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Image for Bird and Butterfly Mysteries - realities of migration

Bird and Butterfly Mysteries - realities of migration

By: Acworth, Bernard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 205711

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, red cloth lettered gilt to spine, a very good tightly bound copy in a pictorial dust wrapper that has loss at head of spine and a paper repair to verso, text clean and unmarked, 303pp View more info

Image for THE PIGEON GUILLEMOT, CEPPHUS COLUMBA: Breeding Biology and Brood-Size, a thesis

THE PIGEON GUILLEMOT, CEPPHUS COLUMBA: Breeding Biology and Brood-Size, a thesis

By: Aitchison, Norman Walter

Price: £6.50

Publisher: University of British Columbia: 1972

Seller ID: 157883

Condition: Good


paperback photocopied thesis, some annotation o/w good, 24pp printed on one side only View more info

Image for Field Guide to the Birds of the Eastern Himalayas

Field Guide to the Birds of the Eastern Himalayas

By: Ali, Salim

Price: £9.15

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 211950

ISBN: 0195605950

Condition: Very Good


hardback, small 8vo, a very good tightly bound copy in a lightly chipped pictorial dust wrapper, text unmarked and clean, colour plates, 265pp View more info

Image for Field Guide to the Birds of the Eastern Himalayas

Field Guide to the Birds of the Eastern Himalayas

By: Ali, Salim

Price: £9.15

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1977

Seller ID: 216829

ISBN: 0195605950

Condition: Very Good


hardback, small 8vo, a very good tightly bound copy in a chipped pictorial dust wrapper that has some loss and gummed paper repairs to verso, text unmarked and clean, colour plates, 265pp View more info

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Birds and Their World

By: Andrews, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1976

Seller ID: 164213

ISBN: 0600348830

Condition: Very Good


4to, green cloth lettered gilt to spine, very good in a slightly rubbed dust wrapper, col'd plates, 192pp View more info

Image for Ring Ouzels of the Yorkshire Dales

Ring Ouzels of the Yorkshire Dales

By: Appleyard, Ian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: W S Maney & Son: 1994

Seller ID: 181032

ISBN: 0901286400

Condition: Very Good


hardback, pictorial laminated boards a little faded to bottom edge o/w a very good copy, col'd photographic plates, a very good copy, 59pp View more info

Image for BIRD NOTES FROM ZAMBEZI DISTRICT, NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE (Occasional paper No 2)

BIRD NOTES FROM ZAMBEZI DISTRICT, NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE (Occasional paper No 2)

By: Aspinwall, D R

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Zambia Ornithological Society: 1979

Seller ID: 161624

Condition: Good


large paperback, metal clasp bar, brief note to previous owner on title page o/w a good copy, 60pp View more info

Image for Wildfowl in Great Britain, a survey of the winter distribution of the Antidae and their conservation England, Scotland and Wales

Wildfowl in Great Britain, a survey of the winter distribution of the Antidae and their conservation England, Scotland and Wales

By: Atkinson-Willes, G L (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: HMSO: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 194685

Condition: Very Good


hardback, large 8vo, orange cloth lettered gilt on red to spine, a very good tightly bound copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket, coloured illustrations by Peter Scott, b&w photographic plates, 368pp View more info

Image for The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

By: Attenborough, David

Price: £8.95

Publisher: BBC Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 184325

ISBN: 0563387920

Condition: Very Good


hardback, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket, col'd photographic plates throughout, 320pp View more info

Image for Song Dialetcs and Demes in Sedentary Populations of the White-Crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia Leucophrys Nuttalli)

Song Dialetcs and Demes in Sedentary Populations of the White-Crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia Leucophrys Nuttalli)

By: Baptista, Luis Felipe

Price: £11.35

Publisher: University of California Press: 1976

Seller ID: 222927

ISBN: 0520095227

Condition: Good


paperback, institutional ex-library, rubbed at head of spine, a good tightly bound copy, text unmarked, 52 pp + 25 Plates View more info

Image for Red Data Birds in Britain Action for rare, threatened and important species

Red Data Birds in Britain Action for rare, threatened and important species

By: Batten, Bibby, Clement, Elliott, Porter (editors)

Price: £11.50

Publisher: T & A D Poyser: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 194315

ISBN: 0856610569

Condition: Very Good


hardback, tall 8vo, a very good clean and tightly bound copy in a very good bright dust jacket that is now protected in a non-adhesive clear film sleeve, b&w illustrations, 349pp View more info

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Call of the Birds

By: Bayne, Charles S

Price: £9.85

Publisher: Collins: 1945

Edition: revised edition

Seller ID: 218772

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a well preserved pictorial dust wrapper that is chipped mildly at head of spine and is now protected in a non-adhesive archival film sleeve, b&w illustrations by C F Tunnicliffe, 368pp View more info

Image for Thomas Bewick : My Life

Thomas Bewick : My Life

By: Bewick, Thomas (edited by Iain Bain)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1981

Seller ID: 179148

Condition: Very Good


8vo, yellow and brown covers lettered gilt to spine, a very good copy, no slipcase, col'd plates, b&w illustrations, 192pp View more info

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THE AMERICAN EAGLE

By: Black, Cynthia (editor) & Leeson, Tom & Pat (photography)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Beyond Words Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 161507

ISBN: 0941831302

Condition: Very Good


hardback, large 4to, a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper, col'd photographic plates, ISBN:0941831302 View more info

Image for A STUDY OF THE MIGRATORY EAGLES AQUILA NIPALENSIS AND A. POMARINA (Aves Accipitridae) in Southern Africa, with comparative notes on other Large Raptors

A STUDY OF THE MIGRATORY EAGLES AQUILA NIPALENSIS AND A. POMARINA (Aves Accipitridae) in Southern Africa, with comparative notes on other Large Raptors

By: Brooke, Grobler, Irwin & Steyn

Price: £7.50

Publisher: National Museums of Rhodesia: Occasional Papers: 1972

Seller ID: 158511

Condition: Very Good


paperback, a very good copy, b&w illustrations, pp61-114 View more info

Image for Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey

By: Brown, Philip

Price: £6.15

Publisher: Andre Deutsche: 1964

Seller ID: 214845

Condition: Very Good


hardback, small quarto, paper age-toned, a very good tightly bound copy, text unmarked and clean, price clipped pictorial dust wrapper is lightly chipped, b&w plates, 124pp View more info

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Handbook of California Birds

By: Brown, Vinson & Weston, Henry & Buzzell, Jerry

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Naturegraph Publishers: 1986

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 207182

ISBN: 0911010165

Condition: Very Good


paperback, pictorial card covers, a very good tightly bound copy, text clean and unmarked, colour & b&w illustrations, 223pp View more info

Image for A Study of Birds in the South Midlands

A Study of Birds in the South Midlands

By: Brownett, A

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Banbury Ornithological Society: 1974

Seller ID: 165311

Condition: Good


light foxing o/w good, 58pp View more info

Image for The Bird Paintings of Henry Jones

The Bird Paintings of Henry Jones

By: Bruce Campbell, Introduction by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Price: £365.00

Publisher: Folio Society Fine Editions with The Zoological Society of London: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 221231

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, large rectangular folio, 15" x 19" bound by Hunter and Foulis in green half leather with green buckram boards, lettered gilt to spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, dust wrapper not called for in this edition. Housed in a brown cloth-covered slipcase with the crease of the London Zoological Society in gilt. Limited to just 500 copies, of which this is numbered 448, the book was the largest and most expensive publication of the Folio Society to date and was issued at a price of £350 and later raised to £425. Two hundred copies were bound up at publication and later copi... View more info

Image for The Hamlyn Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (Book & Cassettes)

The Hamlyn Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (Book & Cassettes)

By: Bruun, Bertel; Delin, Håkan; Svensson, Lars; Singer, Arthur; Zetterström, Dan

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1989

Seller ID: 166107

ISBN: 0600351815

Condition: Very Good


a boxed set of books and three cassettes recording the songs and calls of 350 species, boxed a little creased, contents near fine, book with col'd images View more info

Image for Notes on the Birds of Herefordshire

Notes on the Birds of Herefordshire

By: Bull, Henry Graves (Compiler)

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Adams & Co [with] Jakeman & Carver: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 222185

