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1 The Butterflies of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
Asher, Jim Pisces Publications Newbury, Berkshire 1994 1874357021 / 9781874357025 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original burgundy red boards. The spine of the dust jacket is faded but both the book and jacket are in otherwise very good, clean and tight condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. viii, 136. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104264 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
16 Reptiles and Amphibians in Britain (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Frazer, Deryk Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1989 1870630041 / 9781870630047 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1983. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine and has very minor rubs to spine ends. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 256. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104235 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
2 The Indian Runner Duck, A Historical Guide
Ashton, Christine and Michael Feathered World 2002 0907769330 / 9780907769330 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Glazed boards. In excellent, fine, unmarked condition. As new. pp. vii, 202. This book charts the mysteries and arguments about the Indian Runner Duck which have fascinated people for 100 years. 304077 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
17 Coming Down the Wye (SIGNED)
Gibbings, Robert J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. London 1942 First Edition Blue Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall The Author SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
A tidy copy. Minor bumping to the edges of the boards. A little light scattered foxing internally. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. Inscription reads: 'Mary Carter, with every good wish, from Robert Gibbings'. 189pp. Image available on request. 026951 
Price: 70.00 GBP

 
 
3 Wonders of Animal Life
Berridge, W. W. Simpkin, Marshall Hamiltion, Kent & Co. Ltd London 1919 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial cloth. In very good, sound condition. Binding firm. Boards are bumped at corners. No names or inscriptions. Foxing to the outer textblock edges and, to a lesser extent, page margins. Closed tear to title page. First reprint, August 1919. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates. 270pp + plates. 303096 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
18 Wild Flowers (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Gilmour, John ; Walters, Max Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1989 1870630785 / 9781870630788 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1954. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, has a short tear to the top edge of the front cover and minor rubs to the corners and spine ends. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xiv, 241. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104227 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
4 Inheritance and Natural History (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Berry, R. J. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1990 1870630645 / 9781870630641 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1977. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine and has some very small indentations to the front cover. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 350. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104238 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
19 Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
Gould, Stephen Jay Hutchinson Radius 1990 0091742714 / 9780091742713 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Otherwise very good condition. No names or inscriptions. 347pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 103176 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
5 An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals, 2 Vols.
Bourne, Gilbert C. G. Bell & Sons Ltd. London 1918 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Published 1918 (Vol. I) & 1919 (Vol. II). Reference / working copies only. Volume one is FAIR / POOR - the boards are worn and marked, with splits to the cloth at the spine edges and corner, inner hinges cracked and there is annotation to the text and pencilled notes on the rear endpaper. Volume two is FAIR / GOOD - some marks to the text and boards. Spines of both volumes are faded. It looks as though f.e.p.s have been removed from both vols. 299pp & 321pp. 18.5cm. Vol. I is 5th edition, revised ; Vol. II is 9th edition, revised. 023592 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
20 Himalayan Journals, or Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, The Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, The Khasia Mountains, &c.
Hooker, Sir Joseph Dalton Ward, Lock & Co., Limited Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated but c. 1900 or a bit later. Blue board. The boards are rubbed at the edges and corners, with some small rubbed holes in the spine. The front endpaper looks like it has had a bookplate or something similar stuck on it as there is glue residue / stains. Previous owner's signature and date of 1975 on the half-title page. Some foxing to the prelims. All edges are blue. Frontis. portrait and tissue guard. pp. viii, 574. With two fold out maps and further illustrations. Some tears to the map joins. The binding isn't tight but all pages are bound. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge for posting to UK islands and Northern Ireland; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. A discount is available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 304029 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
6 Big Cats: An Anthology of the Jungle
Brentano, Francis (editor) Ernest Benn Limited London 1949 Hardback Fair - Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.75" Tall 
1st edition. Orange cloth boards, quite worn & stained. Scattered foxing inside. Various gift inscriptions written on the front endpaper. 339pp. 053971 
Price: 7.95 GBP

