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The Watercolours for Birds of America. Annette Blaugrund and Theodore E.Stebbins, jr. Editors. Catalog entries by Carole Anne Slatkin. Essays by Theoder E.Stebbins, Annette Blaugrund, Amy R.W.Myers and Reba Fishman Snyder.

By: AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Herbert Press. 1993 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 62792


Folio. In dark green cloth covers with silver to spine. Grey endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 382pp. With colour plates and additional water colour illustrations. Audubon’s pictures were taken from his direct observations in the wild. Here they are reproduced with essays by art historians, conservators, and Audubon scholars. View more info

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Birds of Cyprus. Illustrated in colour by D. M. Reid-Henry and Roland Green.

By: BANNERMAN, DAVID A.; BANNERMAN MARY W.:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Oliver & Boyd, 1958 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78073


Hardback, 4to. (11 x 8 inches). In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper (dw colour plate to front). Top edges olivine. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; minor rubbing to edges and corners. Not price clipped, in protective sleeve). some light rubbing and minor marks to boards. Small label to front endpaper “A.J. Wise, Christchurch.” Some light foxing spots to endpapers, Else a very clean and tight copy. ... View more info

The Kingfisher. Signed copy.

By: BOAG, DAVID:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Blandford Press. Poole, Dorset. 1982 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73454


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In pale blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Dark green endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Author’s neat inscription to half title page, dated 1982. Else a very clean and tight copy. 120pp. With colour photographs. Based on the author’s seven year study of the Kingfisher, with 66 unique colour ... View more info

Image for British Birds With their Nests and Eggs. In Six Volumes. Illustrated by F.W. Frowhawk.

British Birds With their Nests and Eggs. In Six Volumes. Illustrated by F.W. Frowhawk.

By: BUTLER, ARTHUR G.: FROHAWK, F.W.:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Brumby & Clarke, Ltd. London. n.d. ca 1900:

Seller ID: 78983


6 Volumes. Large Hardbacks, approx 12.5 x 10 inches. In bevelled mustard-yellow cloth covers with gilt lettering and pictorial vignettes to spines and fronts. All edges gilt, with gilt-marbled floral endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Otherwise cloths clean and bright. No penned inscriptions. Some light handling marks and some small areas of very light foxing, Else very clean and tight copies. Six volumes. Illustrated with full-p... View more info

The Birds of Our Rambles. A Companion for the Country.

By: DIXON, CHARLES:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London. Chapman and Hall. 1891:

Seller ID: 59996


Tall 8vo. In green pebbled cloth covers with gilt to spine. Patterned endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and bumped at ends, with small marks to covers. Mild foxing to edges affecting some pages inside. Slight browning to endpapers. Many pages unopened/uncut. Else a clean and tight copy. 249pp. With 8 b/w plates. Intended as an introduction to Field Ornithology. The author describes the habits, song and appearance of the birds that regularly inhabit ... View more info

Image for Our Rarer Birds. Being Studies in Ornithology & Oology. With Twenty Illustrations by Charles Whymper and A Frontispeice by J.G. Keulemans.

Our Rarer Birds. Being Studies in Ornithology & Oology. With Twenty Illustrations by Charles Whymper and A Frontispeice by J.G. Keulemans.

By: DIXON, Charles;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley & Son, London. 1888 1st:

Seller ID: 74901


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In navy blue cloth with gilt eagle design to front and lettering to spine. In very good condition. Some minor marks to boards, rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Some slight foxing to page edges and title pg. Inside owners prize label to endpaper with original bookseller label “G.G. Walmsley, Liverpool.” to front. Else very clean and tight throughout. 373pp. With Twenty Illustrations by Charles Whymper and A Frontispeice by J.G. K... View more info

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Sketches of Bird Life From Twenty Years’ Observation of their Haunts and Habits. With Illustrations by Wolf, C. Whymper, Keulmans and Thorburn.

By: HARTING, James Edmund;

Price: £38.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen & Co. London. 1883:

Seller ID: 74920


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In green cloth with b&w printed vignette to front and gilt lettering to front and spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped, some rubbing to spine. Inner hinges cracked, owners bookplate to front endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers and page edges else pages clean and tight throughout. 292pp. With b&w full page and illustrations within text. View more info

Image for Rare, Vanishing & Lost British Birds. Compiled from notes by W. H. Hudson by Linda Gardiner. With 25 Coloured plates by H. Grovold.

Rare, Vanishing & Lost British Birds. Compiled from notes by W. H. Hudson by Linda Gardiner. With 25 Coloured plates by H. Grovold.

By: HUDSON, W.H.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London and Toronto, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1923:

Seller ID: 77382


Hardback, Size 9 x 6 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. Blind embossed tree on front. In very good condition. Spine darkened. Boards clean. Slight curl to front board. Lacks front free endpaper. Mild foxing to front ‘half-title’ page. Colour plates clean and bright. A couple of tiny spots to a couple of page edges. Else a clean and tight copy. - The first edition was published in 1894. This edition records birds that were lost in the ... View more info

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Memoirs of an Artist Naturalist.

