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A Practical Guide to Wood. Beige cloth boards with brown titles and small pictorial onlay to front. Colour illustrations throughout. Lower edge of rear board has a few indentations. Contents clean. Musty odour present.
The 100th volume in the New Naturalist series. vix + 609 pages. Colour photos. Green cloth. ISBN: 0007202431. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is very slightly scuffed to rear panel.
New Naturalist series. 3rd Edition. Green cloth. 14 colour photos. 30 b/w photographs. 2 line drawings. ISBN: 0002132303. Reprint of 3rd edition. Slight fading across top edge of boards. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased across the top by the publisher's laminate covering.
WORLD TREE STORY: HISTORY AND LEGENDS OF THE WORLD'S ANCIENT TREES
Written by Julian Hight.
Stock no. 1821212
Published by Julian Hight. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.
The result of a five year photographic odyssey to capture 100 ancient historic trees across 39 countries for this fascinating and lovingly researched book. Pictorial cloth boards. Colour photos thorughout. ISBN: 9780993290602. Small, heavy bump to lower board corners, a few pages of contents also have tiny crease caused by the same. Otherwise a fine copy.
NORWEGIAN WOOD CHOPPING, STACKING, AND DRYING WOOD THE SCANDINAVIAN WAY
Written by Lars Mytting.
Stock no. 1819353
Published by Maclehose Press. Circa 2015. Fine condition.
Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780857052551. 9th printing.
Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine, vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some browning.
Second Edition. Card wraps. B/w photos. A fascinating study. 174 pages. ISBN: 9781905037018.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1852852992. Wrapper is edge-creased.
An expansion on some notes of lectures given to Forestry Undergraduates in Oxford. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 112 b/w illustrations. 212 pages including index. Corners rubbed and bumped, spine rubbed, a few scuff marks to boards. Name in ink to front endpaper and messy crossing out to top corner of front endpaper. Some foxing throughout but especially to endpapers. Some hinges pulled but binding tight.
FAIRIES OF THE TREES
Written by Cicely Mary Barker. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1405768
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1940. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Light brown boards, black title to front and spine. Pictorial onlay to front board of "The Mulberry Fairy". 24 colour plates throughout. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25". Blue illustrated endpapers. Bumping to spine and corners. Pencil writing erased from title page. Pages browned. Couple of hinges are cracked. Some light foxing to verso of illustrations. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Wrapper is grubby. Foxing to verso.
FOREST UNDER STORY: CREATIVE INQUIRY IN AN OLD-GROWTH FOREST
Written by Nathaniel Brodie; Charles Goodrich; Frederick J. Swanson.
Stock no. 1812308
Published by University of Washington Press. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Long-term research at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, a renowned facility in the temperate rain forest of the Oregon Cascades. Scientists investigate the ecosystem's trees, wildlife, water and nutrients with an eye toward understanding change over varying timescales of up to two hundred years or more. Writers from both literary and scientific backgrounds spend time in the forest investigating the ecological and human complexities of this remarkable and deeply studied place. This is an anthology of essays, poems, and field notes that convey a landscape of moss-draped trees, patchwork clear-cuts, stream-swept gravel bars, and hillsides scoured by fire, and also bring forward the ambiguities and paradoxes of conflicting human values and their implications for the ecosystem. Green cloth boards, foil title to spine, brown paper boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780295995458.
Being a sketch by pen and pencil of their terrible sufferings at Sea, and their hair-breadth escapes by land. Large format. Red cloth boards with illustration to front and rear. No title to spine. B/w illustrations. 55 pages. All edges gilt. Boards mottled and damp stained. Top & tail of spine fraying. Endpapers browned. Small name in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby marks to contents mainly to margins.