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1 Aristophanous Komodiai. Aristophanis comoediae undecim. Textum ad fidem optimorum librorum emendatum notulisque subinde criticis exornatum usibus scholarum accommodabat indicem nominum adjunxit Hubertus Ashton Holden.
Aristophanes ; Holden, Hubert Ashton J. G. Parker London 1848 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bound in quarter cloth, worn and marked, with plain paper covered boards - worn, rubbed and creasing to the bottom corner of the rear board. Not an attractive binding but it is sound and firm. Paper spine label darkened and barely readable. Inside is pretty clean. There is some light foxing. Previous ownership details written on the f.e.p. Foredges untrimmed. Text is Ancient Greek with notes and introduction in Latin. pp. ix, [7], 595 + 4 pages of publisher's list of titles. 103551 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
16 Song Birds (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1974 0721403557 / 9780721403557 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial covers. ISBN and price of 24p printed on the back cover. In excellent condition. Inside: Faint imprint mark from a paper clip on the title page and front endpaper (paper clip removed). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are in very good, clean condition. No handling creases. No marks. Binding tight. 51pp. This is the 11th title listed of 14 on the back cover. A lovely copy. 103537 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
2 Garden Birds [King Penguin 19]
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis ; cover design by Sylvia Varley The King Penguin Books | Penguin London and New York 1946 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket (as published). In fair to good condition. First published in 1945; this is the 1946 reprint. Pictorial boards. There is a previous owner's name written in biro at the top edge of the front board. There is an approx. 2cm acid-free archival tissue repair to the rear joint of the spine. The binding is otherwise firm. Inner hinges are very good. Foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns, first and last few pages (including significant foxing to the last plate), and to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 36, plates. 106809 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 Birds of the Sea [King Penguin 24]
Lockley, R. M. ; with colour plates by R. B. Talbot Kelly ; cover design by Enid Marx The King Penguin Books | Penguin London and New York 1945 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Pictorial boards, with an Enid Marx design. First edition. A slight bend to the boards. Foxing to the boards and rubs to the spine and edges. Heavy rubs to the top of the spine. The binding is firm and pages are mostly clean but there are a few light foxing spots. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 32, plates (24). 106759 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Kestrel in the Town (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Birkhead, Mike (text and photographs by) Methuen Children's Books 1988 041606552X / 9780416065527 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308013 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
18 Bronto's Wings
McKee, David Dobson Books Ltd. London 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - 6.5" Tall The Author 
The first children's book published by David McKee of the later Mr Benn fame. The book tells the story of a dinosaur who yearns to fly so that he can join the migrating birds going south for the winter. There are a few small marks to the boards and minor rubs to edges. Light foxing to pages. No names or inscriptions. Overall a nice copy of this scarce children's book. 032805 
Price: 95.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Ladybird Book of Pets (A Ladybird Book, Series 536)
Cansdale, George ; with illustrations by Edward Osmond Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1957 0721400949 / 9780721400945 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A later printing from c. 1967. In excellent, near fine condition. Boards are clean and bright. Slightest of bruises to the base of the spine and tiny bump to the bottom corners. Inside, clean, bright and binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to the pages. 51pp. Printed price inside of 2/6. Printed 9-digit ISBN number on the back cover and tally mentioned of over 190 available Ladybird titles. List of titles on the back ends with No. 21 Sea and Estuary Birds. 105480 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
19 Animals, birds and fish - The Ladybird Sunstart Reading Scheme, Book 4 (A Ladybird Key Words Reading Scheme)
Murray, W. ; with illustrations by Martin Aitchison Ladybird Books Ltd, in collaboration with Longman Caribbean Ltd 1975 0721480055 / 9780721480053 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A slightly later printing, c. 1978. In very good condition overall. There are light rubs to the board edges and spine ends and some very light marks to the boards. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A couple of pages have a small brown mark but most of the pages are bright and clean. 10-digit ISBN number and printed price of 30p on the back cvoer. 308480 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Snow Geese [Signed Copy]
Fiennes, William Picador 2003 0330375792 / 9780330375795 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. Signed by the author on the title page. Brand new paperback, in excellent, fine condition. pp. 250. 058135 
Price: 8.99 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. 104240 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 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

 
21 The Early Birds
