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1 Forever Free: Elsa's Pride
Adamson, Joy Collins and Harvill Press London 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
First edition. Original boards. The book itself is in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and pages clean. The dust jacket is edgeworn, with tears and rubs, resulting creases, small loss at head of spine and corners and a larger piece missing from the bottom edge of the back cover and spine, approx. 10cm x 3cm. Dust jacket not price clipped. Some foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. pp. 192. 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. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105004 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
16 Wild Animals of the South
Braun, Dieter Flying Eye Books London 2017 1909263974 / 9781909263970 First UK Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 
Beautifully produced and illustrated book from Flying Eye. RRP. £20.00. Brand new. Excellent, fine condition. 140pp. Experience the diversity and beauty of our world's southern hemisphere with this gorgeous volume - from exquisitely colourful mandrills in the rainforests of Africa to majestic humpback whales in the Antarctic waters. Accompanied by witty factual descriptions, Dieter Braun's striking geometric style captures the spirit of each animal in its natural habitat. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply 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. 306649 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
2 Living Free: The Story of Elsa and her cubs
Adamson, Joy ; introduction by Sir Julian Huxley Collins and Harvill Press London 1961 Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Fourth impression, December 1961. First published in October1961. Original boards. Bumped at the base of the spine and lightly bruised at the head of the spine, with a slight forwards lean to the spine. Nice and clean inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and pages clean. The dust jacket is very worn and torn with large tears previously repaired with sellotape to the front of the front cover. The old brittle tape has come away but has left marks behind. Resulting creases from the tears. The dust jacket is also slightly faded at the spine. Foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. Not price clipped. 146pp. 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. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105003 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
17 Wolf of the North
Briggs, Phyllis ; with illustrations by A. & C. Black Ltd Soho Square, London 1937 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Curr, Tom (illustrations by) 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original grey cloth with titles in blue to the spine. The binding is firm but there is a very slight forwards lean to the spine. Heavy foxing outer closed textblock page edges, particularly heavy to the foredge. Gift inscription in pencil capital letters on the front endpaper. Some foxing to prelims and a little scattered foxing to page margins. Inner hinges are good. The dust jacket is discoloured / darkened at the spine and edges, with general light rubs to the edges and very small chips to corners. pp. viii, 208, plates. 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. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 309424 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
3 Born Free: a Lioness of Two Worlds
Adamson, Joy ; with extracts from George Adamson's Letters ; preface by Lord William Percy ; foreword by Captain Charles Pitman Collins and Harvill Press London 1962 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
14th impression, May 1962. First published in March 1960. Original boards. Some very light foxing spots to endpapers. Binding nice and firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages clean. The dust jacket is edgeworn, with rubs, chips, tears and some minor loss at the head of the spine and the corners. Some significant foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. Not price clipped. 160pp. 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. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105002 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 Country Holiday (A Puffin Picture Book, No. 33)
Brown, Margaret Scott ; Dowd, Leo P. Puffin | Penguin Books [c. 1945] 1945 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Date of publication not stated but this is the third edition of c. April 1945; first published in April 1944. 31pp. Slim stapled booklet. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A very small flattened crease to the bottom corner of the front cover. Clean and tight. Price of one shilling inside the front cover and titles listed from no. 4 to no. 58. Girl on the front cover has a plain yellow dress with orange collar. Staples at centrefold have slightly rusted but no marks or corrosion to surrounding paper. A super copy. 105775 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Seal on the Rocks (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Allan, Doug (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1988 0416065120 / 9780416065121 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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. 308008 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
19 Winter Garden
Brown, Ruth Andersen Press London 2004 1842700596 / 9781842700594 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Pictorial glazed boards. Thick glossy pages. Young children's picture book. Unpaginated. 102040 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
5 Nature's Roundabout, an introduction to Ecology - Conservation (Ladybird Book, Series 727)
Armstrong, Patrick ; illustrated by David Palmer Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1979 0721405037 / 9780721405032 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. This is the penultimate title printed on the back cover; the last title is British Wild Flowers. Spine ends bumped. The front cover is a bit greyed. Otherwise in nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Clean and tight. No handling creases to the pages. Printed ISBN and price of 40p on the back cover. 51pp. 103546 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
20 Cooking with Flowers
Buchner, Greet ; translated from the Dutch by Helena Brandt Thorsons Publishers Limited Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 1978 0722504225 / 9780722504222 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Covers tight. In VG clean condition. Small chip to the cover at the base of the spine. No names or inscriptions. 128pp. 102031 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
6 Nasty Nature (Horrible Science) [Signed by the Author]
Arnold, Nick Scholastic 2008 0439944511 / 9780439944519 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
058154 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
21 The Ladybird Book of Pets (A Ladybird Book, Series 536)
Cansdale, George ; illustrated by Edward Osmond Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1957 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Osmond, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First published in 1957; this copy is not a first edition but is a slightly later printing from c. 1962. Buff boards with blue line illustration and titles. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm and tight and pages clean and fresh - no marks, thumbing or creasing to the pages. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed and bruised at the edges. pp. 51. Front flap price clipped. Plain red back cover with ladybird logo in the centre. Rear dust jacket flap lists other titles in the series - 12 other titles listed. 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. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 308765 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Butterflies of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
Asher, Jim Pisces Publications Newbury, Berkshire 1994 1874357021 / 9781874357025 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 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. 104264 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
22 British Wild Animals (A Ladybird Book, Series 536)
Cansdale, George ; illustrated by Roland Green Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1958 0721400957 / 9780721400952 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Later printing; not a first edition. This is c. 1970s printing of a Ladybird book first published in 1958. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 30p on the back cover. There are grubby marks to the back cover, light rubs to spine and corners. A very little light foxing just inside the covers. No previous ownership names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is nice and tight and the pages clean and free from handling creases. 51pp. 103806 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
8 The Polar Bear on the Ice (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Banks, Martin (text by) Belitha Press 1989 0947553606 / 9780947553609 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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 light, small scratch to the back 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. 308006 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
23 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 6¾ - 7¾" 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

