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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FOSSILS
Written by Rhona M. Black. Illustrated by Rhona M. Black.
Stock no. 1318161
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer's series No. 71. With 135 Line drawings and 16 B/w Photos. Small format. Green boards, brown titles. ISBN: 0723215685. Spine and corners bumped. Ink name stamp upside-down to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed and browned and has a small bumped to centre of spine (same also on book itself).

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WILD FLOWERS OF CHALK & LIMESTONE
Written by J.E. Lousley.
Stock no. 1318118
Published by Collins. 2nd 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist no. 16. Green cloth. With 52 colour and 29 b/w photos, plus 20 maps and 15 diagrams. 254 pages includes index. Second edition. ISBN: 0002132583. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink and name in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film, titles on rear panel of wrapper has been underlined and ticked with blue biro (which has changed to purple with the adhesive from the film).

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF CATERPILLARS
Written by D.J. Carter. Illustrated by Gordon Riley.
Stock no. 1318113
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a 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. Ex-lib with stamps to prelims. Spine bumped. Slight grubbiness to endpapers and textblock, small biro mark to lower edge of textblock. Some erased pencil marks to front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is slightly creased to spine.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FOSSILS
Written by Rhona M. Black. Illustrated by Rhona M. Black.
Stock no. 1318105
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer's series No. 71. With 135 Line drawings and 16 B/w Photos. Small format. Green boards, brown titles. ISBN: 0723215685. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and lightly browned.

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BUTTERFLIES IN BRITAIN
Written by Richard Chopping. Illustrated by Richard Chopping.
Stock no. 1318088
Published by Penguin. Circa 1947. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial boards. Covers are slightly grubby. Small chip in surface paper to edge of front cover. Tiny pin hole to rear cover. Contents clean.

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DARTMOOR (NN 27)
Written by L.A. Harvey; Douglas St. Leger-Gordon.
Stock no. 1318043
Published by Collins. 2nd 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The ideal natural history book in that it shows not only wild nature, but man's place in it. 17 colour and 36 b/w photos with 3 maps of the area. 273 pages includes index. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. New Naturalist series no. 27. Spine slightly bumped. A couple of small indentations to cover edges and some slight fading to cover edges. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown and name and date in ink to free-endpaper. A couple of small foxspots and a slight musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn. This is a 1963 reprint or the second edition published in 1962.

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WILDFLOWERS, BUTTERFLIES & TREES OF THE SLAD VALLEY AND THE COTSWOLDS
Written by Richard Morris.
Stock no. 2131144
Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780953633968. SIGNED by author to title page. Light bumping to spine.

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GLAUCUS; OR, THE WONDERS OF THE SHORE
Written by Charles Kingsley.
Stock no. 2131108
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1855. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations. B/w frontis and booklist to rear. Spine and edges are faded. A few splash marks to front cover. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF CATERPILLARS
Written by D.J. Carter. Illustrated by Gordon Riley.
Stock no. 2131090
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good 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. Wrapper is price-cut with some browning and a few grubby marks.

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THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA
Written by Jacob H. Studer. Illustrated by Theodore Jasper.
Stock no. 2131003
Published by Harrison House. 1st thus 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue leather-look covers with gilt titles and decorations. Studer's Popular Ornithology Series. With 119 full-colour plates. For the first time in almost 100 years this celebrated American classic is made available. ISBN: 0517229153. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine with some closed tears and chips; edge-creasing.

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OWLS OF THE WORLD
Written by Rob Hume. Illustrated by Trevor Boyer.
Stock no. 2130999
Published by Dragon's World. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

148 species in superb colour illustrations. Large format. 192 pages. ISBN: 1850281599. Partially removed bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks; tear to top of spine.

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EYE TO EYE
Written by Frans Lanting; Christine Eckstrom.
Stock no. 2130996
Published by Taschen. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, blind titles to spine and front cover. Stunning colour photography throughout. Intimate Encounters With The Animal World. ISBN: 382287745X. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading at edges.

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