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ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Peter Marren; Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1820185
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

The history of the artwork of the dustwrappers, describing the frantic workings behind the seemingly serene collection of illustrations that have shaped Britain's most iconic natural history series. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Blue endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. ix and 310 pages including index. ISBN: 9780007284719. SIGNED by both authors (no dedication) to title page. Blue wraparound band with title on present, slightly scuffed.

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THE MONICA EDWARDS ROMNEY MARSH COMPANION
Written by Brian Parks; Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 1319154
Published by Girls Gone By. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. This companion offers a comprehensive guide to the much-loved stories featuring Tamzin Grey and her friends, including original settings and characters, period references and timelines. ISBN: 190441785X. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. There is an old barcode label to rear cover. Contents are clean.

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THE STORY OF MY LIFE
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1819779
Published by Pitkins. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"Illustrated with 87 photographs, many from Miss Blyton's own album". Includes "The Enid Blyton Library List"., a bibliography of nearly 300 books with recommended reading ages. Orange cloth, gilt. B/w photos. Green and cream pictorial endpapers. 128 pages. Light browning to endpapers and text block. Price-cut yellow pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss.

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RIDER HAGGARD HIS LIFE AND WORKS
Written by Morton Cohen.
Stock no. 2133301
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with green title block to spine, gilt title. B/w photos. Marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few small scuffs to edges; wear and tiny nicks.

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THE MUTINY ON H.M.S. BOUNTY
Written by Donald A. Maxton.
Stock no. 1819658
Published by McFarland & Company, Inc.. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

A guide to non-fiction, fiction, poetry, films, articles, and music. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780786430642.

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FOLIO 50
Written by Paul W. Nash.
Stock no. 2133213
Published by Folio Press. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. A checklist of the publications of the Folio Society 1947-1996. Grey cloth, gilt on burgundy titles.B/w illustrations, colour plates. 331 pages. Spine is browned. Slip case is very good - a few bumps at corners.

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THE JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HISTORY VOLUME 6 PART 6
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819482
Published by Society For The Bibliography Of Natural History. 1974. Very good condition.

Pages 373-568, February 1974. Green cardwraps. Contents are papers on the Sowerby family. Backstrip faded, a little rubbed and creased. Price-label stuck to front cover. Text block slightly grubby.

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THE JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HISTORY VOLUME 5 PART 6
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819481
Published by Society For The Bibliography Of Natural History. 1971. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pages 399-500, April 1971. Green cardwraps. Contents include: John Woodward F.R.S. F.R.C.P., M.D. (1665-1728): a bio-bibliographical account of his life and work; Thomas Webster (circa 1772-1844); The reading of the Darwin and Wallace papers: an historical "non-event"; and more. Spine slightly faded with pencil annotation. Contents clean.

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JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HISTORY VOLUME 7 PART 4
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819475
Published by Society For The Bibliography Of Natural History. 1976. Very good condition.

Pages 333-537. June 1976. Green cardwraps, b/w illustrations. Contents include: William Hobbs of Weymouth and his The Earth Generated and Anatomized (?1715); Robert Brown (1773-1858) and the natural history of Matthew Flinders' voyager in H.M.S. Investigator, 1801-1805; Bibliographical forgery, with special reference to George Washington Sleeper; Natural history and social history; and more. Spine faded, front cover a little marked. Text block a little grubby.

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JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HISTORY VOLUME 9 PART 1
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819474
Published by Society For The Bibliography Of Natural History. 1978. Nearly fine condition.

Pages 1-94. November 1978. Green cardwraps, b/w illustrations. Contents include: V.A. Eyles (1895-1978) - an obituary and bibliography; H.C. Richter - John Gould's unknown bird artist; The missing volume of John Gould's working notebook for his Birds of Europe; Two collections of rhinoceros plates compiled by James Douglas and James Parsons in the eighteenth century; and more. Spine slightly faded.

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JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HISTORY VOLUME 6 PART 3
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819473
Published by Society For The Bibliography Of Natural History. 1972. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pages 139-227. October 1972. Contents include: The original drawings of George Henry Ford; A note on the "editions" of Beringer's Lithographia Wirceburgensis; The Bean of Scarborough a family of naturalists; Essential source-material of Roderick Murchison; A biographical history of John Woodward's An Essay Toward a Natural History of the Earth; and more. Green cardwraps. B/w illustrations. Front joint between front cover and first page slightly pulled.

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JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HISTORY VOLUME 6 PART 2
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819472
Published by Society For The Bibliography Of Natural History. 1972. Nearly fine condition.

Pages 71-138. April 1972. Contents include: Francis Willoughby F.R.S. (1635-1672); A note on the editions of Edward Lhwyd's Lithophylacii Britannici ichnographia; A bibliography of Sir John Richardson (1787-1865) - articles in learned journals; Natural History book selling. Green cardwraps. B/w illustrations.

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