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New Naturalist series 113. An in-depth study of the different types of bird movements along with their main migration patterns. Green cloth boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007307319. Boards clean. Mark to top edge of text block. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dfustwrapper is rubbed and creased at corners, grubby marks to rear panel.
Written by Jemima Blackburn; Rob Fairley. Illustrated by Jemima Blackburn.
Stock no. 1824624
Published by Canongate Press. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The bird paintings of Jemima Blackburn. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862414369. Heavy bump along top edge of front cover. Corners are bumped. Page edges are browned. Wrapper is edge-creased with 2" tear to top of front panel; some chips.
OWLS OF EUROPE
Written by Heimo Mikkola. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1324354
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A review of the 13 owls breeding in Europe and an additional four species in lands adjoining the Mediterranean in North Africa and the Middle East. Brown boards, gilt title and owl vignette to spine. Colour plates, b/w photos and b/w illustrated chapter headers. 397 pages. ISBN: 0856610348. Bumping to top and tail of spine. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased and browned.
PARROTS OF THE WORLD
Written by Joseph M. Forshaw. Illustrated by William T. Cooper.
Stock no. 1324352
Published by Lansdowne Editions; Weldon Publishing. 3rd 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Third (revised) edition. Large, heavy format. 12.25 x 8.75 inches. 672 pages. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Every species and subspecies including those now extinct is described. Standard taxonomic measurements taken from museum specimens are listed as part of these descriptions. Information on distribution, status, habitats, general habits, movements, feeding, call-notes, and nesting habits, including measurements of eggs are given. There is a distribution map for each species. A total of almost 500 birds are magnificently illustrated in colour. ISBN: 0701828005. Spine and corners bumped with small split to base of spine. Small dents to cover edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper has a couple of small puncture holes to rear edge of spine and there is a barcode label stuck to rear panel.
IMPORTANT BIRD AREAS IN AFRICA AND ASSOCIATED ISLANDS
Written by Lincoln D.C. Fishpool; Michael I Evans.
Stock no. 1324275
Published by Pisces Publications; Birdlife International. 1st 2001. Very good condition.
Priority sites for conservation. Birdlife Conservation Series No. 11. Large and VERY heavy format. Glazed pictorial boards. 1144 pages. ISBN: 187435720X. Contents are fine. Spine and corners are bumped. 2" splits at top and tail of spine edge on front cover. Top edge of textblock is very slightly grubby. Barcode label to rear cover.
Third edition. International Poultry Library. Green cardwraps. 102 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781857362350. New impression of the third edition. Covers slightly marked, spine slightly faded. Barcode sticker to rear cover. Lower page corner tips are lightly creased.
A lifesize guide to the eggs of six hundred of the world's bird species. Photography by John Weinstein. Pale green glazed boards. 655 pages. ISBN: 9781782400479. Spine and corners bumped with a heavy bump to lower front corner. Contents fine. Some slight creasing to wrapper edges, tiny hole to front panel. Neat barcode label to rear panel of wrapper.
MANX BIRD ATLAS
Written by Christopher Martyn Sharpe; Jason Paul Bishop; James Patrick Cullen; Peter George Giovannini; John Peter Thorpe; Peter Weaver.
Stock no. 1324096
Published by Liverpool University Press. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An atlas of breeding and wintering birds on the Isle of Man. Glazed pictorial boards. 389 pages. B/w illustrations and maps. ISBN: 9781846310393. Spine and corners bumped. A few page corner tips slightly creased, Dustwrapper is lightly edge rubbed/creased. Neat barcode sticker to rear panel of wrapper.
New and Revised Edition. A beautiful book with 202 exquisite colour & b/w plates, the majority of birds in their habitats. Comprehensive glossary of technical terms. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette to front of a bird of prey. Reprint. Blue boards faded and browned. Text block and endpapers grubby. A few grubby marks to contents. All plates present, some plates have margin marks, surface paper damage to margin, small closed tear to margin.
Light brown boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. B/w photos & illustrations. vii and 141 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610739. SIGNED by the author to title-page. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to textblock else contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly scored, creased and edge rubbed, with neat barcode label to rear panel.
A beautiful book with 202 exquisite colour & b/w plates, the majority of birds in their habitats and of bird eggs. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette to front of a bird of prey. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few small spots to spine. Name plate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and textblock.
A New Naturalist publication. Green cloth. 27 text figures. 31 tables. 28 b/w plates. A new study of British woodlands, coniferous, broadleaves, natural and planted and the varied bird life each support. The author includes a valuable species-by-species account, with information on status and habitats. An important work considering the place of birds in modern forestry. ISBN: 002132591. Spine bumped. Dent to top edge of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased, slightly browned to spine and removal of a label to rear panel has caused surface paper damage.