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EVOLUTION
Written by Raymond Hawkey.
Stock no. 2132956
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

The story of the origins of humankind according to the theory of evolution. Large format. A three-dimensional book with intricate pop-ups. ISBN: 0718127250. Pop-ups in very good working order. Page edge browning; some browning to covers also, bumped at corners.

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MEET US IN THE GARDEN
Written by Frances Pitt. Illustrated by Stanley Herbert.
Stock no. 2132865
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Black and white scraperboard illustrations. Green cloth. Small birds and animals that can be seen in gardens. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks and uneven fading to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with large tear to base of spine; other smaller closed tears; some chips of loss; some tears have remains of tape repairs to verso. Wrapper is also foxed and browned.

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CONCISE FLOWERS OF THE HIMALAYA
Written by Oleg Polunin; Adam Stainton. Illustrated by Ann Farrer.
Stock no. 1819251
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on the same authors' definitive Flowers of the Himalaya, published in 1984, this concise version covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. 283 pages. ISBN: 0195618327. Large bookshop rubber stamp to front endpaper, name in ink to same. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and rubbed at corners.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE TREES OF BRITAIN AND NORTHERN EUROPE
Written by Alan Mitchell.
Stock no. 1819250
Published by Collins. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

800 trees described and illustrated. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations and colour illustrations. 415 pages including index. ISBN: 0002120356. Boards clean and bright. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned at edges and spine.

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THE ULTIMATE SITE GUIDE TO SCARCER BRITISH BIRDS
Written by Lee G.R. Evans. Illustrated by Raymond Scally.
Stock no. 1819229
Published by Birdguides. 3rd 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Updated 3rd edition. Where to look, when to look, how to get there and the chances of seeing the bird! Pictorial cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. 326 pages. ISBN: 9871898110499. Remains of label to rear cover else covers nice and bright. Previous owner's gold address label to title page and date in ink below. Text block slightly browned. Contents clean.

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ECOLOGICAL ADAPTATIONS FOR BREEDING IN BIRDS
Written by David Lack. Illustrated by Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1819228
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ornithologists have been collecting data on the breeding habits of birds for many years. This book is an interpretation of the main adaptations of birds for breeding. A comprehensive survey so that readers can see what is known, and what remains to be discovered, and hence may be stimulated to add to knowledge. Red cloth boards, brown title block with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0412112205. Reprint. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine.

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FLOWERS OF THE FIELD
Written by Rev C.A. Johns; Clarence Elliott. Illustrated by E.N. Gwatkin.
Stock no. 1819226
Published by George Routledge and Sons Limited. 1911. Very good condition.

Revised throughout and edited by Clarence Elliott. Green cloth, gilt title to spine and decoration to front, bevelled edges.. 96 colour plates & 245 b/w illustrations. Fourth impression. Spine edges lightly rubbed. Corners worn. A few small marks to boards. Name plate & pencil scribble to front pastedown and inscription in ink to front endpaper. Spine slightly cocked. All plates present. A few foxspots present. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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MOUNTAIN FLOWERS (NN 33)
Written by John Raven; Max Walters.
Stock no. 1318783
Published by Collins. 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist publication. Green cloth. 16 colour photographs. 28 b/w photographs. 20 distribution maps. This is the first book published on the wild flowers of Britain's mountains. A significant contribution to the books on British field botany. ISBN: 0002131420. Spine slightly bumped, some fading to base of spine. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film which has come loose a little on verso and is slightly browned to spine.

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MOSSES & LIVERWORTS (NN 97)
Written by Ron Porley; Nick Hodgetts.
Stock no. 1318782
Published by Collins. Circa 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth. 179 colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 0002202123. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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WAYS OF WOOD FOLK
Written by William J. Long.
Stock no. 2132749
Published by Ginn and Company. Circa 1922. Very good condition.

Green cloth. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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TEXT-BOOK OF PALAEONTOLOGY VOL. III MAMMALIA
Written by Karl A. Von Zittel; Max Schlosser; et al.
Stock no. 2132742
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Revised by Schlosser. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some uneven fading/mottling to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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HANDBOOK OF GEOLOGICAL TERMS AND GEOLOGY
Written by David Page.
Stock no. 2132741
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1859. Fair condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Some damp marking to covers. Splits to spines, with some loss of cloth - stitching can be seen. Joints are cracked. Page edge browning. A working copy.

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