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THE LONG FLIGHT
Written by Terence Horsley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1323682
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

19 dramatic cream and black wood-engravings illustrate this book of short stories, each centred around an element of Nature. Blue cloth, cream titles. 118 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Heavy foxing to endpapers and textblock. Heavy foxing to dustwrapper, top edge of wrapper slightly chipped/torn with tape repairs on verso.

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ENIGMAS OF NATURAL HISTORY
Written by E.L. Grant Watson. Illustrated by Barbara Greg.
Stock no. 1323679
Published by The Cresset Press. Circa 1936. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. 24 essays of curious facts such as the Australian toad that fills itself with water and then burries itself during the dry season. Fascinating! Spine bumped. Covers discoloured. Foxing to endpapers and some pages. Crease to top corner of front free-endpaper. Yellow dustwrapper is grubby and foxed, browned to spine and worn at top and tail of spine.

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FOUR HEDGES - A GARDENER'S CHRONICLE
Written by Clare Leighton. Illustrated by Clare Leighton.
Stock no. 1824225
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1935. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Large format. Wood engravings. Second impression. Boards slightly browned. Text block browned with some foxing. A few minor foxspots to contents. Hinges pulled but binding tight. Green patterned dustwrapper is heavily foxed, browned and hs a few small edge-chips.

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WALDEN OR LIFE IN THE WOODS
Written by Henry David Thoreau. Illustrated by Eric Fitch Daglish.
Stock no. 1824222
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st thus 1931. Almost very good condition.

Cheaper Edition. Thoreau's two year stay at Walden Pond, Massachusetts, living a simple life surrounded by nature. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Sixteen tipped in woodcuts with tissue-guards. 289 pages. Top edge gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Spine faded and has pale foxing, worn at top of spine with slight loss of cloth, small split in cloth to front edge of spine. Text block browned. Gilt top edge is dull and scratched. Some scattered minor foxing. All plates present. A decent copy.

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MERESIDE CHRONICLE: WITH A SHORT INTERLUDE OF LOCHS AND LOCHANS
Written by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1824196
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

In his search for and study of bireds, the meres, pools and reservoirs of east and mid-Cheshire have been favourite hunting grounds for Tunnicliffe. A year of making notes and sketches. Brick red cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Some minor mottlng to boards, light browning to top of spine. Gilt titles bright. Browning to endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few chips and closed tears, browned to spine and grubby to rear panel.

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SWANSEA BAY'S GREEN MANTLE
Written by Mary E. Gillham.
Stock no. 1824161
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Wildlife On An Industrial Coast. B/w sketches, colour and b/w photos. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 427 pages including index. ISBN: 0905928180. Boards clean and bright. Light pencil erasure marks to verso of free front endpaper. Else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned at edges.

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A HAND-BOOK TO THE CARNIVORA PART I CATS, CIVETS AND MUNGOOSES
Written by Richard Lydekker.
Stock no. 1323566
Published by Edward Lloyd Limited. 1st 1896. Almost very good condition.

Lloyd's Natural History series. Burgundy cloth, gilt titles. 32 colour plates, tissue guard to frontis. 312 pages. Spine bumped and very browned. Endpapers and tissue-guard browned. Textblock is a bit dusty and foxed. Contents clean.

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THROUGH THE WOODS
Written by H.E. Bates. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker.
Stock no. 1323475
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

'The English Woodland - April to April'. Burnt orange cloth, gilt title to spine. 73 engravings on wood. 141 pages. 10.5 x 8". Spine and corners slightly bumped. Cover edges a little dusty. A few foxspots to textblock. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown (slight transfer of colour onto facing endpaper. Dustwrapper is well browned and grubby with some small splash marks. Chipped to top of spine with slight loss.

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THE STRANGE WORLD OF NATURE
Written by Bernard Gooch. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 1824065
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Illustrated in fine wood engravings. Boards clean. Text block browned with some minor foxing. Contents clean. Pale blue dustwrapper is browned.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 2140931
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Nearly 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! One small spot to outer page edges. Slip case is a bit better than very good - a few light marks and scuffs.

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HEATHLANDS (NN 72)
Written by Nigel Webb.
Stock no. 2140604
Published by Collins. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 72. Green cloth. 20 colour photos and over 100 b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0002190206. Small knock to base of spine. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper has a few light marks and a little fading to spine.

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WYE VALLEY (NN 105)
Written by George Peterken.
Stock no. 2140538
Published by Collins. 1st thus 2008. Almost very good condition.

New Naturalist series. Pictorial card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007160693. Creasing to cover edges; 1" tear to top of spine. Marks to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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