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FALLACIES AND FANTASIES OF AIR TRANSPORT HISTORY
Written by R.E.G. Davies.
Stock no. 1820535
Published by Paladwr Press. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Substituting fact for wishful thinking. Dark pink glazed boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0962648353. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE PRINCIPLES OF NAVIGATION
Written by E.W. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820534
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The science of navigation as seen through navigoators, scientists and engineers. Helping the navigator to understand the true nature of his difficulties and the ways in which that have been tackled in other fields, and to assist the engineer to discover what is the problem that he has to solve. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. Top edge blue. ISBN: 037000311X. Third impression. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and has a few marks to rear panel.

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EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Dean Amadon. Illustrated by Roger Tory Peterson; et al..
Stock no. 1820533
Published by Country Life. 1979. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. 125 full-colour paintings. Brown/terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette. ISBN: 060043124X. Contained in publisher's slipcase with large brown pictorial onlay to all sides which is scuffed and rubbed at edges.

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THE HEN HARRIER
Written by Donald Watson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820532
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1977. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and harrier vignette to spine. 4 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations throughout. 307 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610151. Thin line of browning to top of spine (minor). Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is normal for this title) and slightly browned with a few minor indentatons.

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THE BARN OWL
Written by D.S. Bunn; A.B. Warburton; R.D.S. Wilson. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1820531
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1982. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The product of almost 40 years field work. Black boards, gilt title & owl vignette to spine. Colour frontis & b/w plates, b/w illustrations. 264 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610321. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and is faded to spine (as is usual for this title).

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THE KESTREL
Written by Andrew Village. Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
Stock no. 1820530
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610542. Dustwrapper spine faded (as is usual for this title).

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THE SPARROWHAWK
Written by Ian Newton. Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
Stock no. 1820529
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed account of all aspects of the sparrowhawk's lifestyle, population levels and trends and the impact of man and environment on the species in recent times. B/w illustrations. Diagrams, tables and photographs. ISBN: 0856610410. Dustwrapper spine faded (as is usual for this title).

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PINE CROSSBILLS
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820528
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Scottish Contribution. A study of the Scottish pine-feeding crossbills. Green boards, gilt title to spine. One colour plate plus numerous b/w illustrations. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610119. Spine lightly faded but gilt title still bright. Otherwise a fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual for this title).

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THE PEREGRINE FALCON
Written by Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820527
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Maroon cloth with maroon endpapers. 3 beautiful colour plates, many line illustrations, 60 b/w photographs, maps & diagrams. A most detailed and comprehensive study with a splendid selection of excellent illustrations. 416 pages. ISBN: 0856610267. Dustwrapper spine faded (as is common with this title).

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COMRADES IN ARMS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2134126
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Stories of Biggles of the R.A.F., Worrals of the W.A.A.F. and King of the Commandos. Blue boards, gilt titles. Colour frontis. Two-tone double-spread illustrations. Damp marking to spine and edges. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby and damp marked with some tears and chipping; a little loss.

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ANOTHER JOB FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134125
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette to front cover. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 191 pages. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Page edge browning; a little foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with some repaired closed tears and chips; faded to spine.

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BIGGLES TAKES THE CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2134124
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and small vignette to front. B/w text illustrations. 189 pages. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins. Wrapper is a bit scuffed with a few closed tears; minimal loss.

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