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THE SEA COAST (NN 25)
Written by J.A. Steers.
Stock no. 2126143
Published by Collins. 4th 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist series no. 25. Green cloth. The comprehensive scientific review,contained in this book, links geological history with geological movements, considering the origin and evolution of cliffs, estuaries, sea marshes, beaches, sands and dunes, with the communities of plant and animal life they support. Professor Steers is an eminent Geography Scholar and at the time of publication was this country's greatest authority on coastal topography. 10 colour photographs by the author. 28 b/w photographs. 57 maps & diagrams. 4th edition. Spine is faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and covered with clear adhesive film; with some browning, especially to spine.

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THE OPEN SEA: ITS NATURAL HISTORY PART I THE WORLD OF PLANKTON (NN 34)
Written by Alister Hardy. Illustrated by Alister Hardy.
Stock no. 2126138
Published by Collins. 2nd 1970. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth, gilt titles. 142 watercolour drawings by the author, 67 photos in b/w, and 300 line drawings and maps. Second edition. ISBN: 0002131641. Spine is faded. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and is browned to spine.

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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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SHALLOW SEAS OF NORTHWEST EUROPE (NN 131)
Written by Peter J. Hayward.
Stock no. 1816251
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 131. The natural history of one facet of this complex environment, the bottom-living, or benthic, communities of the seafloor, and their ecological interrelationships. Green cloth boards, NN vignette to spine and front board. Colour photos. 'NN' patterned endpapers. ISBN: 9780007307296.

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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 FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by J. Travis Jenkins.
Stock no. 2124171
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Both fresh water and salt. Green textured boards with gilt titles and vignette. With 299 illustrations 128 of which are in full colour. 2nd edition. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned; especially browned to spine, with wear. Wrapper is also edge-creased with a few chips and tears; minimal loss. Small damp mark to bottom corner of rear cover, wrapper and some corresponding pages internally.

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MOONLIGHTING TALES AND MISADVENTURES OF A WORKING LIFE WITH EELS
Written by Michael Brown. Illustrated by Michael Brown.
Stock no. 2123875
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black cloth, silver title to spine. A heart-warming tale of running a small business on a shoe-string; and a passion for eels which has never faded. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781906122348. White mark to base of spine. Wrapper has a couple of small scuff marks.

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SEASHORE (NN 94)
Written by Peter J. Hayward.
Stock no. 2123838
Published by Collins. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002200309. An excellent copy!

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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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WONDERS OF SEA LIFE
Written by E.G. Boulenger. Illustrated by Peggy Jeremy.
Stock no. 1406834
Published by Penguin. 1st 1946. Slightly better than good condition.

A Puffin Picture book no. 51. Pictorial boards. Illustrated with lithographs throughout. Bumping to spine and corners. Top and bottom of spine are missing. Corners are rubbed. 2/6 written on front cover. Rear cover a little marked. Some foxing and a few grubby marks.

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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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