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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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OWLS OF THE WORLD
Written by Rob Hume. Illustrated by Trevor Boyer.
Stock no. 2128399
Published by Dragon's World. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

148 species in superb colour illustrations. Large format. 192 pages. ISBN: 1850281599. Light bumping and spotting to covers. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine.

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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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A MANUAL OF FALCONRY
Written by Michael Woodford.
Stock no. 2128288
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 4th 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

4th edition. B/w photos. With assistance from Roger Upton, fully updated to take account of modern trends. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 071365614X.

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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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A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE NESTS AND EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by F.O. Morris.
Stock no. 2128160
Published by John C. Nimmo. 3rd 1892. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles to spines, vignettes to front covers and bottoms of spines. This is the 3rd edition, thoroughly revised and enlarged with many new plates. 248 plates (232 originals & 12 extra plates for this edition). Bumping and wear to spines and corners; some fraying to cloth. Heavy wear to some edges. Names in ink to prelim pages. Some hinges are pulled. Page edges of some pages are unopened. Volume 3 - plates 105 + 106 are detached. Foxing.

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GYRFALCON
Written by Emma Ford. Illustrated by Antony Rhodes; Andrew Ellis; et al..
Stock no. 2128146
Published by John Murray. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Black cloth, silver title to spine. Stunning colour illustrations and colour photos. ISBN: 0719555140. A couple of knocks to wrapper corners/edges, else a fine book!

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (6 VOLUMES)
Written by F.O. Morris.
Stock no. 2128141
Published by John C. Nimmo. Circa 1895. Almost very good condition.

6 volumes. Green cloth, gilt vignettes to front cover. Gilt decorations to spine. 365 hand-coloured plates. All volumes have faded from green to brown. Varying degrees of bumping and chipping, with some splits to corners and top and tails of spines. Volume I - Rear Joint has almost broken (very weak)- probably closer to good condition; Volume III - Loose pages - 227-230; Volume IV - Loose pages - again 227-230; Volume VI - Plate page 13 has light mark across uncoloured area. ALL volumes have varying degrees of foxing and margin marks. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers of all volumes. ALL plates are present and exquisitely hand-coloured!

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THE GOLDEN EAGLE
Written by Jeff Watson. Illustrated by Keith Brockie; Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1317550
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive monograph on the Golden Eagle. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Magnificent b/w illustrations, colour plates & landscapes. xx and 374 pages. ISBN: 0856610992. Wrapper has just a few light indentations.

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