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Written by Frank Townend Barton.
Stock no. 1828285
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

A complete practical guide to all that is known about every breed of horse in the world. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, black title to front board, board edges bevelled. B/w illustsrations. Undated. Spine faded, covers marked. Text block browned. Else contents clean.

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Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 1327916
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Observer's Book No. 5. Describing 69 species with 72 illustrations, 46 of which are in full colour. Spine and corners bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to top and tail of spine, tear to top corner of front panel and price-cut with 'new' price-sticker above.

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Written by John Catt.
Stock no. 1828246
Published by Hertfordshire Natural History Society. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

A comprehensive and authoritative account of the basic geology of the county and its relationships with a wide range of topics, including soils, ecology, agriculture, prehistoric archaeology, hydrogeology, mineral resources and their exploitation and their importance for modern day life. Large format. Green pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos, illustrations and maps. ISBN: 9780952168591. Rear board lightly scuffed. Minor knock to top front edge of boards. Contents clean.

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Written by Marcel Sire.
Stock no. 1828234
Published by Studio Vista. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Originally published in French under the title 'La Vie Sociale des Animaux'. This edition translated into English by Constance D. Sherman. How much attention do animals pay to others of their own kind? And other similar questions. Small format. Black cloth boards. B/w photos and illustrations. Dustwrapper is covered with clear film and attached to the pastedowns.Text block lightly browned. Contents clean.

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Written by Ellis Owen; Andrew B. Smith.
Stock no. 1828162
Published by The Palaeontological Association. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

Palaeontological Association Field Guides to Fossils: Number 2. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0901702366. Spine lightly creased. Covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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Written by T. Donald Carter. Illustrated by Ugo Mochi.
Stock no. 1827981
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st UK 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Three hundred species and subspecies of hoofed mammals are vividly portrayed and expertly described in this unique natural history. Attractive silhouette illustrations. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0718820886. Boards lightly rubbed at horizontal edges. Text block browned. A few foxspots present and light page browning. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and lightly creased at top edges.

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Written by David Attenborough.
Stock no. 1327665
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The full story of the highly successful B.B.C. - London Zoo expedition to British Guiana, that went to film in the wild, and bring back alive, "some of the strangest, some of the loveliest, and some of the most horrifying animals in the world". Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and 5 colour. Second impression published in same year/month as first impression. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Spine and rear edge of spine is heavily spotted. Small bookshop label to front pastedown. Text block lightly foxed. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and chipped, scratch and a grubby mark to front panel. Overall a decent copy.

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Written by Simon Aspinall; Peter Hellyer.
Stock no. 1327625
Published by Emirates Natural History Group. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9948031431. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some lifting of laminate to spine edges. Preliminary pages are slightly creased at edges with some slight grubbiness. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly dusty.

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Written by Richard Dawkins.
Stock no. 1327594
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Makes the case that evolution by natural selection is a big enough theory to answer the biggest question of all - why do we exist? Black cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette of DNA strand to front. Colour illustrations. Book itself is fine. Faint mark to one panel of the slipcase.

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Written by Richard Fortey.
Stock no. 1827928
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly 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. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a couple of minor grubby marks and light fading to edges (VG+).

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Written by Neil Aldridge.
Stock no. 1827841
Published by Pisces Publications. 1st 2011. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

African wild dogs carry the unenviable title of Africa's second-most endangered carnivore. Neil Aldridge celebrates what is special about the African wild dog and explores the efforts being made to secure its future in South Africa and beyond. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781874357490. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Boards clean and bright. Front endpaper has a large tear of surface paper loss (see photo). Otherwise, contents are fine. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is creased and has a 2" closed tear (no loss) between edge of rear panel and rear flap.

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Written by T.J. Parkinson; J.J. Vermunt; J. Malmo; R. Laven.
Stock no. 1827804
Published by Massey University Press. 2nd 2019. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition, fully updated and redesigned. A comprehensive text book. An authoritative book for cattle veterinarians and veterinary students. Also useful to progressive farmers, professional agricultural advisors and those in other scientific disciplines who require access to both general and detailed knowledge on diseases of cattle in Australasia. Large format. A heavy tome. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780995102958. Corners bumped and lightly worn, a few minor knocks to board edges (not surprising owing to the weight of the book). Boards very lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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