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1848 J M Bechstein Chamber Birds Trans W E Shuckard Illus Colour Frontispiece
1848 J M Bechstein Chamber Birds Trans W E Shuckard Illus Colour Frontispiece

Price: £58.00

A copy of J M Bechstein's Chamber BirdsWith a colour frontispiece and numerous illustrations.Known for his work on singing birds, J M Bechstein was a German ornithologist, forester, and naturalist.

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1850 Ornithological Rambles in Sussex A E Knox Full Plate Illustrations Birds
1850 Ornithological Rambles in Sussex A E Knox Full Plate Illustrations Birds

Price: £110.00

A comprehensive account of ornithological life in the County of Sussex.With four full page plates.A E Knox was a keen sportsman and amateur naturalist who enjoyed hunting, shooting and fishing. He has written several titles such...

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1854 Miscellaneous Prose of WALTER SCOTT Biographies Letters Essays
1854 Miscellaneous Prose of WALTER SCOTT Biographies Letters Essays

Price: £69.99

A collection of the literary biographies, letters and essays by Sir Walter Scott. Containing The Life of John Dryden, Memoirs of Jonathan Swift, Provincial Antiquities of Scotland and Reliques of Robert Burns. With vignette titles...

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1895 The Bird New Edition Illustrated Jules Michelet Natural History Ornithology
1895 The Bird New Edition Illustrated Jules Michelet Natural History Ornithology

Price: £95.00

An English translation of Jules Michelet's ornithological work.Illustrated throughout, with upwards of 100 illustrations, both vignette and plates, drawn by H Giacomelli.Translated into English by W H Davenport Adams, a nineteenth...

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1896 In The Green Leaf and the Sere Edited by J A Owen Haite Illustrations
1896 In The Green Leaf and the Sere Edited by J A Owen Haite Illustrations

Price: £19.99

A study of the British marshes and their wildlife, editedJ. A. Owen. With illustrations by G. C. Haite and D. C. Nichol. Including chapters on Pike, Perch, Bream and Roach, Moonlight and Daybreak, Woodpeckers and Their Allies...

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1902 A Year With the Birds W Warde Fowler Bryan Hook
1902 A Year With the Birds W Warde Fowler Bryan Hook

Price: £24.00

WIDTH="100%">A Year With the BirdsBy W. Warde Fowler1902 - London - Macmillan and Co. Limited7" by 5"; (xv) 265pp. 

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1905 Bird Life Glimpses by Edmund Selous First Edition Illustrated
1905 Bird Life Glimpses by Edmund Selous First Edition Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this fascinating study into the life of birds be Edmund Selous. With 12 headings and 6 full-page illustrations by G. E. Lodge. Selous published a variety of books on natural history, especially birds, ranging...

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1907 Birds of Yorkshire Thomas H Nelson Illustrated Photographs Topography
1907 Birds of Yorkshire Thomas H Nelson Illustrated Photographs Topography

Price: £45.00

This is an illustrated historical account of the birds native to Yorkshire, England.One of original two volumes. Volume II only.

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1909 Richard Kearton Our Bird Friends A Book For Boys And Girls Leather Binding
1909 Richard Kearton Our Bird Friends A Book For Boys And Girls Leather Binding

Price: £55.00

A uncommon ornithology book in attractive prize binding of the Bristol Grammar School.Aimed at children, the book contains photographic vignettes of the birds studied throughout.Contains the prize bookplate of Bristol Grammar...

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1913 Our Common Sea Birds Percy R Lowe Vellum Binding
1913 Our Common Sea Birds Percy R Lowe Vellum Binding

Price: £110.00

An attractively-bound work on the sea birds of the British Isles. Illustrated throughout with many photographs. Dated using Copac. Percy Roycroft Lowe (2 January 187018 August 1948) was an English surgeon and ornithologist.

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1923 The Common Birds of India by Douglas Dewar and G A Levvett Yeats Illus
1923 The Common Birds of India by Douglas Dewar and G A Levvett Yeats Illus

Price: £49.99

An illustrated first edition of this useful book on the birds of India. With a full-colour frontispiece of a common teal, and numerous black and white illustrations throughout.

