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Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Damp marking to covers. 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 a faded spine; couple of tear repairs to verso.
THE BIRDS OF BRITISH SOMALILAND AND THE GULF OF ADEN VOLUME III
Written by Geoffrey Archer; Eva M. Godman. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; Henrik Gronvold.
Stock no. 1811162
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1961. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 7 superb colour plates and folding map to rear. 1042 pages. Deckle-edged. Light marks to endpapers (minor). Contents clean. Front flap of dustwrapper sports '1965' in blue ink to top. Dustwrapper slightly faded at spine and slightly scuffed to side of onlay.
THE BIRDS OF BORNEO
Written by Bertram E. Smythies. Illustrated by A.M. Hughes.
Stock no. 1811087
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Covering Borneo and some adjacent small islands. Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 50 colour plates. 49 photo plates (1 in colour). Top edge green.
THE BIRDS OF NORTH AFRICA FROM THE CANARY ISLANDS TO THE RED SEA
Written by R.D. Etchecopar; Francois Hue. Illustrated by Paul Barruel.
Stock no. 1811050
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st thus 1967. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Revised version of the French edition. First English edition, translated by P.A.D. Hollom. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates. B/w drawings. xx + 612 pages. Tape marks to endpapers else fine. Dustwrapper very slightly faded to spine.
Turquoise cloth boards. 552 pages. Contains the proceedings of a Symposium held at University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1968. ISBN: 3874290476. Ex-library. Boards grubby, with library number to spine and stamps / marks to prelims. Some foxing. Contents very good.
A full description of the bird, dealing with such topics as habits, and habitats in Scotland; distribution and movement. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. Spine slightly cocked. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn, slightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed.
Large format. 41 colour plates plus b/w text figures and photographs. Folding map to rear. xxxiv and 511 pages including index. Corners rubbed, title block to spine rubbed. Rear cover mottled and a little marked. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Contents clean.
BIRDS OF CYPRUS
Written by D.A. Bannerman; W. Mary Bannerman. Illustrated by David M. Reid-Henry; Roland Green.
Stock no. 631488
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1958. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Green cloth, gilt title. Large format. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper: edge-torn with some loss.
THE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (VOLUME VII)
Written by D.A. Bannerman. Illustrated by G.E. Lodge.
Stock no. 597588
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Anatidae (Conclusion). Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour plates. Spine bumped. Small raised bump to front cover. Light page-edge browning else contents clean. Wrapper is browned to spine and rear panel and has a few spots and a tiny piece of loss at top of spine.
Ciconiidae, Ardeidaf, Phoenicopteridae and Anatidae. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour plates. Outer page edges grubby. One edge of book very slightly faded. Wrapper slightly edge-chipped.