DUCKS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE
(Poyser, 1975) Hbk, demy 8vo large, 206pp inc. b/w ills. Clean tight signed copy, green cloth boards bumped, dw rubbed & unclipped.. V.Good / V.Good (Book ref. 9810) £18.00
HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE, THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA. THE BIRDS OF THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC - VOL 1 - OSTRICH TO DUCKS
(Oxford University Press 1977) Hbk. crown 4to, 722pp inc. many col. ills. Clean tight copy, navy-blue cloth boards, dw sunned. V.Good/ V.Good (Book ref. 9515) £30.00
DUCKS IN THE WILD - Conserving Waterfowl and Their Habitats.
Shrewsbury. Swan Hill Press. 1992. HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote as this saves time in processing orders. 160 pages. Colour and b.w. illustrations. Mint in grey boards with silver lettering to spine, in a mint d.w. Unread book from new stock. Both a reference book and a plea for the conservation of wetlands where ducks live. A unique identification guide illustrated with head drawings of all but the rarest ducks, a glossary, a list of conservation organizations worldwide, and an index of vernacular and scientific names complete this authoritative book. ISBN: 1-85310-383-7. (Book ref. 4653) £14.95
SITTING DUCK - A True Story.
London. MacGibbon & Kee. 1971 Reprint. Hardback. 192 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in brown boards with gilt lettering to spine, with inscription on front fly-leaf, in a v.g. d.w. The true story of how Dora, a fresh-water duck who loves salt water, courted and adopted the author. ISBN: 0-261-63226-4. (Book ref. 2382) £4.00
THE HANDBOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS. Crows to Flycatchers; Warblers to Owls; Hawks to Ducks; Cormorants to Crane; Tern to Game-Birds.
H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd. 1947-8. 5th Imp. 5 vols. Numerous cold. plates and b/w. ills. E.ps. lightly spotted, good in sl. chipped d/ws. US$117 (Book ref. 213358) £75.00
Ducks and Drakes;
London, Collins, 1944; Reprint; Hardback; 4to; Unpaginated with full page colour Illustrations plus b/w Illustrations in text by Vernon Stokes & Cynthia Hatnett; Maroon covers ( faded to brown) with white lettering, marks to cover; Dust wrapper is poor with loss at front bottom plus closed tears badly tape repaired on reverse.Price clipped. Internally very good with slight foxing. (Book ref. 3555) £18.00
Practical Poultry Keeping;
London, Poultry World, nd (c1940's); Fourth edition. Hardback. Good/ No dj. 185pp with numerous illustrations, index & including 27pp period advertisements. First few pages have some light marks, internally very good. Red covers with white lettering. " The aim of this book is to give, in as terse and practical a form as possible all you need to know about keeping poultry." (Book ref. 14046) £12.00
Wildfowl : An Identification to the Ducks, Geese and Swans of the World
Christopher Helm, 1988. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0747022011 298 pp. colour illus. vg+ clean copy in similar dw (Book ref. 095487) £25.00
Tufted Ducks in a Royal Park
Author, 1986. Illustrated by Photos. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 0951155601 Signed by Author 292 pages plus an index.amonograph of the habits of Tufted Ducks as it happens in a Royal park. very interesting monograph with usefulguides as to the identification of the large amount of hybrids with scaup and lesser scaup within this species (Book ref. 009879) £15.95
The Game Birds of India, Burma and Ceylon , 3 Vol. Set, Vo. 1.- Ducks and their Allies, Vol 11. - Snipe, Bustards and Sand-Grouse, Vol.111. - Pheasants and Bustard-Quail,
