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Old Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 11:52   #1
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Bargain offers on books

Bibliophile Books currently have the Van Perlo Field Guide to South American Passerines on offer at just 8 plus postage (2.80 if you order via Amazon). It usually sells at about 27 so a good offer for a useful book.

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Thanks for the heads up Steve, actually cheaper as a used book, said to be in great condition, 6.99 + 2.80 on Amazon

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-li...=used&qid=&sr=

Probably worth buying at this price but on a par with the Helm guides by Ridgely and Tudor?


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Mine just came this morning. Illustrations are mainly a bit sketchy and nothing like as good as the Ridgeley and Tudor book but for 8 it is worth having as it is comprehensive in coverage.

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Mine just came this morning. Illustrations are mainly a bit sketchy and nothing like as good as the Ridgeley and Tudor book but for 8 it is worth having as it is comprehensive in coverage.

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Hmm, has to be questionable then as to how useful it is in ID'ing the really tricky species?

Have to agree though as we both said above, for this price, you may as well have it and I just bought it for 9.79.

Eyes open now for the non passerine volume for a similar price.


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I started this thread hoping that anyone who comes across a bargain offer could mention it here, not just for this one example.

Feel free to use it !

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Bloomsbury have their annual pre-Christmas 45% off sale on at the moment (until this Sunday).

Some good deals on Helm ID guides (e.g. Aus bird guide for 14) and the Poyser series but, unfortunately, it doesn't extend to pre-publication offers on the books I am waiting for in early-2018!
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Anyone collecting the New Naturalist series, this is the best, current price for the forthcoming 'Beetles'

https://www.speedyhen.com/Search/Key...&productType=0

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Bloomsbury have their annual pre-Christmas 45% off sale on at the moment (until this Sunday).

Some good deals on Helm ID guides (e.g. Aus bird guide for 14) and the Poyser series but, unfortunately, it doesn't extend to pre-publication offers on the books I am waiting for in early-2018!
Thank You, Matt.

Just ordered the Australian Bird Guide for 16.70, inc. P&P.
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