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Birds & Birdwatching

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Flying In the Face of Nature, Barnes, Simon
1 Barnes, Simon Flying In the Face of Nature
UK. Penguin Putnam~trade 1992 0720720052 / 9780720720051 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This is a book about Minsmere: it is also a book about everywhere. It looks at wild creatures, and at why we need them more and more with every passing year. A year in Minsmere shines like a beacon of hope: this book is a celebration of that hope. The DW has been priced clipped 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Keith Brockie's Wildlife Sketchbook, Brockie, Keith
2 Brockie, Keith Keith Brockie's Wildlife Sketchbook
UK J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd 1981 0460045148 / 9780460045148 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Keith Brockie, a wildlife artist from Fife, spent many months travelling throughout Scotland in order to paint, draw and sketch the birds, animals and plants that appear in the pages of this book. The freshness, vitality and delicate colouring of his sketches, accompanied by his own notes and observations, together with his larger paintings of Scottish wildlife in its natural habitat, make this a superb book. There is some creasing to the edges of the D/W. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May, Brockie, Keith
3 Brockie, Keith One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May
UK J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd 1984 0460046128 / 9780460046121 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Keith Brockie's remarkable artistry and his extraordinary sensitivity to wildlife are superbly displayed in this book. it contains 150 exquisite paintings and sketches - from the island of May in the Firth of Forth, Scotland - that are breathtaking in their beauty and unparalleled in their fidelity to their subjects. The D/W shows light wear and there is a dedication on the ffep in ink. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
The Silvery Tay: Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River, Brockie, Keith
4 Brockie, Keith The Silvery Tay: Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River
J.M. Dent and Sons 1988 0460047264 / 9780460047265 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
The River Tay travels through a beautiful landscape containing an outstanding variety of wildlife. In 150 paintings, sketches and drawings in watercolour, pencil, crayon and oils, Keith Brockie superbly captures the birds, animals, flowers and plants that are to be found along the River Tay. There is light bleaching to the front of the D/W. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
And then they flew away, Christie, Clifford
5 Christie, Clifford And then they flew away
UK Constable & Co. 1976 0094611106 / 9780094611108 1st Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book is an enthralling account of the Christie's resourcefulness in the face of daunting problems, and of the patient loving work which sooner or later, enables ' their ' birds to fly away, restored , healed and confident. It is a book to enchant and inform bird - lovers everywhere. The DW shows light shelf ware and is priced clipped. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Complete Book of Game Conservation, Coles, Charles ( Editor)
6 Coles, Charles ( Editor) The Complete Book of Game Conservation
UK Stanley Paul & Co ltd 1986 0091569400 / 9780091569402 3rd Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This book, the result of over fifty years' research by the Game Conservancy and its predecessors, fulfils an urgent need and is required reading for all concerned with shooting in our shrinking countryside. There is a personal gift dedication on the fep. The D/J has some light edge wear and is priced clipped. A good clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
A Curlew in the Foreground; An RSPB warden's summer on North Uist., Coxon, Philip
7 Coxon, Philip A Curlew in the Foreground; An RSPB warden's summer on North Uist.
UK David & Charles 1988 0715391038 / 9780715391037 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
A world of wind and rain. Dazzling white beaches and skies of flawless blue. In an atmospheric evocation of the island, its close-knit community of crofters and its abundant wildlife, the author defines its quintessential qualities, and shares with us a summer idyll. There is some spotting to the edges of the fold-downs . A good, clean tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Natural History of Dorset, Dorset Wildlife Trust; Dorset Wildlife Trust
8 Dorset Wildlife Trust; Dorset Wildlife Trust The Natural History of Dorset
UK The Dovecote Press 1997 1874336407 / 9781874336402 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 Bob Gibbons & Colin Varndell 
As David Bellamy says in his foreword, ' Dorset still boasts a wealth of wildlife', and one which includes some of our rarest and most endangered species. Each of Dorset's glorious patchwork of landscapes is home to a distinctive community of plants and animals - many of them illustrated in this fascinating and very readable account of Dorset's natural history. There is light foxing to both front and rear end-papers, there is also a signature in ink on the half title page. The D/W shows shelf wear to its edges and corners and particularly on the top rear panel. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
9 Flegg Jim. Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe
UK New Holland 1990 185368080X / 9781853680809 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7 Hosking , Eric and David. 
Some light usage marks but otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
 
 
The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-91 (A Volume in the T & AD POYSER POPULAR BIRD BOOK Series), Gibbons, David Wingfield; etc.; Reid, James B.; Chapman, Robert A.
10 Gibbons, David Wingfield; etc.; Reid, James B.; Chapman, Robert A. The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-91 (A Volume in the T & AD POYSER POPULAR BIRD BOOK Series)
UK T & D Poyser Ltd. 1993 0856610755 / 9780856610752 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book is a monumental work in the long tradition of the contribution made by amateur observers to the vital understanding of bird populations in Britain. The DW as small damage to the back panel and the f.e.p as a piece cut out of approx 10.5 cm x 2cm. The book shows light shelf ware. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
 