London, The Bombay Natural History Society, 1921, 1921, 1930, Second Edition, First Edition, First Edition: Hardbacks, Vols. 1 and 11 - half-bound in brown leather, Vol. -111 green cloth, all with green bds., gold titles and raised spinal bands, 190 x 275 mm., 4.2 kg. (extra postage), Vol. 1 - 340 pp., with Index, illustrated with thirty colour plates, Vol 11. - 328 pp., with Index, nineteen colour plates, two maps in colour and six bw. plates, Vol. 111 - 341 pp., with Index, eleven coloured and nine bw. plates, plates and maps in all volumes collated and all present. Vols. 1 and 11., marbled eps., all volumes inscribed by previous owner on eps., casing to Vols. 1 and 11 detached at front and rear hinges, text-block tight, small repair to top of spine of Vol. 111, light shelf wear, no dws., Good copies, (Book ref. 9617) £285.00
Birds of Marsh and Mere and How to Shoot Them
London: Heath Cranton Limited, 1928. Illustrated by Illustrated By the Author. H. Back. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cheap edition. With an introductory note by J.G. Millais. Blue cloth boards, spine sunned and faded. Prev. owner's neat ink inscription to f.f.e.p. Fore edge lightly spotted. pp 287. (Book ref. 066404) £10.00
London: Hutchinson's Library of Sports and Pastimes, 1951. Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt. 1st Edition. H. Back. Very Good/Good. 4to Pictorial d/j shows rubbing and wear to extremities with piece measuring 2cm by 2cm missing to top of front cover. Several small closed tears to edges. Prev. owner's neat ink inscription to front pastedown. Boards underneath sunned in places where jacket is lacking. With 16 colour plates. pp 366. (Book ref. 066383) £25.00
Elements of Shooting
London: The Field Press. H. Back. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Dark green boards. Prev. owner's neat ink inscription to f.f.e.p. Fore edge lightly spotted. With colour plates. pp 808. (Book ref. 066346) £8.00
Wings Over the Marshes: Shooting Sketches from an Old Log Book
London: The Batchworth Press, 1948. H. Back. Good +/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Dark green cloth boards. Prev. owner's stamp to f.f.e.p. and front pastedown. With b/w photographs. pp 152. (Book ref. 066342) £5.00
Ducks and Drakes
London: Collins, 1942. First Edition. A fair copy in a poor dustwrapper missing a largeish piece on the back cover. Binding starting to come loose. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Unpaginated but about 40pp. Illustrations in colour and black and white. (Book ref. 4251) £10.00
Rare and vanishing Australian birds.
Adelaide: Rigby, 1980. Reprint. VG cream leather look cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; VG white d/w with col illus & blue/mauve lettering, not p/c, one small tear & edgewear. 24cms x 22cms, 96pp. 42 col paintings & line drawings. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 1023g. 0727008846. (Book ref. 2955) £20.00
A colour guide to familiar marshland and freshwater birds.
London: Octopus, 1978. Illus: Kvetodlav Hisek. Reprint. VG laminated green h/b with col illus to covers & black lettering to spine; No d/w. 12.25cms x 19.5cms, 183pp. Over 140 col illus & line drawings. 9 chaps, bib, index. Clean & unmarked within. Weight 327g. 0706404076 (Book ref. 2799) £4.50
Keeping Your Own Poultry. Advice for the Small-Scale Beginner.
Wellingborough: Thorsons Publishers Limited., 1984. Illustrated by Averis Peter.. 3rd Impression. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo 0722507127 A practical guide for householders and smallholders, explaining all aspects of keeping a small flock of hens, ducks or geese. 128 clean unmarked pages in thin card covers rubbed on the edges and with a crease in the back section. (Book ref. 028545) £7.00
Ducks, Geese and Swans
London ..: Hamlyn, 1974. Illustrated by Haywood, Helen. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good. 8vo 0 600 32891 0 A slither of fading along the cover edges o/w in excellent condition with a dustwrapper with fading and browning on the spine and edges. Illustrated by Helen Haywood. (Book ref. 010033) £6.00
Mrs Nimble and Mr Bumble a Tale of the Tiniest House in the World / This Duck and That Duck a Story Telling How the Ducks Defeated the foxes
London: Francis James Publishing Co., 1944. Illustrated by Knowles, Horace. 1st. Cloth Covered Hardback. Very Good +/No Dustwrapper. 12mo Dark green cloth cover with dulled gilt titles. A very clean and tight first edition without inscriptions. (Book ref. 002764) £60.00