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SMALL BOAT IN SOUTHERN FRANCE
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by David Knight.
Stock no. 1827490
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is the ninth volume of the author's enterprising travels through the waterways of Europe. The author's boat Commodore surges swiftly down the Rhone towards the marshes of the Camargue and the Mediterranean. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Vertical edge of front board has tape from top to tail folded from front to front pastedown inside. Remains of a bookplate to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a minor nick to lower front edge of spine, a small glue stain to publisher name on spine else lovely. Musty odour present.

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OLD PHOTOGRAPHS OF MALTA
Written by Carmelina Grech.
Stock no. 1827472
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

A record of Malta's many achievements. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0750921889. Corners of covers lightly creased, rear cover lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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WILDFOWL OF EUROPE
Written by Myrfyn Owen. Illustrated by Hilary Burn.
Stock no. 1827283
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Foreword by Sir Peter Scott. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations plus distribution maps. ISBN: 0333187016. A nice copy. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

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SHALLOW SEAS OF NORTHWEST EUROPE (NN 131)
Written by Peter J. Hayward.
Stock no. 1827228
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 131. The natural history of one facet of this complex environment, the bottom-living, or benthic, communities of the seafloor, and their ecological interrelationships. Green cloth boards, NN vignette to spine and front board. Colour photos. Brown endpapers with repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780007307296. A lovely copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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FORTRESS EUROPE
Written by J.E. Kaufmann; Robert M. Jurga.
Stock no. 1326500
Published by Combined Publishing. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

European fortifications of World War II. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, maps and diagrams. 431 pages. ISBN: 1580970001. Minimal bumping to spine. Minimal foxing to top edge of textblock else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and a little creased at top edges.

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THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN AND THE CHANNEL TUNNEL (WHITEHALL HISTORIES)
Written by Terry Gourvish.
Stock no. 1827121
Published by Routledge. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Whitehall Histories: Government Official History Series. Presenting the first official history of the British Government's evolving relationship with the Channel Tunnel project from the early 19th century to 2005. Black cloth boards, silver titles. ISBN: 9780415391832. A nice copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.

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BIRDS OF THE ALGARVE AND SOUTHERN ALENTEJO - AN ANNOTATED CHECKLIST
Written by Goncalo Elias.
Stock no. 1326425
Published by Goncalo Elias. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Print on demand by Lightning Source UK Ltd. Cardwraps. 98 pages. ISBN: 9781517497811. Minimal rubbing to cover edges and corners. Lower edge of front cover is very slightly creased. Contents fine.

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AS LIBELULAS DE PORTUGAL THE DRAGONFLIES OF PORTUGAL
Written by Ernestino Maravalhas; Albano Soares.
Stock no. 1326423
Published by Booky Publisher. Circa 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.

Text in Portugese and English. More than 600 photos and maps of the 67 species that are known in Portugal. Cardwraps. 335 pages. ISBN: 9789899861404. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Contents fine.

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THE DRAGONFLIES OF EUROPE
Written by R.R. Askew.
Stock no. 1326419
Published by Harley Books. 2004. Very good condition.

Revised edition. Green cardwraps. 308 pages. ISBN: 0946589755. Covers slightly edge rubbed and light crease to lower corner of front cover. Contents fine.

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WORLD TIMBERS VOLUME ONE: EUROPE & AFRICA
Written by B.J. Rendle.
Stock no. 1826757
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive work containing some of the better known world timbers illustrated in colour and concisely described with the minimum of technical terms. The information is presented in a form designed to appeal to those who are interested in timber but are not specialists in wood technology. Intended primarily for use by architects and their clients, the timber trade, and timber-using industries. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0802015700. Presentation plate attached to front endpaper '...on the occasion of planting a tree in the Arboretum at the White House to mark the centenary of the Benn Brother's publication Timber Trades Journal June 7 1973', large b/w photo depicting this to front pastedown. Marks to front endpapers. Text block browned and page edges lightly so. Black dustwrapper with red spine is worn at edges, spine and front panel title is faded, some loss to top and tail of spine, some damp staining present mainly to verso and flap edges.

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THE GARDENS OF PORTUGAL
Written by Helena Attlee.
Stock no. 1826701
Published by Francis Lincoln Ltd. 1st 2008. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The gardens of Portugal borrow something from every phase of the country's sea-faring history, bringing together ideas from East and West in a style that is confident, flamboyant, slightly exotic but always distinctly Portuguese. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780711226937. Corners of boards rubbed and bumped. Boards are marked with foxing and damp. Foxing to prelims else contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge creased, verso is damp stained at top rear edge and is foxed.

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SPANISH GARDENS
Written by Marquis De Casa Valdes.
Stock no. 1826674
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 1987. Good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Marquesa de Casa Valdes was brought up to love nature and spent part of her childhood and youth in the beautiful regions of north-east Spain, where the pinewoods almost meet the sea. During her travels, she has been able to study the gardens of other latitudes and climsates, giving her a sound basis from which to define more clearly the art and skills involved in gardening. Large format. Green cloth boards, white titles. Colour & a few b/w photos. ISBN: 8485861035. Some light scuffing to boards. Small knock to lower edge of front board. Front joint is broken. Else binding is tight. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at edges.

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