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Natural History (Ornithology)

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Natural History (Ornithology)

Around 25% of our stock is available on our website. If you can't find what you're looking for please contact us.

 
1 The Indian Runner Duck, A Historical Guide
Ashton, Christine and Michael Feathered World 2002 0907769330 / 9780907769330 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Glazed boards. In excellent, fine, unmarked condition. As new. pp. vii, 202. This book charts the mysteries and arguments about the Indian Runner Duck which have fascinated people for 100 years. 304077 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
8 Ducks and Swans (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1973 0721403654 / 9780721403656 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Later printing. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN on the back cover, but no price. Ducks and Swans is the second of a long list of titles on the back cover - the last title listed is Bears and Pandas. In nice clean condition. Slightly bumped spine ends. Minor discolouration to the white parts of the covers. No names or inscriptions. Pages clean and tight. No handling creases to the pages. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103600 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
2 Is There an Economic Consensus? An Attitude Survey
Brittan, Samuel Macmillan 1973 0333144104 / 9780333144107 First Edition Blue Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Very slight rubs to the dust jacket edges. The jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 118pp. 024406 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
9 Song Birds (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd [c. 1975] Loughborough 1975 0721403557 / 9780721403557 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. In excellent, near fine condition. First published in 1974; this copy is a c. 1975 reprint. Printed ISBN and price of 24p net on the back cover. No barcode. List of titles in the series on the back cover - the last one listed is no. 23 Air. Clean, tight and unmarked. Appears barely read. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to the pages. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305280 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Living Birds of Eric Ennion
Busby, John (introduction and commentary by) Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1982 0575031573 / 9780575031579 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
The bottom corners of the dust jacket have a pale stain. Book (pages and boards) is completely unaffected. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Price clipped, the DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 128pp. 302047 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
10 Song Birds (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1974 0721403557 / 9780721403557 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial covers. ISBN and price of 24p printed on the back cover. In excellent condition. Inside: Faint imprint shape from a paper clip on the title page and front endpaper. No names or inscriptions. Pages are in very good, clean condition. No handling creases. No marks. Binding tight. 51pp. This is the 11th title listed of 14 on the back cover. A lovely copy. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103537 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
4 From Dorset with Love
Croxford, Bob Atmosphere 1996 0952185032 / 9780952185031 Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - 8" Tall Croxford, Bob (photographs) 
No names or inscriptions. 96pp. A scanned picture of this book can be emailed to you on request. 024453 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
11 Birds and Men: The Bird Life of British Towns, Villages, Gardens and Farmland (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Nicholson, E. M. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1990 1870630149 / 9781870630146 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1951. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, with a short nick to the top edge. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xvi, 256. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104240 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
5 Sea-Birds: An Introduction to the Natural History of the Sea-Birds of the North Atlantic (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Fisher, J. ; Lockley, R. M. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1989 1870630882 / 9781870630887 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1954. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine and a previous owner has applied some clear tape to the tail end of the spine, over a small rubbed patch and two short tears. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xvi, 320. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104239 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
12 Morning Flight: A Book of Wildfowl
Scott, Peter ; illustrated with reproductions from the author's paintings and a self-portrait Country Life Limited London 1941 Hardcover Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
5th impression. Blue boards; slightly rubbed at the spine ends and with a small rubbed patch in the rear board. The dust jacket has seen better days - it is overall greyed, with significant loss, tears, chips etc. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). Brief gift inscription written on the f.e.p. Scattered foxing. pp. xiii, 138. Heavy book - overseas postage will be higher than the quoted rate and charged at cost (we will contact you with a quote before processing your order). NO extra charges for UK delivery. 302033 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
6 Kingfisher: Tales from the Halcyon River
Hamilton James, Charlie (written and photographed by) ; foreword by Simon King Evans Mitchell Books Rickmansworth, Herts 2009 1901268381 / 9781901268386 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large landscape format hardback with dust jacket. Original turquoise boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped [25.00]. 168pp. Stunning photographic study of kingfishers. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge may apply to islands, N. Ireland and Scottish highlands. Discount available for collection from our North Oxfordshire retail shop. 305142 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
13 A Second Book of British Birds and their Nests (Ladybird Book, Series 536).
Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian ; with colour illustrations by Allen W. Seaby Wills & Hepworth Ltd. [c.1958] Loughborough 1960 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
n.d. No date but publication date for this edition is c. 1958. This title was first published in1954. Not a first edition. Brown open wing endpapers. Dust jacket price of 2/6. List of titles in the series on the rear dust jacket flap names this one second and 'The Ladybird Book of British Wild Animals' is the last title on the list. Matt buff boards, with brown titles and picture of a bird on the front board. White titles on the dust jacket. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are a couple of little grubby handling marks to the edges of a few pages (nothing significant). The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges and has a tear to the bottom edge of the back cover, with several creases resulting from the tear. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304268 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
7 Sea and Estuary Birds (A Ladybird Book, Series 536)
Leigh-Pemberton, John Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1967 0721401104 / 9780721401102 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Later printing. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 15p on the back cover. This book is the 21st of 24 titles listed on the back cover. Lightly rubbed spine edges and corners. Mild bumps to spine ends. Previous owner's name and date and two inked stamps of a cat on the title page. Quite a large flattened crease to the top corner of pp.5/6. Binding tight. Clean. No handling creases to pages. A nice copy. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103548 
Price: 5.50 GBP

     
 
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Ducks and Swans (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737), Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by)
Ducks and Swans (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by)
6.50 GBP
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Sea and Estuary Birds (A Ladybird Book, Series 536), Leigh-Pemberton, John
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Leigh-Pemberton, John
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Song Birds (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737), Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by)
Song Birds (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by)
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The Indian Runner Duck, A Historical Guide, Ashton, Christine and Michael
The Indian Runner Duck, A Historical Guide
Ashton, Christine and Michael
18.50 GBP
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The Living Birds of Eric Ennion, Busby, John (introduction and commentary by)
The Living Birds of Eric Ennion
Busby, John (introduction and commentary by)
18.00 GBP
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Morning Flight: A Book of Wildfowl, Scott, Peter ; illustrated with reproductions from the author's paintings and a self-portrait
Morning Flight: A Book of Wildfowl
Scott, Peter ; illustrated with reproductions from the author's paintings and a self-portrait
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