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A THIRD BOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS AND THEIR NESTS
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Roland Green.
Stock no. 1316583
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. circa 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some foxing and light fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and a bit worn to spine and corners.
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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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BIRD FLIGHT FOR BIRD LOVERS
Written by Jack Parham. Illustrated by C. Rupert Moore.
Stock no. 1812985
Published by The Drysdale Press. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Simple and light-hearted, telling of the fascinating similarity of bird flight and that of aeroplanes. White cloth boards, gilt title to front. B/w illustrations and sepia photos. 59 pages. Price-cut dustwrapper is browned to spine, grubby to rear, repaired to verso with tape.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS' EGGS
Written by G. Evans. Illustrated by H.D. Swain.
Stock no. 1406244
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1956. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Observers servies No. 18. Describing more than 180 eggs, with 154 illustrations in full natural colour and 26 in outline. With a foreward by P.E. Brown. Spine and corners bumped. Date (9th June 1957) to front endpaper. Endpapers and prelims browned. Ticks beside some of the illustrations and to index. Contents otherwise generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Grubby and foxed. Printer's code is 506.756.
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TIDE'S ENDING
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2122675
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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. Heavy damp marking to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are very good indeed! All plates present. Wrapper is unevenly browned with edge-creasing and nicks and chips; minimal loss.
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A SECOND BOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS AND THEIR NESTS
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Allen W. Seaby.
Stock no. 1406192
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. circa 1958. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Browning to board edges. Name in ink to top of front endpaper. Pale marks to the top margin of a couple of pages. Some fingering otherwise contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some tears. Rubbing to spine and folds. Wrapper is marked and grubby. Browning to verso. Last title on rear flap is 'The Ladybird Book of British Wild Animals.'
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FALCONRY PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE
Written by Roger Upton.
Stock no. 1812783
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1991. Very good condition.

The author guides the reader through the principles of keeping, training and flying hawks, providing a wealth of ideas for practice and discussion on housing, management and flying at quarry. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0713632623. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Light browning to text block and page edges. Else contents clean.
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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FALCONRY
Written by Adrian Walker.
Stock no. 1812747
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Terms and idioms relating to or connected with falconry, with explanations, derivations and notes. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1853109975. Base of spine lightly bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed with a couple of closed tears.
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BIRDS NESTS, EGGS AND EGG COLLECTING
Written by Richard Kearton.
Stock no. 2122449
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1898. Almost very good condition.

New and Enlarged Edition. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette of next to front board. Colour plates. 96 pages including index plus 4 page works of Kearton advertisement followed by publisher adverts to rear. Spine and cover edges are browned/faded. A few black spot marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which are also quite browned. Hinge pulled to page 33. All plates are present. Some ink annotation throughout.
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