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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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BABIES OF THE PONDS AND STREAMS
Written by Marla Tyrrell. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1503563
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format 6 x 4.752, pictorial boards. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 60 pages. Minimal bumping but a little wear to spine and corners. Ink inscription to front endpaper otherwise contents clean. One hinge cracked. Just an odd fox spot. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with small piece missing from front panel disguised by paper stuck to verso. Small patch of damage to spine and a few fox spots.

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FRESHWATER FISHERIES MANAGEMENT
Written by Robin G. Templeton.
Stock no. 1605848
Published by Fishing News (Books) Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

Green card wraps. Severn-Trent Water Authority. 190 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0852381301. Corners rubbed. Light browning to outer page edges. Previous owner sticker to half-title page.

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LIFE IN LAKES AND RIVERS
Written by T.T. Macan; E.B. Worthington.
Stock no. 1605825
Published by Bloomsbury Books. 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Cream cloth covers. An authoritative work of outstanding interest. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1870630297. Foxing / marks to outer page edges. Some page browning. Wrapper is faded to spine and a little grubby with some wear to edges.

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WATER PLANTS OF SRI LANKA
Written by W. Henry De Thabrew; W. Vivian De Thabrew. Illustrated by Coral A. De Thabrew.
Stock no. 1809065
Published by Suhada Press. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Heritage of Lanka Series Volume I. Presenting a selection of water plants commonly seen in the aquatic habitats of Sri Lanka. Colour cardwraps. B/w illustrations, colour & b/w photos. 126 pages. ISBN: 0946611009.

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THE TROUT (NMN 21)
Written by W.E. Frost; M.E. Brown.
Stock no. 1808821
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. Boards unevenly faded, mainly to spine. Browning to text block, contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn with a few smalll chips and lightly browned.

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LIFE HISTORY AND HABITS OF THE SALMON, SEA-TROUT, TROUT AND OTHER FRESHWATER FISH
Written by P.D. Malloch.
Stock no. 2112420
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Large format. Grey cloth, gilt titles. B/w photo onlays to front cover. B/w photos. 264 pages. Spine is very browned, with some bumping. Corners are bumped and worn. Couple of tiny nicks to cover edges. Grubby marks to rear cover. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some grubby marks to outer page edges.

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