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The author's life on Lundy Island. Limited edition, New edition, 1997, 500 copies. 550 pages. B/w photos. Large folding b/w map of Lundy to rear. ISBN: 0952306220. Bumping to base of spine. Fold-out map to rear is in excellent condition. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and browning.
EXMOOR'S INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Michael Atkinson.
Stock no. 2131978
Published by Exmoor Books. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. ISBN: 086183318X.
An illustrated study and catalogue of the Devon Farmhouse Collection held at Torquay Museum. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 185522626X. Top corners bumped. Light marks to boards. Free front endpaper replaced with another. Text block a little grubby. A few margin marks to contents.
STAG HUNTING WITH THE "DEVON AND SOMERSET" 1887-1901
Written by Philip Evered. Illustrated by H.M. Lomas.
Stock no. 1818318
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1902. Very good condition.
An Account of the Chase of the Wild Red Deer on Exmoor. Red cloth boards, gilt titles, gilt vignette of stag head to front. Colour and b/w photos. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Spine slightly faded, small split in cloth to head of spine at either side. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents.
The ideal natural history book in that it shows not only wild nature, but man's place in it. 17 colour and 36 b/w photos with 3 maps of the area. 273 pages includes index. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. New Naturalist series no. 27. Spine slightly bumped. A couple of small indentations to cover edges and some slight fading to cover edges. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown and name and date in ink to free-endpaper. A couple of small foxspots and a slight musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn. This is a 1963 reprint or the second edition published in 1962.
SWEETSTONE LIFE ON A DEVON FARM
Written by Jacqueline Sarsby.
Stock no. 2130085
Published by Green Books. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Grey boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1903998441. Light fading to cover edges (now pink). Contents are excellent! Wrapper has a few small marks.
THE DISCOVERY OF DARTMOOR A WILD AND WONDROUS REGION
Written by Patricia Milton.
Stock no. 2129775
Published by Phillimore. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781860774010. Couple of tiny nicks at corners of dustwrapper.
Counteless anecdotes and stories to illustrate the life and lore of Exmoor. Facsimile edition, originally published in 1903. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 339 pages including index. ISBN: 1841141682. Some light wear to top and tail of spine. Some fading to spine.
Details fo the status and distribution of all the birds recorded in the county since the early nineteenth century. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 293 pages including index. ISBN: 0715347209. Bumping to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine; a few small nicks.
F.W. MEYER (1852-1906) A LANDSCAPE GARDENER IN DEVON
Written by Carolyn Keep.
Stock no. 2127059
Published by Devon Gardens Trust. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.
Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780993017216. SIGNED by author to title page. Couple of cover corner tips are ever so slightly creased.
Colour photographs by Jason Hawkes, with captions. ISBN: 9781841146768. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. Some splits to spine, with fraying to cloth. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing.