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ISLANDS OF ABANDONMENT: LIFE IN THE POST-HUMAN LANDSCAPE
Written by Cal Flyn.
Stock no. 2135959
Published by William Collins. 1st 2021. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This is a book about abandoned places: ghost towns and exclusion zones, no man's lands and fortress islands - and what happens when nature is allowed to reclaim its place. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9780008329761.

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BEARS OF THE WORLD: ECOLOGY, CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT
Written by Vincenzo Penteriani; Mario Melletti.
Stock no. 2135831
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2021. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos and maps. ISBN: 9781108483520. A few small knocks to cover edges/corners. Contents are excellent!

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SILENT SPRING
Written by Rachel L. Carson. Illustrated by Jonathan Hitchen.
Stock no. 2135630
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine condition.

The story of the use of toxic chemicals in the countryside and of the widespread destruction of wildlife in America (caused by pesticides, fungicides and herbicides). Ecology or the relation of plants and animals to their environment and to one another. Green and orange pictorial cloth boards. Dark green endpapers. Colour frontis. Light wear to top of spine. Second printing. Pale foxing to some outer page edges. Slip case is a bit better than very good - a few marks.

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FERAL: SEARCHING FOR ENCHANTMENT ON THE FRONTIERS OF REWILDING
Written by George Monbiot.
Stock no. 1321498
Published by Allen Lane. Circa 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A lyrical and gripping story of Monbiot's efforts to re-engage with nature and discover a new way of living. How, by restoring and rewilding our damaged ecosystems on land and at sea, we can bring wonder back into our lives. Grey boards, white title to spine. ISBN: 9781846147487. 8th printing. Spine bumped. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.

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SAND DUNE VEGETATION SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN A NATIONAL INVENTORY PART II: SCOTLAND
Written by T.C.D. Dargie.
Stock no. 1821275
Published by Joint Nature Conservation Committee. 1st 1993. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps.113 pages. ISBN: 1873701209. Creasing to covers, spine lightly faded. Damp stain throughout to lower margin, with some wear with slight loss due to same at rear lower edge.

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SAND DUNE VEGETATION SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN A NATIONAL INVENTORY PART 3: WALES
Written by T.C.D. Dargie.
Stock no. 1821274
Published by Joint Nature Conservation Committee. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps.153 pages. ISBN: 1873701128. Covers a little creased and scuffed, spine lightly faded. Contents clean.

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ECOLOGICAL ADAPTATIONS FOR BREEDING IN BIRDS
Written by David Lack. Illustrated by Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1819228
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ornithologists have been collecting data on the breeding habits of birds for many years. This book is an interpretation of the main adaptations of birds for breeding. A comprehensive survey so that readers can see what is known, and what remains to be discovered, and hence may be stimulated to add to knowledge. Red cloth boards, brown title block with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0412112205. Reprint. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine.

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ECOLOGY OF SALT MARSHES AND SAND DUNES
Written by D.S Ranwell.
Stock no. 2132736
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Comparing and contrasting the salt marsh and sand dune habitats and the ecological processes operating within them. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and charts. ISBN: 0412105004. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine and edges.

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THE MAMMAL IN THE MIRROR: UNDERSTANDING OUR PLACE IN THE NATURAL WORLD
Written by David P. Barash; Ilona A. Barash.
Stock no. 1817315
Published by W.H. Freeman and Company. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A voyage of self-discovery. Black cloth spine with gilt title, black paper sides. ISBN: 0716733919. A few minor grubby marks mainly to text block.

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COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND THE NICHE
Written by Paul S. Giller.
Stock no. 2127989
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w graphs and illustrations. ISBN: 0412251108. Spine is faded. Couple of corners are a little creased. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.

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GUIDE TO MT KAINDI: BACKGROUND TO MONTANE NEW GUINEA ECOLOGY
Written by J.L. Gressitt; Nalini Nadkarni. Illustrated by Margaret K. Gressitt.
Stock no. 2127988
Published by Wau Ecology Institute. 1978. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Handbook No. 5. B/w illustrations and photos. Foxing to covers and some internal pages. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.

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ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF GAMEBIRDS
Written by Peter J. Hudson; Michael R.W. Rands.
Stock no. 2127755
Published by Bsp Professional Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos and graphs. ISBN: 0632018348. Some browning to covers. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges.

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