Messages will go here
Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

FRESHWATER LIFE

You are viewing all stock in the "FRESHWATER LIFE" category. We currently have 35 books in this category in stock.

35 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and we'll let you know just as soon as it comes in.

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £110.00 Enquire about this book

THE NEW RIVERS & WILDLIFE HANDBOOK
Written by Diana Ward; Nigel Holmes; Paul Jose.
Stock no. 2127822
Published by RSPB. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 426 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0903138700. Spine is creased. Some corners are creased. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. A few marks to outer page edges.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £15.00 Enquire about this book

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £12.00 Enquire about this book

THE BIOLOGY OF POLLUTED WATERS
Written by H.B.N. Hynes.
Stock no. 1813011
Published by Liverpool University Press. 1st 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The biological aspects of pollution in simple terms and as comprehensively as possible. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w charts and illustrations. 202 pages. Minor foxing to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £12.00 Enquire about this book

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £40.00 Enquire about this book

LIFE IN LAKES AND RIVERS (NN15)
Written by T.T. Macan; E.B. Worthington.
Stock no. 2121389
Published by Collins. 3rd 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5". 320 pages. An authoritative work of outstanding interest. Many attractive colour plates - also black and white photo illustrations. 3rd edition. ISBN: 0002194597. A little fading to spine. Wrapper has faded spine, with original clear film stuck along edges to verso.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £15.00 Enquire about this book

ILLUSTRATED INDEX OF BRITISH SHELLS
Written by G.B. Sowerby. Illustrated by G.B. Sowerby.
Stock no. 1208607
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 2nd 1887. Almost very good condition.

Containing Figures Of All The Recent Species, With Names and Other Information. Habits and localities, range of depth of marine species and comparative abundance. Second edition, revised and enlarged. 26 tissue-guarded hand-coloured plates depicting 668 species. Red cloth, gilt title to front cover, embossed decorative borders to covers. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn with small tear in cloth at base of spine. Covers darkened at edges and on spine. Front hinge cracked. Inscription in ink on verso of front endpaper. All plates present. One tissue guard detached. Foxing to tissue guards. Plates clean except for a very few which have minor foxing at the edges. A bright copy.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £350.00 Enquire about this book

ILLUSTRATED INDEX OF BRITISH SHELLS
Written by G.B. Sowerby. Illustrated by G.B. Sowerby.
Stock no. 1208605
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1st 1859. Very good condition.

Containing Figures Of All The Recent Species, With Names and Other Information. Habits and localities, range of depth of marine species and comparative abundance. 24 tissue-guarded hand-coloured plates depicting 600 species. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt borders to covers. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped. Covers scuffed. Small label to bottom of spine. Ex-lib but with just one small library stamp on title page and small date stamp on rear pastedown. A few pencil marking to front endpapers plus a mark from possible label removal. All plates present. Occasional small foxspots but overall contents are beautifully bright and clean.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £300.00 Enquire about this book

THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FRESHWATER FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by A. Laurence Wells.
Stock no. 2117509
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1941. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Observer's book No. 6. Describing 82 species with 76 illustrations, 64 of which are in full colour. Uneven fading to spine and cover edges. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is very badly torn and price-cut. Loss to wrapper at base of spine; messy tape repairs to front panel and spine.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £12.00 Enquire about this book

LIFE IN LAKES AND RIVERS (NN 15)
Written by T.T. Macan; E.B. Worthington.
Stock no. 1607076
Published by Collins. 1959. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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. Some mottling / fading marks to boards. Owner's name stamp to front endpaper and textblock. Some foxing. Wrapper is a little grubby and foxed to verso.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £10.00 Enquire about this book

LIFE IN LAKES AND RIVERS (NN15)
Written by T.T. Macan; E.B. Worthington.
Stock no. 1607025
Published by Collins. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5". 320 pages. An authoritative work of outstanding interest. Many attractive colour plates - also black and white photo illustrations. 3rd edition. ISBN: 0002194597. Reprint of third edition. Wrapper is faded at spine.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £12.00 Enquire about this book

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £30.00 Enquire about this book