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  • Flint, V.E., and others
    A Field Guide to Birds of USSR including Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1989. Octavo, brown cloth. pp (xxxvi), (354) + colour plates. 71 b/w figures, 303 b/w maps, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46343
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  • Gary Stiles; Skutch, Alexander F.
    A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica (Civilization)

    Ithaca, New York: Comstock / Cornell, 1989. Octavo, card covers. pp (xii), 511 + colour plates. Illustrated, maps, index. Just a little leaned, vertical creaases to spine, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46353
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  • Grimmett, Richard; Inskipp, Carol; Inskipp, Tim
    A Guide to the Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives

    Edition: First printing

    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998. Thick quarto, terra cotta cloth. pp 888. Colour and b&w illustrations, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a small corner chip at head of spine, else fine.Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45968
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  • Raffaele, Herbert A.; Wiley, James; Garrido, Orlando H.; Keith, Allan; Raffaele, Janis I.
    A Guide to the Birds of the West Indies

    Edition: First printing

    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998. Octavo, green boards. pp (511). Colour illustrations, index. Very small bruise to one outer corner of cover, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46337
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  • Borrow, Nik and Ron Demey
    A Guide to the Birds of Western Africa

    Edition: First printing

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001. Tall octavo, green cloth. pp 832. 147 colour plates, b&w illustrations, maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46349
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  • Jaffe, Mark
    And No Birds Sing: The Story of an Ecological Disaster in a Tropical Paradise

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. Cloth and birds. pp (285). Index. Remainder stripe on bottom page edges, else fine in fine jacket. Why were all the birds of Guam dying off starting in the 1960s. There were no carcasses or clues. The story of how in the 1980s young biologist Julie Savidge found the answer - an introduced snake.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46393
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  • BROWN, R.G.B., D.N.NETTLESHIP, P. GERMAIN, C.E. TULL, & T. DAVIS
    ATLAS OF EASTERN CANADIAN SEABIRDS. (with) Atlas of eastern Canadian seabirds Supplement I: Halifax-Bermuda transects

    Ottawa: Canadian Wildlife Service, Environmental Management Services, Department of the Environment, 1975. Two items, quarto, card covers. pp (ii), 220, [2]. Slight rubbing at spine, VG otherwise, no owner names. The Supplement is quarto, pp (ii), 24, [2], stapled, and is by Brown alone. VG. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 30015
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  • CHAPMAN, Frank M.
    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A BIRD-LOVER

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Appleton-Century, 1933. Blue cloth. pp (xiv), 420, [2] + photos by the author; drawings and four colour plates by Louis Agassiz Fuertes; index. Short shallow bump to lower inner edge of front cover, yellowing to page edges, light yellowing to pages facing the plates, else fine. Dust jacket has light spine yellowing, rubbing to spine folds, several very small chips, VG otherwise. A nice copy. Chapman was Curator of Birds in the American Museum of Natural History. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43978
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  • KEYSER, Leander S.
    BIRD-DOM (with ALS)

    Boston: Lothrop, copyright 1891. 12mo. Light blue decorated cloth gilt. 226, (2) pp. Spine slightly darkened and lightly rubbed, VG o/w. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "J. Macdonald Oxley, with compliments of The Author". Tipped in is an AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED to Oxley, on the author's Springfield, Ohio, stationery dated July 15, 1893, signed "L.S. Keyser". He looks forward to receiving some of Oxley's own writing, discusses what he's been selling to magazines, and inquires after the names of Canadian periodicals to which he can send work. Oxley was a prolific Canadian author of boys' books. Letter is a single sheet folded horizontally twice, with both sides covered with his holograph. A collection of essays on birds.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 1898
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  • BIRD-WAYS (with ALS) by MILLER, Olive Thorne (pseud. of Harriet Mann Miller, 1831-1918)
    MILLER, Olive Thorne (pseud. of Harriet Mann Miller, 1831-1918)
    BIRD-WAYS (with ALS)

    Edition: First Edition

    Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1885. 12mo. Green pictorial cloth stamped in black & gilt. (2), viii, 227, (1) pp + (4), (2) pp ads. Cheap fly leaves browned (half inch margin tear to front fly leaf); VG copy otherwise. With AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED pasted onto front pastedown. One sh eet folded to make 4 pages, then folded horizontally to fit in book. The holograph is on 3 of the 4 pages, and the letter is on the author's Brooklyn, NY, stationery, is dated Oct. 23, 1890, and signed in full. Addressee is J. Macdonald Oxley, prolific Canadian author of boys' books. Oxley has written his name, address (Ottawa) and date (December 1885) on front free endpaper. Miller thanks him for sending some of his own writing. 14 essays about birds.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 1897
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  • Beehler, Bruce M.; Pratt, Thane K.; Zimmerman, Dale A.
    Birds of New Guinea (Handbook

    Edition: First Edition

    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1986. Octavo, black cloth. pp 672. 54 plates, most in colour, two maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. "New Guinea, the largest tropical island, supports a spectacular bird fauna characterized by cassowaries, megapodes, pigeons, parrots, kingfishers, and owlet-nightjars, as well as the iconic birds of paradise and bowerbirds. Of the nearly 800 species of birds recorded from New Guinea, more than 350 are found nowhere else on Earth. This comprehensive annotated checklist of distribution, taxonomy, and systematics of the birds of New Guinea is the first formal review of this avifauna since Ernst Mayr's Checklist, published in 1941. This new book brings together all the systematic, taxonomic, and distributional research conducted on the region's…

