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1 FALLA, Molly A KEA ON MY BED
Auckland Collins 1975 Reprint Hard Cover Good 
Quarto, illustrated endpapers, 40pp., profusely illustrated in colour and mono. Dustwrapper with a couple of closed marginal tears, and very minor soiling. A good, sound copy, with prize bookplate at half-title (Waitahinga School). 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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2 HUDSON, W.H. (ed. Dennis Shrubsall), Illustrated by Marcus Beavan BIRDS OF A FEATHER: UNPUBLISHED LETTERS OF W.H. HUDSON
Bradford-on-Avon: Moonraker Press 1981 First Edition Hardcover Dustwrapper 
Octavo, 108pp., full-page wood engravings. A near-fine copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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3 LOCKLEY, R.M. THE BIRDS OF PEMBROKESHIRE
N.P: Western Mail and Echo (n.d.) Hardcover 
Octavo, blue cloth, gilt, map endpapers, 71pp., 4pp. mono. photo. illustrations. Very slightly soiled at boards, otherwise a good, sound copy. 
Price: 18.00 EUR
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PIRATES AND PREDATORS: THE PIRATICAL AND PREDATORY HABITS OF BIRDS, MEINERTZHAGEN, R.
4 MEINERTZHAGEN, R. PIRATES AND PREDATORS: THE PIRATICAL AND PREDATORY HABITS OF BIRDS
Edinburgh Oliver & Boyd 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Tall quarto, mono. fronts., ix + 230pp., 43 further plates, 18 in colour. Very slight spine lean, unclipped dustwrapper with a couple of tiny marginal tears, minor chipping, slight rubbing and discoloration, very minor soiling, still quite presentable. Book very good. A decent copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 150.00 EUR
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5 N.A. THE "THREE CASTLES" BOOK OF NEW ZEALAND BIRDS [two volumes]
N.Z. Native Bird Protection Society Hard Cover 
Two volumes, quarto, in matching cord-tied binders lettered in white at upper boards, each starting at preface, each then with 24 full-page colour plates. Cords a little worn and sunned, boards largely clean and sound; contents with some very inextensive marginal soiling and, other than a closed tear at preface, part two, very minor wear. A decent set. Not dated, but with matching owner inscriptions dated 1931. 
Price: 60.00 EUR
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6 PFORR, Manfred, and LIMBRUNNER, Alfred (trans. Stoneman, Ed. Robertson) THE BREEDING BIRDS OF EUROPE: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HANDBOOK (Two Volumes)
London Croom Helm 1981 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Two volumes, landscape small quarto, vol. I (1981) Divers to Auks, 327pp., slight wear at prelims. hinge, and a little endpaper foxing; vol. II (1982) Sandgrouse to Crows, 394pp. Each volume profusely illustrated, chiefly in colour, each very slightly shaken and with very minor wear at dustwrapper tips. A very good, presentable set in clear protective wraps. 
Price: 30.00 EUR
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7 PINOWSKI, Jan, and KENDEIGH, S. Charles (ed.) GRANIVOROUS BIRDS IN ECOSYSTEMS: THEIR EVOLUTION, POPULATIONS, ENERGETICS, ADAPTATIONS, IMPACT AND CONTROL
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1977 0521215048 / 9780521215046 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Large octavo, 431pp., tables, figures. Very light wear only. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. International Biological Programme 12. 
Price: 40.00 EUR
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8 TAYLOR, K., FULLER, R.J., and LACK, P.C. (eds.) BIRD CENSUS AND ATLAS STUDIES: PROCEEDINGS OF THE VIII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIRD CENSUS AND ATLAS WORK
Tring British Trust for Ornithology 1985 Soft Cover 
Octavo, light green pictorial wraps, xiii + 437pp., mono. photo. illustrations, figures, tables. A very good, clean and sound copy. Conference at Chalfont St. Giles, September 1983. 
Price: 18.50 EUR
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