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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ORKNEY (NN 70)
Written by R.J. Berry.
Stock no. 1819138
Published by Collins. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 70. 1st state. One of the rarest New Naturalists with 750 printed in its first state. Colour and b/w photos. In his tracing of the island's evolution from its geological creation to the effects of oil technology; in the detailed, yet fascinating exploration of the plants and animals (and where best to see them), Professor Berry's expertise and enthusiasm is backed by that of local specialists, and Orkney's long tradition of natural history study. Appendices include definitive lists of all the species of flora and fauna on record and an extensive bibliography. ISBN: 0002190621. SIGNED by the author to free front endpaper. Also includes a letter to Mr D Wilson from the author. Just a few minor foxspots to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with publisher's protective "duraseal" as is correct for a first edition, first state.

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BRITISH WARBLERS (NN 71)
Written by Eric Simms. Illustrated by Ian Wallace.
Stock no. 1819137
Published by Collins. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 71. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. One of the rarest New Naturalists with 725 copies printed (1st state). ISBN: 000219810X. SIGNED by Robert Gillmor (jacket design) and Ian Wallace (colour illustrations) to front flap of dustwrapper. This is a first edition, first state with publisher's protective "duraseal" cover to dustwrapper. Faint indentation to lower edge of prelims. Foxing to top edge of text block.

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FRESHWATER FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES (NN 75)
Written by Peter S. Maitland; R. Niall Campbell.
Stock no. 2130650
Published by Collins. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 75 Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 200 b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN to verso of title page is 0002193833 but this is incorrect as this ISBN matches NN No.74 (Ferns). ISBN provided is on verso of dustwrapper of this title. ISBN: 0002193795. Foxing to top edge of outer page edges, else fine. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2129337
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Dustwrapper spine is faded.

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HEATHLANDS (NN 72)
Written by Nigel Webb.
Stock no. 2126056
Published by Collins. 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 72. Green cloth. 20 colour photos and over 100 b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0002190206. Tiny bump to base of spine. Some page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF POLLINATION (NN 83)
Written by Michael Proctor; Peter Yeo; Andrew Lack.
Stock no. 1816265
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series no. 83. Colour and b/w photos. Green cloth boards. ISBN: 000219905X. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine (title obliterated) but '83' still good.

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THE SOIL (NN 77)
Written by B.N.K. Davis.
Stock no. 1816249
Published by Collins. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 77. 14 colour photos and 100 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002199033. Boards clean and bright. Foxing to top edge of text block else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual for this series).

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CAVES AND CAVE LIFE (NN 79)
Written by Philip Chapman.
Stock no. 1816248
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 79 An outstanding and cohesive account of what is now known of this extraordinary world. Covering the fascination of caves, the cave habitat, limestone caves in Britain and Ireland, cave fauna and flora, cave communities, caves through the Pleistocene and the future of caves. B/w photos. ISBN: 0002199076. Very minor foxing to top edge of text block else a fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual for this series) although '79' is bright.

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REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS IN BRITAIN (NN 69)
Written by Deryk Frazer.
Stock no. 1816245
Published by Collins. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series no. 69. B/w photos. Describing all those species and amphibians native to Britain and others, once alien to our islands, which have been introduced. ISBN: 0002197065. Light foxing to text block especially top edge (fairly minor). Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has some browning and foxing (especially to verso), is rubbed at top & tail of spine with a few small closed tears. Dustwrapper spine is faded (as is usual with this series) although '69' is bright.

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BRITISH WARBLERS (NN 71)
Written by Eric Simms.
Stock no. 1816243
Published by Collins. 1985. Very good condition.

New Naturalist No. 71. 2nd state - light green boards, square spine, originally produced as 500 paperback copies and then turned into hardback. One of the scarcer titles in the series. ISBN: 000219810X. Second state. A few small marks to boards. Foxing to text block especially top edge. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine (as is usual with this series).

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THE HEBRIDES (NN 76)
Written by J. Morton Boyd; I.L. Boyd.
Stock no. 2125282
Published by Collins. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist no. 76. With 21 colour photos and over 150 photos in b/w. ISBN: 0002198843. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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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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