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Birds on the Wing

By: Barlee, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000706


A unique collection of photographs, a tribute to the Author's patience and perseverance. In the text John Barlee tells of some of his personal experiences, and gives many of his own observations on bird flight. Red cloth covers. Dust jacket has chip at bottom front, tears and heavy creases at top of spine, edgewear. Size: 250mm Tall, 4to. 128 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Pictures of this item not alrea... View more info

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The Birds of the British Isles. Third Series Comprising Their Migration and Habits and Observations on Our Rarer Visitants

By: Coward, T. A.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co: 1945

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 003398


With 68 accurately coloured illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and others and 68 photographic illustrations. Index. Wear down sides of spine and cover corners. Size: 170mm Tall, 16mo. 326 pages. Illustrator: Archibald Thorburn and Others . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003398. Hardcover View more info

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The Birds of the British Isles and Their Eggs Second Series Comprising Families Anatidae to Tetraonidae

By: Coward, T. A.

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co: 1932

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 7174


With 213 accurately coloured illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and others and 69 photographic illustrations. Index. Wear down sides of spine and cover corners. Size: 160mm Tall, 16mo. 376 pages. Edges foxed and browned. Illustrator: Archibald Thorburn and Others . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Britain/UK; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7174. Hardcover View more info

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The Birds of the British Isles Third Series Comprising Their Migration and Habits and Observations on Our Rarer Visitants

By: Coward, T. A.

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co: 1932

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7188


"With 68 accurately coloured illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and others reproduced from Lord Lilford's work "Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Isles" and 68 Photographic Illustrations." Index. Wear to cover corners. Size: 160mm Tall, 16mo. 308 pages. Edges foxed and browned. Illustrator: Archibald Thorburn and Others . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Britain/UK; Pictures of this ... View more info

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The Birds of the British Isles and Their Eggs Second Series Comprising Families Anatidae to Tetraonidae

By: Coward, T. A.

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co: 1929

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 7189


"With 213 accurately coloured illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and others reproduced from Lord Lilford's work "Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Isles" and 69 Photographic Illustrations by E. L. Turner, R. Kearton and others." Index. Spine bumped top/tail and lower cover corners worn and small crease Size: 160mm Tall, 16mo. 376 pages. Illustrator: Archibald Thorburn and Others . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Cate... View more info

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The Birds of the British Isles and Their Eggs First Series Comprising Families Corvidae to Sulidae

By: Coward, T. A.

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co: 1928

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 7190


"With 242 accurately coloured illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and others reproduced from Lord Lilford's work "Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Isles" and 65 Photographic Illustrations by R. Kearton and others." Index. Spine bumped top/tail and lower cover corners worn and small crease Size: 160mm Tall, 16mo. 376 pages. Illustrator: Archibald Thorburn and Others . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Animals ... View more info

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The Common Birds of Bombay

By: E. H. A.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Bombay, Thacker & Co.: No date

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6097


Wear to top/tail of spine and cover corners. Previous owner's name (G. W. Quin-Smith, The Queen's Bays) on preface page. Some underlining in red on contents pages. Small inscription in red at top of page of Index to Scientific Names. Black and white illustrations. Size: 215mm Tall, 8vo. 195 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; India; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inv... View more info

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The British Bird

By: Ennion, E. A. R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Oxford Univeristy Press: 1945

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 000674


In five parts: Territory, Migration, Breeding, Structure, Winter Quarters. With fifteen illustrative plates. Spine slightly faded and mottled. Small crease to front cover. Inscription by previous owner on inside front cover that has been 'whited' out, also an inscription by previous owner on front free endpaper. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Britain/UK; Pictures of this it... View more info

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The Birds of Britain

By: Fisher, James

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1947

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 002296


Fourth impression. 12 plates in colour and 26 illustrations in black & white. Browning to free endpapers. Some edgewear to covers, mostly down sides of spine. Size: 230mm Tall, 8vo. 47 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Britain/UK; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002296. Hardcover View more info

