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BIRDS OF MAN'S WORLD
Written by Derek Goodwin. Illustrated by Robin Prytherch.
Stock no. 2128274
Published by British Museum (Natural History); Cornell University Press. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 080141167X. Foxing to outer page edges.
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A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE NESTS AND EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by F.O. Morris.
Stock no. 2128160
Published by John C. Nimmo. 3rd 1892. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles to spines, vignettes to front covers and bottoms of spines. This is the 3rd edition, thoroughly revised and enlarged with many new plates. 248 plates (232 originals & 12 extra plates for this edition). Bumping and wear to spines and corners; some fraying to cloth. Heavy wear to some edges. Names in ink to prelim pages. Some hinges are pulled. Page edges of some pages are unopened. Volume 3 - plates 105 + 106 are detached. Foxing.
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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (6 VOLUMES)
Written by F.O. Morris.
Stock no. 2128141
Published by John C. Nimmo. Circa 1895. Almost very good condition.

6 volumes. Green cloth, gilt vignettes to front cover. Gilt decorations to spine. 365 hand-coloured plates. All volumes have faded from green to brown. Varying degrees of bumping and chipping, with some splits to corners and top and tails of spines. Volume I - Rear Joint has almost broken (very weak)- probably closer to good condition; Volume III - Loose pages - 227-230; Volume IV - Loose pages - again 227-230; Volume VI - Plate page 13 has light mark across uncoloured area. ALL volumes have varying degrees of foxing and margin marks. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers of all volumes. ALL plates are present and exquisitely hand-coloured!
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THE GOLDEN EAGLE
Written by Jeff Watson. Illustrated by Keith Brockie; Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1317550
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive monograph on the Golden Eagle. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Magnificent b/w illustrations, colour plates & landscapes. xx and 374 pages. ISBN: 0856610992. Wrapper has just a few light indentations.
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A PARLIAMENT OF OWLS
Written by Mike Unwin; David Tipling.
Stock no. 1816693
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A unique collection of stunning photographs and detailed portraits of over fifty of the most striking owl species around the world, from the cold dark forests of North America and Europe to the tropical rivers of Asia and arid savannahs of Africa. Large format. Bright orange cloth boards, black title to spine. Colour photos throughout. 288 pages. ISBN: 9780008206703. Corners bumped and rubbed, a few small bumps to edges. Contents fine.
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THE PEREGRINE
Written by John Baker.
Stock no. 1816667
Published by University Of Idaho Press. Circa 1967. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observations of the peregrine. Black pictorial cardwraps with blue titles. 191 pages. ISBN: 0893011150.
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THE BUZZARD
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 1816666
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. 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. Text block lightly browned. Front endpapers a little grubby in appearance. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly faded to spine.
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H IS FOR HAWK
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1816663
Published by Jonathan Cape. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine 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. 13th printing.
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FALCON
Written by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1816661
Published by Reaktion Books. As new condition.

Whether loved, hated, or feared, whether worshiped as a god, valued as a hunting companion, or used as a corporate or heraldic symbol, falcons have fascinated humans for millennia. This book sheds compelling new light on this extraordinary bird, and on cultures through which it has flown. Cardwraps. ISBN: 1861892381. Still in original shrinkwrap.
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BEAUTIFUL OWLS
Written by Marianne Taylor. Illustrated by Andrew Perris.
Stock no. 1317463
Published by Ivy Press. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Portraits of Arresting Species from Around the World. Stunning colour photos by Andrew Perris. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. 112 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781908005977. Lower corners just very slightly rubbed.
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OWLS OF THE WORLD
Written by James R. Duncan.
Stock no. 1317461
Published by Reed New Holland. 1st 2016. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A full listing of the owl species and many stunning full colour images of rarely seen owls. Grey boards, white titles. 192 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781921517648. Lower edge of spine bumped and rubbed else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which has small white spot to lower spine.
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RAPTORS BIRDS OF PREY
Written by John Hendrickson.
Stock no. 1317460
Published by Chronicle Books. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

A remarkable collection of intimate portraits and revealing statistics, compiled from over 30 years of researching, tracking, writing and photographing raptors. Full colour photos by the author. Pictorial card wraps. 85 pages includes index. ISBN: 0811800040. Spine corners very slightly rubbed, old price sticker on inside flap.
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