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NATURAL HISTORY

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TIDE'S ENDING
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129090
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

A book of the joy of the tideways, saltings and creeks. Memorable word-pictures for wild-fowler, naturalist and bird-watcher alike. Grey cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. 16 glorious colour illustrations plus b/w drawings. Some uneven browning and a few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 1817130
Published by Folio Society. 2012. Fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Ninth printing. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
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GAME BIRDS
Written by Charles Coles. Illustrated by Maurice Pledger.
Stock no. 2129028
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Very large format. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author and artist. Green leather spine with raised bands and gilt title. Green cloth sides with small gilt vignette to front. 24 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations and chapter headers. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by Author and Illustrator to Limited edition page. This is Copy No. 26. Some light rubbing/wear to spine. Absolutely stunning book! Contained in a slip case that has some spotting.
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THE NATURALIST'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128974
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A book with a sporting flavour but mostly concerned with the secret life in wood and field. Green boards. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 0718119274. Some light knocks and wear along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with a few tiny nicks.
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SEA-BIRDS (NN 28)
Written by James Fisher; Ronald M. Lockley.
Stock no. 2128900
Published by Collins. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 9 colour photos, 68 b/w photos, 66 maps and diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned and edge-chipped, with a bit of loss; covered with clear adhesive film, to protect from further damage.
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THE SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK (NN 47)
Written by William M. Condry.
Stock no. 2128645
Published by Collins. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalists Series. Green cloth. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-tears and chips; repaired to verso with sticky tape.
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INDIAN SUMMER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128636
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

BB, in his personal Indian Summer, records his own vivid impressions of summer's end. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Exquisite scraperboard illustrations. 183 pages. ISBN: 0718123670. A bit of fading to spine. Contents are excellent.
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WILD FLOWERS
Written by Sarah Raven.
Stock no. 1816822
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2011. Fine condition.

An illustrated guide to five hundred wild flowers found in the British Isles. Large format. Green cloth spine with white title, pictorial paper boards. Pink endpapers. Colour photos throughout. 499 pages. ISBN: 9781408813942.
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WILD FLOWERS OF THE EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE
Written by Auriol Batten; Hertha Bokelmann.
Stock no. 2128561
Published by Books Of Africa. 1966. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial cloth. Exquisite colour illustrations throughout. Spine is browned and bumped, with wear. Foxing to outer page edges. Small name in ink to verso of front endpaper.
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THE OXFORD BOOK OF FLOWERLESS PLANTS
Written by Frank H. Brightman. Illustrated by B.E. Nicholson.
Stock no. 2128546
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth, yellow titles. Colour illustrations. Foxing to outer page edges, however contents are still excellent! Wrapper is faded to spine.
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THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Richard South.
Stock no. 2128484
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1943. Very good condition.

Wayside and Woodland Series. With accurately coloured figures of every species and many varieties, also drawings of Egg, Caterpillar, Crhysalis and Food-plant. Green cloth, gilt decorations, colour and b/w plates. New edition. Some bumping and wear to cover edges. A few spots to rear cover. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by S. Vere Benson. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 1816796
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 1. Revised edition. 100 colour and 101 b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0723215138. Contents crinkled from damp and some dampstaining. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned and faded.
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