Parke, Gordon Kingfisher Books London 1961 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Orange cloth boards. In very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Pages clean and binding tight. Some minor rubs to the dust jacket edges. The dust jacket is price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose clear archival-quality film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket and protects the jacket from wear. 150pp. 103642 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Hummingbird in the Flowers (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Foster, Susan Quimby (text by) Belitha Press 1990 0947553568 / 9780947553562 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308014 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
22 Tom, My Peacock: Being the Adventures of General Thomas Peacock, his rival Black Joe, and of his son Young Tom (My Library of Animal Friends, Volume Seven)
Pitt, Frances ; with 21 photographs by the author Arrowsmith London 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Original blue cloth, with red ruled upper board and red titles. Some very light scratches to the boards. Boards are faded / discoloured at the spine. Spine ends rubbed. The binding is firm. No names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and a few very light other sporadic foxing spots to pages. A good copy of an uncommon book. pp. 126, plates. 309429 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
8 Try and Say Abracadabra
Giraldo, Maria Loretta ; Bertelle, Nicoletta Ragged Bears Ltd Sherborne 2018 1857144686 / 9781857144680 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Bertelle, Nicoletta 
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Brand new, in excellent, fine condition. First edition. Delightful illustrated children's picture book about keeping going until you succeed. The little birds are learning to fly. All but one: Little Owl just doesn't seem to get it! 'It's easy' Tortoise says and gives him a magical tip to help him succeed. As well as never giving up, this lovely book shows how encouragement and support from those around us can make all the difference. RRP 11.99. 307808 
Price: 11.99 GBP

 
23 A Guide to Watching Birds in North Staffordshire
Plank, Sam (foreword) North Staffs RSPB Local Members' Group 1988 0951407007 / 9780951407004 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. Small mark to the front cover. Clean inside. No names or inscriptions. 32pp. 305449 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
9 Birds of La Plata [King Penguin 66]
Hudson, W. H. (with notes by); Curle, Richard (introduction) ; Magno, S. (colour plates) Penguin Books | King Penguin London 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Magno, S. ; cover designed by Sarah Nechamkin 
Hardback with dust jacket. Patterned boards with matching jacket. First edition. In very good clean condition but with some foxing to the boards and to the dust jacket and significant foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. Spine and inner hinges are good. Plates are clean. Just light minor rubs only to the dust jacket edges. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 28, plates. 106753 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
24 Birds and Their Lives (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 48)
Ross, Alison ; illustrations by Ian Willis Basil Blackwell Oxford 1970 0631068406 / 9780631068402 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Willis, Ian 
A nice copy in very good, clean condition. First edition. Pale orange boards. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is clean and bright; not price clipped. 62pp. Similiar in style to Ladybird books but slightly larger size. 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. 040783 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 The British Bird Book: An Account of all the Birds, Nests and Eggs found in the British Isles; illustrated by two hundred coloured drawings and numerous photographs [Complete 4 Volume Set]
Kirkman, F. B. (edited by) T C & E C Jack [1911-1913] London and Edinburgh 1911 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Published from 1911 to 1913. Complete set of four large, heavy volumes in beige / light brown cloth with rubbed leather spine labels, onlaid. In fair to good condition. The spine labels are significantly rubbed and a large piece of the lower spine label on Volume I has rubbed away completely. All volumes have marks to the boards; Volume IV has some pale purple streaks to the rear board. Boards are bumped at spine ends and corners, rubbed at the corners exposing boards. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. Some foxing throughout. The bindings are reasonably firm though there are a few shaken spots, Volume II has a light crack to front inner hinge after half-title page, Volume III has partially repaired full-length cracks to both inner hinges (see photos) - these may benefit from further strengthening if regular use of the volumes is required. Not a pretty set but a fairly serviceable one. pp. xviii, [i], 449; xii, 540; xii, 609; xii, 692. 32cm. DELIVERY: The cost of sending these within the UK MAINLAND is included in the price. A significant extra fee will be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY - EU delivery may be possible though will incur a significant extra charge - please contact us for a quote before ordering. Due to the size and weight NO delivery outside the EU. UK postage discount may be available for collection - please enquire. 105094 
Price: 135.00 GBP

 
25 Animals, Birds and Plants of The Bible (A Ladybird Book, Series 649)
Rostron, Hilda I. ; with illustrations by Clive Uptton Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1964 0721401880 / 9780721401881 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Later printing. Matt pictorial covers. ISBN on the back cover. No barcode or printed price. In excellent, barely used, unmarked condition. Last title listed on the back cover is What to look for outside a Church. 51pp. 102696 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
11 Redbreast: The Robin in Life and Literature
