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A BIRD IN THE BUSH
Written by E. Hilton Young. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1824226
Published by Country Life. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Limited Edition of 550 signed and numbered copies. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates with tissue guards plus numerous b/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by the author and llustrator. This is copy 155 of 550. Boards are grubby/browned, corners bumped. Endpapers and text block browned. Tissue guards are browned. Contents clean.

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THROUGH THE AIR
Written by Michael Bratby; Peter Scott. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1323485
Published by Country Life. 1st 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adventures With Wild Fowl, and Small-Boat Sailing. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Heavy foxing to textblock and to preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss and a little browned to spine.

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THE HAWAIIAN GOOSE: AN EXPERIMENT IN CONSERVATION
Written by Janet Kear; A. Berger. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2140642
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis, 24 b/w plates, b/w line drawings. 154 pages. ISBN: 0856610259. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

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LEMUEL
Written by Edith Ray Gregorson. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1321538
Published by The Owl Press Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of Lemuel, the tree kangaroo. White boards with blue cloth spine. Small brown vignette and title to front. Simple brown text illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to covers and a few light fox spots to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, loss to top edge of front panel and grubby.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (9 VOLUMES)
Written by Stanley Cramp. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2130562
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. Taking account of the great advances made in ornithological knowledge in recent years. A detailed and authoritative work. Large format. Books are first editions, except for the following: Vol 1 - Reprint 1986; Vol. 2 - Reprint 1987; Vol. 3 - Reprint 1990 and Vol. 4 = Reprint 1989. Some foxspots to outer page edges of volumes. Wrapper spines are all faded. Edge-chips and small tears to a couple of volumes (including Volume IV). Edge creasing to wrappers. Some marks to outer page edges of books; odd mark to cover - but overall still a very good set!!

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WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN
Written by Myrfyn Owen; G.L. Atkinson-Willes; D.G. Salmon. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2127760
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2nd 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. x and 613 pages including index. ISBN: 0521309867. Bumping to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Some foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

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WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN
Written by G.L. Atkinson-Willes. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2127608
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland and Wales. Prepared by The Wildfowl Trust. Monograph Number Three of The Nature Conservancy. 11 x 7.5 ins. Orange cloth. A complete survey of the distribution & habitats of wild ducks, geese and swans. The scientific study contained in this Monograph presents a provisional scientific basis for a National Policy for Wildfowl Conservation. Orange cloth boards, burgundy title block to spine with gilt title. Colour illustrations, line drawings, b/w ph, diagrams & maps. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chipping and small tears; foxed.

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MORNING FLIGHT A BOOK OF WILDFOWL
Written by Peter Scott. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1207782
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The SIGNED Limited Edition. Scott's book brings a rush of memory to anyone who has delighted in wild places. Large format. Black cloth spine with gilt titles. Beige boards. Exquisite tissue-guarded mounted colour plates plus numerous b/w plates. xiii + 138 pages. SIGNED BY author. Copy no. 564. Book: all plates present. Covers edges slightly darkened. Contents fine. Blue wrapper price-clipped, browned and edge-chipped.

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WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN
Written by G.L. Atkinson-Willes. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1801251
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland and Wales. Prepared by The Wildfowl Trust. Monograph Number Three of The Nature Conservancy. 11 x 7.5 ins. Orange cloth. A complete survey of the distribution & habitats of wild ducks, geese and swans. The scientific study contained in this Monograph presents a provisional scientific basis for a National Policy for Wildfowl Conservation. Orange cloth boards, burgundy title block to spine with gilt title. Colour illustrations, line drawings, b/w ph, diagrams & maps. Second impression of the first edition. Light fading to top of spine. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean. White dustwrapper is grubby, worn at corners and has 1.5" loss to top of spine.

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