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LAND AND WATER BUGS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by T.R.E. Southwood. Illustrated by H.D. Swain; P. Entwistle; H.M. Entwishle; T.R.E. Southwood; Dennis Leston.
Stock no. 1815854
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1959. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Wayside and Woodland Series. Green leather-look covers with gilt and black titles. With 32 coloured plates by Swain. 31 b/w plates and 153 text figures by Entwistle and the authors. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few tiny closed edge tears.

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THE NEW FOREST (NN 73)
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 2123834
Published by Collins. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series no. 73. Green cloth. 1800 copies printed. 20 colour photos and over 100 photos and diagrams in b/w. ISBN: 0002191075. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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FERNS (NN 74)
Written by Christopher N. Page.
Stock no. 2123833
Published by Collins. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 74. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 160 photos and diagrams in b/w. ISBN: 0002193833. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine. Contents are excellent.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS
Written by S. Vere Benson.
Stock no. 2123616
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers book No. 1. Brown cloth with black titles to spine and front. Describing two hundred and twenty-six species with 200 illustrations, 100 of which are in full colour. Damp spotting along edges of covers. Name to front endpaper. Hinge next to half-title page is partially cracked. Contents are still excellent. Wrapper has become a bit faded in places. Is edge-chipped with a few tears and small pieces of loss. What looks like ink splash marks and dark brown spots, also to wrapper. Still remarkably full wrapper for its age.

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HOURS OF GLADNESS
Written by Maurice Maeterlinck. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2123611
Published by George Allen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

20 exquisite mounted colour plates of flowers. Large format. Cream cloth, gilt title and decoration to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. Bumping to corners and spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Some foxing and browning throughout, although plates are in excellent condition, lovely and bright and clean! All plates present.

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NATURE AT HOME
Written by Theophile Gautier. Illustrated by Karl Bodmer.
Stock no. 2123548
Published by Bradbury, Agnew & Co.. 1883. Very good condition.

Large format. Turquoise/green cloth with gilt titles, black decorations. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A little fraying to cloth. Joints are cracked and starting to weaken binding. Inscription in ink to half-title page. A few light margin marks.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 4: SANDGROUSE TO CUCKOOS
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal; et al. Illustrated by Richard Allen; Hilary Burn; John Cox; et al..
Stock no. 2123530
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1ST 1997. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt titles. Colour photos and plates. Distribution maps. ISBN: 8487334229. Some bumping to spine.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 9: COTINGAS TO PIPITS AND WAGTAILS
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; David Christie; et al. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; Hilary Burn; John Cox; et al..
Stock no. 2123525
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1ST 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour plates, photographs and distribution maps. 863 pages including index. ISBN: 8487334695.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 7: JACAMARS TO WOODPECKERS
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal; et al. Illustrated by Clive Byers; Hilary Burn; John Cox; et al..
Stock no. 2123516
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour plates, photographs and distribution maps. ISBN: 8487334377.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 3: HOATZIN TO AUKS
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal; et al. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; Hilary Burn; Robert Bateman; et al..
Stock no. 2123515
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1ST 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour plates, photographs and distribution maps. ISBN: 8487334202.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME 8: BROADBILLS TO TAPACULOS
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; David Christie; et al. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; Hilary Burn; John Cox; et al..
Stock no. 1814455
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt titles. Colour photos, plates and distribution maps. 845 pages including index. ISBN: 8487334504. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD SPECIAL VOLUME: NEW SPECIES AND GLOBAL INDEX
Written by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal; David Christie. Illustrated by Hilary Burn; Chris Rose; Jon Fjeldsa; et al..
Stock no. 1814453
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos, illustrations and distribution maps. 812 pages including index. ISBN: 9788496553880. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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