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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 1317457
Published by Collins. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Spine slightly bumped, corners slightly rubbed. Pages lightly browned. Wrapper is slightly browned, has tapemarks on verso, is rubbed at top corners with neat repair at top of spine.
H IS FOR HAWK
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1317456
Published by Jonathan Cape. 2014. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A record of a spiritual journey - an unflinchingly honest account of the author's struggle with grief during the difficult process of taming and training a goshawk. Beige boards, black titles, 300 pages. ISBN: 9780224097000. Spine corners very slightly bumped, pictorial wrapper rubbed at edges with a few nicks and light mark to front where label has been removed.
THE BIRDS OF LANCASHIRE
Written by F.S. Mitchell. Illustrated by J.G. Keulemans; Victor Prout.
Stock no. 2127995
Published by John Van Voorst. 1885. Good condition.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine and front cover. Black borders and decorations. Fold-out map to front. 2 hand coloured illustrations by Keulemans. Other b/w plates and illustrations. Ex-lib with some usual markings; binding is weak; joints are cracked and showing stitching; some tape to front joint. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Splits to spine; some fraying of cloth. Fold-out map has couple of tears. Some grubby marks and foxing. All plates present. A reading copy ONLY!
GUIDE TO SEXING AND AGEING
Written by R.K. Cornwallis; A.E. Smith.
Stock no. 2127992
Published by British Trust for Ornithology. Very good condition.
Card wraps. Reprinted from Part IV of 'The Bird in the Hand'. Starts at 'page 37'. Browning to spine. Creasing to cover edges.
THE COMPLETE BIRDWATCHER
Written by John Andrews; et al.
Stock no. 2127986
Published by Hamlyn. 1st 1989. Very good condition.
Large format. Contains Two Books and a Cassette in One Pack. One small cardwrap book (Hamlyn Nature Guides Series: Birds of Britain and Europe by John Andrews) and Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds - a large format book with colour photos. All contained in slip case/cover. ISBN: 0600566919. Large format book: Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Cardwrap in excellent condition. Cassette tape is UNCHECKED and Sold as Seen. All contained in a pictorial case; some bumping to edges.
POPULATION ECOLOGY OF THE BOBWHITE
Written by John L. Roseberry; Willard D. Klimstra.
Stock no. 2127982
Published by Southern Illinois University Press. 1st USA 1984. Very good condition.
Red/brown cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 080931116X. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spotting to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges.
THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED THORBURN'S BIRDS
Written by Archibald Thorburn. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 2127980
Published by Wordsworth Editions Ltd.. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A classic work for every lover of bird life. Absolutely superb colour plates! One complete volume compiled from the final editions of the four originals. ISBN: 1853269220. Some light wear to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small chips.
THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED THORBURN'S BIRDS
Written by Archibald Thorburn; Peter J.S. Olney. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 2127978
Published by Beaver Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A classic work for every lover of bird life. Absolutely superb colour illustrations! With an Introduction by Olney. ISBN: 1859620566. Couple of cover edges are a little faded. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to edges.
THE BIRDS OF THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC CONCISE EDITION VOLUMES 1 AND 2
Written by D.W. Snow; Christopher M. Perrins.
Stock no. 2127955
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A two volume set base on The Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour map to endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations and distribution maps throughout. ISBN: 019854099X. Slip case is very good with a few grubby marks and light bumps.
Written by Emma Ford. Illustrated by Antony Rhodes.
Stock no. 2127954
Published by Fourth Estate. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large, oblong format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, pictorial onlay to front. With original paintings by Anthony Rhodes and photos by Piers Cavendish. ISBN: 1857021053. SIGNED by Artist to title page. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Rear endpaper is creased. Slip case is split along two sides with tape repairs.
ADELARD OF BATH, CONVERSATIONS WITH HIS NEPHEW
Written by Charles Burnett.
Stock no. 1816595
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.
On the Same and the Different, Questions on Natural Science and On Birds. This book consists of editions and translations of the three known texts in which Adelard of Bath addresses his 'nephew': an exhortation to the study of the liberal arts which constitute 'philosophy, a dialogue on the nature of things in which rational causes are sought, and a discussion concerning the upbringing and medication of hawks. Edited and translated by Burnett. ISBN: 0521394716. Text block a little browned and foxed.
THE RED KITE
Written by Ian Carter. Illustrated by Dan Powell.
Stock no. 1816590
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A detailed monograph on the species describing the history of the Red Kite and its long associations with man, why populations in many areas are now recovering, and details of the serious threats still facing the Kite in parts of its range. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos, b/w illustrations. xii and 187 pages including index. ISBN: 1900159619. Previous owner's details on gold label to inside front board mostly hidden by front flap of dustwrapper.