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THE FLORA OF BERKSHIRE
Written by H.J.M. Bowen.
Stock no. 1818276
Published by Holywell Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w distribution maps to rear. Mottling to boards. Light foxing to prelims & endpapers. Green dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, foxing to flaps and verso, corners to verso strengthened with brown paper (not visible to front).

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FLORA OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by H.J. Riddelsdell; G.W. Hedley; W.R. Price.
Stock no. 1818275
Published by Chatford House Press Ltd.. 1st thus 1974. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A new impression with new plates. Phanerogams, Vascular Cryptograms, Charophyta. Colour frontis. 667 pages plus b/w photos. Text block lilac. Light browning to edges of prelims.

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THE GREAT WOOD OF CALEDON
Written by Hugh Miles; Brian Jackman.
Stock no. 1818238
Published by Colin Baxter Photography Ltd.. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Great Wood of Caledon was a huge native forest which extended across most of northern Scotland and was home to wolves, lynx, wild boars and brown bears. Today the remnants are still the largest area of continuous old forests in Britain. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0948661267. SIGNED by author Hugh Miles with dedication to title page. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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AUDUBON: A BIOGRAPHY
Written by John Chancellor. Illustrated by John James Audubon.
Stock no. 1818237
Published by The Viking Press. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670140538. Light browning to text block. Spine slightly cocked. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BURREN
Written by Gordon D'Arcy; John Hayward.
Stock no. 1818236
Published by Immel. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

The limestone Karst landscape of the Burren, (Ireland), its Clints and Grykes, home to an enormous variety of plants and animals. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 1898162514. Spine lightly faded.

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FAUNA BRITANNICA
Written by Stefan Buczacki.
Stock no. 1818234
Published by Hamlyn. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A unique celebration of British wildlife and its role in our cultural history. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0600598675. A few minor marks to boards. Text block a little grubby. Free front endpaper lightly creased. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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NATURAL SCIENCE BOOKS IN ENGLISH 1600 - 1900
Written by David M. Knight.
Stock no. 1818229
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 262 pages. The collector of scientific books will particularly value the extended bibliographies which follow each chapter. 4 colour and 56 black and white illustrations. Top edge green. ISBN: 071340728X. Light rubbing to lower edge of boards. A few minor grubby marks to text block. Pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges, worn at top & tail of spine.

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THE PEONY
Written by Alice Harding.
Stock no. 1818228
Published by Waterstone. 1st thus 1985. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Originally published as 'The Book of the Peony' in 1917. A thorough work covering all aspects of cultivation, including purchasing and soil preparation, mythology and history, including a map of the plant's origins, and a look at the tree peony in ancient China. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates. ISBN: 0947752609. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a price label to front flap and is lightly browned to spine.

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PLANT HUNTERS IN THE ANDES
Written by T. Harper Goodspeed.
Stock no. 1818227
Published by Farrar & Rinehart. 1st 1941. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

The landscapes, peoples and customs, as well as the remarkable vegetation of the Andes on the West Coast of South America. Dark pink cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top & tail of spine browned, title to spine fading. Text block browned. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is torn with loss.

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BIRDS OF THE LONELY LAKE
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318351
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine. An enthralling description of birdlife beside a lake in a typical year. Superb full-page b/w illustrations. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Small faded spot to lower spine. A few foxspots to textblock. Light page browning to half-title and rear fly-leaf. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at corners and has a small hole to lower spine (matching faded area on book).

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FILEY BRIGG: ITS PLANTS AND ANIMALS
Written by D. Croft; S.P. Donachie; D. Lowsley; et al.
Stock no. 1818172
Published by University Of Hull. 1983. Very good condition.

Produced as the result of a project carried out by a group of students at the Department of Adult Education in the University of Hull. Spiral bound cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. 185 pages. ISBN: 0950766518. Creasing to lower edge of front cover.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF LARGER MOTHS
Written by R.L.E. Ford.
Stock no. 1318271
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 14. Revised edition. Describing 94 Larger Moths with 85 Illustrations in colour and 74 Half-Tones. ISBN: 0723215340. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher with 'new' price sticker above. Wrapper is slightly browned and edge rubbed with a tiny closed tear to top edge of rear panel.

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