By: LODGE, GEORGE E:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Gurney & Jackson 1946 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77029


Hardback. Tall 8vo. Approx 10 x 7 inches. Green cloth with gilt to spine. In original dustwrapper with colour plate to front. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW minor rubbing to edges and corners, darkening to spine, in plastic sleeve.) Some rubbing to edges of cloth. Inside pages clean and tight. Chapters: Hawks and Hawking/ Woodland & Marsh/ Some Shetland Memories/ Memories of Game Birds/ Some Observations on painting Birds.... View more info

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The Flora of Dorsetshire. Or A Catalogue of the Plants Found in the County of Dorset. with a Sketches of its Geology and Physical Geography.

By: MANSEL-PLEYDELL, John Clavell;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Dorchester. 1874 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75512


Size 5.5 x 9.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and gilt lettering to front with blind embossed decoartions to boards. In very good condition. Corners bumped, rubbing to edges and to boards. Small split to cloth top end of spine. Neat inscription to front endpaper. A couple of minor glue repairs inside. 320pp. Large fold out coloured map to front. The author records the Flora of Dorset at the end of the 19th century. Includes two ... View more info

Bird Migration.

By: MEAD, CHRIS:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Country Life Books. 1983 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 62781


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. Pictorial endpapers. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 224pp. With 20 colour & 35 b/w photographs. Up to 200 two-colour maps and diagrams. The history of migration theories with detailed analysis of particular groups of birds with an explanation of current research met... View more info

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Birds of Arabia.

By: MEINERTZHAGEN, Colonel R.;

Price: £295.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London Oliver & Boyd 1954 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77028


Hardback. 4to. (11 x 8 inches.) In light brown cloth covers lettered in dark green to spine. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. Rubbing to edges. Spine darkened and rubbed. In protective sleeve.) Cloth a little faded at spine with some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Map in rear pocket. A very clean and tight copy. Col. Meinertzhagen served in East Africa with the King's Afric... View more info

Wild Geese. Illustrations by Carol Ogilvie.

By: OGILVIE, M.A.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: T&A D Poyser. Berkhamstead. 1978 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 63858


Tall 8vo. In brown cloth covers. With pictorial dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along top edge. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 350pp. With colour illustrations, line drawings and maps. Comprehensive guide to Wild Geese. View more info

The Birds of Somerset.

By: PALMER, E.M. / BALLANCE, D.K.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Longmans. 1968 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 63931


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Price clipped). Small marks to front endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. 204pp. With b/w photographs and a map. An account of the history and distribution of birds in the county. View more info

Who’s Who in Ornithology.

By: PEMBERTON, JOHN E. (ed):

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Buckingham Press. 1997 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 62775


Tall 8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine.With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly bumped at top of spine. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 416pp. Pen portraits of over 1000 men and women in the Ornithological world, detailing backgrounds, occupations, specialisms, publications, fieldwork, researches and how to contact them. View more info

The Birds of The Malay Peninsula. Volume 1: The Commoner Birds. A General account of the Birds inhabiting the region from the Isthmus of Kra to singapore with the adjacent islands.

By: ROBINSON, Herbert C.;

Price: £90.00

Publisher: H. F. & G. Witherby. 1927 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74836


Large 8 x 11 inches. In red cloth with gilt to front and spine. Top page edges gilt. Overall very good condition. Boards marked, corners bumped, edges rubbed, spine faded. Endpapers darkened with owners label to front. Inside pages clean and tight, plates bright. 329pp. With Twenty Five Full-Page Colour Plates. View more info

Image for Bird Life and Bird Lore. With illustrations.

Bird Life and Bird Lore. With illustrations.

By: SMITH, R.BOSWORTH:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London. John Murray. 1905 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74179


Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and decorated front. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges. Small marks & bookplate on endpapers. Some light foxing, with pages rough cut. Else a clean and tight copy. 434pp. With b/w plates. Ten chapters on Owls, Ravens Wild Duck, Magpie, and more. Includes a chapter on Bingham’s Melcombe in Dorset. From the library of Charles Hall Woodhouse. View more info

Birds of Somerset.

By: SOMERSET ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton. 1988 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 63932


Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 264pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. Written by a committee of the Somerset Ornithological Society, the book is and invaluable guide for dedicated birdwatchers and for those with a general interest. The book covers both habitats and species. View more info

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Familiar Wild Birds. First to Third Series. Three Volumes.

By: SWAYSLAND, W.:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cassell & Comp. N.d. (1st.). ca. 1883:

Seller ID: 78816


3 vols. 7.5 x 5 inches. Very attractive green pictorial cloth with decorative lettering, beveled edges, and coloured bird designs to fronts. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, some minor nicks to ends of spines. Some minor darkening to spines. Neat owners inscription to front endpapers “John Addy.” Some minor page tanning, some minor foxing spots, some glue repairs to plates. Else very clean and tight copies. 120 beautiful colou... View more info

The Birds of the Falkland Islands. Foreword by Sir Peter Scott.

By: WOODS, ROBIN W.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Anthony Nelson. 1975 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 63853


4to. In blue cloth covers. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; edges slightly creased. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 240pp. With b/w and colour photographs and maps. Field guide to 87 species. View more info