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1 Armstrong, Edward A. The Way Birds Live;
London, Lindsay Drummond, 1944; 
2nd Edition; 96pp Illustrated with drawings by the author and with photographs; Cloth covers with Illustration in black on front, title to spine; Dust wrapper has closed tears, creases, price intact. Written for children as an introduction to birds, their habits and to birdwatching in general . 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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2 Batten, H. Mortimer Tales of Wild Life;
London, Blackie, nd; 
1st Edition; Good_/ No dw; 224pp with lovley Illustratons by Len Fullerton; Ffep missing; Light soiling throughout. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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The Birds of Scotland: Their HIstory, Distribution, and Migration. Volume I;, Baxter, Evelyn V. & Rintoul, Leonora Jeffrey
3 Baxter, Evelyn V. & Rintoul, Leonora Jeffrey The Birds of Scotland: Their HIstory, Distribution, and Migration. Volume I;
London, Oliver & Boyd, 1953; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. Volume I only. liii, 352pp with colour frontis. & numerous black/white illustrations, bibliography. Faint foxing to free front endpaper. Green covers with bright gilt title on spine. A good solid clean book. 
Price: 58.00 GBP
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Cage and Chamber-Birds Their Natural History, Habits, Food , Diseases, Management and Modes of Capture. With Considerable Additions on Structure, Migration and Economy Compiled from Various Sources By H. G. Adams ;, Bechstein, J.M.
4 Bechstein, J.M. Cage and Chamber-Birds Their Natural History, Habits, Food , Diseases, Management and Modes of Capture. With Considerable Additions on Structure, Migration and Economy Compiled from Various Sources By H. G. Adams ;
London, H.G. Bohn, 1864; 
Hardback. Good condition. xvi, 500pp with tissue guarded frontis. and 43 superb illustrations, few real bird feathers included. Some faint fox marks , light pencil notes on margins. Internal hinges weak but holding. Brown endpapers. Green boards with worn gilt title on red leather spine. Small tear top of spine. 
Price: 58.00 GBP
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Birds of Hill and Forest. A Popular Handbook and Illustrated Guide;, Blair, John ( edited by)Illustrated by George Rankin, Eric Hosking & Thomas Berwick
5 Blair, John ( edited by)Illustrated by George Rankin, Eric Hosking & Thomas Berwick Birds of Hill and Forest. A Popular Handbook and Illustrated Guide;
London, Chambers, nd ( c 1930); 
Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. 66pp with 16 delightful colour plates by George Rankin, 12 photographs by Eric Hosking and engravings & woodcuts by Berwick Pictorial covers with title on front & spine. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Falconry for You;, Evans, Humphrey Ap
6 Evans, Humphrey Ap Falconry for You;
London, John Gifford, 1970; 
6th reprint. Hardback. Nr fine/ Dust jacket Very good. 206pp with many illustrations. Orange covers with gilt title on spine. Protected dust jacket has sunned spine & edge. No annotations. A very good solid clean copy. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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7 Finn, Frank Bird Behaviour. Psychical and Physiological;
London, Hutchinson, nd; ( c1920's) 
Hutchinson's Nature Library; Very good/ No Dw; Hbk; 363pp with 44 Illustrations on Art Paper; Green covers with gilt title on front , title & picture on spine. Spine dulled with small mark. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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8 Finn, Frank Talks About Birds;
London, Adam and Charles Black, 1911; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. x, 240pp with 28 illustrations 8 of which are full-page in colour. Original green covers with black decoration & title. Light stain at bottom edge, slight wear at spine extremities. No internal foxing or marks. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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9 Fitter, R.S.R. Illustrated by R. A. Richardson Collins Pocket Guide to British Birds;
London, Collins, 1966; 
Revised edition. Hardback. Good/ Dust jacket Good-. 288pp with numerouscoloured & black/white illustrations, Maps on endpapers. Internal back hinge cracked ( taped). Blue covers with gilt title on spine. Protected dust jacket has 1" loss at spine extremities. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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10 Hamilton, Elizabeth. Illustrations by Biddy Darlow The Year Returns;
London, Joseph, 1952; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ Dj Good. 184pp with delightful wood engravings by Biddy Darlow. Light foxing to endpapers. Cream covers with red bird motif on front title on spine. Dust jacket has small closed tear, price intact. " Elizabeth Hamilton lived for some years at Longleat, the beautiful and famous Tudor home of the Marquis of Bath in Wiltshire. Such is the Authors quality of recording the bird life that the reader is held enchanted throughout." 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Birds' Nests, Eggs and Egg-Collecting;, Kearton, R.
11 Kearton, R. Birds' Nests, Eggs and Egg-Collecting;
London, Cassell, 1915; 
Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. 96pp with 22 coloured plates. Green covers with gilt title on front & sunned spine. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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British Birds;, Kirkman, F.B., and Jourdain, F.C.R.
12 Kirkman, F.B., and Jourdain, F.C.R. British Birds;
London, T & C & E. C. Jack, 1930; 
Hardback. Good condition. 10" x 7.5". xvi, 179pp with many delightful colour illustrations. Page xv torn & tape repaired. Internally very clean & tight. Green covers with gilt title & motif on the front. Spine repaired with black leathered. Edges worn. Please note heavy book, some extra postage may be required 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Breeding British Birds in Aviaries and Cages : Housing, Feeding, Sexing and General Management of British Hardbills and Softbills;, Norman, H
13 Norman, H Breeding British Birds in Aviaries and Cages : Housing, Feeding, Sexing and General Management of British Hardbills and Softbills;
London, Cage Birds, nd ( c 1950's?); 
Fifth Edition. Softcover. Good condition. 110pp with many illustrations. Green covers with white title & decoration on front. Spine partly missing. Hard to find edition. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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A Territory of Birds;, Sharland, Michael
14 Sharland, Michael A Territory of Birds;
London, Angus & Robertson / Rigby Ltd, 1964; 
1st UK edition. Hardback. Nr fine/ Dust jacket Very good +. 232pp with photographic illustrations & decorated endpapers. Protected dust jacket has price intact. " More than a nature book, a vivid account of the author's quest for rare birds in the Northern Teritory of Australia, with many observations about the country and people encountered. Birds include the rare night parrot, cockatoos, kites, and many more." 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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British Nesting Birds : A Ciomplete Record of Every Species which Nests in the British Isles;, Westell, W. Percival
15 Westell, W. Percival British Nesting Birds : A Ciomplete Record of Every Species which Nests in the British Isles;
London, Dent, 1948; 
9th impression. Hardback. Very good/ Dust jacket good. 130pp with 8 coloured & 70 Black/white illustrations. Pictorial boards with title on front & spine. Protected dust jacket has 1cm x 6cm loss bottom of front cover, a wee bit dusty., price intact. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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