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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 2132379
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Slip case is very good - a few small nicks to corners and light marks. Third printing.

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KEY TO THE FISHES OF NORTHERN EUROPE
Written by Alwyne Wheeler. Illustrated by Peter Stebbing; F. Rodney Fraser.
Stock no. 1318661
Published by Frederick Warne (Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

White pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 380 pages. Over 350 species described. ISBN: 0723220972. Covers lightly browned with light damp stain affecting lower 1.5" of spine and cover edges by spine. Small nick to edge of front cover. Date in ink to front pastedown, name in ink to free-endpaper.. Light page edge browning else contents clean.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 1818659
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine and rear cover with gilt title. Front cover is green with black/gilt drawings. The text of this edition is taken from the 1789 edition and includes the first part only, with minor emendations. The additional two letters 'Timothy the Tortoise to Miss Hecky Mulso' and 'On the Sense of Hearing in Fishes', were first published in the 1877 edition of 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne', edited by Thomas Bell, 2 vols, published by John Van Voorst. Exquisite full page colour illustrations. A beautiful edition! Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition, being scuffed and faded at one edge.

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HAMPSHIRE DAYS
Written by W.H. Hudson.
Stock no. 1818647
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1923. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind vignette to front. Light rubbing to board edges. Endpapers browned, some foxing present.

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LIFE
Written by Richard Fortey.
Stock no. 1818536
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

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. Contained in publishers orange pictorial slipcase in very good condition, small split to either side of one open edge.

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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Oliver Rackham.
Stock no. 1818349
Published by Seven Dials. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

The many-layered story of the British landscape. Large format. Colour photos. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 184188104X.

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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Oliver Rackham.
Stock no. 1818343
Published by Phoenix Illustrated. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

The many-layered story of the British landscape. Large format. Colour photos. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 1857999533. Top of spine rubbed. Name in ink to inside front cover. Text block slightly grubby.

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THE SYLVAN YEAR
Written by Philip Gilbert Hamerton.
Stock no. 1818309
Published by Seeley & Co.. 4th 1887. Good condition.

Fourth Edition. Leaves from the Note-Book of Raoul Dubois. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and brown borders. 8 b/w etchings including frontispiece. 243 pages including index. Top edge gilt. Deckle-edged. Cloth to top of spine worn and frayed. Spine browned, gilt title faded. Heavy foxing to prelims and last few pages. Some margin marks, mainly foxing.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BURREN
Written by Gordon D'Arcy; John Hayward.
Stock no. 1818236
Published by Immel. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

The limestone Karst landscape of the Burren, (Ireland), its Clints and Grykes, home to an enormous variety of plants and animals. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 1898162514. Spine lightly faded.

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FAUNA BRITANNICA
Written by Stefan Buczacki.
Stock no. 1818234
Published by Hamlyn. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A unique celebration of British wildlife and its role in our cultural history. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0600598675. A few minor marks to boards. Text block a little grubby. Free front endpaper lightly creased. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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NATURAL SCIENCE BOOKS IN ENGLISH 1600 - 1900
Written by David M. Knight.
Stock no. 1818229
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 262 pages. The collector of scientific books will particularly value the extended bibliographies which follow each chapter. 4 colour and 56 black and white illustrations. Top edge green. ISBN: 071340728X. Light rubbing to lower edge of boards. A few minor grubby marks to text block. Pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges, worn at top & tail of spine.

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FILEY BRIGG: ITS PLANTS AND ANIMALS
Written by D. Croft; S.P. Donachie; D. Lowsley; et al.
Stock no. 1818172
Published by University Of Hull. 1983. Very good condition.

Produced as the result of a project carried out by a group of students at the Department of Adult Education in the University of Hull. Spiral bound cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. 185 pages. ISBN: 0950766518. Creasing to lower edge of front cover.

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