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Bird Migration
1 Bird Migration
Feltham, Middlesex Country Life Books 1983 0600363619 / 9780600363613 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to 
Comprehensive guide to the annual arrival and disappearance of our migratory birds and the intense speculation it has prompted through the ages. Good, clean hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light signs of shelf life - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Warburg Reserve Nature Trail
2 Warburg Reserve Nature Trail
Oxford, England BBONT Soft Cover Near Fine Oblong 
28 page, stapled booklet produced by the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Naturalists' Trust. Clean, glossy copy. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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From Spring to Fall or When Life Stirs, A Son of the Marshes, Owen, J.A. [editor]
3 A Son of the Marshes, Owen, J.A. [editor] From Spring to Fall or When Life Stirs
London William Blackwood 1894 Second Edition Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Victorian nature book which in which the author observes wildlife in the countryside of Surrey and Sussex. 244 pages. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Spine strip darkened. Some foxing to page edges but text block is generally clean, binding square and tight. A good copy. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Born Free : A Lioness of Two Worlds, Adamson, Joy
4 Adamson, Joy Born Free : A Lioness of Two Worlds
London The Reprint Society 1961 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
With extracts from George Adamson's letters, a preface by Lord William Percy, and a foreword by Captain Charles Pitman. The story which begins when Elsa was rescued as a four-day-old cub. Previous owner's name to the ffep else a clean, square hardback in a d/w - 144 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Living Free : The Story of Elsa and Her Cubs, Adamson, Joy
5 Adamson, Joy Living Free : The Story of Elsa and Her Cubs
London The Reprint Society 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Follows on from Born Free, telling the story of Elsa and her growing family - their problems and dangers, their games and diversions. Previous owner's name to prelim else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing slightest shelfwear with sunning to spine - 192 pages including appendix. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Teach Yourself Meteorology, Aeolus
6 Aeolus Teach Yourself Meteorology
London Hodder & Stoughton 1944 First Edition Hard Cover Good + Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Part of the Teach Yourself Series. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w which has a Test Paper on the inside of the wrapper - 138 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Common Birds  (India - the Land and People), Ali, Salim & Futehally, Laeeq
7 Ali, Salim & Futehally, Laeeq Common Birds (India - the Land and People)
New Delhi, India National Book Trust India 1967 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Covers the common birds to be found in India with a description on 97 different birds and an idenfying colour plate of each one - offering a good starting point for any beginner. Good clean paperback which is a little rubbed to the edges and darkened to rear cover. 118 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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A Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Ali, Salim; Ripley, S. Dillon
8 Ali, Salim; Ripley, S. Dillon A Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent
Oxford & London Bombay Natural History Society/Oxford University Press 1989 0195616340 / 9780195616347 Second Impression Hard Cover Reading Copy Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Dick, John Henry 
Some dampstaining to dustwrapper and boards but internally text block is clean - hence a good reading copy. Some occasional annotation in pencil.Edges of dustwrapper have been reinforced with clear tape. Depicts all the bird species found in the Subcontinent arranged family-wise on 106 plates which follow one another in systematic order + concise infomation on status, size, habitat, and distribution. 177 pages including index. Next post from UK. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Birds of Anglian Water Reservoirs, Andrews, John
9 Andrews, John Birds of Anglian Water Reservoirs
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Anglian Water 1992 0951981609 / 9780951981603 Card Covers Very Good 8vo 
A very good, clean copy which has light reading creases. Text block clean. Binding tight. Illustrated throughout in colour. An ideal introduction to family bird watching. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Harvesting the Rains in Thar, Anon
10 Anon Harvesting the Rains in Thar
India Gramin Vikas Bigyan Samiti 2003 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A very good, clean copy of this book which looks at the community driven initiatives of the people of the drought prone, rain starved state of Rajasthan who use water harvesting, conservation, management and distribution to manage their water problem and in doing so have become self-sustainable in water without disturbing the ecological framework of the state. 106 pages. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Eighteenth National Show and Sale, Anon
11 Anon The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Eighteenth National Show and Sale
England The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Ltd 1992 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
