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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 4. SEA MAMMALS
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820159
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553934. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Otherwise a lovely copy!

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH MOLLUSCA, AND THEIR SHELLS (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Edward Forbes; Sylvanus Hanley.
Stock no. 2133307
Published by John Van Voorst. 1st 1853. Almost very good condition.

Leather spines and corners. Maroon title blocks to spines, gilt titles. Marbled outer page edges and endpapers. 203 hand-coloured plates. Bookplates of 'The Wheelton hind Collection 1920' to front pastedown of each book. Rear join at rear of Volume 1 (on outside); leather has split, but still holding together well. Some scuffs and chips of leather spines and corners. Foxing to prelims of books; some margin marks; page browning. Hand-coloured illustrations are still nice and bright.

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CARIBBEAN SEASHELLS
Written by Germaine L. Warmke; R. Tucker Abbott.
Stock no. 1818337
Published by Livingston Publishing Company. 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A guide to the Marine Mollusks of Puerto Rico and other West Indian Islands, Bermuda and the Lower Florida Keys. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and palm vignettes. Colour and b/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0870980041. Third printing. Corners rubbed. Text block grubby. Browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed.

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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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ATLANTIC SALMON: AN ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY
Written by Malcolm Greenhalgh. Illustrated by Rod Sutterby.
Stock no. 1815734
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A clear and authoritative account of the salmon's extraordinary life-cycle. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Large oblong format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1873674732. Light rubbing to tail of spine. Signature to title page... unreadable. Contents fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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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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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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TRAWLER
Written by Redmond O'Hanlon.
Stock no. 1808236
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Journey Through the North Atlantic. The story of an ordinary commercial trawler and a tribute to the out-of-the-ordinary fishermen who endure such conditions. Dark blue boards with silver title to spine. Dark blue paper spine with silver title, light blue paper boards. B/w photos and chapter headers. 339 pages. ISBN: 1400042755. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-creased. Third impression in the first year of publication.

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ANGLING IN SALT WATER
Written by John Bickerdyke.
Stock no. 2112275
Published by L. Upcott Gill. Circa 1905. Almost very good condition.

Maroon spine, with gilt title. Marbled boards. B/w illustrations. A Practical Work on Fishing With Rod and Line In the Sea, From the Shore, Piers, Jetties, Rocks, and from Boats, Together with some Account of Hand-Lining. A New edition enlarged, Revised and having many fresh illustrations. Top small piece of spine is torn off. Scuffing and wear along cover edges. Marks to covers. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Some page browning and foxing.

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SALMON THE WORLD'S MOST HARASSED FISH
Written by Anthony Netboy.
Stock no. 1709637
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The status of one of the world's most extraordinary, and delicious, fish. And the means which can be taken to preserve it. ISBN: 0233968563.

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THE COMMERCIAL FISHES AND FISHERIES OF QUEENSLAND
Written by J. Douglas Ogilby. Illustrated by Tom C. Marshall.
Stock no. 1605211
Published by Department Of Harbours And Marine, Brisbane. 1954. Good condition.

Light blue card wraps. Revised edition, illustrated by Tom C. Marshall. B/w illustrations. Covers scuffed and marked. Slight splitting to top and tail of spine (with very slight loss). Old tape marks to endpapers. Contents generally clean and bright.

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