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    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1986. Octavo, black cloth. pp 672. 54 plates, most in colour, two maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. "New Guinea, the largest tropical island, supports a spectacular bird fauna characterized by cassowaries, megapodes, pigeons, parrots, kingfishers, and owlet-nightjars, as well as the iconic birds of paradise and bowerbirds. Of the nearly 800 species of birds recorded from New Guinea, more than 350 are found nowhere else on Earth. This comprehensive annotated checklist of distribution, taxonomy, and systematics of the birds of New Guinea is the first formal review of this avifauna since Ernst Mayr's Checklist, published in 1941. This new book brings together all the systematic, taxonomic, and distributional research conducted on the region's bird families over the last 70 years. Bruce Beehler and Thane Pratt provide the scientific foundation for the names, geographic distributions, and systematic arrangement of New Guinea's bird fauna. All technical information is annotated and a geographic gazetteer and bibliography are included. This book is an ideal complement to the Birds of New Guinea field guide also published by Princeton, and is an essential technical reference for all scientific libraries, ornithologists, and those interested in bird classification. The first complete revision of the New Guinea bird fauna since 1941. Accounts for 75 bird species new to the region. Includes a geographic gazetteer, bibliography, and explanations of taxonomic and systematic classifications"

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46351
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  • TOZER, Ronald G. and James M. Richards
    BIRDS OF THE OSHAWA-LAKE SCUGOG REGION ONTARIO

    Edition: First Edition

    Oshawa, ON: Authors, 1974. Octavo, green boards. pp (viii), (384). Map, b&w photos and drawings. Fine in jacket. #324 of an unspecified limitation. Signed by both authors.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45743
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  • GUTHRIE-SMITH, H.
    BIRDS OF THE WATER. WOOD & WASTE.

    Wellington, New Zealand: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1927. Second edition, original text with some new notes in the new author preface. Green pictorial buckram gilt. (viii), 207 pp + 77 photo plates. Very slight spine darkening, small ink inscription to front free endpaper; yellowing to page edges; else a fine copy of this nicely made book about New Zealand birds, specifically ones seen on a New Zealand sheep station.

    Condition: Book: Near Fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 7362
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  • ALDERER, Jonathan, editor
    COMPLETE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA

    Washington, D.C: National Geographic, 2006. Octavo, glossy pictorial boards. pp ix, 664. Colour illustrations, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a small tear, crease to lower inner corner of front panel, VG otherwise. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46145
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  • Johnsgard, Paul A.
    Cormorants, Darters, and Pelicans of the World

    Edition: First printing

    Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993. Quarto, black cloth. pp (xvi), 445. Colour photos, b&w illustrations, maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. 2.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46925
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  • Porter, Richard; Christensen, S.; Schiermacker-Hansen, P.
    Field Guide to the Birds of the Middle East

    Edition: First printing

    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. Octavo, card covers. pp (xvi), 460. Colour illustrations, maps, index. Fine copy. Princeton Field Guides series. "Birds of the Middle East is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this region. It covers all species, including vagrants, found in the Arabian peninsula (including Socotra), Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and Cyprus. Over 700 species are described in concise texts giving full details of the plumage and voice of all recognizable forms. Distributed maps appear opposite the plates and are annotated with details of each species status and preferred habitat. Four artists have prepared a magnificent set of specially commissioned plates that show all the forms described in…

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    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. Octavo, card covers. pp (xvi), 460. Colour illustrations, maps, index. Fine copy. Princeton Field Guides series. "Birds of the Middle East is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this region. It covers all species, including vagrants, found in the Arabian peninsula (including Socotra), Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and Cyprus. Over 700 species are described in concise texts giving full details of the plumage and voice of all recognizable forms. Distributed maps appear opposite the plates and are annotated with details of each species status and preferred habitat. Four artists have prepared a magnificent set of specially commissioned plates that show all the forms described in full color. The authors have extensive ornithological experience in the Middle East spanning over thirty years of research into the identification, biology, and conservation of the many wonderful species to be found there. This authoritative book will be an indispensable guide to the visiting birder. It will also be a vital tool for those engaged in work to conserve and study the avifauna of the region, which is especially important for both the indigenous species and those which pass through it on their migrations between the Palaearctic and Africa."

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    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46355
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  • Clement, Peter; Harris, Alan; Davis, John
    Finches and Sparrows: An Identification Guide (Helm Field Guides)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Christopher Helm / A & C Black, 1993. Tall octavo, brown boards. pp (x), 500. 73 colour plates painted by Alan Harris and John Davis, colour distribution maps & line drawings, index. Fine copy. Jacket has short creased tears at foot of spine internally repaired, VG otherwise. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46142
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  • FIREFLY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BIRDS by PERRINS, Christopher, editor
    PERRINS, Christopher, editor
    FIREFLY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BIRDS

    Edition: First printing

    Buffalo, New York: Firefly Books, 2003. Tall thick quarto, navy boards. pp 656. Colour and b&w illustrations (about 1000 photos), glossary, bibliography, index. Fine in very nearly fine jacket. Note: 3.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46579
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  • Sinclair, Ian; Hockey, Phil; Tarboton, Warwick
    Illustrated Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa

    Edition: First US edition

    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995. Octavo, blue cloth. pp 426. Colour illustrations, index. Fine copy. Jacket has crease and short tear to foot of spine, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46346
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  • Fry, C. Hilary; Fry, Kathie
    Kingfishers, Bee-Eaters, & Rollers: A Handbook

    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. Octavo, card covers. pp (xiv), 324. Colour illustrations, maps, index. Black stripe to bottom page edges, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46356
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