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Image for An album of birds and their young

An album of birds and their young

By: Anon.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nottingham, John Player & Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43486

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound small landscape format paperback original, no inscriptions, all cards neatly affixed, appears little used. 20 pages, 50 uncredited colour illustrations on cards View more info

An annotated list of the birds of Costa Rica including Cocos Island

By: Carriker, M. A.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Carnegie Museum: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55649

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Clean hardback tightly bound in turquoise half-leather over blue cloth, gilt titles & 5 raised bands at spine, leather is rubbed at corners, attractive bookplate (of the famous American naturalist William Beebe) on the front pastedown, no inscriptions. 602 pages (paginated from 313 - 915), large folded map at rear has a neat 3" repaired tear at one corner View more info

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Les migrations des oiseaux

By: Cathelin, Docteur F.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Librairie Delagrave: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36306

Condition: Fair


Good reading copy, ex reference library with a few small discreet stamps on the front endpapers, but otherwise clean and complete, tightly bound in a library binding of patterned blue cloth with gilt titles, which incorporated the original decorated paper wraps. iv + 168 pages, 11 text illustrations. Text in French View more info

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Birds Britannica

By: Cocker, Mark & Mabey, Richard

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 62545

ISBN: 0701169079

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is a little faded at the spine. Bumped at one corner but otherwise appears little used. 518 pages, colour photos & illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography, index. Very heavy book (2.5kg unpacked), overseas shipping rates to some countries will be higher than usual View more info

Image for The birds of Moray and Nairn

The birds of Moray and Nairn

By: Cook, Martin

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mercat Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37922

ISBN: 1873644051

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions. Appears little used. 264 pages, illustrations in the text, checklist, references, indexes View more info

Image for The birds of the British Isles and their eggs: second series [Anatidae to Phasianidae]

The birds of the British Isles and their eggs: second series [Anatidae to Phasianidae]

By: Coward, T. A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne: 1944

Edition: Seventh Edition; Reprint

Seller ID: 41637

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean hardback book, tightly bound in brick-red cloth with black titles, red sprinkled edges, rounded corners, neat gift inscription on the front endpaper verso, else unmarked, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket which has minor chipping at the spine ends. viii + 376 pages with 213 colour and 69 b/w illustrations, index. View more info

The birds of the British Isles and their eggs: second series [Anatidae to Phasianidae]

By: Coward, T. A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne: 1962

Edition: Eighth Edition; Reprint

Seller ID: 53940

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean tightly bound hardback book, red sprinkled edges, unmarked, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket (repriced at 25/- by the publishers) which has minor chipping at the spine ends. 384 pages with 203 colour and 666 b/w illustrations, pictorial endpapers, index. View more info

Handbook of Macaws

By: Decoteau, Dr. A. E.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, T. F. H. Publications: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54299

ISBN: 0876668449

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean larger format hardback tightly bound in glossy pictorial boards, no inscriptions. 126 pages, colour illustrations in the text, index View more info

Birdwatching in Ireland with Eric Dempsey

By: Dempsey, Eric

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Ireland, Gill & Macmillan: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53479

ISBN: 071714299X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, large format, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the bottom edge and has a 1 inch closed tear at spine/back cover. xii + 236 pages, photos in the text, appendices, index View more info

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The Observer's book of birds' eggs

By: Evans, G.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63568

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with gift inscription on front endpaper, in remains of an unclipped dustjacket, front cover and foldover only. 218 pages, photos in the text, index View more info

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Rare birds in Britain 1992

By: Evans, Lee G. R.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Amersham, Lee Evans: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41864

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, signed by the author inside the front cover ('To Pete, with best wishes, Lee G R Evans'), card covers a little rubbed at corners, generally appears little used. iii + 167 pages, 16 colour photos on plates, several b/w illustrations in the text, appendices, references View more info

Image for The age of birds

The age of birds

By: Feduccia, Alan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47243

ISBN: 0674009754

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound larger format hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket which has a 1" tear at the bottom edge of the front panel. Appears little used. xii + 196 pages, photos & drawings in the text, bibliography, index View more info

Image for The complete penguin

The complete penguin

By: Gorman, James & Lanting, Frans

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pyramid Books Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34724

ISBN: 1855100061

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 192 pages, colour photos throughout the text View more info

Image for The lure of bird watching

The lure of bird watching

By: Hendy, E. W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43960

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, neat name & date (Xmas 1928) on front endpaper, otherwise no inscriptions. 256 pages, 8 illustrations on plates, index. View more info

Image for Common British birds: how to identify them

Common British birds: how to identify them

By: Hodges, R. H. Wilfred

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Charles H. Kelly: 1916

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 44460

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback bound in green cloth with white titles, boards have rounded corners, neat name/date (1918) on front endpaper. 64 pages, 2 colour plates and several b/w illustrations View more info

Bird life and the painter

By: Kelly, R. B. Talbot

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Studio Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53864

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


Reading copy, an ex library hardback with the usual stamps & stickers, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which has been strengthened at the spine ends with sellotape, now browned. 160 pages, many illustrations (including 16 in colour) by the author View more info

Image for Birds of the Czech Republic

Birds of the Czech Republic

By: Kren, Josef

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31977

ISBN: 0713647841

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, no signs of use. 336 pages, many photos and maps, notes, bibliography, index View more info

Image for This birding life: the best of the Guardian's Birdwatch

This birding life: the best of the Guardian's Birdwatch

By: Moss, Stephen

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 45854

ISBN: 1845131800

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, no signs of use. viii + 216 pages, drawings in the text View more info

Image for Ireland's bird life: a world of beauty

Ireland's bird life: a world of beauty

By: Murphy, Matt & Susan (eds)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ireland, Sherkin Island Marine Station: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37918

ISBN: 1870492803

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound larger format paperback original, no inscriptions. Appears little used. 160 pages, colour photographs in the text, indexes. Text by Richard Lansdown & photos by Richard Mills View more info

Image for Pigeons, doves and dovecotes

Pigeons, doves and dovecotes

By: Roberts, M. D. L. & Gale, V. E.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Crediton, Gold Cockerel Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61671

ISBN: 0947870318

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 84 pages + 22 colour photos on plates, many b/w illustrations in the text, glossary View more info