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THE ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; June Chatfield.
Stock no. 1322850
Published by Webb & Bower. 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by June Chatfield, curator of the Gilbert White Museum. 124 plates in full colour, faithfully reproduced from the hand-coloured engravings of White's contemporaries. Black cloth, silver title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 0906671477. SIGNED by June Chatfield to title-page. Spine bumped. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF GOWER
Written by Mary E. Gillham.
Stock no. 2137904
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0905928008. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned and faded.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF GOWER
Written by Mary E. Gillham.
Stock no. 2137801
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0905928008. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; a few nicks; browning.

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MINERALS OF NORTHERN ENGLAND
Written by R.F. Symes; B. Young.
Stock no. 1823577
Published by NMS Enterprises Limited. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

This book is unique in bringing together the geological context of the region's mineral deposits, the long and varied history of mining and the role of collectors and dealers, as an essential backdrop to a celebration of the minerals themselves. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos & illustrations. ISBN: 9781905267019. A nice copy.

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NATURAL HISTORY ANIMALS
Written by George Jennison. Illustrated by E.H. Fisher.
Stock no. 2137419
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

An Illustrated Who's Who of the Animal World. 16 colour plates plus b/w photos. Blue cloth, gilt titles and embossed elephant head vignette. A and C Colour Book. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some brown spotting and uneven marking to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins.

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FOSSILS ALIVE! OR NEW WALKS IN AN OLD FIELD
Written by Nigel H. Trewin.
Stock no. 2137296
Published by Dunedin Academic Press Ltd.. 1st 2008. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781903765883.

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THE HEYDAY OF NATURAL HISTORY
Written by Lynn Barber.
Stock no. 2137276
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w illustrations. A witty and entertaining account of the popular passion for natural history from 1820-1870. Large format. ISBN: 022401448X. Page browning; a few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine; surface paper damage to top edge of front panel.

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THE LIFE STORY OF A TIGER
Written by A.F. Mockler-Ferryman. Illustrated by Harry Dixon.
Stock no. 2136953
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth covers; pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 colour plates. Spine is very browned. Some grubby marks to covers. Front endpaper is stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges and throughout. All plates present.

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DINOSAUR EGGS AND BABIES
Written by Kenneth Carpenter; Karl F. Hirsch; John R. Horner.
Stock no. 1823502
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Chapters in this book discuss all aspects of the science of paleontology, including the occurrence of eggs, nests, and baby skeletons; descriptive osteology of juvenile skeletons, comparative histology of juvenile bone, analyses of eggs and eggshells; paleoenvironments of nesting sites; nesting behaviour, and developmental growth of baby dinosaurs. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0521567238. This is a PRINT ON DEMAND copy produced by Lightning Source UK Ltd. A very nice copy.

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ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF DARWIN'S FINCHES
Written by Peter R. Grant.
Stock no. 1322653
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

With a new foreword by Jonathan Weiner. Cardwraps. 492 pages. B/w drawings and photos. Princeton Science Library. ISBN: 0691048665. Minimal rubbing to corners. Very light, dusty mark to base of textblock.

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THE PTEROSAURS FROM DEEP TIME
Written by David M. Unwin.
Stock no. 1322616
Published by PI Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A complete portrait of the legendary flying dragons of deep time. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 347 pages. B/w illustrations/diagrams and colour photos throughout. ISBN: 013146308X. Minimal creasing to dustwrapper spine ends.

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