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THE FLIGHT OF THE SNOW GEESE.
Foreword by Sir Peter Scott. Pp. 190(last blank), 8 coloured and 29 black & white plates (3 double page), 2 full page maps; med. 8vo; upper board faintly marked, dust wrapper, edges rubbed and split, with a couple of tiny chips, the back panel slightly scratched; edges of leaves a...... More
THE BIRDMAN: Memories of birds.
With a Foreword by The Lord Home of the Hirsel. Edited by John McEwen. Line drawings by Sir Peter Scott and Robert Gillmore. Pp. 176, 16 plates, text illustrations, title page decoration, coloured pictorial endpapers; small med. 8vo; green boards, spine lettered in gilt; dust wrapper, top edges and flaps..... More
BASIL EDE'S BIRDS.
With text by Robert Dougall, Vice-President RSPB. Foreword by HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Pp. 128, illustrated throughout in colour and occasional black & white; demy 4to; green cloth, spine lettered in gilt; price-clipped dust wrapper, backstrip faintly faded; Severn House, London, 1980. First edition. *The artist's second..... More
BIRDS OF THE SOUTH WESTERN CAPE.
Pp. xviii+230, illustrated in colour throughout, upper free endpaper map, bibliography, index; med. 8vo; olive green art. leather, spine lettered in gilt, small indentation to upper board; med. 8vo; dust wrapper, front panel slightly scratched; endpapers lightly tape marked, tiny surface graze to bottom edge of upper free endpaper, edges..... More
BIRDS OF HEATH AND WOODLAND.
Pp. viii+264, illustrated in colour throughout, distribution maps, further reading list, index; med. 4to; green art. leather, lettered and decorated in gilt, boards a trifle marked; dust wrapper, back panel slightly scratched; title page lightly soiled; Orbis Publishing, London, 1979. First edition thus. The Orbis Encyclopedia of Birds of Britain..... More
BIRDS OF HEDGEROW AND GARDEN.
Pp. viii+264, illustrated in colour throughout, distribution maps, further reading list, index; med. 4to; green art. leather, lettered and decorated in gilt, boards a trifle marked; dust wrapper, edges slightly rubbed and split, the back panel a trifle scratched; edges of leaves faintly soiled; Orbis Publishing, London, 1979. First edition..... More
MONOGRAPH OF THE PITTIDAE.
Parts One and Two. [Facsimile edition]. Pp. [ii](facsimile wrapper)+10 coloured plates each with opposing text leaf+[ii](facsimile wrapper)+(printed on rectos only)+(colophon, blank), patterned endpapers; impl. folio; blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; Hill House, Melbourne, 1989. *Facsimile of Gould's last monograph, originally self published from 1880 to 1881 in two..... More
BIRDS IN A VILLAGE.
Pp. [x]+232+(advertisements), the half-title and title pages printed in red & black; light green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards lettered and decorated in brown, slightly soiled, edges lightly rubbed, the top fore-corner of lower board bumped; uncut; text block faintly browned, bookplate on upper pastedown and faint ownership stamp..... More
A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF NEW SOUTH WALES.
Collected, engraved, and faithfully painted after nature. Bohn, 1838. Introduction and bibliographical descriptions by Allan McEvey. Facsimile Edition. Pp. xxxiv+, 28 coloured plates (2 mounted, including frontispiece), bibliography, index; impl. 4to; full polished tan morocco, spine lettered in gilt, the boards decorated in blind; t.e.g.; within light brown cloth solander..... More
The Migratory Sea Birds of the World. With drawings by Robert Gillmor. Pp. 168, 8 coloured plates within pagination, black & white pictorial double title page, numerous text illustrations and maps, bibliography, index; post 4to; edges of boards lightly faded; price-clipped dust wrapper, edges a trifle rubbed, the back panel..... More
CHECKLIST TO THE MATHEWS ORNITHOLOGICAL COLLECTION.
Pp. [xvi]+310(last blank), processed, frontispiece; post 4to; tape backed printed stiff paper wrappers, faintly soiled, the tape a trifle frayed at head of backstrip; National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1966. More
BIRDS AT HOME.
Camera Studies of Birds of South Africa. Pp. viii+, frontispiece, 50 full page illustrations, index; cr. 4to; red cloth, lettered and decorated in black, boards slightly marked, the bottom fore-corners lightly bruised, spine with 3 small faded patches; dust wrapper, soiled and worn, edges and backstrip torn; occasional faint soiling;..... More
BIRDS OF THE STORM.
The story of Marjorie Ozanne and her bird hospital on the Isle of Guernsey. Pp. 120, 8 plates, pictorial head & tailpieces; printed paper wrappers, a trifle marked and slightly creased, with publishing details written in ink on upper wrapper; top fore-corners of leave slightly creased; Frederick Muller, London, 1963..... More
THE FAUNA OF SOUTH AFRICA.
Edited by W. L. Sclater. Six volumes, comprising: THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AFRICA, by Arthur C. Stark. In four volumes. Pp. xxx+322+xiv+324(last blank)+(advertisements)+xviii+416+xviii+546(last blank), frontispiece portrait with tissue guard Volume II, text figures, coloured folding map at end of Volume II, publisher's slip tipped-in at title page Volume I, bibliography..... More
MY YEAR WITH THE WOODPECKERS.
Translated from the German by Sidney Lightman. Foreword by James Fisher. Pp. 140(last blank), 32 plates (4 coloured); tall demy 8vo; brown papered boards, spine lettered in yellow, the upper board slightly bowed and with a light bruise to top edge; top edges green; price-clipped dust wrapper, slightly soiled, edges..... More
PENGUINS OF THE WORLD: A BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Compiled on behalf of the BIOMASS Working Party on Bird Ecology. Pp. xiv+256(last blank), indices; narrow cr. 4to; pictorial glazed papered boards; The British Antarctic Survey Natural Environment Research Council, London, 1985. First edition. More