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TITS, NUTHATCHES & TREECREEPERS (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Simon Harrap. Illustrated by David Quinn.
Stock no. 2135403
Published by Christopher Helm; A. & C. Black. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Helm Identification Guide covering all 110 of the world's tits, nuthatches and treecreepers. Light blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. ISBN: 0713639644. Some small knocks to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks and is faded to spine.
Red cloth, gilt titles and shield. 20 colour plates, plus fold-out plan to rear. A and C Black 7/6 series. Spine is browned. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers, including a fade/damp mark to bottom of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.
An outline of Scotland's salient features with a glimpse at its history, national character and customs. 75 colour plates. Blue decorated cloth. 254 pages. 9 x 6". An A. & C. Black Colour Book. Some wear to cover corners. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. A little foxing; some margin marks. A couple of tissue guards have become loose, but still inserted. Wrapper is very creased and damaged; has been repaired to verso with brown tape; still some pieces of loss.
Large format. Green boards with silver title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713628340. Light wear to cover corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Make it Work! Series. Easy-to-make working models powered by wind, sand and water. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713636238. Light bumping to spine. A few marks to outer page edges.
Originally aimed at giving gliding instructors a general feel of how gliders work, this book is not a technical manual in the usual sense and veers off into areas not directly relevant to the basic theory. Which makes for interesting reading! Glazed pictorial boards. 308 pages.packed with b/w diagrams. ISBN: 0713659475.
BIRDS OF SEYCHELLES
Written by Adrian Skerrett; Ian Bullock; Tony Disley. Illustrated by Mark Andrews; Tony Disley.
Stock no. 1811101
Published by Christopher Helm; A. & C. Black. 1st 2001. Very good condition.
Helm Field Guides. Cardwraps. A comprehensive guide to all species in Seychelles. 242 species illustrated. Colour and b/w illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 0713639733. Crease to rear cover. Contents fine.
British Artists series. Sixteen examples in colour of the artist's work. Green cloth, gilt titles. Pictorial onlay to front. Tipped-in plates. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing and page browning to text pages. All plates present and in fine condition. Hinge between last page of text and first plate is cracked. This edition "reissued with slight rearrangement of pictures, February 1911".
Pale green pictorial cloth, black title to spine. 8 colour plates. 247 pages. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxspots to prelims and last few pages. Corners bumped.
32 colour plates, blue cloth, Popular Series. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut, torn with loss and marked.
Blue cloth, 32 colour plates, popular series. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with small loss to corners and top of spine.
32 illustrations. Blue cloth. Popular series. Spine browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Frontis is partially detached.