Weert: Peter Lowe, (1973. first edition). Quarto, colour illustrations, very good copy in dustwrapper.
BIRDS - Owls and other Nightbirds
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Sydney: Hodder and Stoughton, (1985. second edition), Quarto, colour paintings, colour photographs, fine copy in dustwrapperr.
London: British Trust for Ornithology, 1938. Octavo, photographs, signature. Cover boards a little grubby and some spotting of endpapers, otherwise a very good copy. Reprinted with corrections from British Birds, Volume XXXI, Nos. 6, 7 and 8.
Sydney: Reed, (1991. first edition). Quarto, colour photographs, dustwrapper. The photographs show all 16 species in the wild. Other chapters examine hearing and vision, hunting techniques and pellet production and there is also a chapter devoted to bush and camera techniques.
London: Collins, (1949. first edition). Quarto, photographs, bookplate, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Mountfield: Pica Press, (1999. first edition). Large octavo, 64 colour plates by Friedhelm Weick, signature, very good copy in dustwrapper. Owls is the most comprehensive book ever published on the group. It is not merely an identification guide, although it does this job handsomely; it is also an invaluable source...
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980. Octavo, paperback, photographs.
Melbourne: Lansdowne, 1980. Folio, 22 colour plates by Jeremy Boot, text illustrations. Publisher's brown full morocco, limited to 750 copies, numbered and signed by the authors and artist. This copy has the attractive signed lithograph (limited to 500 copies) of a Black-shouldered kite.
Melbourne: Lansdowne, 1980. Folio, 22 colour plates by Jeremy Boot, text illustrations. Publisher's brown full morocco, limited to 750 copies, numbered and signed by the authors and artist, a fine copy.
Shrewsbury: 1990. Quarto, colour photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper.