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THE HEN HARRIER
Written by Donald Watson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1815871
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good 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. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and lightly faded to spine.

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BRITISH BIRDS' NESTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Richard Kearton.
Stock no. 1815866
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st thus 1908. Almost very good condition.

New edition, revised & enlarged. How, Where, and When to Find and Identify Them. With Coloured and Rembrandt Plates. Green cloth boards, Gilt titles and decoration to spines. 520 pages between the two volumes. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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THE NESTS AND EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS: WHEN AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
Written by Charles Dixon.
Stock no. 1815863
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1893. Almost very good condition.

Being a Handbook to the Oology of the British Islands. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. xii and 371 pages including index plus publisher adverts to rear. No illustrations. Top edge gilt. Boards rubbed and stained. Contents a little grubby.

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THE SNOW BUNTING
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson.
Stock no. 2124717
Published by Peregrine Books. 2nd 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Second edition with additional material A full description of the bird, dealing with such topics as habits, and habitats in Scotland; distribution and movement. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0952026813. Some edge-creasing to wrapper, which also has faded spine.

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THE DOTTEREL
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson.
Stock no. 2124716
Published by Collins. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth. 14 text figures. 15 b/w photographs. Coloured photographic frontispiece. An in-depth study of this rare northern bird which breeds on the highest and barest tops of the Cairngorms, the Grampians and also, sparingly, in the North of England. The author discusses the unique breeding pattern of the bird, where the female takes the intitiative and the cock bird nests. ISBN: 0002130572. Foxing/browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is wrinkled, with small chip to base of spine. Slight odour (possibly damp at one time).

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COLLINS BIRD GUIDE
Written by Lars Svensson; Peter J. Grant. Illustrated by Killian Mullarney; Dan Zetterstrom.
Stock no. 2124714
Published by Collins. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

2nd Edition. Large format. The Most Complete Guide To The Birds of Britain and Europe. With a significant contribution by Peter J. Grant. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007449026. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tiny nicks.

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BIRDS BRITANNICA
Written by Mark Cocker; Richard Mabey.
Stock no. 2124712
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observations and experiences from more than 1,000 naturalists and bird lovers. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. x and 518 pages. ISBN: 0701169079. Some fading and wear along cover edges. Wrapper is price-cut and edge-creased with fading.

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THE EBCC ATLAS OF EUROPEAN BREEDING BIRDS THEIR DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE
Written by Ward J.M. Hagemeijer; Michael J. Blair.
Stock no. 2124710
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w illustrations. Coloured distribution maps. 903 pages. Bird names in many languages. ISBN: 0856610917. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning to spine and a couple of edges.

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BIRD LIFE OF COASTS AND ESTUARIES
Written by P.N. Ferns. Illustrated by Chris Rose.
Stock no. 2124708
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Maroon boards with gilt title to spine. Line drawings by Rose. Some b/w photos. ISBN: 0521345693. Light bumping along a couple of cover edges. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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BIRD LIFE OF WOODLAND AND FOREST
Written by Robert J. Fuller. Illustrated by Chris Rose.
Stock no. 2124707
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w line drawings and photos. ISBN: 0521331188.

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THE BIRDS OF YORKSHIRE
Written by John R. Mather.
Stock no. 2124706
Published by Croom Helm. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Distribution maps. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0709935102. A few marks to outer page edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with slightly faded spine.

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BIOGRAPHIES FOR BIRDWATCHERS
Written by Barbara Mearns; Richard Mearns; Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2124705
Published by Academic Press. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Lives of Those Commemorated in Western Palearctic Bird Names. Looks at many from Edward Adams to Gilbert White. ISBN: 0124874223. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks.

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