 
21 Insect Natural History (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Imms, A. D. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1990 1870630394 / 9781870630399 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1947. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xviii, 317. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104231 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
7 Grasshoppers (Naturalists' Handbooks 2)
Brown, Valerie, K. ; with plates by Judith G. Smith Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1983 0521239036 / 9780521239035 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Faded spine. Otherwise very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. 65pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104265 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
22 Jefferies' England: Nature Essays
Jefferies, Richard ; edited with an introduction and notes by Samuel J. Looker Constable London 1945 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Illustrated with 23 photographs by Will F. Taylor. Reprint. Original green boards. Some minor rubs to the surface of the boards, spine dulled and a small section of cloth has frayed at the head of the spine. Lacks dust jacket. The binding is firm and sound. Interior in very good condition - clean and unmarked. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xxv, 274. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305125 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
8 Jay and Village Life
Child, A. W. Lincoln Williams (Publishers) Ltd. London 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Good Very Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Boards are faded at the edges. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown, some light age-tanning and foxing to pages. Dust jacket is lightly edgeworn only - not price clipped and now protected inside a removable clear film sleeve. 150pp. 030678 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
23 The Morlo
Knight, L. A. ; illustrated by Peter Scott Gryphon Books London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Light blue boards. Some foxing to outer textblock edges and to prelims. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is worn at the edges, with some tears, creasing and chips. Price clipped. 63pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 102600 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
9 Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Portfolio 24
Cox, Rosamund Kidman (editor) Natural History Museum London 2014 0565093428 / 9780565093426 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
An excellent copy in FINE, as new condition. The dust jacket has a short nick in the back cover, next to the spine. 160pp. RRP. 25.00. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. A discount is available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 304374 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
24 When Elephants Paint
Komar, Vitaly ; Melamid, Alexander ; Fineman, Mia HarperCollins USA 2000 0060953527 / 9780060953522 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Second-hand soft back. In VERY GOOD clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Elephants as artists. 302327 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
10 Nature Tales [The Silver Torch Series, No. 15]
Crossland, John R. ; illustrated by Marjorie Anderson Collins Clear-Type Press 1958 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
9th impression, 1958. Green cloth binding - a few small marks, corners and spine ends lightly bumped, spine faded. Small pocket-sized book. Some black and white pictures in the text. Some foxing to endpapers, but text pages are clean. 96p. 101142 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
25 Lions and Tigers (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd [c. 1979] Loughborough 1979 0721403719 / 9780721403717 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. In very good, clean condition. First published in 1974; this copy is a c. 1979 reprint. Printed ISBN and price of 40p net on the back cover. No barcode. List of titles in the series on the back cover - the last one listed is Bears and Pandas. Clean, tight and unmarked. A few very light rubs to the spine. Appears barely read. Previous owner's name written at the top edge of the front endpaper. No other marks. No handling creases to the pages. 52pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305281 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Life Story of the Fish
Curtis, Brian D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue cloth. Foredges untrimmed. 1st edition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, has some tears and creases and small chips to the spine and corners. Some foxing to DJ flaps. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 260pp. 303085 
Price: 31.00 GBP

 
26 Life in Lakes and Rivers (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Macan, T. T. ; Worthington, E. B. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1990 1870630297 / 9781870630290 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1951. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, has a short tear to the bottom edge of the front cover and minor rubs to the base of the spine. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 320. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104226 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
12 Beetles and Flies [Wonders of Insect Life Series]
Duncan, F. Martin ; and L. T. Duncan Humphrey Milford | Oxford University Press 1931 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. A light tan cloth, with some light marks to the board and rubs to spine edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Colour and black and white plates, including colour frontis. A few (not many) grubby thumbing marks in the page margins. pp. 86 + plates. 103659 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
27 The Life of Fishes [Leather bound]
Marshall, N. B. Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1965 Half Leather Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Half leather binding, navy morocco. Black morocco title label on the spine with gilt titles (the titles are somewhat wobbly - I don't think any two letters line up straight!). Blue marbled paper boards. Nice clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 402pp. Amateur binding, but nicely done except for the titles. 25cm. A heavy book - overseas postage will be higher than the quoted rate and charged at cost; please contact us for a quote. 101296 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
13 From My Copy-Book: Memoirs
Field, Hill (Molly H. Fielding) John Jennings Gloucester 1970 Hard Cover Good Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall The Author 
Undated, but c.1970. The orange cloth boards are a little bowed / bent in appearance. Name written on the front endpaper. Binding a little weakened but holds. The dust jacket is a little rubbed with a short nick in the top edge - now supplied in a loose protective clear film sleeve. 110pp. I 048757 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
28 Frogs and Toads of the World
Mattison, Chris Facts on File, Inc | Cassell Illustrated 2002 0816052093 / 9780816052097 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial glazed boards. As new, but with minor bumps to the boards. 191pp. Frogs and Toads of the World offers the general reader a comprehensive overview of the more than 3,500 species of frogs and toads that have colonized all continents except Antarctica. Its coverage reflects how these land vertebrates developed the most diverse life histories of all amphibians and reptiles, including their unique ability to vocalize. 303097 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
14 Rockall
Fisher, James The Country Book Club London 1957 Hardback Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Book club edition. The spine and the top of the front board are browned. Lacks dust jacket. 200pp. 051748 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
29 Lizards of the World
Mattison, Chris Facts on File, Inc | Cassell Illustrated 2004 0816057168 / 9780816057160 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial glazed boards. As new, but with minor bumps to the boards. 192pp. 303100 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
15 Butterflies (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Ford, E. B. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1990 1870630491 / 9781870630498 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1945. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 352. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104237 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
30 1,001 Animal Anecdotes [or One Thousand and One Animal Anecdotes]
Miles, Alfred H. (edited by) Hutchinson & Co. 1903 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red cloth; black and gilt design on front board. Some rubs to edges. Faded spine. No names or inscriptions. Binding sound and firm. 392pp. 301619 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
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