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1 ATKINSON-WILLES, G.L. (ed.) WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN: A SURVEY OF THE WINTER DISTRIBUTION OF THE ANATIDAE AND THEIR CONSERVATION IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND WALES
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1963 Hardcover Dustwrapper 
Large quarto, xiv + 368pp., colour fronts., 28 mono. photo. illustrations, line drawings, figures. A little shaken, and some wear to dustwrapper. 1 bookplate (partially removed) at front free endpaper, bookplate of R.E.M. Pilcher and compliment slip of the librarian at The Nature Conservancy in London at paste-down. Prepared by The Wildfowl Trust and illustrated by Peter Scott. Monograph of The Nature Conservancy Number Three. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 BANKO, Winston E. THE TRUMPETER SWAN: ITS HISTORY, HABITS, AND POPULATION IN THE UNITED STATES
Washington: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1960 Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff green wraps, x + 214pp., mono. photo. illustrations, figures. North American Fauna, Number 63. Spine faded, otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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3 BARON, Stanley THE DESERT LOCUST
London Eyre Methuen 1972 0413271501 / 9780413271501 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, photo. illustration endpapers, xiv + 228pp., mono. photos., maps. Very slight wear at dustwrapper, head of spine. A very good copy in clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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4 BASTOCK, Margaret COURTSHIP: A ZOOLOGICAL STUDY
London Heinemann Educational Books 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Small octavo, viii + 220pp., figures. Dustwrapper with two closed marginal tears, and no significant defects. A clean and sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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5 BATTY, J. DOMESTICATED DUCKS AND GEESE
Liss Fanciers Supplies 1985 0947647023 / 9780947647025 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good Signed by Author
Octavo, xv + 232pp., mono. and colour photos., line illustrations. No significant wear. A near-fine copy in like dustwrapper, signed/inscribed by M. Batty (co-general editor) at half-title. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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6 BEER, Trevor MERLIN: THE STORY OF A WESTCOUNTRY LEOPARD - A TRUE TALE OF OUR TIMES
Wellington Ryelands 2008 1906551014 / 9781906551018 Hard Cover Fine The Author 
Octavo, 120pp., line illustrations. A fine copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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7 BENT, Arthur Cleveland (et al) ed. and comp. Oliver L. Austin LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN CARDINALS, GROSBEAKS, BUNTINGS, TOWHEES, FINCHES, SPARROWS AND ALLIES: ORDER PASSERIFORMES - FAMILY FRINGILLIDAE (three volumes)
Washington Smithsonian Institution Press 1968 Soft Cover 
Three volumes, large octavo, publisher's printed wraps; part 1: Genera Richmondena through Pipilo (part), xxviii + 602pp., mono. photo. illustrations at rear; part 2: Genera Pipilo (part) through Spizella, xi, pp.603-1248, mono. illustrations at rear; part 3: Genera Zonotrichia through Emberiza, Literature Cited and Index, viii, pp.1249-1889, mono. photo. illustrations at rear. All with fore-edge untrimmed, partially unopened. Edges a little browned and with some light and insignificant staining at fore-edge and wraps, part 1; marginal water-staining at plates, part 1, not affecting overall use. A good, sound set, with no significant wear. Signature of M.T. Myres at top corner of each wrap. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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8 BOWLER, Peter J. CHARLES DARWIN: THE MAN AND HIS INFLUENCE
Oxford Oxford University Press 1990 0631168184 / 9780631168188 First Edition Hard Cover Fair 
Octavo, map endpapers, xii + 250pp., mono. illustrations. Ex-library, lacking fronts., dustwrapper a little soiled, but a sound, perfectly usable copy in clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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9 BRANGHAM, A.N., Illustrated by J.P. Vanden Eeckhoudt THE NATURALIST'S RIVIERA
London: Phoenix House 1962 First Edition Hardcover Dustwrapper 
