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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR003027692
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Seller Inventory # GOR003013617
Book Description Andre Deutsch, 1979. Hard covers, dust jacket. Condition: V.g. 1st edition. Little used. No inscriptions. Weight: 1 Language: English. Seller Inventory # 15886
Book Description Andre Deutsch, London, 1979. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Robertson, Alistair (illustrator). 1st Edition. Book - very good, dust jacket - very good. Seller Inventory # 002059
Book Description BCA 2nd edition VG/VG edgewear 327pp some b/w illus by Alastair Robertson 9 5 x 6 875g, 1979. The names, lore and literature of British birds are looked at in this book. Seller Inventory # 3362
Book Description Andre Deutsch, London, 1979. Hardback. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Alistair Robertson (illustrator). First Edition. ALL THE BIRDS OF THE AIR. The Names, Lore and Literature of British Birds. Francesca Greenoak, Illustrated by Alastair Robertson. Andre deutsch, London. 1979 First edition. ISBN 0233970371 350pp Illustrated Hardback This delightful, learned and entertaining book makes it clear that the British love of birds is no recent phenomenon, from the earliest times we gave our birds an extraordinary range of names which reflect a knowledge of their habits and a feeling for their character such as the Magpie dubbed the 'Chatternag' and the Jay 'Devil Scritch' or the Grebe whose clumsy walk earned it the name of 'Arsefoot' There are also the poems in celebration of birds and their habits such as the Wood Pigeon 'Coo-coo-coo / Its as much as a pigeon can do / To bring up two / But the little Wren can maintain ten / And keep them all like gentlemen. This copy is in FINE condition in a FINE unclipped dustwrapper. Ref N5 Size: 350pp. Seller Inventory # 004469
Book Description Andre Deutsch, 1979., 1979. 1st edition. 8vo. 327pp. + index. B/w. illustrations by Alastair Robertson. Slight yellowing to margins of pages, original boards with gilt device to upper board, in slightly browned and slightly rubbed d/w. ISBN 0233970371 US$10. Seller Inventory # 157440
Book Description London Andre Deutsch, 1979. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION. Hardback. 8vo 9.5 x 6 inches. Illustrated by Alastair Robertson. 327 pages includin bibliography plus index. Fine in Fine un-clipped dustwrapper. '.a book which will be a joy to all who take pleasure in our British birds.'. Seller Inventory # 75
Book Description Condition: Used: Very Good. very good clean copy .sent next working day from the u/k 0.0. Seller Inventory # 0904EB37JRA
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, United Kingdom, 1979. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR003581648