural world around us. ISBN: 9781782114154.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIRDS OF SOMERSET
Written by Somerset Ornithological Society.
Stock no. 1814045
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and line drawings. viii and 264 pages including index. ISBN: 0862994713. A few minor marks to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper is faded to spine.
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A SKETCHBOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Ian Niall. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2123277
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by Niall. A selection of pages from Charles Tunnicliffe's many sketchbooks in which he recorded his observations of birds in the field. Oblong format. Brown boards with title to spine. Wonderful colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0575026405. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly faded with edge-creasing.
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GODS OF THE MORNING A BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF A HIGHLAND YEAR
Written by John Lister-Kaye.
Stock no. 2123214
Published by Canongate. 1st 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book is an affectionate and wise celebration of the British landscape and the birds that come and go through the year, a lyrical reminder of the relationship we have lost with the seasons and a call to look afresh at the natural world around us. ISBN: 9781782114154. Page edge browning. Wrapper has a few light marks.
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SEA-BIRDS (NN 28)
Written by James Fisher; Ronald M. Lockley.
Stock no. 1609248
Published by Collins. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 9 colour photos, 68 b/w photos, 66 maps and diagrams. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge torn and chipped with some loss; foxed, and faded to spine.
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BEST BIRDWATCHING SITES IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS
Written by Gordon Hamlett.
Stock no. 1609130
Published by Buckingham Press. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. 240 pages. ISBN: 0953384098. Spine lightly faded.
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A DIPLOMAT AND HIS BIRDS
Written by Andrew Palmer.
Stock no. 1609102
Published by Tiercel Publishing. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of how a lifetime's study of birds and their photography enhanced the author's career in the Diplomatic Service. Colour photos. ISBN: 0953200248. SIGNED by author on title page, and again (with dedication), on half-title page. Light fading and edge wear to wrapper.
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DUCKS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE
Written by Malcolm A. Ogilvie. Illustrated by Carol Ogilvie.
Stock no. 1608989
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Forty-two species or sub-species of ducks which occur in Europe, including eleven vagrants from North America or Asia. Green boards, gilt title and vignettes to spine. Colour plates and more than 80 line drawings in the text. ISBN: 0856610100. SIGNED by author and Carol Ogilvie on title page. Previous owner inscription to half-title page, with embossed stamp also to wrapper flap, and address sticker on title page. Contents near fine. Price-cut wrapper.
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BIRDS OF THE COTSWOLDS A NEW BREEDING ATLAS
Written by Iain Main; Dave Pearce; et al.
Stock no. 1813225
Published by Liverpool University Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The bird life of the Cotswolds has seen significant changes, many of them subtle but others quite spectacular. This is the product of five years' field work by the North Cotswold Ornithological Society. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos and distribution maps. xiii and 234 pages including index. ISBN: 9781846312106. Dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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