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THE WANDERING OTTER
Written by H. Mortimer Batten. Illustrated by David Pratt.
Stock no. 2138158
Published by Peter Lunn. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth. Part of World Favourite Library Collection. Magnificent b/w illustrations throughout. Spine is browned. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby to rear panel; browned to spine; has a few closed tears and chips.

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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ORCHIDS
Written by Zdenek Jezek.
Stock no. 2137983
Published by Rebo Publishers. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Stunning colour photography throughout. ISBN: 9036615895.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS' EGGS
Written by G. Evans. Illustrated by H.D. Swain.
Stock no. 2137978
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 18. Describing more than 180 eggs, with 180 illustrations, of which 154 are in colour. Brown boards with black titles. Revised Edition. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and edge-creased and chipped.

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INHERITANCE AND NATURAL HISTORY (NN 61)
Written by R.J. Berry.
Stock no. 1322838
Published by Collins. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This absorbing book is about genetics as it applies to the world around us. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. New Naturalist series. ISBN: 0002190842. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and slightly edge rubbed.

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NATURE CONSERVATION IN BRITAIN (NN 49)
Written by L. Dudley Stamp.
Stock no. 1322837
Published by Collins. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. B/w photos. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and grubby with foxing to verso.

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THE SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK (NN 47)
Written by William M. Condry.
Stock no. 1322836
Published by Collins. 2nd 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalists Series. Green cloth. B/w photos. Second edition. ISBN: 0002195259. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some slight fading to spine and some slight spotting to covers. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to textblock and some foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper is covered with clear laminate.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF GOWER
Written by Mary E. Gillham.
Stock no. 2137904
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0905928008. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned and faded.

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THE DODO: THE BIRD THAT DREW THE SHORT STRAW
Written by Jan Den Hengst.
Stock no. 2137872
Published by Art Revisited. 2003. Very good condition.

Analysing and comparing 17th century illustrations along with eye-witness accounts, the book reconstructs an accurate portrait of the Dodo. Slightly oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 118 pages. ISBN: 9072736265. A few small knocks along cover edges. Contents are still excellent!

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF GOWER
Written by Mary E. Gillham.
Stock no. 2137801
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0905928008. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; a few nicks; browning.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE DINOSAURS
Written by Steve Brusatte.
Stock no. 2137780
Published by MacMillan. Circa 2018. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Untold Story of the Lost World. Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781509830060. 2nd printing. Small knocks to base of spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with couple of nicks at corners; lightly edge-creased in places.

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APING MANKIND: NEUROMANIA, DARWINITIS AND THE MISREPRESENTATION OF HUMANITY
Written by Raymond Tallis.
Stock no. 2137779
Published by Acumen. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781844652723. Couple of marks to title page and opposite page.

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LIFE IN LAKES AND RIVERS (NN 15)
Written by T.T. Macan; E.B. Worthington.
Stock no. 1823634
Published by Collins. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5". 272 pages. An authoritative work of outstanding interest. Many attractive colour plates - also black and white photo illustrations. Boards unevenly faded. Foxing to endpapers. Browning to text block. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn with a few small closed tears and chips.

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