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31 Fresh-Water Wonders and How to Identify Them
Crabtree, J. H. The Epworth Press | J. Alfred Sharp London Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small, pocket-sized book. Green cloth with pictorial onlay to the front board. Light rubs to the spine ends and corners. The boards are significantly bowed. Undated. Previous owner's signature at the top corner of the front endpaper. Binding is firm. 64pp. 306675 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
46 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. 104227 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
32 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 
Hardback, no dust jacket. 9th impression, 1958. Green boards - a few small marks, corners and spine ends 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: 4.50 GBP

 
47 The Cats of Shambala
Hedren, Tippi ; with Theodore Taylor ; photographs by Bill Dow Century Publishing 1986 0712610812 / 9780712610810 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Clean, firm, unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 287pp. 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. 104795 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
33 A Hunter's Life in South Africa Volume I (Facsimile reproduction of the 1850 edition: Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa)
Cumming, R Gordon ; with introduction by Professor James A Casada Books of Zimbabwe Bulawayo, Zimbabwe 1980 086920209x / 9780869202098 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brown cloth hardback. Previous owner's name (biro) crossed out on the front endpaper. Small light grubby mark on the front endpaper. Contents clean. Binding firm and square. xvii, 389pp. Volume I only. The dust jacket is rubbed and worn at the edges - now protected in a loose archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 22cm. 100337 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
48 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 may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 304029 
Price: 42.00 GBP

 
 
34 The Life Story of the Fish
Curtis, Brian ; with an introduction by William Beebe D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 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: 25.00 GBP

 
49 The Garden Cottage Diaries: My Year in the Eighteenth Century
Houston, Fiona J. Saraband Glasgow 2009 1887354662 / 9781887354660 Hardcover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback. No dust jacket as published. In excellent, fine condition. Not previously owned. RRP. 17.95. 224pp. Second printing. 101293 
Price: 14.36 GBP

 
 
35 The Comital Flora of the British Isles
Druce, George Claridge T. Buncle & Co. Arbroath 1932 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. Faded at the spine, rubs to the corners and bottom corners lightly bumped. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers / pastedowns. The binding is a bit shaken. ppp. xxxii, 407. Folded map is present in rear pocket. Map in very good condition. 305448 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
50 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. 305125 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
36 British Shells [King Penguin]
Duncan, F. Martin The King Penguin Books | Penguin London and New York 1943 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. FAIR condition. The spine has been reinforced / repaired to the full-length with an acid-free archival repair tissue. Light greyish grubby marks to the boards. Small chips to the spine. Foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge. The binding is firm and inner hinges are good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light scattered foxing to pages. pp. 32, plates. 106754 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
51 Field Paths and Green Lanes in Surrey and Sussex
Jennings, Louis J. John Murray Albermarle Street, London 1884 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
4th edition. Pictorial grey cloth. A small bubble to the cloth to the edge of the rear board. Boards generally a bit dulled and have a few light marks. Spine dulled, with light bruising and minor rubs to spine ends. Light scattered foxing. Deckled / untrimmed textblock foredges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. A slight forwards lean to the spine. pp. xvi, 231, 32. 306963 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
37 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 
Hardback. 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: 6.00 GBP

