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Observer book no.3. Describing all the British Species with 154 illustrations 69 of which are in full colour. With a Foreword by N.D. Riley. Some fading to spine. Marks and a little browning to outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; faded a bit to spine; some chips and nicks at corners.
New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. 368 pages. 56 colour photos, 24 black and white plates, 32 distribution maps, and 9 other diagrams. A fascinating volume. Green cloth boards unevenly faded. Text block browned. Foxing to prelims and last couple of pages. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned with a few marks, strengthened to verso at corners with large pieces of brown paper tape.
Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and there is slight evidence of the wrapper having been leant on to write.
BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS
Written by Stuart McNeill. Illustrated by Christian Sepp; Jan Christiaan Sepp.
Stock no. 1819072
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1978. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Printed on light brown paper. Colour illustrations. 234 pages. ISBN: 0718116887. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded and browned, a little grubby.
Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial paperwraps. Staples have rusted - some brown rust marks to pages next to staples. Small stain to rear cover, which goes through a couple of pages at rear. A bit of page edge creasing. Contents are still very good.
THE CATERPILLARS OF THE BRITISH BUTTERFLIES INCLUDING THE EGGS, CHRYSALIDS AND FOOD-PLANTS
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 1818329
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1961. Very good condition.
Wayside and Woodland Series. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 248 pages including index. Boards a little grubby. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers.
Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial boards. Covers are slightly grubby. Small chip in surface paper to edge of front cover. Tiny pin hole to rear cover. Contents clean.
THE BUTTERFLIES OF NORTH AMERICA: A NATURAL HISTORY AND FIELD GUIDE
Written by James A. Scott.
Stock no. 1816664
Published by Stanford University Press. 1997. Very good condition.
A complete natural history, fully describing the biological and ecological world of butterflies in general. All North American butterfly species. Black pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations & distribution maps, colour photos. xii and 583 pages including index. ISBN: 0804720134. Reprint. Laminate covering cardwraps is heavily creased horizontally. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.
A detailed study of all Surrey's butterflies. Identification guide and information about each species and its distribution. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. 87 pages including index. ISBN: 095260650X.
RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2118022
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Inscription in ink and white label stuck to front endpaper. Odd foxspot to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little creased with some light edge-browning.
Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial boards. Some browning and marks to covers. Chipping and small tear to base of spine. Some foxing internally.
Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial paperwraps. Reissue, circa 1944/45. File Copy, with label pasted to inside front cover (obscuring list of titles). Closed tear to lower edge of front cover.