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ORNITHOLOGY

ORNITHOLOGY

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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 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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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 DEWAR, Douglas GLIMPSES OF INDIAN BIRDS
London John Lane/The Bodley Head 1913 First Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, green cloth, gilt, xiv + 266pp. + 16pp. adverts., top edge gilt. Some discoloration and mottling at cloth, corners bumped, top hinge weakened, but not separated; foxing chiefly confined to endpapers, prelims. A reasonably good copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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8 DIAMOND, A.W., and FILION, F.L. (eds.) THE VALUE OF BIRDS
Cambridge ICBP 1987 0946888108 / 9780946888108 Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, vi + 267pp., figures, tables. Wraps a little faded at spine, and no remarkable wear. A very good, clean and sound copy. Based on the Proceedings of a Symposium and Workshop held at the XIX World Conference of the International Council for Bird Preservation, Queens University, Ontario, 1986. ICBP Technical Publication No. 6. 
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9 DIAMOND, A.W., and FILION, F.L. (eds.) THE VALUE OF BIRDS
Cambridge ICBP 1987 0946888108 / 9780946888108 Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, vi + 267pp., figures, tables. Some extremely minor soiling, and no remarkable wear. A very good copy. Based on the Proceedings of a Symposium and Workshop held at the XIX World Conference of the International Council for Bird Preservation, Queens University, Ontario, 1986. ICBP Technical Publication No. 6. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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10 FAIR, John THE MUTE SWAN
Limington: The Gavin Press 1985 Hardcover Dustwrapper 
Small folio, ix + 53pp., full-page and other colour illustrations by the author. Small repair at lower dustwrapper, otherwise a very good, clean copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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11 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 GBP
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12 FERNS, P.N., et al (eds.) THE BIRDS OF GWENT
N.P. Gwent Ornithological Society 1977 095057600X / 9780950576008 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, map endpapers, xii + 152pp., mono. photo. illustrations, tables, figures, etc. Very minor soil at fore-edge, dustwrapper with very light marginal creasing. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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13 FINN, Frank FAMILIAR LONDON BIRDS
London: Hutchinson & Co. Hardcover 
Small octavo, red cloth, gilt, mono. fronts, vi + 160pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations. Not dated, ca. 1930. Crease at one illustration and next page, but any spotting extremely light. A very good, sound, clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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14 GRIMMETT, R.F.A., and JONES, T.A. IMPORTANT BIRD AREAS IN EUROPE
Cambridge ICBP 1989 0946888175 / 9780946888177 Soft Cover 
Octavo, orange pictorial wraps, x + 888pp., figures, line illustrations. Wraps faded at spine, and no further remarkable defects. A clean, sound, square copy, little-used, if at all. ICBP Technical Publication No. 9. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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15 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 GBP
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16 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 GBP
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17 MACKWORTH-PRAED, C.W., and GRANT, C.H.B. BIRDS OF THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF AFRICA (African Handbook of Birds, Series II, Vol. II)
London Longmans, Green and Co. 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Thick octavo, 747pp., marginal line illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper with marginal chipping, creasing, and a few very small tears, minimal loss, and a little faded at spine; book very good, with a little minor soiling at cloth and fly-leaf. A reasonably good copy in clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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18 MARTIN, A.C., and UHLER, F.M. FOOD OF GAME DUCKS IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA
Washington United States Government Printing Office 1951 Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's printed wraps, 308pp., mono. photos., figures. Errata slip pasted-in at title page. Wraps a little discolored, owner's names at front wrap, one cancelled. A good, sound, usable copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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19 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 GBP
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20 MURTON, R.K., and WRIGHT, E.N. (eds.) THE PROBLEMS OF BIRDS AS PESTS
New York Academic Press 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Large octavo, xiv + 254pp., figures, tables, mono. photo. illustrations. Two stamps (one fading) of Science Centre UCC. at front paste-down, and no further library indications; dustwrapper with a few small closed tears, and very minor soiling. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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