 
52 Freshwater Fishes and How to Identify Them
Johnson, S. C. ; Johnson, W. B. The Epworth Press | J. Alfred Sharp London Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small, pocket-sized book. Green cloth with pictorial onlay to the front board. Light rubs to the spine ends and corners. Undated. Previous owner's signature at the top corner of the front endpaper. Binding is firm. There are some light grubby marks to pages, including some light wandering pen marks to pages 26-27. 64pp. 306674 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
38 Seal Morning
Farre, Rowena ; with decorations by Raymond Sheppard Hutchinson London 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original maroon red boards, slightly faded at the top edge and a small faded spot to the spine. The binding is firm but there is a slight forwards lean to the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is slightly browned at the spine, is rubbed at the edges with small chips, a few tears to the edges and a small hole in the middle of the spine. Front flap price clipped. 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107050 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
53 Animals of North America (A Puffin Picture Book, No. 28)
Johnston, Arnrid Puffin | Penguin Books [c. 1944] 1944 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated but is the second edition of c. 1944. Slim unpaginated stapled booklet. Covers are bright but there is some foxing to the front cover and a little to the top edge of the back cover. Significant foxing to the first two pages and there is a pale stain affecting the top corner of several pages. Centrefold staples have rusted slightly but no corrosion to the paper. Price inside of ninepence and titles listed range from no. 4 to no. 39. No names or inscriptions. 105781 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
39 Your Book About Wild Flowers
Fitter, Richard ; with drawings by Pamela Freeman Faber and Faber London 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original yellow boards. 59pp. Foxing to the top outer closed textblock edge. Pages bright and clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is worn at the edges - rubbed, chips, short tears and creasing and some loss to the top edge. The dust jacket also has a very pale stain to the back cover and some foxing. Front flap not price clipped. 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. 010811 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
54 A Species of Eternity
Kastner, Joseph Alfred A. Knopf New York 1977 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original boards, a little faded at the very edges. Endpapers have darkened. The book is otherwise in very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Foredges deckled / untrimmed. Top edge light blue. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine and has some minor rubs and very small chips to edges. pp. xi, 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 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. 305324 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
40 British Butterflies [King Penguin 41]
Ford, E. B. ; with 16 colour plates and cover design by Paxton Chadwick Penguin Books | King Penguin Harmondsworth 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The boards are a little rubbed at the spine ends and corners, with short nicks at the head of the spine. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Pages and plates nice and clean; no foxing. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, discoloured at the spine, with short tears and loss at the spine ends. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 32, plates. 106811 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
55 My Friend Toto: The Adventures of a Chimpanzee and the Story of his Journey from the Congo to London
Kearton, Cherry ; with a preface by Sir Gilbert Parker and 22 photographs by the author Arrowsmith London 1925 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. A stain to the bottom approx. 3cm of the spine. Boards are faded / discoloured at the spine and slightly faded at the edges. Spine ends rubbed. The binding is firm. Previous owner's name and date written neatly at the top edge of the front endpaper. Some foxing throughout, heavy to the last few pages, and some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. A good copy of a scarce book. pp. 126, plates. 309427 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
41 The Earth: An Intimate History
Fortey, Richard ; with a new introduction by the author The Folio Society London 2011 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with slipcase - both the book and slipcase are in excellent FINE condition - this copy is still in publisher's shrinkwrap and is as new. Printing /edition not known as this copy is still in shrinkwrap. Printed on Enterprise paper. Bound in quarter buckram cloth with Modigliani paper sides. pp. xiv, 416. 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. 307727 
Price: 27.00 GBP

 
56 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: 5.00 GBP

 
 
42 The Earth: An Intimate History
Fortey, Richard ; with a new introduction by the author The Folio Society London 2011 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Both the book and slipcase are in excellent, fine condition. Unread. Clean, tight and unmarked. Printed on Enterprise paper. Bound in quarter buckram cloth with Modigliani paper sides. pp. xiv, 416. 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. 103281 
Price: 24.00 GBP

 
57 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: 12.00 GBP

 
 
43 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

 
58 Big Animals (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 0721403905 / 9780721403908 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. First edition. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN on the back cover and price of 24p.This is the 18th and last title listed on the back cover. In very nice clean condition. Slightly bumped spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages clean and tight. No handling creases to the pages. 51pp. 103601 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
44 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. 104235 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
59 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

 
 
45 Sweet Thames Run Softly
Gibbings, Robert ; with engravings by the author J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd London 1946 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint. Original green boards. Very light rubs to board edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages clean and bright and binding firm. Lacks dust jacket. 230pp. 104657 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
60 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. 305281 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
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