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A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth, gilt title. 59 b/w photographs. 52 text figures. A detailed scientific review of biology, types, distribution and conservation. ISBN: 0002130327. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is protected by the publisher's clear plastic, spine is slightly faded (as is normal within this series).
Sammy is lonely in the Cornish fishing village where he lives with his aunt, uncle and cousin. This charming story (full of authentic detail) tells of his friendship with a young seal who adopts Sammy as a master. White cloth boards, blue title to spine. B/w line drawings. Remains of presentation plate to front pastedown with some surface paper damage where same has been removed. Pictorial dsuttwrapper is edge-worn and grubby to rear panel.
A boy and his grandfather watch as a baby seal is born on the rocks near their home... Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862646855.
THE MAMMALS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by J.G. Millais. Illustrated by J.G. Millais; Archibald Thorburn; G.E. Lodge; Henrik Gronvold.
Stock no. 1706435
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1904. Almost very good condition.
Three volumes. Blue cloth, gilt titles. 14 x 13", large heavy format. Top edge gilt. Limited edition of 1025 copies. With 62 photogravures, 62 coloured plates and 149 uncoloured plates. Copy No. 217. Bookplates to front pastedowns. 12cm split to one side of spine from top to volume 1. Spines faded. Corners worn. Occasional foxspot to contents.
LIMITED EDITION of 365 copies. Large format. White boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Green and white pictorial endpapers. 5 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout. 24 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. SIGNED by author and illustrator. Copy number 155. Covers grubby with some scuffing. Silk tie a little frayed to ends. Contents nice and clean.
Written by Kathleen Fidler. Illustrated by Douglas Phillips.
Stock no. 1302512
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Pale green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718823788. Some foxing to page edges. An excellent copy.
SALLY SEAL'S SUMMER
Written by Joan Drake. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 603951
Published by Hutchinson Junior Books. 1st 1967. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. Sally leaves home to join a circus. price-cut wrapper with one small closed edge-tear.
LIMITED EDITION of 365 copies. Large format. White boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Green and white pictorial endpapers. 5 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout. 24 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Copy no. 162 SIGNED by the author and the artist. Spine and corners bumped. Covers a slightly grubby and stained. Some pale browning and foxing else contents clean. Original yellow silk page marker still present but a little frayed at end.