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Ornithologists have been collecting data on the breeding habits of birds for many years. This book is an interpretation of the main adaptations of birds for breeding. A comprehensive survey so that readers can see what is known, and what remains to be discovered, and hence may be stimulated to add to knowledge. Red cloth boards, brown title block with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0412112205. Reprint. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine.
New Naturalist Series. Green cloth. 179 colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 0002202123. Still in original shrinkwrap.
Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Revised by Schlosser. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some uneven fading/mottling to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Some damp marking to covers. Splits to spines, with some loss of cloth - stitching can be seen. Joints are cracked. Page edge browning. A working copy.
Dark grey cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. A Sketch of the Origin and Succession of Animals and Plants. B/w illustrations. Spine is bumped, with browning. Corners are bumped. Foxing to outer page edges.
Comparing and contrasting the salt marsh and sand dune habitats and the ecological processes operating within them. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and charts. ISBN: 0412105004. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine and edges.
Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713476648.
MARINE GAME FISHES OF THE WORLD
Written by Francesca La Monte. Illustrated by Janet Roemhild.
Stock no. 2132678
Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc.. 1st USA 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth with salmon colour title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Browning to covers. Name to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn with laminate and surface paper loss and damage.
The strange lives of the Storm Petrel. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 0715382195. Some fading to cover edges; a few marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with browned spine and edges.
THE BRITISH AMPHIBIA AND REPTILES
Written by L. Harrison Matthews. Illustrated by L. Harrison Matthews.
Stock no. 2132669
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green boards decorated with black illustrations. Field Study Books Series. B/w illustrations. Colour illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with foxing, browning, edge-creasing and chipping; a little loss.
Green cloth, black titles. B/w photos. 111 pages. Some page browning and foxspots.
Translated from the German by Sylvia Furness. Revised by A.M. Hutson. Large format. Blue cloth with white title to spine and vignette of bat to front cover. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0709923899. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut.