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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 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

 
 
2 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

 
17 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

 
 
3 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

 
18 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

 
 
4 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

 
19 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

 
 
5 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

 
20 Birds and Men: The Bird Life of British Towns, Villages, Gardens and Farmland (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Nicholson, E. M. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1990 1870630149 / 9781870630146 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, with a short nick to the top edge. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xvi, 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. 104240 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
6 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

 
21 Mountains and Moorlands (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Pearsall, W. H. ; with revisions by Winifred Pennington (Mrs T. G. Tutin) Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1989 187063053x / 9781870630535 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1950. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine and has some minor rubs to spine ends and corners.. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xvi, [2], 312. 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. 104230 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
7 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

 
22 Mushrooms and Toadstools: A Study of the Activities of Fungi (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Ramsbottom, J. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1989 1870630092 / 9781870630092 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1953. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine and there is a rub to the back cover at the rear flap edge. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xiv, 306. 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. 104232 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
8 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

 
23 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

 
 
9 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

 
24 The Observer's Book of Cacti & Other Succulents [Observer's No. 27]
Scott, S. H. ; revised by J. W. P. Mullard Frederick Warne London 1981 072321607x / 9780723216070 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Second edition - revised, reset and reillustrated. Clean, tight and unmarked; a nice copy. Describing over 300 species with 70 colour photographs. 185pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104377 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
10 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

 
25 Your Book of Shell Collecting
Stratton, L. W. Faber and Faber London 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. First edition. In very good, clean and unmarked condition. Binding tight and appears barely read. No names or inscriptions. 64pp. 103493 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
11 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

 
26 Fossils (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Swinnerton, H. H. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1989 1870630939 / 9781870630931 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1960. 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. xiv, 274. 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. 104229 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
12 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

 
27 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

 
 
13 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

 
28 British Plant Life (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Turrill, W. B. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1989 1870630831 / 9781870630832 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1948. 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. xvii, 315. 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. 104234 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
14 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

 
29 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

 
 
15 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

 
30 The Sea Shore (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Yonge, C. M. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1990 1870630246 / 9781870630245 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1949. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine and has very minor rubs to spine ends and corners. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xvi, 311. 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. 104233 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
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Mushrooms and Toadstools: A Study of the Activities of Fungi (Collins New Naturalist Series), Ramsbottom, J.
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Mountains and Moorlands (Collins New Naturalist Series), Pearsall, W. H. ; with revisions by Winifred Pennington (Mrs T. G. Tutin)
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Life in Lakes and Rivers (Collins New Naturalist Series), Macan, T. T. ; Worthington, E. B.
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