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Spades and Feathers, Tyler-Whittle, M.S.
61 Spades and Feathers
Tyler-Whittle, M.S.
London Jonathan Cape 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published 1955" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with small bird decoration on cover, black lettering and bird decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 222 pp. with lovely illustrations in black and white by Raymond Sheppard; maps and diagrams by the author. Clean dustjacket has slight age-toning to rear white panel, is not price clipped, unchipped, in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020387

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Technique of Photographing Birds, Warham, John
62 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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African Birds of Prey, Warwick Tarbotan; Pickford, Peter and Beverly
63 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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64 The Birds Fall Down
West, Rebecca
New York The Viking Press 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green boards with gold cloth spine, red lettering & small bird designs on spine. No bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Gold endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, has two small chips at base of spine, tiny bit of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 006112

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Field Guide to the National Parks of East Africa, Williams, John G.
65 A Field Guide to the National Parks of East Africa
Williams, John G.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1972 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
352 pgs. VG in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean brown cloth book, gold lettering on spine. Size: approx. 5-1/2" x 7-1/2" Binding tight. P/O name on FFE. German wine label (vintage 1968) pasted on rear FFE. Clean dust jacket with some fading to spine, mild edgewear. Color plates illustrating wildlife (including birds) of East Africa, maps and black & white illustrations. Some check marks on text pages. 12mo. Africa. 002951

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Phasian Bird, Williamson, Henry
66 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

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Phasian Bird, Williamson, Henry
67 The Phasian Bird
Williamson, Henry
London Faber & Faber 1948 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dustjacket ( "First published in mcmxlviii" on copyright page). Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very narrow spot of fading at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are unmarked, with very light foxing to first few pages at front and rear of book. Illustrated dustjacket is clean, price clipped at bottom corner of front inside flap, very shallow chipping at top spine edge, with small surface scrape at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a game bird in the period of change that came upon the countryside, and these facts are sest down as part of the background of the bird's life. Set on a small coastal farm in England's premier game-shotting county, Norfolk, the story opens in the winter of 1937 and closes a day or two after Christmas of 1944. 017875

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Scandaroon, Williamson, Henry
68 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Grouse and Grouse Hunting, Woolner, Frank
69 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.
70 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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