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The Birds of the Wetlands

by Hancock, James

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Goldring Books
Published
1984
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780871968951
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New York: Facts On File, 1984. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a touch of wear to lower spine and the letter P stamped to lower edge) with near Fine dutjacket. A large format volume of 152 pages. The book briefly describes one major wetland on every continent in the world. It explains the complicated ecosystems which… Read more
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A Twitcher's Diary - The Birdwatching Year of Richard Millington

by Millington, Richard

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Goldring Books
Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713711745
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Poole, Dorset: Blandford Press, 1981. A Fine unmarked copy with dustjacket which has a small stain to front and a repaired closed tear. 192 pages. Twitching, as it is known by its followers, is a style of birdwatching which involves collecting sightings of different species of bird. When geographical and time limits are set to the pastime it… Read more
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Arctic Summer - Birds In North Norway

by Vaughan, Richard

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Goldring Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780904614015
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$11.20

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Shrewsbury: Anthony Nelson, 1979. A Fine unmarked copy with no inscriptions with VG+ dustjacket which is price clipped. 152 pages. A marvellous portrait in words and photographs of the birds in the Varanger Peninsula in North Norway, where year after year, fair weather or foul, birdwatchers have come. The author had the good fortune to spend several weeks, in… Read more
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The Bird-Watcher's Guide to the Wetlands of Britain

by Ogilvie, M.A.

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Goldring Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713408478
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London: B.T. Batsford, 1979. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. For the first time here is a handbook which not only locates and describes all the major wetland sites in England, Wales and Scotland and also gives species tables. An introductory section describes wetland habitat in general and explains the nature and methods of… Read more
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The Birds of Sussex - Their Present Status

by Shrubb, Michael

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Goldring Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780850333268
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Chichester, Sussex: Phillimore, 1979. A Very Good+ clean, tight and unmarked copy which has some light foxing to top edge with VG+ dustjacket which is not price clipped. xv and 350 pages. 23 plates and 21 figures. The book is divided into two parts - the first deals with the main habitats in the county, population and species whilst the… Read more
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A Notebook of Birds 1907-1980

by Flegg, Jim

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Goldring Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333308806
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London: Macmillan, 1981. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy which has a touch of light foxing to top edge with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. Every month since June 1907 the journal 'British Birds' has published a correspondence column where birdwatchers have recorded the interesting and sometimes amusing behaviour of an enormous range of bird… Read more
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Birds of Man's World

by Goodwin, Derek

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Goldring Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780801411670
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London: British Museum (Natural History)/Cornell University, 1978. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy which has a touch of light foxing to top and fore edge with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. Many species of birds have managed to thrive alongside man, often because of the changes he has wrought in the environment rather than in… Read more
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Rare Birds of the British Isles - A Personal Survey of Over 300 Unusual Visitors

by Saunders, David

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Goldring Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781852602871
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London: Patrick Stephens, 1991. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. Rare birds are news with every sighting attracting birdwatchers from all over the British Isles to witness and record the event, and normally it is species that are recorded no more than 15 times annually. Yet as each year passes, so new and… Read more
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Wildfowl of the British Isles and North-West Europe

by Martin, Brian P.

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Goldring Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715399965
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$16.80

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Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1993. A Fine unmarked copy with dustjacket which has a small tear to bottom od spine and is not price clipped. Few groups of birds are more appropriately named than wildfowl, for they inhabit our wildest coasts and few remaining wilderness areas, yet most of the 38 species described here in detail are also widely… Read more
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Birdwatcher's Year

by Tate, Ann

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Goldring Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715391914
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Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1988. A Very Good+ unmarked copy with age darkening to page edges else clean and unmarked. Dustjacket is complete with a quarter inch closed tear to top of spine and a little creasing to top. For ten years the author kept notes of her birdwatching outings and the book is a personal selection of the… Read more
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My Favourite Stories of Wild Life

by Scott, Peter (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Lutterworth Press, 1965. A Very Good+ unmarked copy with light foxing to endpapers and closed edges. Dustjacket is price clipped. An interesting and delightful book in which the naturalist and ornithologist has selected stories mostly about birds but also of other creatures. 13 stories by well known and not so well known authors embellished with drawings by Keith Shackleton.… Read more
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The Bird Man - An Autobiography

by Strange, Ian

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Goldring Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780860330158
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London: Gordon and Cremonesi, 1976. A Very Good+ unmarked copy with complete dustjacket which has some wear to top edge. The author is universally known in Britain and America as the Bird Man, born in England and spent part of his childhood in the house that Sir Peter Scott eventually made the headquarters of the Wildfowl Trust, he trained as… Read more
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Birds as Living Things - An Introduction to the Study of Birds

by Knight, Maxwell

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Goldring Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Collins, 1964. A Very Good+ unmarked copy with some light foxing to endpapers with complete dustjacket. The book outlines the life of a typical bird from the egg through to the laying of its own eggs, shows how birds have become adapted for the kind of life the various groups have to live, describes the designs of a bird's… Read more
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The Kingfisher

by Eastman, Rosemary

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Goldring Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Collins, 1969. A Very Good+ copy with just a little light foxing to closed edges with price clipped dustjacket. By a curious quirk of nature the kingfisher is both the most beautiful and least known of British birds, it's brilliant plumage - dazzling cobalt blue back, warm chestnut orange underside, white throat, red legs - transforms the commonplace of… Read more
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Gifts of an Eagle

by Durden, Kent

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Goldring Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002722728
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London: Harvill Press, 1972. First UK edition. A Very Good+ unmarked copy with complete dustjacket which has a little wear to top edge. Lady, a Golden Eagle, was taken as a chick from her nest in the mountains near Carpinteria, California, and although eagles are protected birds, Ed Durden had received permission to do this for the purpose of study… Read more
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Sitting Duck - A True Story

by Fraser, Bryce

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Goldring Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780261632264
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London: Macgibbon and Kee, 1971. Gold title on brown boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is ligh foxing to endpapers and closed edges else very clean and unmarked. Dustjacket is complete with foxing to inner flaps and reverse. The strange true story of how Dora, a fresh water duck who loves salt water, courted… Read more
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The World of Roger Tory Peterson - An Authorized Biography

by Devlin, John C. And Naismith, Grace

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Goldring Books
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715376935
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$11.20

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Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1977. First UK edition. A Fine unmarked copy with gold title and facsimile of Roger Tory Peterson's signature on blue cloth boards with VG+ complete dustjacket. The world knows Roger Tory Peterson as America's most eminent natuaralist, combining the artistic accomplishment of a John James Audubon with the environmental concerns of a John Muir or… Read more
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The Courtship of Birds

by Simon, Hilda

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Goldring Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780304299317
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London: Cassell, 1977. A near Fine unmarked copy in green cloth boards which has just a few light spots of foxing to endpapers and fore edge with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A wonderful work describing the courtship rituals of such a great many birds such as the Great Crested Grebe, to Birds of Paradise and the… Read more
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Clare's Birds

by Bicknell-Goddard, Clare

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Goldring Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781857761030
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Lewes, East Sussex: The Book Guild, 1996. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. One cold wet afternnon in June, the author and her husband were walking along the seafront in Eastbourne and spotted a tiny pigeon, evidently injured, and they brought him home, expecting him to die. But he lived and changed their lives and instead of looking forward… Read more
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Birds Of Malaysia

by Delacour, Jean

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Goldring Books
Published
1947
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. Black titles on tan cloth boards which have some light marking to back else clean and without wear. Internally there is foxing to closed edges, 3 vertical pink lines to the index of illustrations, small pink marks to the top margins of 2 pages, and a closed tear to the lower margin of one… Read more
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