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ISLANDS (NN 109)
Written by R.J. Berry.
Stock no. 2135987
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

New Naturalist series 109. A broad look at the islands that lie off the shore of Britain and Ireland, exploring their biology, geography, geology and climate, and examining changes that have occurred in the past and how these become relevant for future developments. Brown leather, gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 150 copies. ISBN: 9780007267378. SIGNED by author on bookplate to front endpaper. This is Copy No. 86. Has plain white (not pictorial) 'jacket' over book. Slip case is near fine - a few small threads to edges.

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SOUTHERN ENGLAND (NN 108)
Written by Peter Friend.
Stock no. 2135986
Published by Collins. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

New Naturalist series 108. Brown leather, gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 250 copies. Colour photos, maps & graphs. ISBN: 9780007247424. SIGNED by author to bookplate on front endpaper. This is Copy No. 149. Has plain cream 'jacket' (not pictorial), over book. Slip case is near fine.

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DARTMOOR: A STATEMENT OF ITS TIME (NN 111)
Written by Ian Mercer.
Stock no. 2135985
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

New Naturalist series 111. Brown leather with gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 100 copies. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007184996. SIGNED by author to bookplate on front endpaper; This is Copy No. 37. Has plain white (not pictorial) 'jacket' over book. Slip case is near fine - a few small threads at edges.

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WILDFOWL (NN 110)
Written by David Cabot.
Stock no. 2135984
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

New Naturalist series 110. Brown leather, with gilt titles. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 150 copies. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007146581. SIGNED by author to bookplate on front endpaper; This is Copy No. 139. Has cream paper cover (not pictorial) jacket. Slip case is near fine.

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WEEDS: HOW VAGABOND PLANTS GATECRASHED CIVILISATION AND CHANGED THE WAY WE THINK ABOUT NATURE
Written by Richard Mabey.
Stock no. 2135964
Published by Profile Books. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Purple cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781846680762.

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CHARLES DARWIN AND THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE
Written by Charles Darwin; Nora Barlow.
Stock no. 2135956
Published by Pilot Press Ltd.. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. Introduction by Barlow. B/w illustrations. Spine and edges are browned. Bumping to corners and spine. Initial in ink to front pastedown. Page browning.

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ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Peter Marren; Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 2135917
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

The history of the artwork of the dustwrappers, describing the frantic workings behind the seemingly serene collection of illustrations that have shaped Britain's most iconic natural history series. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ix and 310 pages including index. Limited to 50 copies. Full leather. All edges gilt. ISBN: 9780007284719. This is Copy No. 17, SIGNED by authors to bookplate on front endpaper. Light wear to covers. Contents are excellent! Slip case is better than very good - light fraying at edges to cloth.

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GROUSE (NN 107)
Written by Adam Watson; Robert Moss.
Stock no. 2135916
Published by Collins. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Leather Bound limited edition to 250 copies. Gilt title to spine and blind logo to front. New Naturalist no. 107. All edges gilt. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780007150977. This is Copy No. 184, SIGNED by authors to bookplate on front endpaper. Tiny spot mark to top of spine/front cover. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks.

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WOODLANDS (NN 100)
Written by Oliver Rackham.
Stock no. 2135915
Published by Collins. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition.

The 100th volume in the New Naturalist series. Leather bound edition to mark the 100th volume of the New Naturalist Library. Limited to 100 copies. All edges gilt. ISBN: 0007202431. This is Copy No. 52, SIGNED by author on bookplate to front endpaper. Bookplate has small red smudge mark to one edge. Slip case is near fine.

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DRAGONFLIES (NN 106)
Written by Philip Corbet; Stephen Brooks.
Stock no. 2135914
Published by Collins. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

New Naturalist series 106. A fascinating outlook on the natural history of dragonflies. Limited edition to 400 copies. Leather binding with gilt titles and raised bands to spine. All edges gilt. Colour photos, charts, b/w illustrations and distribution charts. ISBN: 9780007151684. This is Copy No. 95, SIGNED by Stephen Brooks to a bookplate on front endpaper. Original slip case is a bit better than very good - a few small marks.

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BOOKS AND NATURALISTS (NN 112)
Written by David Elliston Allen.
Stock no. 2135913
Published by Collins. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 112. The author explores the often complicated ways in which books on the flora and fauna of these islands have been published through the years, from the earliest days of printing through to the era of the computerised distribution atlas and the giant multinational compendium. Limited edition to 75 copies. Leather binding with gilt titles and all edges gilt. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007240845. This is Copy No. 34, SIGNED by author on a bookplate to front endpaper. A few small marks to gilt to outer page edges. Original slip case is still in excellent condition - light wear at edges.

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THE BOTANICAL GARDEN (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Roger Phillips; Martyn Rix.
Stock no. 1822749
Published by MacMillan. Circa 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Volume one: Trees and Shrubs, ISBN: 0333730038; Volume Two: Perennials and Annuals, ISBN: 0333748905. Large format. Colour photos. Still in original shrinkwrap which is split across spines. Contained in publisher's green slipcase.

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