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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE TREES OF BRITAIN AND NORTHERN EUROPE
Written by Alan Mitchell.
Stock no. 1819250
Published by Collins. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
800 trees described and illustrated. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations and colour illustrations. 415 pages including index. ISBN: 0002120356. Boards clean and bright. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned at edges and spine.
Small format. Green covers, gilt titles. Colour plates, b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0723200114. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; faded spine.
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.
Observer Book No. 4. Describing 74 species with 51 colour illustrations and 58 half-tone photographs. ISBN: 0723215324. Spine bumped. Page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly browned and slightly edge creased with small damp stain to top edge of front panel. Price-cut by publisher with 'new' price label alongside.
WILDFLOWERS, BUTTERFLIES & TREES OF THE SLAD VALLEY AND THE COTSWOLDS
Written by Richard Morris.
Stock no. 2131144
Slightly better than very good condition.
Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780953633968. SIGNED by author to title page. Light bumping to spine.
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.
THE ANATOMY OF WOOD ITS DIVERSITY AND VARIABILITY
Written by K. Wilson; D.J.B. White.
Stock no. 2120793
Published by Stobart & Son. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
This new text for students of timber technology and undergraduate students of the plant sciences gives an account of the growth of a tree ad the reflections of the growth process in the mature structure of the wood. Fully illustrated by photographs and line drawings. ISBN: 0854420339. Bumping along cover edges. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine.