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Image for Birds of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

Birds of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

By: Cohen Edwin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Owen & Boyd 1963 1st Edition:

Seller ID: 52250


Original green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Very good condition with good dust wrapper (Light rubbing to top edge, chips to top and bottom of spine, small tear top edge of back). Slight mark to front end paper. Not price clipped. 278pp. Prof ill.with b/w photographs,and maps, inc fold out map at back. A systematic list of the birds of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight bringing up to date the last work on the subject by Kelsall and Munn published in 1... View more info

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Bird Habitats in Britain.

By: FULLER,R.J:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Poyser T.& A.1982 (1st.). 1982:

Seller ID: 50969


Bound in original green cloth with gilt lettering and design on spine & dustwrapper. Book in very good condition , dustwrapper very lightly rubbed at edges, price clipped, very good condition. Neat owners inscription on front endaper. Else very clean & tight. 53 drawings by Donald Watson, 32 plates and over 100 diagrams and maps. 320pp. Descibes all the main habitat types, the structure, and composition of bird communities, and reviews bird sites and their distri... View more info

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Pirates and Predators. The Piratical and Predatory Habits of Birds.

By: MEINERTZHAGEN, COLONEL R.;

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd 1959 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77125


Tall 8vo. Hardback. (11 x 8 inches.) Orange cloth lettered in gold, and with 2 small illustrations in gilt on front cover. Near fine condition in very good dustwrapper. (DW price clipped, small tear top of spine, rear darkened, rubbing to spine and edges. In protective sleeve.) Small mark to top page edges. Corners slightly bumped and edges slightly rubbed, slight darkening to endpapers and ‘half-title’ page. Else inside pages clean and tight throughout. 18 c... View more info

A Guide to The Birds of South America. Illustrated by Earl L.Poole, John R.Quinn and George M.Sutton.

By: MEYER DE SCHAUENSEE, R.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh. Oliver & Boyd. 1971 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 63573


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Small tear to top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. xiv, 470pp. With 50 plts., mostly in colour. Comprehensive guide to The Birds of South America. The reprint was published without the plates. View more info

Image for A Dictionary of British Birds. Montagu’s British Birds. Being a reprint of Montagu’s Ornithological Dictionary together with the Additional Species described by Selby; Yarrell, in all three editions; and in Natural-History Journals.

A Dictionary of British Birds. Montagu’s British Birds. Being a reprint of Montagu’s Ornithological Dictionary together with the Additional Species described by Selby; Yarrell, in all three editions; and in Natural-History Journals.

By: NEWMAN, EDWARD (ed):

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London. Swan Sonnenschein & Co. n.d. ca 1866.:

Seller ID: 63586


Tall 8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and pictorial front. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Gilt to front bright. Endpapers slightly marked. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. Occasional foxing spots. Else a very clean and tight copy. 400pp. Bi-columnar text. Dictionary of British Ornithology from the 19thCentury. View more info

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Wonders of the Bird World. With illustrations by A. T. Elwes.

By: SHARPE, R. BOWDLER:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Wells, Gardner, Darton and Co., 1898 1st:

Seller ID: 78203


Hardback, Size approx 8 x 6 inches. In light green cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering to spine and front. With coloured pictorial bird illustrations to front, spine and rear. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Corners and edges a little rubbed. Some minor bumps to board edges. Endpapers darkened. Some light foxing spots to pages, Else a clean and tight copy. -- -Based on a series of lectures, the author describes some unusual birds, decoration, nests, courts... View more info

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BIRDS OF SOMERSET.

By: Somerset Ornithological Society.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton 1988 1st Edition:

Seller ID: 52245


Original black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Very good condition with very good dust wrapper (slight fading to spine). Not price clipped. 264pp. Prof ill.with b/w photographs line drawings and maps. A comprehensive account written by a committee of the Somerset Ornithological Society. Well illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings. A good modern county bird book. View more info

Image for British Birds. With Eighty Plates in Colour, Showing Over Four Hundred Species. In Four Volumes. Second Edition.

British Birds. With Eighty Plates in Colour, Showing Over Four Hundred Species. In Four Volumes. Second Edition.

By: THORBURN, A.:

Price: £395.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co. 1916 2nd:

Seller ID: 78230


4 vols. Large hardbacks, approx 12.5 x 10.5 inches. Red cloths lettered in gilt on spines with gilt line paneled boards. Top edges gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Spines and cloths faded, rubbing to boards and edges, corners bumped and rubbed. Nicks to corners and ends of spine. Darkening to endpapers and neat inscription to front. Some slight darkening and handling marks to page edges else very clean and tight copies. Profusely illustrated with colour pl... View more info

Image for Bird Portraiture. “How To Do It” Series No. 35.

Bird Portraiture. “How To Do It” Series No. 35.

By: TUNNNICLIFFE, C. F.:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London & New York, The Studio, 1945 (1st.ed.):

Seller ID: 78227


Hardback, 10 x 8 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; darkened and foxed, rubbing to edges, some spots to rear, corners and ends of spine chipped. Not price clipped, in protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Slight darkening to end papers. Else a clean and tight copy. 96pp. With colour and B&W plates. View more info