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1 A Book of Ducks [King Penguin 58]
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis ; with plates by Peter Shepheard King Penguin 1951 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback King Penguin. Pictorial paper boards. Lacks dust jacket. First edition. Condition is only fair. The front endpaper and half-title page have been removed by a previous owner. The spine has been repaired to the full length with acid-free archival repair tissue. Small brown stain to the bottom edge of the front board. Crack to the front inner hinge where the two pages have been removed. The binding is otherwise quite firm and pages clean and bright, including plates. pp. 34, plates. Slight bowing to the front board. 106052 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
8 A Bird Book for the Pocket [3rd edition]
Sandars, Edmund Oxford University Press 1933 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Small pocket-sized hardback, with dust jacket. 3rd edition. Original blue boards, slightly faded at the spine and edges). There is a slight forwards lean to the spine. Some light foxing to page edges, to pastdowns, and to dust jacket. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. Illustrated throughout. The dust jacket is stiff grey paper, with pictorial onlay on the front and titles printed in black. Rubs to the dust jacket edges and the spine of the jacket has browned. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xx, 246. 15 x 11cm. 107052 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
2 Birds of La Plata [King Penguin 66]
Hudson, W. H. (with notes by); Curle, Richard (introduction) ; Magno, S. (colour plates) Penguin Books | King Penguin London 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Magno, S. ; cover designed by Sarah Nechamkin 
Hardback with dust jacket. Patterned boards with matching jacket. First edition. In very good clean condition but with some foxing to the boards and to the dust jacket and significant foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. Spine and inner hinges are good. Plates are clean. Just light minor rubs only to the dust jacket edges. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 28, plates. 106753 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
9 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 9¾ - 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. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 302033 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
3 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. UK postage discount may be available for collection - please enquire. 105094 
Price: 135.00 GBP

 
10 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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. 104797 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
4 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 6¾ - 7¾" 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. 105486 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
11 The Bird Man, An Autobiography
Strange, Ian Gordon and Cremonesi London 1976 086033015x / 9780860330158 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 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. 104818 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 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 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. 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. 103548 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
12 World Bird Species Checklist: with alternative English and scientific names
Wells, M. G. Worldlist Bushey, Hertfordshire 1998 0953242005 / 9780953242009 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Original blue boards. There are bumps to the bottom corners. Otherwise in very good clean condition. The binding is firm and pages clean except for some pencil marks in the checklist boxes on pages - small marks. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some mild creasing to the dust jacket. pp. 671. 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 as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 307613 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
6 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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. 104240 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
13 The Phasian Bird
Williamson, Henry Faber and Faber Russell Square, London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" 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. 105067 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 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 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. Small mark to the front cover. Clean inside. No names or inscriptions. 32pp. 305449 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
14 Coro-Coro: The World of the Scarlet Ibis
Zahl, Paul A. Hammond, Hammond & Company London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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. 306104 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 



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