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THE YEAR OF THE GREYLAG GOOSE
Written by Konrad Lorenz; Robert Martin.
Stock no. 1817462
Published by Eyre Methuen. 1st 1979. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Translated from the German by Robert Martin. The author's fascination with geese. A remarkable record in words and pictures of the annual cycle of this beautiful and fascinating species. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0413458202. Price-cut dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at top & tail of spine.

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RARE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by David Saunders.
Stock no. 1817454
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A personal survey of over 300 unusual visitors. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 1852602872.

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MUSHROOMS AND TOADSTOOLS (NN 7)
Written by John Ramsbottom.
Stock no. 2130000
Published by Bloomsbury Books. 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalists Series. Reprint of Collins 1953 first edition. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870630092. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with fading to spine.

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A TIGER'S TALE
Written by Anup Shah; Manoj Shah.
Stock no. 2129865
Published by Fountain Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. The Indian Tiger's Struggle for Survival in the Wild. ISBN: 9780863433917. Some wear to top of spine. Contents are excellent! Wrapper is creased with a few small nicks.

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THE INSECT MAN
Written by Eleanor Doorly. Illustrated by Robert Gibbings.
Stock no. 2129836
Published by W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A tale of how the Yew Tree children went to France to hear the story of Jean Henri Fabre in the places where he lived and to see the homes of some fo the insects whose life-story he has written. Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes. Illustrated with Woodcuts. xv and 170 pages. Wear to cover edges; some brown spotting. Wrapper is price-cut with some large tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and couple of corners; foxed.

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BIRD LIFE OF MOUNTAIN AND UPLAND
Written by D.A. Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Chris Rose.
Stock no. 2129812
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1ST 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The birdlife of the upland regions of the British Isles. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0521331234. A few marks to covers. Contents are still excellent.

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THE BIRDS OF GWENT
Written by W.A. Venables; A.D. Baker; et al.
Stock no. 2129769
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. This book gives an up-to-date status report on the occurrence of every species in the county. B/w illustrations. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780713676334. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.

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THE BROADS (NN 89)
Written by Brian Moss.
Stock no. 2129628
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 89. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002201631. Foxing to top edge of text block else book and contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE COUNTRYSIDE DIARY OF A 21ST CENTURY WOMAN: NATURE NOTES FOR 2013-2014
Written by Samantha Burchell. Illustrated by Samantha Burchell.
Stock no. 1817384
Published by Blackbarn Books. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition.

In the style of The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady. Large format. Green pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. 138 pages. ISBN: 9781910244029. SIGNED by the author to title page.

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by Brian Small; John Gale; Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1817310
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

1st published in 2002 by T & A D Poyser, this is a reprint by Christopher Helm with corrections. The first comprehensive field guide to a spectacular region for birding. Covering all the resident, migrant and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Pictorial glazed boards. Maps to endpapers. Colour illustrations. xxviii and 602 pages including index. ISBN: 0713669357. Top of spine lightly bent from shelf wear. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents fine.

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MOTHS (NN 90)
Written by Michael E.N. Majerus.
Stock no. 1817299
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 90. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002201410. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2129337
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Dustwrapper spine is faded.

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