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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!
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.
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.
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.
North of 30Â°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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.