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BARN OWLS IN BRITAIN
Written by Jeff Martin. Illustrated by Kevin Baker.
Stock no. 1317459
Published by Whittet Books. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Theories as to why barn owls have declined, attempts to peer into the future to see how changes in population, agriculture and the coastal footprint will affect barn owls. All aspects of the life of barn owls are discussed. Red pictorial boards, B/w illustrations. 285 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781873580752. Slightly faded spine has bumped corners. Contents fine.
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GUIDE TO OWL WATCHING IN NORTH AMERICA
Written by Donald S. Heintzelman.
Stock no. 1317458
Published by Dover Publications. 1st 1992. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. 191 pages includes index. ISBN: 048627344X. Corners slightly rubbed. Contents clean.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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PEREGRINE
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.
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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.
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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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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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