Lack, Andrew SMH Books Pulborough, West Sussex 2008 0955382726 / 9780955382727 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards, bruised at spine ends and there is a forwards lean to the spine. Inside in very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. x, 294. 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. 305420 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
26 A Bird Book for the Pocket [3rd edition]
Sandars, Edmund Oxford University Press 1933 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small pocket-sized hardback, with dust jacket. 3rd edition. Original blue boards, slightly faded at the spine and edges). There is a slight forwards lean to the spine. Some light foxing to page edges, to pastdowns, and to dust jacket. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. Illustrated throughout. The dust jacket is stiff grey paper, with pictorial onlay on the front and titles printed in black. Rubs to the dust jacket edges and the spine of the jacket has browned. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xx, 246. 15 x 11cm. 107052 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
12 Birds of Prey, A Ladybird Book (Ladybird, Series 536)
Leigh-Pemberton, John Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1970 0721402593 / 9780721402598 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A later printing, from c. 1975. Boards are clean, with some light rubs to the spine ends and corners and a very slight outward curvature to the boards. A brief (and neat) gift inscription written at the top edge of the reverse of the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages clean and bright. 51pp. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 24p on the back cover. Tally of over 350 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover and titles 1-24 in the series listed on the rear board. 105486 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
27 The Eagle in the Mountains (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Scott, Jim (text by) Belitha Press 1989 0947553614 / 9780947553616 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new but with a small dent in the spine edge of the front cover. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308015 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
13 Sea and Estuary Birds (A Ladybird Book, Series 536)
Leigh-Pemberton, John Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1967 0721401104 / 9780721401102 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Later printing. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 15p on the back cover. This book is the 21st of 24 titles listed on the back cover. Lightly rubbed spine edges and corners. Mild bumps to spine ends. Previous owner's name and date and two inked stamps of a cat on the title page. Quite a large flattened crease to the top corner of pp.5/6. Binding tight and clean. No handling creases to pages. A nice copy. 51pp. 103548 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
28 Morning Flight: A Book of Wildfowl
Scott, Peter ; illustrated with reproductions from the author's paintings and a self-portrait Country Life Limited London 1941 Hardcover Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
5th impression. Blue boards; slightly rubbed at the spine ends and with a small rubbed patch in the rear board. The dust jacket has seen better days - it is overall greyed, with significant loss, tears, chips etc. 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). Brief gift inscription written on the f.e.p. Scattered foxing. pp. xiii, 138. 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. 302033 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Ladybird Book of Heath and Woodland Birds (A Ladybird Nature Book, Series 536)
Leigh-Pemberton, John Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1968 0721401112 / 9780721401119 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. An early printing from c. 1968-69 but not a first printing. There are a couple of small very pale marks to the boards, which are otherwise bright and clean. Just very light rubs to spine ends and corners. The binding is firm and tight and pages bright and clean except for one small very pale brown mark to page 42. A small flattened crease to the bottom corner of page 40. Pages are otherwise crisp - no handling creases to the pages. pp. 52. Printed price inside of 2/6. Printed 9-digit ISBN number on the back cover and list of titles in the series ranging from no. 4 to no. 22 (this title). Tally of over 220 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. 105885 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
29 Edward Lear and Knowsley: An Exhibition of Watercolours belonging to the Earl of Derby, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool 1975
Shaw, B. (foreword by) Merseyside County Council | printed by Elliott Bros. & Yeoman Ltd 1975 0901534315 / 9780901534316 Soft cover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Lear, Edward 
Slim stapled booklet; exhibition catalogue. Colour frontispiece illustration. Further illustrations in black and white. In excellent, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 44. 307780 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
15 Ducks and Swans (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1973 0721403654 / 9780721403656 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 15p on the back cover. Light rubs to edges. Slight discolouration to the white parts of the covers. Previous owner's name and a date written inside the front cover. Pages are in nice clean condition; no handling wear, no creases. This is the 2nd of 3 titles listed on the back of the book. 51pp. 103564 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
30 The Bird Man, An Autobiography
Strange, Ian Gordon and Cremonesi London 1976 086033015x / 9780860330158 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original blue boards. Binding firm. Very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has a couple of short nicks and some minor rubs to the edges. 182pp. 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. 104818 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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