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In Praise of Birds. An Anthology for Friends

By: Hilditch (Compiled by), Gwen

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000749


Poetry and prose by a variety of authors with birds the common theme. Eight full page photos in b&w plus illustrations in the text. Inscription by previous owner on front free endpaper. Size: 140mm Tall, 24mo. 62 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Poetry; Birds; Animals & Birds. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000749. Hardcover View more info

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The World of Birds

By: Honders, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, Peebles Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000289


This is a book of remarkable photographs - 112 pages in full colour plus many in black and white. The text is highly authoritative and eminently readable. Dust jacket has small tear and crease on back. Size: 285mm Tall, 4to. 160 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; ISBN: 0856900362. ISBN/EAN: 9780856900365. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000289. Hardcove... View more info

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Intimate Sketches from Bird Life

By: Hosking, Eric and Newberry, Cyrils

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd: 1946

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 000473


Index. Blue cloth covers, black title on front cover and spine. Wear to cover corners, top/tail of spine and joints of spine. Size: 220mm Tall, 8vo. 93 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000473. Hardcover View more info

Image for British Birds. Descriptions of All But the Rarer Species, Their Nests and Eggs

British Birds. Descriptions of All But the Rarer Species, Their Nests and Eggs

By: Kirkman, F. B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, T. C. & E. C. Jack: No date

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003182


Small loss to lower edge of front cover; light wear to corners. Foxing to page edges and on the text on some pages. Size: 165mm Tall, 16mo. 96 pages. Illustrator: A. W. Seaby. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Britain/UK; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003182. Hardcover View more info

Image for Natural History of Parrots. A New and Improved Edition of Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets by Francois Le Vaillant 1753-1824 from the original two volumes in the collection of Lord McAlpine of West Green

Natural History of Parrots. A New and Improved Edition of Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets by Francois Le Vaillant 1753-1824 from the original two volumes in the collection of Lord McAlpine of West Green

By: Le Vaillant, François

Price: £470.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Brian Chester - Imprime: 1989

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 6038


Limited edition No.53 of 1000. With a total of 158 engraved colour plates. Green cloth covers with gilt title on spine and gilt title and picture on front cover. Size: 340mm Tall, Folio. Illustrator: Jacques Barraband. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.5-2 kilos. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Art & Design. ISBN: 0731668936. ISBN/EAN: 9780731668939. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6038. Hardcover View more info

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The Museum of Natural History; Being a Popular Account of the Structure, Habits, and Classification of the Various Departments of The Animal Kingdom: Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Shells, and Insects

By: Richardson, Dallas, Cobbold

Price: £87.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Edinburgh and London, William Mackenzie: No date

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 004036


30 colour plates in section at start of book, numerous black and white illustrations in the text. All page edges gilt. Gilt title on spine and gilt vignette on front cover. Circa 1860. Foxing on title page; a little on plate I and the occasional mark on other plates. Foxing also on first few pages. Some wear to cover corners and top/tail of spine. Size: 280mm tall; 4to. 446 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-1.49 kilos. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; R... View more info

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Wing to Wing. Bird-Watching Adventures at Home and Abroad with the R.A.F.

By: Ware, E. H.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Paternoster Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003128


With 30 original photographs by the author and 26 line drawings by Roland Green. Faded blue cloth covers and spine, with marks on the back, and light wear to corners. Size: 210mm Tall, 8vo. 159 pages. Illustrator: Roland Green. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003128. Hardcover View more info

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Common British Birds

By: Whitlock, Ralph

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Paul Elek: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003131


Not so common now we fear. Life and Leisure 8. With numerous photographs. Black cloth covers with light wear to corners and a few dot marks. Browned free endpapers. Size: 190mm Tall, 12mo. 145 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds; Britain/UK; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003131. Hardcover View more info