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Natural History: Ornithology

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Natural History: Ornithology

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1 Notes on Some British and Foreign Wildfowl
Bratby, Michael ; illustrated by J. C. Harrison Country Life Limited for the Severn Wildfowl Trust London 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A slightly musty odour to the book. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and chipped at the edges and has some foxing. DJ not price clipped. Slim volume. Text and colour plates. 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 N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 21 x 28cm. 104915 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
12 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 previous owner's 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 One Man's Island: Painting and Sketches from the Isle of May [Inscribed by Author]
Brockie, Keith J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd 1984 0460046128 / 9780460046121 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original grey boards. Very good. Inscribed by the author on the dedication page (to John Millais and dated 1984). Dust jacket not price clipped. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104822 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
13 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 mark from a paper clip on the title page and front endpaper (paper clip removed). No previous owner's 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

 
 
3 Birds of the Wayside and Woodland, comprising A Descriptive History of the Families Corvidae to Tetraonidae, based upon the standard work The Birds of the British Isles by T. A. Coward
Coward, T. A. ; edited and with introductory chapters upon the general habits and characteristics of birds by Enid Blyton Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd London and New York 1941 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
New and revised edition. Original red cloth. Top edge red. In very good clean condition. Lacks dust jacket. Previous owner's name in pencil at the top edge of the front endpaper. Binding firm. 352pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104902 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
14 Newman's Birds of Southern Africa
Newman, Kenneth Macmillan South Africa Johannesburg 1984 0869541706 / 9780869541708 Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Used paperback. Reading creases to spine and textblock foredges have a couple of stains. Pages themselves are clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A fair to good / acceptable reading or reference copy. 461pp. 100452 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
4 The Observer's Book of Birds' Eggs [Observer's No. 18]
Evans, G. (compiled by) Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd 1975 0723200602 / 9780723200604 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
14th reprint. Original brown boards. Bumped corners, slightly bruised spine ends and some minor foxing to outer closed textblock edges. The dust jacket has a 1cm strip of the top edge of the front cover rubbed / peeled surface of the cover laminate (see photos). Further rubs and a couple of small chips to the dust jacket edges. Front flap clipped. 224pp. 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306370 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
15 A Guide to Watching Birds in North Staffordshire
Plank, Sam (foreword) North Staffs RSPB Local Members' Group 1988 0951407007 / 9780951407004 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. Small mark to the front cover. Clean inside. No names or inscriptions. 32pp. Like most of our stock, we have this booklet at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305449 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Snow Geese [Signed Copy]
Fiennes, William Picador 2003 0330375792 / 9780330375795 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. Signed by the author on the title page. Brand new paperback, in excellent, fine condition. pp. 250.Like most of our stock, this book is a slightly lower price in our shop premises if you would like to visit us in Banbury. 058135 
Price: 12.49 GBP

 
16 Birds and Their Lives (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 48)
Ross, Alison ; illustrations by Ian Willis Basil Blackwell Oxford 1970 0631068406 / 9780631068402 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Willis, Ian 
A nice copy in very good, clean condition. First edition. Pale orange boards. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is clean and bright; not price clipped. 62pp. Similiar in style to Ladybird books but slightly larger size. 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 040783 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 Mountain and Moorland Birds (A Puffin Picture Book, No. 65)
Kelly, R. B. Talbot Puffin | Penguin Books [c. 1947] 1947 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6z - 7z" tall 
Date of publication not stated but this copy is a first edition from c. December 1947. Slim stapled booklet. 31pp. In very good, clean condition throughout. The staples have rusted but no corrosion to surrounding paper. No price shown and no list of other Picture Puffin titles. Overall a super copy. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a slightly lower price in our Banbury shop if you would like to call in. 105785 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
17 Bledgrave Hall
Stanford, J. K. ; illustrated by A. M. Hughes Faber and Faber Limited London 1950 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards. Lacks dust jacket. A very brief inscription in pen at the bottom edge of the front endpaper. A short story / novella about avocets in E. Anglia. 75pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104797 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
7 The British Bird Book: An Account of all the Birds, Nests and Eggs found in the British Isles; illustrated by two hundred coloured drawings and numerous photographs [Complete 4 Volume Set]
Kirkman, F. B. (edited by) T C & E C Jack [1911-1913] London and Edinburgh 1911 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Published from 1911 to 1913. Complete set of four large, heavy volumes in beige / light brown cloth with rubbed leather spine labels, onlaid. In fair to good condition. The spine labels are significantly rubbed and a large piece of the lower spine label on Volume I has rubbed away completely. All volumes have marks to the boards; Volume IV has some pale purple streaks to the rear board. Boards are bumped at spine ends and corners, rubbed at the corners exposing boards. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. Some foxing throughout. The bindings are reasonably firm though there are a few shaken spots, Volume II has a light crack to front inner hinge after half-title page, Volume III has partially repaired full-length cracks to both inner hinges (see photos) - these may benefit from further strengthening if regular use of the volumes is required. Not a pretty set but a fairly serviceable one. pp. xviii, [i], 449; xii, 540; xii, 609; xii, 692. 32cm. DELIVERY: The cost of sending these within the UK MAINLAND is included in the price. A significant extra fee will be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY - EU delivery may be possible though will incur a significant extra charge - please contact us for a quote before ordering. Due to the size and weight NO delivery outside the EU. A discount is available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 105094 
Price: 150.00 GBP

 
18 The Bird Man, An Autobiography
Strange, Ian Gordon and Cremonesi London 1976 086033015x / 9780860330158 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original blue boards. Binding firm. Very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has a couple of short nicks and some minor rubs to the edges. 182pp. 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 N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104818 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
8 Redbreast: The Robin in Life and Literature
Lack, Andrew SMH Books Pulborough, West Sussex 2008 0955382726 / 9780955382727 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards, bruised at spine ends and there is a forwards lean to the spine. Inside in very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. x, 294. 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305420 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
19 Hummingbirds, Their Life and Behaviour: A Photographic Study of the North American Species
Tyrrell, Esther Quesada ; photographs by Robert A. Tyrrell Crown Publishers, Inc New York 1985 0517553368 / 9780517553367 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Signed by Author(s)
Original blue boards. The boards are faded to grey at the very top and bottom edges of the boards. Signed by both authors on the front endpaper (no inscriptions). There are a couple of foxing spots to the title page. Other pages clean and bright. The dust jacket has some minor rubs and creasing to the edges but is in overall very good condition. Front flap not price clipped. 212pp. 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 - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply for posting to UK islands; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306440 
Price: 21.00 GBP

 
 
9 Birds of Prey, A Ladybird Book (Ladybird, Series 536)
Leigh-Pemberton, John Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1970 0721402593 / 9780721402598 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A later printing, from c. 1975. Boards are clean, with some light rubs to the spine ends and corners and a very slight outward curvature to the boards. A brief (and neat) gift inscription written at the top edge of the reverse of the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages clean and bright. 51pp. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 24p on the back cover. Tally of over 350 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover and titles 1-24 in the series listed on the rear board. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105486 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
20 The Phasian Bird
Williamson, Henry Faber and Faber Russell Square, London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Original blue cloth boards with gilt titles to the spine. In really nice clean condition, with just the occasional foxing spot. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding is nice and firm. 341pp. The dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and nicked at the edges, with a cup ring mark and some mild wrinkling to the back cover. 341pp. 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 N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105067 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
10 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 and 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: 6.00 GBP

 
21 Coro-Coro: The World of the Scarlet Ibis
Zahl, Paul A. Hammond, Hammond & Company London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. Lightly bruised spine ends and top corners. The top corner of the front endpaper has a small tippex / correction fluid mark, small enough to be covering an old price mark I would imagine as it is too small to be blocking out a name etc. Pages are otherwise clean and binding firm. 216pp. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with a few small tears and minor creases. Dust jacket not price clipped. 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306318 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
11 The Ladybird Book of Heath and Woodland Birds (A Ladybird Nature Book, Series 536)
Leigh-Pemberton, John Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1968 0721401112 / 9780721401119 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6z - 7z" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. An early printing from c. 1968-69 but not a first printing. There are a couple of small very pale marks to the boards, which are otherwise bright and clean. Just very light rubs to spine ends and corners. The binding is firm and tight and pages bright and clean except for one small very pale brown mark to page 42. A small flattened crease to the bottom corner of page 40. Pages are otherwise crisp - no handling creases to the pages. pp. 52. Printed price inside of 2/6. Printed 9-digit ISBN number on the back cover and list of titles in the series ranging from no. 4 to no. 22 (this title). Tally of over 220 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a slightly lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 105885 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
22 Coro-Coro: The World of the Scarlet Ibis
Zahl, Paul A. Hammond, Hammond & Company London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. Quite a heavy bump to the top corners. Previous owner's name written at the top of front pastedown. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Binding firm and the pages are otherwise clean. 216pp. The dust jacket is worn and torn with rubs, chips, tears and some loss to the front cover. Not price clipped. 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306104 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
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Notes on Some British and Foreign Wildfowl, Bratby, Michael ; illustrated by J. C. Harrison
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Birds of the Wayside and Woodland, comprising A Descriptive History of the Families Corvidae to Tetraonidae, based upon the standard work The Birds of the British Isles by T. A. Coward, Coward, T. A. ; edited and with introductory chapters upon the general habits and characteristics of birds by Enid Blyton
Birds of the Wayside and Woodland, comprising A Descriptive History of the Families Corvidae to Tetraonidae, based upon the standard work The Birds of the British Isles by T. A. Coward
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One Man's Island: Painting and Sketches from the Isle of May [Inscribed by Author], Brockie, Keith
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The Bird Man, An Autobiography, Strange, Ian
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Bledgrave Hall, Stanford, J. K. ; illustrated by A. M. Hughes
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A Guide to Watching Birds in North Staffordshire, Plank, Sam (foreword)
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