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Pictured Key Nature Series. Third Edition. Spiral bound cardwraps. x and 293 pages. B/w drawings. ISBN: 0697047547. Second printing. Card covers lightly browned. Bookplate and inscription in ink to half-title page. Text block a little grubby. Contents generally clean.
SMALL FRESHWATER CREATURES (POCKET GUIDES)
Written by Lars-Henrik Olsen; Jakob Sunesen; Bente Vita Pedersen.
Stock no. 1822359
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
Describing over 500 animals, from spiders to salamanders, that you may meet in the ponds, rivers, and streams of Northern Europe. Grey pictorial boards, black title to spine. Illustrated endpapers, colour illustrations, 229 pages including index. ISBN: 0198507984. Top edge of text block a little dusty. Contents fine.
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.
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.
New Naturalist series 128. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Orange endpapers with blue New Naturalist logo repeating. Colour & b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780007511389. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5". 272 pages. An authoritative work of outstanding interest. Many attractive colour plates - also black and white photo illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Name and date in ink to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with browned spine and a couple of small patches of surface paper damage to rear panel.
TRANSACTIONS OF THE MIDLAND SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION WINTER SESSION OF 1864-5
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819468
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1865. Good condition.
Contents include: On Thor's Cave; On the Nest of the Ten Spined Stickleback; On the Embryo of the Pike; On the Jaw of the British Leopard; On some Peculiarities in the growth of the Hawthorn Tree; and much more. Pink cardwraps. 19 plates at rear. Writing in blue pencil to front cover, covers are unevenly faded and marked/grubby. Backstrip worn and front cover just starting to split from contents because of this. A little unobtrusive annotation to contents in pencil. Text block browned. Plates have some foxing present.
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.
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.
New Naturalist series 128. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Orange endpapers with blue New Naturalist logo repeating. Colour & b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780007511389. Still in original shrinkwrap!
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!
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.