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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by S. Vere Benson.
Stock no. 1819369
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers book No. 1. Revised edition. Describing 243 species with 200 illustrations, 100 of which are in full colour. Brown boards. Light browning to text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with some repair with clear tape to verso, rear panel grubby.

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THE LIVES OF BIRDS BIRDS OF THE WORLD AND THEIR BEHAVIOR
Written by Lester L. Short.
Stock no. 2133079
Published by Henry Holt and Company. 1st USA 1993. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

From the American Museum of Natural History. Red cloth spine, with gilt title; white boards. American edition. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0805019529. Bumping to spine. Wrapper is browned to spine; edge-creased with a few nicks and grubby marks.

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BIRDS OF WESTERN AFRICA (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Ron Derney. Illustrated by Nik Borrow.
Stock no. 1819322
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Describing 1,285 species, representing the entire avifauna of the region. 147 original colour plates, comprising over 3000 figures and depicting every species described. Also includes distribution maps and line drawings. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 832 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713639598. Light rubbing to base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine (minor).

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THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AMERICA VOLUME II THE SUBOSCINE PASSERINES
Written by Robert S. Ridgely; Guy Tudor.
Stock no. 1819321
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers; Antbrids, Gnateaters, and Tapaculos; Tyrant Flycatchers; Manakins and Cotingas. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour plates and b/w distribution maps. ISBN: 0198572182. Very minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has minor creasing to top & tail of spine.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE GAMBIA AND SENEGAL
Written by Clive Barlow; Tim Wacher. Illustrated by Tony Disley.
Stock no. 1819320
Published by Pica Press. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

A comprehensive field guide to all the birds of these popular West African countries. Over 660 species. 48 colour plates. Glazed pictorial boards. 400 pages including index. ISBN: 1873403321.

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BIRDS OF THE WEST INDIES (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Herbert Raffaele; James Wiley; Orlando Garrido; Allan Keith; Janis Raffaele. Illustrated by Tracy Pedersen; Kristin Williams.
Stock no. 1819319
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Over 560 species including migrants and vagrants. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour identification illustrations. 511 pages including index. ISBN: 0713649054. Minor crease to free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with minor scuffing to rear panel.

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BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Richard Grimmett; Carol Inskipp; Tim Inkskipp; et al. Illustrated by Clive Byers; Daniel Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1819318
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 888 pages including index. ISBN: 0713640049. Vertical crease to spine.

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BIRDS OF KENYA AND NORTHERN TANZANIA (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Dale A. Zimmerman; Donald A. Turner; David J. Pearson. Illustrated by Dale A. Zimmerman; Ian Willis; H. Douglas Pratt.
Stock no. 1819317
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, silver title to spine. 740 pages including index. Colour plates, b/w photos, distribution maps. ISBN: 0713639687. Edges rubbed, base of spine a little worn (shelf wear). A few minor foxspots to front endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased to top & tail of spine and spine is slightly faded, rear panel just slightly scuffed.

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by Brian Small; John Gale; Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1819316
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

The first comprehensive field guide to a spectacular region for birding. Covering all the resident, migrant and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Pictorial glazed boards. Maps to endpapers. Colour illustrations. xxviii and 602 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610798.

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BIRDS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN AND ALPS
Written by Lars Jonsson. Illustrated by Lars Jonsson.
Stock no. 1819315
Published by Croom Helm. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Slim format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 070991413X. Light browning to vertical edge of text block. Minor mark to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. White pictorial dustwrapper has light marks to rear panel.

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THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AMERICA VOLUME I THE OSCINE PASSERINES
Written by Robert S. Ridgely; Guy Tudor.
Stock no. 1819314
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Jays and Swallows; Wrens, Thrushes, and Allies; Vireos and Wood Warblers; Tanagers, Icterids, and Finches. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of South America to front. Colour plates and b/w distribution maps. xvi and 516 pages including index. ISBN: 0198572174. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby from shelf wear. Binding process a little lax at the base of spine (gapes slightly).

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THE ULTIMATE SITE GUIDE TO SCARCER BRITISH BIRDS
Written by Lee G.R. Evans. Illustrated by Raymond Scally.
Stock no. 1819229
Published by Birdguides. 3rd 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Updated 3rd edition. Where to look, when to look, how to get there and the chances of seeing the bird! Pictorial cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. 326 pages. ISBN: 9871898110499. Remains of label to rear cover else covers nice and bright. Previous owner's gold address label to title page and date in ink below. Text block slightly browned. Contents clean.

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