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FERAL: SEARCHING FOR ENCHANTMENT ON THE FRONTIERS OF REWILDING
Written by George Monbiot.
Stock no. 1321498
Published by Allen Lane. Circa 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A lyrical and gripping story of Monbiot's efforts to re-engage with nature and discover a new way of living. How, by restoring and rewilding our damaged ecosystems on land and at sea, we can bring wonder back into our lives. Grey boards, white title to spine. ISBN: 9781846147487. 8th printing. Spine bumped. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.
Consisting of a comprehensive description of nearly all herbs with their medicinal properties extracted from them. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 430 pages including index.. Colour plates. ISBN: 0572002033. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is marked with some scuffing; nicks at corners.
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS' EGGS
Written by G. Evans. Illustrated by H.D. Swain.
Stock no. 1321422
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Observer No. 18. Describing more than 180 eggs, with 179 illustrations, of which 153 are in colour. Brown boards with black titles. Revised Edition. ISBN: 0723200602. Light foxing to contents. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is price-cut, faded to spine.
Observers Series No. 12. Describing 54 species with colour and photographic illustrations and introductory text figures. Revised edition. Green boards. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and slightly grubby. Publisher's revised price sticker to front flap.
Observer book no.3. Describing all the British Species with 154 illustrations 69 of which are in full colour. With a Foreword by N.D. Riley. Revised edition. Minimal bumping to spine. Child's name in red felt-tip pen to front pastedown. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, slightly grubby to rear panel and faded to spine.
Observer book no. 1. Revised edition. 100 colour and 101 b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0723215138. Browning to covers, mainly spine. Spine very slightly bumped at base. Contents fine.
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. SIGNED by author to special bookplate stuck to front endpaper. This is Copy No. 33. Slip case is still very good indeed - has a few marks.
New Naturalist monograph. B/w photos and drawings. A study of bird parasites. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Page edge browning; some light foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with browning; couple of closed tears; virtually no loss.
New Naturalist monograph No. 9 Green cloth. 51 b/w photographs by the author. 58 drawings & diagrams. One of the foremost volumes in the entire 'New Naturalist' series, Dr. Tinbergen's study of the life history & habits of the herring gull is established as a classic work of modern animal behaviour studies. Bumping to spine and corners. A little uneven fading to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is covered with clear adhesive film and is foxed with some tears and other marks.
The first New Naturalist Monograph on a single species of bird. 11 b/w photographs taken by the author. Learned bibliography supports this splendid study. 26 paintings by Edward Bradbury. 4 line drawings and 4 maps. Some fading to spine. Pale foxing/browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and a few marks.
New Naturalist Monograph No. 12. Green buckram cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Based on a finely and detailed study in geographical distribution of the squirrel, investigating every aspect of the lives of squirrels, economics, food, life-history, and ecology. Some fading to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing and browning. Wrapper is foxed with some tears and chips, but minimal loss.
New Naturalist Monograph series. B/w photos. Trout anatomy, physiology, distribution and food, the effects of climate, water chemistry, human and other predators, their growth and weight, how to assess their age and condition. Uneven fading (offsetting from wrapper) to covers. Some page browning. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film; some browning and a few marks.