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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS' EGGS
Written by G. Evans. Illustrated by H.D. Swain.
Stock no. 1321422
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 18. Describing more than 180 eggs, with 179 illustrations, of which 153 are in colour. Brown boards with black titles. Revised Edition. ISBN: 0723200602. Light foxing to contents. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is price-cut, faded to spine.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by S. Vere Benson. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 1321418
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1981. Very good condition.

Observer book no. 1. Revised edition. 100 colour and 101 b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0723215138. Browning to covers, mainly spine. Spine very slightly bumped at base. Contents fine.

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FLEAS FLUKES AND CUCKOOS (NMN 7)
Written by Miriam Rothschild; Theresa Clay.
Stock no. 2135013
Published by Collins. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist monograph. B/w photos and drawings. A study of bird parasites. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Page edge browning; some light foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with browning; couple of closed tears; virtually no loss.

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THE HERRING GULL'S WORLD (NMN 9)
Written by Niko Tinbergen.
Stock no. 2135012
Published by Collins. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist monograph No. 9 Green cloth. 51 b/w photographs by the author. 58 drawings & diagrams. One of the foremost volumes in the entire 'New Naturalist' series, Dr. Tinbergen's study of the life history & habits of the herring gull is established as a classic work of modern animal behaviour studies. Bumping to spine and corners. A little uneven fading to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is covered with clear adhesive film and is foxed with some tears and other marks.

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THE YELLOW WAGTAIL (NMN 4)
Written by Stuart Smith. Illustrated by Edward Bradbury.
Stock no. 2135011
Published by Collins. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first New Naturalist Monograph on a single species of bird. 11 b/w photographs taken by the author. Learned bibliography supports this splendid study. 26 paintings by Edward Bradbury. 4 line drawings and 4 maps. Some fading to spine. Pale foxing/browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and a few marks.

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THE FULMAR (NMN 6)
Written by James Fisher. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2134993
Published by Collins. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series monograph. Colour painting by Peter Scott, colour and b/w photos and maps, diagrams and line drawings. Spine is faded. Bumps to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; ink mark to front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with very browned spine; foxing; edge-tears and nicks/chips; some other marks.

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THE BIRDS OF THE LONDON AREA SINCE 1900 (NMN 14)
Written by R.C. Homes; et al.
Stock no. 2134992
Published by Collins. 1ST 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Monograph No. 14. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Written by a committee of the London Natural History Society, chairman R.C. Homes. Light bumping/knocks to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Wrapper is covered with clear adhesive film (possibly by publisher); unevenly browned/faded.

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THE WREN (NMN 3)
Written by Edward A. Armstrong.
Stock no. 2134991
Published by Collins. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Monograph No. 3. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. A few small knocks to spine and corners. Some uneven, but light fading to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Tape glue residue to pasetdowns/endpapers, with a little surface paper damage to pastedowns. Page browning, with some foxing. Wrapper is browned and foxed, with edge-creasing and some chips and tears, but only minimal loss.

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THE REDSTART (NMN 2)
Written by John Buxton.
Stock no. 2134983
Published by Collins. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Monograph no. 2. Green buckram cloth. 16 b/w plates. 20 maps & diagrams. Coloured photographic frontispiece. For five years during the Second World War, the author, an Oxford Scholar, was a prisoner of war. During this period, he undertook a study of the Redstart, which, in Europe, appears to favour the surroundings of human habitation. This book is a New Naturalist Monograph, being deemed by the Editors of New Naturalist, as an important study of a single species. Covers are unevenly faded. Bookplate to front pastedown. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; some page edge browning. Wrapper is covered with clear plastic, stuck at edges to verso (by Publisher). Wrapper is also browned with some foxing.

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THE GREENSHANK (NMN 5)
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson.
Stock no. 1822109
Published by Collins. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. New Naturalist Monograph no. 5. A few pale marks to boards, gilt title is dull. Front pastedown has evidence of a damp stain (spillage?). Text block browned. Contents crinkled as if from damp but no staining except the front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is strengthened to verso with brown paper at folds, a few grubby marks especially to rear panel, spine is browned and repaired to top where a small piece of loss has occurred.

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THE HAWFINCH (NMN 15)
Written by Guy Mountfort. Illustrated by Keith Shackleton; Eric Hosking.
Stock no. 1822107
Published by Collins. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations by Keith Shackleton and b/w photos by Eric Hosking. New Naturalist Monograph No. 15.The hawfinch's beautiful courtship and most interesting feeding habits. The author has followed the hawfinch in France and Britain from winter flock to summer territory. Boards nice and bright. Foxing to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a 1.2" closed tear horizontally from front fold lower half (no loss), spine is lightly browned, rear panel a little grubby. Overall, a nice dustwrapper.

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THE WOOD-PIGEON (NMN 20)
Written by R.K. Murton.
Stock no. 1822105
Published by Collins. 1st 1965. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' Monograph No. 20. Green buckram cloth. 39 b/w photographs. 22 text figures. Coloured plate frontispiece. A fascinating study of the wood-pigeon, the least studied of British birds. Dr. Murton reveals the particularly long life span of the wood-pigeon, 14 years, and also reveals that wood-pigeons are unique among bird life in that they lactate, with their young being fed entirely on milk for the first few days of life. Text block lightly browned, contents fine. Price-cut dustwrapper (cut by publisher) has publisher's £2.50 label to front flap, rear panel slighty grubby else very nice!

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