Catalogue for the show held on Friday 11th & Saturday 12th September 1992 at the National Agricultural centre in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. The premier exhibition and sale of Britain's rare breeds of cattle, and sheep. A very good, clean copy. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Fifteenth National Show and Sale, Anon
12 Anon The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Fifteenth National Show and Sale
England The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Ltd 1989 Soft Cover Good 8vo 
Catalogue for the show held on Friday 9th & Saturday 10th September 1989 at the National Agricultural centre in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. The premier exhibition and sale of Britain's rare breeds of cattle, pigs, sheep and goats. Occasional annotation marks. Long crease to front cover - otherwise a good, clean copy. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Twentieth National Show and Sale, Anon
13 Anon The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Twentieth National Show and Sale
England The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Ltd 1994 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
Catalogue for the show held on Friday 9th & Saturday 10th September 1994 at the National Agricultural centre in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. The premier exhibition and sale of Britain's rare and minority breeds. Minor soiling to front cover and some pencil annotation to pages. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Twenty Second National Show and Sale, Anon
14 Anon The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Twenty Second National Show and Sale
England The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Ltd 1996 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
Catalogue for the show held on Friday 6th & Saturday 7th September 1996 at the National Agricultural centre in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. The premier exhibition and sale of Britain's rare and minority breeds. Some annotation to pages. Includes a leaflet about White Park cattle. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Top Wildlife Spots, Anon
15 Anon Top Wildlife Spots
London Collins 1999 000220178X / 9780002201780 Card Covers Near Fine 8vo 
Features 200 of the top British reserves where you can see nature at its best - includes detailed maps and easy-to-follow descriptions. 256 pages including index. As new copy which appears unread. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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A Study of Bird Song, Armstrong, Edward  A.
16 Armstrong, Edward A. A Study of Bird Song
London Oxford University Press 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The author's long study of bird behaviour enables him to produce the first extensive review of bird vocalizations with the contents pages entitled : Bird Utterance as Language, The Structure and Components of Bird Song, The Development and Learning of Song, Sub-Song, Vocal Mimicry, Song Dialects and the Relationship of Vocalisation to Speciation, Territorial Song and Related Forms of Song, Song-flight and Non-Vocal Song, Song and the Annual Cycle, Female Song, Duetting, and Corporate Song, The Influence of Light, Weather and Temperature on Song, Song and Adaptations to Habitat, Bird Song as Art and Play. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear and with front flap covering previous owner's stamped details - 335 pages including a general index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Life on Earth, Attenborough, David
17 Attenborough, David Life on Earth
England BCA 1980 TV Tie-in Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to 
The book which accompanied the popular BBC television series. Clean bright copy in very good dustjacket. 319 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with colour photoraphs. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Trials of Life, Attenborough, David
18 Attenborough, David The Trials of Life
London Collins/BBC 1990 0002199122 / 9780002199124 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The book which accompanied the BBC television series which looked at life in the animal world as a series of trials with each chapter covering a separate stage in the life of animals from birth to death. Illustrated throughout in colour, A very good clean copy in price-clipped jacket. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 320pp including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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In the Countryside of South Leicestershire, Badcock, J.C.
19 Badcock, J.C. In the Countryside of South Leicestershire
Leicester, Leicestershire Vance Harvey Publishing 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Badcock, J.C. 
Deals with the natural history of a small stretch of countryside in South Leicestershire, and intended as a guide to such places as a modest introduction to the wildlife, both plant and animal, that abides therein. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 96 pages. Colour frontis + b.w. sketches throughout. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Coasts and Estuaries (The Natural History of Britain and Northern Europe), Barnes, Richard
20 Barnes, Richard Coasts and Estuaries (The Natural History of Britain and Northern Europe)
London BCA 1979 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
Laminated pictorial boards. With over 700 entries and 660 illustrations of species in full colour. 224 pages including index. A well-cared for second-hand copy. Page edges tanning slightly. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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