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Brown cloth covers.6 x 8". 263pp. Blue endpapers. The work combines straight forward scolarship with a warm enthusiasm. Numerous colour/black and white plates. ISBN: 0715341650. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of large tears to rear panel; repaired to verso with tape.
A book for the general reader, enlivened with a humour that at times becomes fierce. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 131 pages. Bookplate of Bryan L. Sage (distinguished naturalist) to front pastedown. Minor foxing to text block. Light page browning to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, worn at corners with small chips, and lightly browned to rear panel.
THE PENGUINS: SPHENISCIDAE (BIRD FAMILIES OF THE WORLD SERIES)
Written by Tony D. Williams. Illustrated by J.N. Davies; John Busby.
Stock no. 1815975
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
An indispensable work of reference. Navy blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. xiii and 295 pages. ISBN: 019854667X. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine with slight scuffing to rear panel.
THE FIRST DAY OF THE HOLIDAYS
Written by A.J. Macgregor; W. Perring. Illustrated by A.J. Macgregor.
Stock no. 2124619
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 7th 1948. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Ladybird series 401. Buff boards with square pictorial onlay to front and titles. Illustration to front is of Pen and Gwen shelling peas. Revised verses by Perring. A few marks to covers. Bumping along couple of cover edges. Pencil colouring to black and white illustrations to front endpaper. A few margin marks, else illustrations internally are bright. Wrapper is grubby and unevenly browned with some edge-tears and chips; minimal loss.
Small format 6 x 5". Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. The story of Percy and his friend Barney the Black Bear. 69 pages Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. 1/4" missing from top of spine. Covers slightly grubby and spine browned. Ink inscription to front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked. Light browning to title page. Contents generally clean.
POLONIUS PENGUIN AND THE FLYING DOCTOR
Written by Anthony Abrahams. Illustrated by Hilary Abrahams.
Stock no. 1312261
Published by Dobson Books Ltd.. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Polonius Penguin and his friend Petronella Puffin were bored... Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Spine bumped, corners rubbed. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and last couple of pages, a few very faint fingermarks else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with white sticky labels on verso as reinforcements. Verso of wrapper is lightly foxed.
Green cloth, black titles. B/w photos by M.E. Gillespie of these beautiful birds in the zoological park at Edinburgh. Spine browned. Some foxing to contents.