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VAN DYCK DRAWINGS
Written by Christopher Brown. Illustrated by Anthony Van Dyck.
Stock no. 1814462
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Published in connection with the exhibition The Drawings of Anthony van Dyck (1991). Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0500092249. Light page browning throughout. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has publisher's price-label to rear panel.
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HOKUSAI: LIFE AND WORK
Written by Richard Lane. Illustrated by Katsushika Hokusai.
Stock no. 1814461
Published by Barrie & Jenkins. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), Japanese artist and print-maker, is now recognised as one of the great masters of the ukiyo-e print, illustration, sketch and painting. Large format. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and a few colour. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 0712625062.
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ISLAM ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Written by Markus Hattstein; Frederick Delius.
Stock no. 1814460
Published by Konemann. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The historical development of the Islamic regions and their ruling dynasties, and illustrates their greatly varied forms of artistic expression from the birth of the religion to the present day. Large format. Colour photos. 637 Pages. ISBN: 383311178X.
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GARDENS OF THE LAKE DISTRICT
Written by Tim Longville. Illustrated by Val Corbett.
Stock no. 1814459
Published by Frances Lincoln. Circa 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Taking readers beyond the lakes and fells to some of the region's less known treasures. Large format. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780711227132. Second printing. SIGNED by the author and photographer to front endpaper below a hotel bookplate. Light rubbing to base of spine.
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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA VOLUME I OSTRICH TO DUCKS
Written by Stanley Cramp; et al. Illustrated by C.J.F. Coombs; Noel W. Cusa; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1814458
Published by Oxford University Press. 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Maps on endpapers. 722 pages. A highly detailed reference manual, describing over 740 species, with detail on field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality and longevity, population (with distribution maps), social pattern & behaviour, breeding, food, voice, plumages, moults, measurements, weights, structure & geographical variation. ISBN: 0198573588. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and has a plain sticker with previous owner's name and date to front flap, covering some text.
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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA VOLUME III WADERS TO GULLS
Written by Stanley Cramp; et al. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; P.J.K. Burton; Noel W. Cusa; Robert Gillmor; D.I.M. Wallace.
Stock no. 1814457
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Navy cloth. Maps on endpapers. Specially commissioned colour plates. Comprehensive reference manual describing over 740 species on field characteristics, habitat, distribution (with maps), mortality & longevity, breeding, social patterns, migration, etc. Bibliography and indexes. ISBN: 0198575068. Vertical creasing to spine where previously the book has been read. Light browning to text block edges. Crease to front endpaper. Plain white sticker with previous owner's name and date to front dustwrapper flap covering some text on the flap. Dustwrapper spine faded.
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FACING EXTINCTION: THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRDS AND THE RACE TO SAVE THEM
Written by Paul F. Donald; N.J. Collar; Stuart J. Marsden; Deborah J. Pain.
Stock no. 1814456
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This book tells the story of the world's rarest birds, focusing on the approximately 200 species listed by the IUCN as Critically Endangered. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780713670219. Neat name & date in ink to front endpaper. Light rubbing to base of spine. Previous bookseller label to rear dustwrapper panel.
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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 8: BROADBILLS TO TAPACULOS
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; David Christie; et al. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; Hilary Burn; John Cox; et al..
Stock no. 1814455
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt titles. Colour photos, plates and distribution maps. 845 pages including index. ISBN: 8487334504. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 12: PICARTHARTES TO TITS AND CHICKADEES
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; David Christie; et al. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; Hilary Burn; John Cox; et al..
Stock no. 1814454
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt titles. Colour photos, plates and distribution maps. 815 pages including index. ISBN: 8496553426. Includes laminated indexes of non-passerines and passerines loosely inserted. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD SPECIAL VOLUME: NEW SPECIES AND GLOBAL INDEX
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal; David Christie. Illustrated by Hilary Burn; Chris Rose; Jon Fjeldsa; et al..
Stock no. 1814453
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos, illustrations and distribution maps. 812 pages including index. ISBN: 9788496553880. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 5: BARN-OWLS TO HUMMINGBIRDS
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal. Illustrated by Richard Allen; Norman Arlott; et al..
Stock no. 1814452
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles. Colour plates, photos and distribution maps. 759 pages including index. ISBN: 8487334253. Text block slightly grubby. A few very minor marks to boards. Dustwrapper in fine condition.
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STRATOFORTRESS: THE STORY OF THE B-52
Written by Martin W. Bowman.
Stock no. 1814451
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Boeing's mighty B-52 Stratofortress has seen continuous operational service with the United States Air Force since the type was introduced in 1957. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 1844152340.
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