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Mute Swans of the Atlantic Coast, Twining, James E.
41 Mute Swans of the Atlantic Coast
Twining, James E.
North Kingstown, Rhode Island, U.S.A. Dutch Island Press 1987 0-934881-04-9 / 9780934881043 First Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean softcover book with no chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with black & white photographs and drawings. Previous owner name on copyright page, no other marks. 83 pgs. An amateur ornithologist looks at the strikingly beautiful bird, imported to our shores for boastful elegance and now considered in its wild state both saint and sinner. 6" x 9". Birds. 016977

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The Technique of Photographing Birds, Warham, John
42 The Technique of Photographing Birds
Warham, John
London Focal Press 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and beautiful black and white photographs. 200 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (25s net on front inside flap), unchipped, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Excellent book on bird photography and an illustrated bird recognition section to guide the reader in identifying his subjects. 021604

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African Birds of Prey, Warwick Tarbotan; Pickford, Peter and Beverly
43 African Birds of Prey
Warwick Tarbotan; Pickford, Peter and Beverly
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 1990 0-8014-2515-8 / 9780801425158 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean original jacket. Clean blue boards with silver lettering on spine. A few small edge bumps and hint of surface wear to edges. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. 227 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book size 10-1/2" X 11-1/2". Africa's remarkable diversity of birds of prey is represented here in beautiful photographs and in text--from eagles and hawks, falcons and kites, to vultures and owls. 018800

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The Goshawk, White, T. H.
44 The Goshawk
White, T. H.
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1951 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition. Clean red cloth boards with small black claw decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (slight browning from publisher's glue) - no names, writing or marks. 215 pages. Only the front flap from the dust jacket laid in (not price clipped - 3.50 on top corner). 024451

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Bird Paradise, Wicks, John Bartlett
45 Bird Paradise
Wicks, John Bartlett
Philadelphia George W. Jacobs and Company 1914 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Lovely book illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean green marbled paper covered boards with paste-on photo illustration (unworn), green lettering; dark green cloth spine with gold lettering. Very small spot of wear to one lower corner tip. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 272 pages with index. A wonderful book of essays on birds and bird behavior, migration, habits and habitat. 025187

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The Phasian Bird, Williamson, Henry
46 The Phasian Bird
Williamson, Henry
London Faber and Faber 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in mcmxlviii on copyright page. Clean blue boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 341 pgs. Clean dustjacket with original price of 5s on front inner flap has small edge and corner chips, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Salar the Salmon," this is the story of a game bird, a hybrid pheasant, in the period of change that came upon the countryside, opening in the winter of 1937. 5" x 8". Birds. 017171

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The Scandaroon, Williamson, Henry
47 The Scandaroon
Williamson, Henry
New York Saturday Review Press 1973 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket Ken Lilly, Illustrator 
Very clean brown boards with gold pigeon illustration on cover, red cloth spine with gold lettering on spine. Hint of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 152 pgs. Illustrations by Ken Lilly. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a boy and a Homing Pigeon. 8vo. Birds. 012353

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48 Caw-Taw: The Story of a Rook
Wilson, Katharine M.
London Hutchinson & Co. Chestnut Library Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Len Fullerton, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 86 pgs. with delightful illustrations by Len Fullerton. Clean dustjacket has very slight browning to spine, is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 7" x 8-1/2". Children's. 014828

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Grouse and Grouse Hunting, Woolner, Frank
49 Grouse and Grouse Hunting
Woolner, Frank
New York Crown Publishers 1973 0517504448 / 9780517504444 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Fourth Printing, March, 1973, in unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black and grfeen lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 192 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few small shallow edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024509

Price: 18.00 USD
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Coro-Coro: The World of the Scarlet Ibis, Zahl, Paul A.
50 Coro-Coro: The World of the Scarlet Ibis
Zahl, Paul A.
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription (dated 1954) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 264 pgs. Illustrated with full page black & white photographic plates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small corner chips, short closed edge tears, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An excellent book on travel and adventure, focused on the search for a bird--the Scarlet Ibis. This serves as a background for side glimpses of the flooded Venezuelan llanos, their slime and scum, vegetation, insects, fish, reptiles, and, not least, human inhabitants. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Adventure. 017183

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