 
 
9 A Book of Ducks [King Penguin 58]
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis ; with plates and cover design by Peter Shepheard Penguin Books | King Penguin Harmondsworth 1951 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Shepheard, Peter 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Pictorial boards. In only FAIR condition. First edition. The spine has been repaired to the full length with acid-free archival repair tissue. This goes over the top of an old sellotape repair - the old brittle tape has been removed but staining from the sellotape remains along the length of the spine. There is also loss to the spine, approx. 5.5cm. at the top end and a previous owner has typed a small strip where the title goes so you can read the title of the book. Heavy foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm and inner hinges are good. Plates are quite clean; there are just a couple of foxing spots to a few plates and some very light creasing to a couple of plates. pp. 34, plates. 106756 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
24 Hersha Chadha: Visions of Nature
Chadha, Hersha Assouline Publishing New York 2008 2759402630 / 9782759402632 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. Just some mild discolouration to the edges of the dust jacket and the slightest of rubs to the corners. Clean and tight throughout. In this full-colour, illustrated volume, Chadha takes readers on his journeys through the many side streets, backcountries, and skies around the globe. He has visited 74 countries and still wanders, using the camera as medium to convey the grandeur and spectacle of earth. A VERY 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 may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 305863 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
10 A Book of Ducks [King Penguin 58]
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis ; with plates by Peter Shepheard King Penguin 1951 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback King Penguin. Pictorial paper boards. Lacks dust jacket. First edition. Condition is only fair. The front endpaper and half-title page have been removed by a previous owner. The spine has been repaired to the full length with acid-free archival repair tissue. Small brown stain to the bottom edge of the front board. Crack to the front inner hinge where the two pages have been removed. The binding is otherwise quite firm and pages clean and bright, including plates. pp. 34, plates. Slight bowing to the front board. 106052 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
25 Butterflies in Britain (A Puffin Picture Book, No. 29)
Chopping, Richard (written and lithographed by) Puffin | Penguin Books [c. 1945] 1945 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Date of publication not stated but this is the 3rd edition of c. April 1945. Slim stapled booklet. 31pp. Some foxing to the covers and to the first few pages. Previous owner's name written in pen at the top edge of the front cover. Price inside ninepence. List of titles inside range from no. 4 to no. 39. Staples are rusted at the centrefold but have not corroded surrounding paper. 105780 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
11 Ramblings of a Sportsman-Naturalist
BB (D. J. Watkins-Pitchford) Michael Joseph London 1979 0718118154 / 9780718118150 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Watkins-Pitchford, D. J. 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original black boards. The boards are a little bruised at the spine ends. A gift inscription written in biro on the front endpaper. Dust jacket a little bruised at the edges. Front flap of the dust jacket price clipped. pp. 176. 106943 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
26 The Chicken on the Farm (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1987 0416638708 / 9780416638707 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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. 308009 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
12 Wonders of Animal Life
Berridge, W. W. Simpkin, Marshall Hamiltion, Kent & Co. Ltd London 1919 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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: 10.00 GBP

 
27 The Frog in the Flowers (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer (text by) Gareth Stevens Publishing Milwaukee 1986 1555320597 / 9781555320591 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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. 308017 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
13 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
28 The Rabbit in the Fields (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1986 0416623905 / 9780416623901 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new but with an Oxford Scientific Films sticker to the top corner of the front endpaper. 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. 308016 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Nature of Living Things: An Essay in Theoretical Biology
Black, Stephen Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd | William Heinemann Medical Books Ltd 1972 0436050013 / 9780436050015 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket; both in very good condition. Black cloth boards. No names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the closed outer textblock edges. Dust jacket not price clipped. 156pp. 103663 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
29 The Man-of-War at Sea (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer and Shale, David (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1987 0416638805 / 9780416638806 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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. 308010 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Story of Our Planet
Bonney T. G. Cassell and Company, Limited 1896 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First published in 1893, this is the Cheap Edition of 1896. Original blue cloth binding. Light rubs to the board edges. A school prize bookplate, dated 1897, on the front pastedown. A later previous owner's name written in small neat writing at the top edge of the front endpaper. Some foxing to pastedowns, endpapers and to outer closed textblock edges. Some grubby marks to the rear pastedown.Top edge gilt. Foredges deckled / untrimmed. Binding firm. Illustrated with lovely colour plates with tissue guards. A few pages are uncut at the foredge. pp. xv, 592, plates, advertisements. 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. 306322 
Price: 14.50 GBP

 
30 The Man-of-War at Sea (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer and Shale, David (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1987 0416638805 / 9780416638806 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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. 308011 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
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