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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2130478
Published by Collins. 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and has clear adhesive film covering it and stuck to verso at edges (done by publisher). Wrapper spine is also faded.

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GARDEN NATURAL HISTORY (NN 102)
Written by Stefan Buczacki.
Stock no. 2130477
Published by Collins. As new condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007139934. Book still in original shrink wrap - unopened! Shrink wrap has tear to rear. Wrapper spine has become faded where it has obviously sat on a shelf.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH WILD ANIMALS
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 2130434
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 5. Describing 69 species with 72 illustrations 46 of which are in full colour. Fading and bumping along cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with chipping, creasing, some loss; grubby marks.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF WILD ANIMALS (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by Maurice Burton.
Stock no. 2130414
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer book No. 5. Revised editon. In rare advertising wrapper. Foxing to some outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned with tear to top of spine.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BIRDS (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by S. Vere Benson. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 2130413
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 1. Revised edition. 100 colour and 101 b/w illustrations. In rare advertising wrapper. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning and one tear with chipping.

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HERBARIUM HABITUM IN HORTO MEDICO SAPIENTIAE ROMANAE ANNO LUBILEI 1700
No author listed.
Stock no. 2130369
Published by Antonio Delfino Editore. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine. Colour page reproductions. Text in Italian. ISBN: 8872872111. Bumping to a couple of corners. A few grubby marks to covers. Contents are excellent!

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THE INSECTS: AN OUTLINE OF ENTOMOLOGY
Written by P.J. Gullan; P.S. Cranston. Illustrated by K. Hansen McInnes.
Stock no. 1817541
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

For students contemplating entomology as a career and also those in higher education for which the study of insects is prominent. Cardwraps. B/w diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 0412493608. Reprint. A nice, clean copy.

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SKETCHES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CEYLON WITH NARRATIVES AND ANECDOTES
Written by J. Emerson Tennent.
Stock no. 2130270
Published by Longman, Green, Longman And Roberts. 1861. Almost very good condition.

Blue leather binding with raised bands to spine, red title label to spine. Gilt crest to front cover. Marbled endpapers and outer page edges. Illustrative of the Habits and Instincts of the Mammalia, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Insects, & c. Including a Monograph of The Elephant and a Description of the Modes of Capturing and Training it. With engravings from original drawings. Scuffing and wear to cover edges; some chipping, with loss. Front joint is cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some margin marks, but contents are very good.

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MOSSES & LIVERWORTS (NN 97)
Written by Ron Porley; Nick Hodgetts.
Stock no. 1317732
Published by Collins. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth. 179 colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 0002202123. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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THE NATURE OF CENTRAL WALES
Written by Fred Slater. Illustrated by Terence Lambert.
Stock no. 2130107
Published by Barracuda Books. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Wildlife and Ecology of Powys, incorporating the original counties of Montgomery, Radnor and Brecon. ISBN: 0860232751. Light bumping to spine. Small tape glue marks to endpapers.

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SHELL NATURE STUDIES BIRDS AND BEASTS
Written by James Fisher. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 2130103
Published by Phoenix House. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Colour illustrations. Spine is bumped and a bit cocked; splits to top and tail. Scuffing to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges.

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AUSTRALIAN FISH LIFE
Written by Neville Coleman.
Stock no. 2130079
Published by Doubleday. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

North of 30°S. Revised edition. Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0868240338. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine and rear panel.

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