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Black cloth with elaborate design to front, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap!
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 1320147
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Nearly fine condition.
Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Book is fine. Publisher's slipcase is just a little scuffed.
New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 7 colour photos, 49 b/w photos, 15 maps and diagrams. 240 pages includes index. ISBN: 0002131765. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear laminate and is lightly browned to spine.
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF COMMON FUNGI
Written by E.M. Wakefield. Illustrated by Ernest C. Mansell.
Stock no. 1319895
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Observers Book No. 19. Describing nearly 200 Species with 32 plates in full colour and 64 natural photographs. Small format. Yellow boards. Spine slightly bumped. Pale page browning to endpapers, some light foxing to textblock. One hinge starting to crack. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly grubby on rear panel.
New Naturalist No. 43. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. 29 b/w photos, 34 line drawings, diagrams and maps. The idea that because weeds are a nuisance they must also be dull is dispelled in a few pages. Not only does the author show that an understanding of these criminals of the plant world will make their control both easier and more interesting: he also imparts to the reader something of his own delight and wonder. Minor staining to lower edge of front board. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to front pastedown, hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Some annotation to margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and covered with clear laminate, faded to spine, wear to top of spine, some titles circled and ticked to rear panel list.
An Unauthorised Biography. A Natural History of the First Four Thousand Million Years of Life on Earth. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt & peach floral design to front. Colour endpapers showing fish fossils. Colour photos throughout. Slip case is a bit better than very good - some fading to a couple of edges. Still in original shrink wrap.
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 bumped and slightly rubbed. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and a little faded to spine, light residual glue marks to edges on verso where a cover was stuck down previously.
EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Dean Amadon. Illustrated by Roger Tory Peterson; et al..
Stock no. 1820533
Published by Country Life. 1979. Nearly fine condition.
Large format. 125 full-colour paintings. Brown/terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette. ISBN: 060043124X. Contained in publisher's slipcase with large brown pictorial onlay to all sides which is scuffed and rubbed at edges.
THE HEN HARRIER
Written by Donald Watson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820532
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1977. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title and harrier vignette to spine. 4 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations throughout. 307 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610151. Thin line of browning to top of spine (minor). Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is normal for this title) and slightly browned with a few minor indentatons.
The product of almost 40 years field work. Black boards, gilt title & owl vignette to spine. Colour frontis & b/w plates, b/w illustrations. 264 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610321. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and is faded to spine (as is usual for this title).
Black boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610542. Dustwrapper spine faded (as is usual for this title).
A detailed account of all aspects of the sparrowhawk's lifestyle, population levels and trends and the impact of man and environment on the species in recent times. B/w illustrations. Diagrams, tables and photographs. ISBN: 0856610410. Dustwrapper spine faded (as is usual for this title).