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THE TROUT (NMN 21)
Written by W.E. Frost; M.E. Brown.
Stock no. 2135009
Published by Collins. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Monograph series. B/w photos. Trout anatomy, physiology, distribution and food, the effects of climate, water chemistry, human and other predators, their growth and weight, how to assess their age and condition. Uneven fading (offsetting from wrapper) to covers. Some page browning. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film; some browning and a few marks.

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THE SALMON (NMN 16)
Written by J.W. Jones.
Stock no. 1822106
Published by Collins. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Monograph no. 16. 27 b/w plates. 24 diagrams. A study of the salmon's life stages. Detailed sections on spawning and homing, and a most interesting conclusion by the eminent author that salmon do not feed in fresh water. This raises an interesting question for those who indulge in fly-fishing! This book beautifully describes the strange and mysterious life history of the salmon. ISBN: 000213201X. A few light marks to boards. Text block browned. Name & year in red ink to front endpaper. Contents are lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is strengthened at spine and flap folds on verso with now yellowed tape (not visible to front), spine & corners lightly rubbed, rear panel slightly grubby. Overall a nice looking dustwrapper from the front.

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MARINE GAME FISHES OF THE WORLD
Written by Francesca La Monte. Illustrated by Janet Roemhild.
Stock no. 2132678
Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc.. 1st USA 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with salmon colour title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Browning to covers. Name to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn with laminate and surface paper loss and damage.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FRESHWATER FISHES
Written by T.B. Bagenal.
Stock no. 1318411
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers series No. 6. Revised Edition. Describing 50 species with 32 colour plates. Light green boards with dark titles. ISBN: 0723200890. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with slight damp stain to spine. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear film which is stuck down to wrapper on inside of rear flap.

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FRESHWATER FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES (NN 75)
Written by Peter S. Maitland; R. Niall Campbell.
Stock no. 2130650
Published by Collins. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 75 Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 200 b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN to verso of title page is 0002193833 but this is incorrect as this ISBN matches NN No.74 (Ferns). ISBN provided is on verso of dustwrapper of this title. ISBN: 0002193795. Foxing to top edge of outer page edges, else fine. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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AUSTRALIAN FISH LIFE
Written by Neville Coleman.
Stock no. 2130079
Published by Doubleday. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

North of 30°S. Revised edition. Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0868240338. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine and rear panel.

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BARBEL
Written by J.W. Martin. Illustrated by Paul Cook.
Stock no. 2129555
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Smaller format. Dark orange cloth, black title to spine and front cover. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Limited edition to 295 copies. B/w illustrations. Being a Practical Treatise on Angling with Float and Ledger in Still Water and Stream. ISBN: 1899600248. This is the binders file copy - so NOT numbered and also missing pictorial onlay to front cover. A few marks to covers. Contents are excellent!

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BARBEL
Written by J.W. Martin. Illustrated by Paul Cook.
Stock no. 2129509
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

Smaller format. Leather binding. Black title to spine and front cover. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Deluxe, Limited edition to 55 copies. B/w illustrations. Being a Practical Treatise on Angling with Float and Ledger in Still Water and Stream. ISBN: 1899600248.

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BRITISH FRESHWATER FISHES
Written by Len Cacutt.
Stock no. 2126502
Published by Croom Helm. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of their evolution. B/w photos. ISBN: 0856643203. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and faded to spine.

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THE OPEN SEA: ITS NATURAL HISTORY PART II: FISH AND FISHERIES (NN 37)
Written by Alister Hardy. Illustrated by Alister Hardy.
Stock no. 1815209
Published by Collins. 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 37. Green cloth, gilt titles. Watercolour and line drawings by the author. 68 b/w photos with diagrams and maps. ISBN: 000213165X. Fourth Impression. A few marks to boards. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed with slight wear to top of spine.

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THE TROUT (NMN 21)
Written by W.E. Frost; M.E. Brown.
Stock no. 1608267
Published by Collins. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Monograph series. B/w photos. Trout anatomy, physiology, distribution and food, the effects of climate, water chemistry, human and other predators, their growth and weight, how to assess their age and condition. Foxing to textblock. Some foxing / browning to wrapper which has a couple of closed edge tears repaired with tape to verso.

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THE SALMON (NMN 16)
Written by J.W. Jones.
Stock no. 2116260
Published by Harper And Brothers. 1st USA 1959. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

American Edition. New Naturalist Monograph no. 16. 27 b/w plates. 24 diagrams. A study of the salmon's life stages. Detailed sections on spawning and homing, and a most interesting conclusion by the eminent author that salmon do not feed in fresh water. This raises an interesting question for those who indulge in fly-fishing! This book beautifully describes the strange and mysterious life history of the salmon. Some spotting to covers. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Previous owners bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Wrapper is unevenly browned.

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