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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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BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS
Written by Stuart McNeill. Illustrated by Christian Sepp; Jan Christiaan Sepp.
Stock no. 1819072
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1978. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Printed on light brown paper. Colour illustrations. 234 pages. ISBN: 0718116887. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded and browned, a little grubby.

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THE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (VOLUME XII)
Written by D.A. Bannerman. Illustrated by G.E. Lodge.
Stock no. 1318667
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stercorariidae, Alcidae, Rallidae, Tetraonidae, Phasianidae. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to covers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn. with a few small marks to spine which is also lightly browned.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF LICHENS
Written by Kenneth L. Alvin.
Stock no. 1318666
Published by Frederick Warne (Publishers) Ltd.. 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers series No.33. With 53 illustrations in colour and 109 b/w photos and diagrams. Burgundy boards with white titles, small format. ISBN: 0723215669. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Dustwrapper is browned and price-cut.

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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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WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND FERNS
Written by Edward Step.
Stock no. 1318659
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Small format. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Coloured illustrations. B/w photos. Spine bumped, slight rubbing to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and some grubby fingermarks to contents.

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DAINTREE: WHERE THE FOREST MEETS THE REEF
Written by Rupert Russell.
Stock no. 1819036
Published by Kevin Weldon And Associates Pty Ltd; The Australian Conservation Foundation. 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Daintree, Australia, where coastal rainforest meets the sea. The tropical rainforests of Daintree are in danger from developers... Large format. Green glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 0949708127. Name in ink to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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ERIC HOSKING'S WADERS
Written by Eric Hosking; W.G. Hale.
Stock no. 1819025
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Foreword by Peter Scott. ISBN: 0720714303. SIGNED by the authors Hoskings & Hale (without dedication) to half-title page. Previous owner's gold address label to front endpaper. Dustwrapper lovely and bright.

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THE ISLES OF SCILLY (NN 103)
Written by Rosemary Parslow.
Stock no. 1818978
Published by Collins. Circa 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780002201506. Still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE MAN WHO LOVES GIANTS
Written by David Shepherd. Illustrated by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 2132145
Published by David & Charles. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An artist among elephants and engines. David Shepherd's Autobiography. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations, colour plates. 164 pages. ISBN: 0715370529. Browning to cover edges. Page edge browning.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF CATERPILLARS
Written by D.J. Carter. Illustrated by Gordon Riley.
Stock no. 2132059
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Observer Series No. 79. With 226 colour illustrations and 17 b/w drawings. Small format. Dark green boards, white titles. ISBN: 0723215928. Small knock to base of spine. Wrapper is price-cut with some uneven browning.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FRESHWATER FISHES
Written by A. Laurence Wells.
Stock no. 2132052
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 6. Describing 82 species with 76 illustrations, 64 of which are in full colour. Bumping and uneven fading to spine. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks and some grubby marks.

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