GULLS. By Professor John C. Coulson. Collins New Naturalist Library No.  139. Paperback Edition.

GULLS. By Professor John C. Coulson. Collins New Naturalist Library No. 139. Paperback Edition.

FALCONS. By Richard Sale. Collins New Naturalist Library No. 132. Standard  Hardback Edition.

FALCONS. By Richard Sale. Collins New Naturalist Library No. 132. Standard Hardback Edition.

GULLS. By Professor John C. Coulson. Collins New Naturalist Library No. 139. De Luxe Leather-bound Limited Edition.

2019 1st edition. De luxe leather-bound issue. 8vo (154 x 225mm). Ppxviii,478. Colour and b/w photographs, distribution maps, charts, bibliography. Full brown leather, spine titled in gilt, upper board embossed with NN monogram, all edges gilt. Edition limited to 50 copies, signed and numbered by the author.

"The gull is a familiar sight by the seaside, and one of the most recognisable bird species, but most people know surprisingly little about the lives and habits of these seafaring birds. John C. Coulson remedies this with a comprehensive overview of the gull". "There are more than 50 known species of gulls, and many of these are well-adapted to living in urban areas and in close proximity to humans. But there are also less familiar species to discover, which keep their distance from beachgoers. This long-overdue addition to the New Naturalist library explains the thorny issues of gull taxonomy and classification, then introduces readers to what it means to be a gull, physically and genetically. Chapters are divided by larger gull groups, and within these, distribution, lifecyles and behaviours are examined, as well as acclimation to the human world. Colour photography throughout offers ample opportunity to get a sense of the variation within the gull group, and makes this book a pleasure to look through".
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Author Coulson (John C.).
Book Code 53205
ISBN 0008201455 / 9780008201456
Book Description Fine new copy in dust-wrapper and brown cloth slip-case. Signed and numbered by the author. Dust-wrapper signed by the artist, Robert Gillmor.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2019
Publisher Collins New Naturalist Series.
Place London.