Large octavo, xi + 339pp., mono. photo. illustrations, folding colur map tipped-in at rear. Dustwrapper a little browned and with some soiling, edges browned and a little discolored at rear endpapers. Map in fine codition, and a decent copy in clear protective wrap. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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10 BREARLEY, Joan McDonald THIS IS THE IRISH SETTER
Neptune City T.F.H. Publications 1975 0876666551 / 9780876666555 Hard Cover 
Large octavo, laminated pictorial boards, 480pp., profusely illustrated, chiefly in mono. No dustwrapper, edges a little browned, but very light wear only. A very good copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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11 BROWN, Wendy M. SHIH TZU: AN OWNER'S COMPANION
Marlborough: The Crowood Press 1999 Hardcover Dustwrapper 
Large octavo, 224pp., colour and mono. photo. illustrations, line drawings. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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12 BRUNOTTE, Hans PET LIBRARY'S DACHSHUND GUIDE
The Pet Library Ltd. 1969 Hard Cover 
Octavo, lamintaed pictorial boards, 250pp., mono. and colour illustrations. Overall lightly tanned, very minor tear near head of spine. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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13 CAMPBELL, Bernard (ed.) SEXUAL SELECTION AND THE DESCENT OF MAN 1871-1971
Chicago Aldine Publishing Company 1972 0202020053 / 9780202020051 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Large octavo, x + 378pp., tables, figures. Dustwrapper faded a little at spine, title remainign clear, minor pen mark at front panel, light rubbing. No remarkable wear, book very good, clean and sound. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
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14 CAMPBELL, S., and BOWEN, D.Q. GEOLOGICAL CONSERVATION REVIEW
N.P.: Nature Conservancy Council 1989 First Edition Hardcover Dustwrapper 
Small folio, 235pp., line illustrations, maps. Pointed indentations through upper dustwrapper to board, but a clean, sound, usable copy. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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15 CARTER, Harry R., and MORRISON, Michael L. (eds.) STATUS AND CONSERVATION OF THE MARBLED MURRELET IN NORTH AMERICA
Camarillo Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology 1992 Volume 5 Number 1 (October) Soft Cover 
Large octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, 134pp. in double-column, tables, figures. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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16 CLUTTERBUCK, Martin R. THE LEGEND OF SIAMESE CATS
Bangkok White Lotus Press 1998 9748434516 / 9789748434513 First Edition Soft Cover 
Tall quarto, white pictorial wraps, ix + 104pp., profusely illustrated in mono. and colour. Wraps tanned at margins, small stamp at fly-leaf corner, minimal wear. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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17 CODY, Martin L. COMPETITION AND THE STRUCTURE OF BIRD COMMUNITIES
Princeton Princeton University Press 1974 0691081352 / 9780691081359 First Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's printed wraps, viii + 318pp., figures. Owner's signature at front wrap, highlighting at one leaf preceeeding title page, otherwise no remarkable defects, and a very good, clean and sound copy. Monographs in Population Biology, number 7. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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18 COLLENETTE, C.L. A HISTORY OF RICHMOND PARK
Wakefield: S.R. Publishers Limited 1971 Hardcover Dustwrapper 
Large octavo, xii + 164pp., 5 full-page illustrations, folding map. Stamp of 'Environmental Studies' and initial at fly-leaf, otherwise a very good, clean copy in dustwrapper and clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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19 COX, Daniel J. BLACK BEAR
San Francisco: Chronicle Books 1990 Soft Cover 
Small folio, stiff photo. wraps, 93pp., profusely illustrated with colour photos. A very good, clean copy with inscription at title page. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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20 CROXALL, J.P. (ed.) SEABIRD STATUS AND CONSERVATION: A SUPPLEMENT
Cambridge ICBP 1991 0946888191 / 9780946888191 Soft Cover 
Octavo, blue pictorial wraps, vi + 308pp., figures, tables. A very good, clean and sound copy. International Council for Bird Preservation Technical Publication No. 11. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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