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, pictorial green cloth, lettered gilt, a very good tightly bound copy, inscription from the publisher to front free endpaper tipped in folding article from the Woolhope Club, guarded portrait frontis, marginal pencil markings in an erasable hand, xxx + 274pp View more info

Image for Birds of Idaho,

Birds of Idaho,

By: Burleigh, Thomas Dearborn

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Caxton Printers: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 182459

ISBN: 0870042084

Condition: Very Good


hardback, small folio, a very good copy in a well preserved dust jacket, col'd photographic plates, 467pp View more info

Image for Birds of Idaho,

Birds of Idaho,

By: Burleigh, Thomas Dearborn

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Caxton Printers: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 205790

ISBN: 0870042084

Condition: Very Good


hardback, large 8vo, 10" x 7", a very good copy in a well preserved pictorial dust jacket that is part faded, text clean and unmarked, colour photographic plates, 467pp View more info

Image for Owls of the World : Their Evolution, Structure and Ecology

Owls of the World : Their Evolution, Structure and Ecology

By: Burton, John A.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: E P Dutton & Co: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 212001

ISBN: 052517432X

Condition: Very Good


hardback, green covers lettered gilt to spine, no dust wrapper, foxing along top closed edge, gift inscription to a previous owner on short-title page, a tightly bound copy, text clean and unmarked, 216pp View more info

Image for Bird Behaviour

Bird Behaviour

By: Burton, Robert

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Granada Publishing: 1985

Seller ID: 163924

ISBN: 0246124407

Condition: Very Good


4to, green cloth lettered gilt to spine, very good in a rubbed dust wrapper, col'd plates, 224pp View more info

Image for WILDFOWL (New Naturalist Library No 110) Signed leather bound limited edition

WILDFOWL (New Naturalist Library No 110) Signed leather bound limited edition

By: Cabot, David

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Collins: 2009

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 163243

ISBN: 0007146582

Condition: As New


hardback leather bound edition, bound in brown Nigerian goatskin and lettered gilt to spine, all edges gilt, ebony endpapers, a fine copy of this limited edition of 150 copies, this being number 123, signed by the author on tipped in plate at front free endpaper and housed in a hand-made brown cloth slip case over board, col'd plates, 460pp, ISBN:9780007146581 View more info

Image for THE FORAGING OF THE BLACK GUILLEMOT (CEPPHUS GRYLLE) a thesis

THE FORAGING OF THE BLACK GUILLEMOT (CEPPHUS GRYLLE) a thesis

By: Cairns, David Kenneth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Carleton University: 1984

Seller ID: 157889

Condition: Good


large spiral bound paperback, extremeties a little rubbed o/w good, b&w diagrams, 209pp printed two to a page, one side of paper only View more info

Image for Population Ecology of the Australian Black-Backed Magpie, Royal Penguin, and Silver Gull

Population Ecology of the Australian Black-Backed Magpie, Royal Penguin, and Silver Gull

By: Carrick, Robert

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mawson Institute for Antarctic Reseach: 1972

Seller ID: 195418

Condition: Very Good


stapled printed card covers, ]offprint from the Population Ecology of Migratory Birds], slightly rubbed and darkened to edges, name written on ink of front cover o/w a very good tightly bound copy, maps View more info

Image for Birds of the Sudan - their identification and distribution

Birds of the Sudan - their identification and distribution

By: Cave, Colonel Francis O & MacDonald, James D

Price: £31.65

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 211761

Condition: Good


hardback, 8vo, blue cloth lettered gilt to spine, no dust wrapper, bottom corners of boards knocked, foxing to closed page edges and endpapers, signature of a previous owner, text unmarked, colour and b&w plates, maps including a folding map to rear, 444pp View more info

Image for Bird Life of the Borders - records of wild sport and natural history on moorland and sea

Bird Life of the Borders - records of wild sport and natural history on moorland and sea

By: Chapman, Abel

Price: £11.15

Publisher: Spredden Press: 1990

Seller ID: 216844

ISBN: 187173911X

Condition: Very Good


paperback, pictorial card covers, spine a little faded, a very good tightly bound copy, text unmarked and clean, 286pp View more info