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KEY TO THE FISHES OF NORTHERN EUROPE
Written by Alwyne Wheeler. Illustrated by Peter Stebbing; F. Rodney Fraser.
Stock no. 1318661
Published by Frederick Warne (Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

White pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 380 pages. Over 350 species described. ISBN: 0723220972. Covers lightly browned with light damp stain affecting lower 1.5" of spine and cover edges by spine. Small nick to edge of front cover. Date in ink to front pastedown, name in ink to free-endpaper.. Light page edge browning else contents clean.

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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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THE SEA FISHERIES OF SCOTLAND: A HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY
Written by James R. Coull.
Stock no. 1817661
Published by John Donald Publishers Ltd.. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book is concerned with the oldest and most distinctive activities in the life of the people living around the coasts of Scotland, a story extending to upwards of 9,000 years. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0859764109.

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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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THE OPEN SEA: ITS NATURAL HISTORY PART II: FISH AND FISHERIES (NN 37)
Written by Alister Hardy. Illustrated by Alister Hardy.
Stock no. 1816287
Published by Collins. 1970. 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. Third impression. Light browning to text block. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine and rear panel, covered with clear sticky back plastic.

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BRITISH SEALS (NN 57)
Written by H.R. Hewer.
Stock no. 1816255
Published by Collins. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth, gilt title. 59 b/w photographs. 52 text figures. A detailed scientific review of biology, types, distribution and conservation. ISBN: 0002130327. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is protected by the publisher's clear plastic, spine is slightly faded (as is normal within this series).

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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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MARINE FOOD CHAINS
Written by J.H. Steele.
Stock no. 1605822
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1973. Good condition.

Turquoise cloth boards. 552 pages. Contains the proceedings of a Symposium held at University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1968. ISBN: 3874290476. Ex-library. Boards grubby, with library number to spine and stamps / marks to prelims. Some foxing. Contents very good.

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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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