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MONOGRAPH OF THE PARADISEIDAE OR BIRDS OF PARADISE AND PTILONORHYNCHIDAE, OR BOWER-BIRDS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by R. Bowdler Sharpe; David Attenborough.
Stock no. 2134432
Published by Folio Society. 2011. Fine condition.

Very large format. Green leather spine, with gilt title. Beautifully decorated front cover. Reproduced from a copy of the first edition, with digital photographs. Limited to 1000 numbered copies (for members). Also standard size book; green cloth with gilt title to spine; white title label to front cover - The Text. Absolutely Stunning set! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip cases are better than very good - a few marks. This is Copy No. 567.

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BRITISH BIRDS WITH THEIR NESTS AND EGGS IN SIX VOLUMES
Written by Arthur G. Butler. Illustrated by F.W. Frohawk.
Stock no. 1821323
Published by Brumby & Clarke, Limited. Circa 1900. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine & corners, gilt title to spine. Lighter green boards with gilt title to front. 24 colour plate pages of eggs spread across the different volumes at the front. Numerous b/w plates of the birds. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Boards grubby and marked. Spine & corners rubbed and worn. Volume 6 has a pin hole to front spine edge which pierces the spine and prelims at the margins. Volume 1 has a white circular label to front pastedown. Volume 3 has name and address in pencil to free front endpaper and small split to cloth of spine. Joints are cracked. Volume 2 has a small split to cloth at top front of spine. Scattered foxspots and a few grubby marks throughout. All 24 colour plates present.

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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA: THE FLOWER PLATES
No author listed. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 1820349
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Very large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title. Green ribbon ties. The Flower Plates from Robert Thornton's 'The Temple of Flora' are taken from the edition of 1980 copies published by The Folio Society in 2008. They are printed on Modigliani paper by Beacon Press, Uckfield, Sussex. 29 plates in total. All plates present and immaculate. Portfolio has a slight scuff to rear board (very minor).

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LADYBIRDS (NN 81)
Written by Michael E.N. Majerus.
Stock no. 1319502
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 81. 16 colour plates and over 150 b/w photos and drawings. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 369 pages including index. ISBN: 0002199343. Dustwrapper spine is sunned causing slight discolouration. Light foxing to top edge of textblock.

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 2. HOOFED MAMMALS
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820164
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553774. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Else a lovely copy!

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 1. CARNIVORES
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820163
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553491. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Else a lovely copy!

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 6. LAGOMORPHS AND RODENTS I
Written by Don E. Wilson; Thomas E. Lacher; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820162
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788494189234. Light crease in laminate on front panel of dustwrapper (hardly noticeable). Rear panel of dustwrapper scuffed. Otherwise a lovely copy!

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 5. MONOTREMES AND MARSUPIALS
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820161
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553996. Dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Else a very nice copy!

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 3. PRIMATES
Written by Russell A. Mittermeier; Anthony B. Rylands; Don E. Wilson; et al.
Stock no. 1820160
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553897. Rear panel of dustwrapper slightly scuffed. Sweet odour present. Otherwise a lovely copy.

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 4. SEA MAMMALS
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820159
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553934. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Otherwise a lovely copy!

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Henry Seebohm.
Stock no. 2133308
Published by R.H. Porter; Dulau & Co.. 1st 1883. Almost very good condition.

With Coloured Illustrations of Their Eggs. Volume 4 is the Plates volume. Green leather spines and corners; green cloth boards. Published between 1883 and 1885. All spines have faded to brown, with wear. Bumping to corners. Some browning also to corners of a couple of volumes. Heavy bump along top edge of Volume 1. Bookplates to front pastedowns of all volumes. Foxing throughout; more minimal to plates volume. Some margin marks/annotations.

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH MOLLUSCA, AND THEIR SHELLS (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Edward Forbes; Sylvanus Hanley.
Stock no. 2133307
Published by John Van Voorst. 1st 1853. Almost very good condition.

Leather spines and corners. Maroon title blocks to spines, gilt titles. Marbled outer page edges and endpapers. 203 hand-coloured plates. Bookplates of 'The Wheelton hind Collection 1920' to front pastedown of each book. Rear join at rear of Volume 1 (on outside); leather has split, but still holding together well. Some scuffs and chips of leather spines and corners. Foxing to prelims of books; some margin marks; page browning. Hand-coloured illustrations are still nice and bright.

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