 
11 Gooders John Bird Seekers Guide
London Andre Deutch 1981 0233972978 / 9780233972978 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Book and dw in v/g condition and not price clipped 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Bird sounds and their meaning, Jellis, Rosemary
12 Jellis, Rosemary Bird sounds and their meaning
UK British Broadcasting Corporation 1977 0563121262 / 9780563121268 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book introduces the whole subject of bird sound - song, It will stimulate anyone interested in birds to make as much sense of what they hear as of what they see and gives an overview of the subject. There is light spotting to the top of the text block, and there is the remnants of a label on the front flap. A good tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names., Jobling, James A.
13 Jobling, James A. A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names.
UK Oxford University Press 1992 0198546343 / 9780198546344 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This Dictionary gives the derivation and meaning of all valid scientific bird names. Each part of the name is defined separately so that Passer domesticus, for example, will not be found as such, but both Passer and domesticus are explained in their respective alphabetical places. About 8500 names are defined, including a selection of historical synonyms. There is light spotting to the top of the text block, and the D/W has a small hole on the spine fold and damage to edge of spine Otherwise a clean, tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Shropshire Meres and Mosses., Jones, Nigel
14 Jones, Nigel Shropshire Meres and Mosses.
UK. Shropshire Books 1993 0903802562 / 9780903802567 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The meres and mosses of Shropshire form not only a beautiful landscape, but also vital habitat for fast disappearing plants and animals. This is a guide book to the sites that could be visited at the time of publication, telling the visitor what to look out for and explaining why the whole region is of national importance. There is some light creasing to the back cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
River Birds: Bird Life from Mountain Stream to Estuary, Lovegrove, Roger
15 Lovegrove, Roger River Birds: Bird Life from Mountain Stream to Estuary
UK Columbus Books Ltd 1984 0862870933 / 9780862870935 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Taking as his role model the mighty Severn longest of all British rivers. Lovegrove traces its course from source to estuary, and in so doing builds up a multi-faceted picture bird life on the water that serves as a pattern for rivers in general. Illustrated throughout with watercolour and pencil drawings. There is some light spotting to the top of the text block. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
16 Martin, Brian.P. Birds of Prey of the British Isles
UK David & Charles 1992 0715397826 / 9780715397824 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Alistair Proud 
A detailed look at our twenty - three breeding and visiting raptors, and vagrants, with flight silhouettes, photographs and Alistair Proud's exquisite paintings. A fine clean and tight copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Twitcher's Diary: Bird Watching Year of Richard Millington, Millington, Richard
17 Millington, Richard Twitcher's Diary: Bird Watching Year of Richard Millington
UK Blandford PressLtd 1981 0713711744 / 9780713711745 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
Twitching' as it is known by its followers, is a style of birdwatching which involves collecting sightings of different species of bird. When geographical and time limits are set to the pastime it becomes a competitive sport, and it is an increasingly popular one as it attracts those birdwatchers who are fascinated first and foremost by the great variety of bird species that evolution has produced. There is light spotting to the head of the text block and an Ex Libris stamp on the ffep. The D/W is also speckled and it has some small tears along the top of the spine ,corners and edges and shows wear to the front and rear panels. A tight copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
lamberts birds of garden and woodland, mitchell alan
18 mitchell alan lamberts birds of garden and woodland
london Collins 1976 0002190257 / 9780002190251 First edition Hardcover Good Good Book lambert terence 
There is self wear on the cover and a dedication 0n end paper not price clipped. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Birds of Garden and Woodland, Mitchell, Alan
19 Mitchell, Alan Birds of Garden and Woodland
UK. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 1976 0002190257 / 9780002190251 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
In this book are described and illustrated fifty-nine bird species. These are the birds of woods and woodland edges, which find in our gardens an extension of their natural habitat. All are essentially birds of trees, rather than open spaces. In 1976 when this book was published Terence Lambert was unknown, this collection was his first published work. Alan Mitchell is a leading expert on trees. They have combined here to produce a handsome companion to the everyday pleasures of observing our common birds. The blue hardcovers are lightly faded and their is a small dedication on the f.e.p The DJ has creasing to the head and foot with some small nicks. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Birds of Devon., Moore, Robert
20 Moore, Robert Birds of Devon.
UK David & Charles 1969 0715347209 / 9780715347201 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The Birds of Devon gives details of the status and distribution of al birds recorded in the county since the early nineteenth century. Photographic illustrations of some typical Devon habitats and birds, a map and bibliography, combine to makes this an indispensable book on the birds of Devon. The D/W has wear to its edges and corners, there is a gift dedication on the ffep. and the light green boards have bumps to its corners. It is still a good tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
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