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Flying In the Face of Nature

By: Barnes, Simon

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Penguin Putnam~trade: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02424


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 View more info

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Keith Brockie's Wildlife Sketchbook

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £18.08

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03381


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. View more info

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One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03383


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. View more info

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The Silvery Tay: Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £16.26

Publisher: J.M. Dent and Sons: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03385


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. View more info

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And then they flew away

By: Christie, Clifford

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Constable & Co.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02345


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. View more info

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The Complete Book of Game Conservation

By: Coles, Charles ( Editor)

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, Stanley Paul & Co ltd: 1986

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03463


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. View more info

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A Curlew in the Foreground; An RSPB warden's summer on North Uist.

By: Coxon, Philip

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03370


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. View more info

Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

By: Flegg Jim.

Price: £7.68

Publisher: UK, New Holland: 1990

Sellers ID: 02025


Some light usage marks but otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-91 (A Volume in the T & AD POYSER POPULAR BIRD BOOK Series)

By: Gibbons, David Wingfield; etc.; Reid, James B.; Chapman, Robert A.

Price: £14.91

Publisher: UK, T & D Poyser Ltd.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02384


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. View more info

Bird Seekers Guide

By: Gooders John

Price: £11.30

Publisher: London, Andre Deutch: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01321


Book and dw in v/g condition and not price clipped View more info

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Bird sounds and their meaning

By: Jellis, Rosemary

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03377


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. View more info

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A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names.

By: Jobling, James A.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03363


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 ed... View more info

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Shropshire Meres and Mosses.

By: Jones, Nigel

Price: £9.03

Publisher: UK., Shropshire Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03277


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. View more info

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British Birds

By: Kirkman & Jourdain

Price: £31.63

Publisher: UK, T.C.& E.C. Jack Ltd: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03619


This book objective is to provide ,in a compact and convenient form, the best available information sufficient to identify all British species except the rarest - their nests, their eggs, and their utterances. Notes on their habitat and geographical range have been added, chiefly has and aid to identification. The text is accompanied by two hundred colour plates. The green boards have some marks on it and wear to its corners. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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River Birds: Bird Life from Mountain Stream to Estuary

By: Lovegrove, Roger

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Columbus Books Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03386


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. View more info

Birds of Prey of the British Isles

By: Martin, Brian.P.

Price: £18.08

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03483


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. View more info

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Twitcher's Diary: Bird Watching Year of Richard Millington

By: Millington, Richard

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Blandford PressLtd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03367


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 st... View more info

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lamberts birds of garden and woodland

By: mitchell alan

Price: £9.03

Publisher: london, Collins: 1976

Edition: First edition

Sellers ID: 01564


There is self wear on the cover and a dedication 0n end paper not price clipped. View more info

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Birds of Garden and Woodland

By: Mitchell, Alan

Price: £9.03

Publisher: UK., HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02512


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 plea... View more info

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Birds of Devon.

By: Moore, Robert

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03361


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. View more info