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1 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

6 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

2 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

7 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

3 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

8 The Soil (Morton's Hand Books of the Farm No. IV)
Scott, John & Morton, J. C. Vinton & Co., Ltd London Original Cloth Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
148pp. 5th edition. Binding shaken. Boards bumped at head and tail of spine. Some pencilled writing inside. Image available on request. 007053 
Price: 6.95 GBP

4 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

9 The Peverel Papers
Thompson, Flora ; with illustrations by C. F. Tunnicliffe Guild Publishing 1986 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Spine of the dust jacket faded. Otherwise in very good clean condition throughout. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Book club edition. A yearbook of the Hampshire countryside by the author of Lark Rise to Candleford. 224pp. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose clear archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear). 102094 
Price: 9.00 GBP

5 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

10 Thank You My Duck!: The Day-to-day Story of a Bird and Animal Sanctuary Created by an Ordinary Working Oxfordshire Woman, Slightly Eccentric Maybe!
Warner, Mabel Rima Publishing Banbury, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom 1998 0953291510 / 9780953291519 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - 9.75" Tall 
184pp. Second-hand paperback in VG+ clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 050312 
Price: 6.00 GBP


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