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1937 Birds Through the Year Fish-Hawk D K Wolfe Murray
1937 Birds Through the Year Fish-Hawk D K Wolfe Murray

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this work on the birds of Great Britain by David K. Wolfe Murray, a.k.a. 'Fish-Hawk'.Illustrated throughout with many plates. Arranged by month.

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1938-41 10vol The Handbook of British Birds Illustrated H F Witherby Ornithology
1938-41 10vol The Handbook of British Birds Illustrated H F Witherby Ornithology

Price: £450.00

The complete five volumes of The Handbook of British Birds.In Hatchards of Piccadilly bindings.Five volumes bound across ten volumes. With notation paper bound to the opposite of each page, which remains mostly blank.Illustrated throughout,...

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1939 2Vol Book of Birds Grosvenor and Wetmore Colour Plates
1939 2Vol Book of Birds Grosvenor and Wetmore Colour Plates

Price: £110.00

A very well preserved two volume set of the National Geographic's Book of Birds.With both colour and black and white plates and photographic illustrations throughout and decorative endpapers showing maps of bird migration routes.A charming...

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1941 Our American Game Birds Van Campen Heilner Illustrated Lyunn Bogue Hunt
1941 Our American Game Birds Van Campen Heilner Illustrated Lyunn Bogue Hunt

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this lovely book about American birds. With 19 full colour paintings by Lynn Bogue Hunt, as well as illustrations and figures in the text. With a foreword by Colonel Theodore Roosevelt.

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1975 Every AUSTRALIAN BIRD Illustrated Peter WADE
1975  Every AUSTRALIAN BIRD Illustrated  Peter WADE

Price: £24.99

A bright, clean, first UK edition of the comprehensive Every Australian Bird Illustrated edited by Peter Wade. Bound in paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and a clipped dust wrapper. First UK Edition. With 563 colour photographs...

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1975 The Book of Birds Five Centuries of Bird Illustration A M Lysaght
1975 The Book of Birds Five Centuries of Bird Illustration A M Lysaght

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this history of bird illustrations from A. M. Lysaght. With numerous colour and monochrome illustrations throughout. Including illustrations of Muscovy ducks, Hoopoe birds, storks, tufted puffins and many...

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1981 First edition Estuary Birds Britain and Ireland Illustrated AJ prater Busby
1981 First edition Estuary Birds Britain and Ireland Illustrated AJ prater Busby

Price: £49.99

A scarce first edition of A. J. Prater's study of estuary wildlife with illustrations by John Busby. The book has sixteen illustrated plates, figures and tables. Prater begins by establishing the nature of the estuary, then looks...

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1984 Fair Isle's Garden Birds by John Holloway First Edition Illustrated Colour
1984 Fair Isle's Garden Birds by John Holloway First Edition Illustrated Colour

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this book on the birds of Fair Isle in Scotland. Illustrated throughout with colourful drawings.

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1993 The Breeding Birds of Hertfordshire KW Smith CW Dee Natural History Society
1993 The Breeding Birds of Hertfordshire KW Smith CW Dee Natural History Society

Price: £22.99

A well kept and illustrated edition of the Hertforshire Natural History Society's study of their breeding birds. Contains maps, illustrations of the birds, land use data tables and population trend graphs. The book explores landscapes,...

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c1899 Everyone's Handbook of British Breeding Birds With Illustrations
c1899 Everyone's Handbook of British Breeding Birds With Illustrations

Price: £69.99

A little illustrated handbook to assist with the identification of British birds. With many interesting advertisements to front and rear.

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c1900 W. Swaysland Familiar Wild Birds Third Series Illustrated Volume 2
c1900 W. Swaysland Familiar Wild Birds Third Series Illustrated Volume 2

Price: £35.00

A copy of Volume II of Swaysland's Familiar Wild Birds, originally written in 1883 in 4 volumes.Two Volumes in One.With coloured plates throughout illustrated by A. Thorburn and others, including Eliza Turck (1832 - 1891), an...

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c1912 The Book of Baby Birds First Edition Colour Illustrated Detmold Dugdale
c1912 The Book of Baby Birds First Edition Colour Illustrated Detmold Dugdale

Price: £70.00

A beautifully illustrated first edition introduction to the life and habits of baby birds.Nineteen tipped in colour illustrated plates by E. J. Detmold. Each description of the bird is accompanied by an illustration and a poem. The...

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