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ISLE OF PORTLAND RAILWAYS VOLUME ONE: THE ADMIRALTY AND QUARRY RAILWAYS
Written by B.L. Jackson.
Stock no. 1326034
Published by The Oakwood Press. Circa 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.
Oakwood Library of Railway History 106A. Card wraps. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0853615403. Spine is a little bit faded.
Jura is one of the largest islands of the Inner Hebrides. This is a complete history of the island's history, from the Meolithic period to the present day, also focusing on other aspects such as Jura's natural history and geography. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos, b/w drawings. ISBN: 1841581364. Spine faded and lightly creased, covers lightly creased and a little grubby, score marks to rear cover. Text block a little grubby. Name and date in ink to inside of front cover. Contents clean.
Steep Holm is a small uninhabited island in the Bristol Channel five miles west of Weston-super-Mare with a long and fascinating history. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750903236. Text block slightly grubby else a nice, clean copy.
THE PACIFIC ARTS OF POLYNESIA AND MICRONESIA (OXFORD HISTORY OF ART)
Written by Adrienne L. Kaeppler.
Stock no. 1826016
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.
Instead of looking at Polynesia and Micronesia separately, the book focuses on the artistic types, styles, and concepts that they share. From the textiles of Tonga to the canoes of Tahiti - the ultimate introduction to the rich and vibrant artistic cultures of the Polynesian and Micronesian islands. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780192842381. A lovely copy, no discernable faults to report.
Jura is one of the largest islands of the Inner Hebrides. This is a complete history of the island's history, from the Meolithic period to the present day, also focusing on other aspects such as Jura's natural history and geography. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos, b/w drawings. ISBN: 1841581364. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. A few minor knocks to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, a little grubby, lightly worn at top of spine.
A VOYAGE TO ST. KILDA: THE REMOTEST OF ALL THE HEBRIDES OR WESTERN ISLES OF SCOTLAND
Written by Martin Martin.
Stock no. 1823240
Published by James Thin. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A facsimile of the 4th edition of 1753. The islands, their natural resources, and the inhabitants and their way of life. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w folding frontis. ISBN: 0901824038. Bookplate to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is in excellent condition.
New Naturalist series 109. A broad look at the islands that lie off the shore of Britain and Ireland, exploring their biology, geography, geology and climate, and examining changes that have occurred in the past and how these become relevant for future developments. Brown leather, gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 150 copies. ISBN: 9780007267378. SIGNED by author on bookplate to front endpaper. This is Copy No. 86. Has plain white (not pictorial) 'jacket' over book. Slip case is near fine - a few small threads to edges.
The Pacific in its Wonder. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few tape repairs to verso, scuffed to rear panel.
New Naturalist series 109. A broad look at the islands that lie off the shore of Britain and Ireland, exploring their biology, geography, geology and climate, and examining changes that have occurred in the past and how these become relevant for future developments. Green cloth boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007267378. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.
ISLANDS IN TIME: ISLAND SOCIOGEOGRAPHY AND MEDITERRANEAN PREHISTORY
Written by Mark Patton.
Stock no. 1814260
Published by Routledge. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The ecological and cultural development of prehistoric island societies. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0415126592. Name in ink to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.
BIRDS OF SEYCHELLES
Written by Adrian Skerrett; Ian Bullock; Tony Disley. Illustrated by Mark Andrews; Tony Disley.
Stock no. 1811101
Published by Christopher Helm; A. & C. Black. 1st 2001. Very good condition.
Helm Field Guides. Cardwraps. A comprehensive guide to all species in Seychelles. 242 species illustrated. Colour and b/w illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 0713639733. Crease to rear cover. Contents fine.
THE BIRDS OF SEYCHELLES AND THE OUTLYING ISLANDS
Written by Malcolm Penny. Illustrated by Chloe Talbot-Kelly.
Stock no. 1811000
Published by Collins. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A complete guide to Seychelles birds. 101 species illustrated. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial boards. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 0002160609. Tape marks to free endpapers else contents fine. Clipped dustwrapper.