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THE HOBBY
Written by Anthony Chapman. Illustrated by Bruce Pearson.
Stock no. 1816589
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A monograph. A detailed account of the Hobby's secretive breeding habits, varied hunting techniques and wide prey spectrum. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and colour photos. xi and 220 pages including index. ISBN: 1900159260. Slight browning to dustwrapper spine.

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MONTAGU'S HARRIER
Written by Roger Clarke. Illustrated by Bruce Pearson.
Stock no. 1816588
Published by Arlequin Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A monograph. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. viii and 208 pages. ISBN: 190015935X. Minor foxing to top edge of text block.

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IN PURSUIT OF THE PEREGRINE
Written by R.B. Treleaven. Illustrated by R.B. Treleaven.
Stock no. 1816587
Published by Tiercel Publishing. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

By the doyen of British Peregrine experts, this book is a major contribution from a renowned authority to the study and understanding of peregrines. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. xiii and 242 pages including index. ISBN: 0953200205. Light browning to top margin edges and text block. Slight presence of a tobacco odour.

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LAGGARD
Written by Ronald Stevens. Illustrated by Brian Allderidge.
Stock no. 1816586
Published by Hancock House Publishers. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

First published in 1953, the author is a falconer and writes with evocative charm of his life at his country estate in post-war Britain. Brown cloth boards. Gilt titles. 310 pages. ISBN: 9780888396990.

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THE PEREGRINE
Written by J.A. Baker.
Stock no. 1816585
Published by The Country Book Club. 1st thus 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green covers, gilt title to spine. Narrow band of fading to top & tail of spine. Messy annotation to margin of page 100 else contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and grubby.

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THE BUZZARD
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 1816584
Published by David & Charles. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards. An excellent account of the ecology and history of the Buzzard in Britain. Interest is also focused on territorial behaviour which throws up some interesting anomalies. B/w photographs & maps. ISBN: 0715363239. Name & address in ink to front pastedown mostly covered over by front flap of dustwrapper. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine.

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ARCTIC SUMMER
Written by Richard Vaughan.
Stock no. 1816583
Published by Anthony Nelson Ltd.. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Birds in North Norway. ISBN: 0904614018.

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KENZIE THE WILD-GOOSE MAN
Written by Colin Willock. Illustrated by Mackenzie Thorpe; John Lathey.
Stock no. 1816582
Published by The Country Book Club. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'Kenzie' Thorpe, not only one of the most successful lone-wolf poachers of all time, but also a superb practical naturalist and supreme authority on the packs of pinkfoot geese that visit the wash each winter. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Foxing to text block. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned and grubby.

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KAI: HAWKING IN BRITAIN WITH A REDTAIL
Written by Tim Borrill.
Stock no. 1816580
Published by Pembertons Publishing. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Kai was bred in an aviary in Oxfordshire and delivered to her new come in a cardboard box. She was trained over a period of months and then began a highly successful career as a hunting hawk. She is now 13 years old. Kai is a redtailed Hawk and this is her story... Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. 246 pages. ISBN: 9780956533203. Previous bookseller's gold address label to front flap of dustwrapper.

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THE MITCHELL BEAZLEY WORLD ATLAS OF BIRDS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127947
Published by Mitchell Beazley Publishers. Circa 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pale blue/grey cloth with gilt title to spine. Exquisite colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0855330422. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Small glue mark to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips; some browning to spine. Pictorial slip case is very good; just browned.

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BIRD ATLAS 2007-11 THE BREEDING AND WINTERING BIRDS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by Dawn Balmer; Simon Gillings; Brian Caffrey; Bob Swann; Iain Downie; Rob Fuller; et al.
Stock no. 2127946
Published by Bto Books. 1st 2013. Very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Heavy volume! Colour photography and illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781908581280. Browning to cover edges. Small chip/split to bottom of spine. Page edge browning. Contents are still excellent!

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A NEW DICTIONARY OF BIRDS
Written by A. Landsborough Thomson.
Stock no. 2127943
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 2nd 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Second edition. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 928 pages. An aid to scientific study and an indispensible reference book for all naturalists. A few marks to covers; wear along edges. Grubby marks and foxing to outer page edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some spotting.

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