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HOOFED MAMMALS OF THE WORLD
Written by T. Donald Carter. Illustrated by Ugo Mochi.
Stock no. 1827981
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st UK 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Three hundred species and subspecies of hoofed mammals are vividly portrayed and expertly described in this unique natural history. Attractive silhouette illustrations. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0718820886. Boards lightly rubbed at horizontal edges. Text block browned. A few foxspots present and light page browning. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and lightly creased at top edges.

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UNDERDOGS: THE FIGHT TO SAVE SOUTH AFRICA'S WILD DOGS
Written by Neil Aldridge.
Stock no. 1827841
Published by Pisces Publications. 1st 2011. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

African wild dogs carry the unenviable title of Africa's second-most endangered carnivore. Neil Aldridge celebrates what is special about the African wild dog and explores the efforts being made to secure its future in South Africa and beyond. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781874357490. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Boards clean and bright. Front endpaper has a large tear of surface paper loss (see photo). Otherwise, contents are fine. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is creased and has a 2" closed tear (no loss) between edge of rear panel and rear flap.

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DEER OF THE WORLD
Written by Valerius Geist.
Stock no. 1327043
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Their Evolution, Behaviour and Ecology. Large, heavy format. Blue cloth, silver title to spine. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. 421 pages. ISBN: 1840370947. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Small mark to front pastedown. Some faint foxing to endpapers and light marks to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little creased at edges and lightly faded to spine.

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BADGER (NN 114)
Written by Timothy J. Roper.
Stock no. 1827234
Published by Collins. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book explores every aspect of the biology and behaviour of these fascinating animals. New Naturalist Series 114. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. Blue endpapers with repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780007320417. Minor crease to cloth at top of spine. Top edge of text block has some pale foxing. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby to rear panel.

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FLIGHT OF THE HUIA
Written by Kerry-Jane Wilson.
Stock no. 1826641
Published by Canterbury University Press. 1st 2004. Very good condition.

Ecology and Conservation of New Zealand's frogs, reptiles, birds and mammals. Once home to the mighty moa, New Zealand is the only place in the world where tuatara, Jurassic-style frogs and other bizarre creatures such as kiwi and kakapo still survive. This book presents a history of faunal change in New Zealand and a review of the ecology and conservation of those animals. Pictorial cardwraps. A few colour photos. ISBN: 0908812523. Messy mark from a label removal to rear cover. Spine lightly faded. Tiny nick to front vertical edge of cover. Contents clean.

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OUR FRIEND YAMBO
Written by Andre Mercier.
Stock no. 1325820
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author attempts to bring up a cheetah cub as a domestic pet right in the centre of busy city life. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 160 pages. B/w photos. Slight bumping to spine, corners and cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel.

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THE PRINCETON FIELD GUIDE TO PREHISTORIC MAMMALS
Written by Donald R. Prothero. Illustrated by Mary Persis Williams.
Stock no. 1826068
Published by Princeton University Press. Circa 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Guidebook to hundreds of extinct species, from saber-toothed cats to giant mammoths. Large format. Blue cloth boardes, silver title to spine. Colour photos & illustrations. B/w sketches. ISBN: 9780691156828. 4th printing. A lovely copy.

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PENCILS, PATIENCE AND PRIMATES: THE LIFE AND ART OF DAVID DANCEY-WOOD
Written by David Dancey-Wood. Illustrated by David Dancey-Wood.
Stock no. 1824672
Published by Hawksbill Publications. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A portfolio of Dancey-Wood's work demonstrating the wide range of his subjects. Along with the superb reproduction of his pictures, he gives a remarkable account of his struggles, successes and dreams for the future. Large oblong format. Green cloth boards, no titles to boards. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780955494604. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. A super copy.

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DEER OF THE WORLD
Written by Valerius Geist.
Stock no. 1324351
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Their Evolution, Behaviour and Ecology. Large, heavy format. Blue cloth, silver title to spine. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. 421 pages. ISBN: 1840370947. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Name plate (Garfield the cat) to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge creased with a couple of small tears and barcode label stuck to rear panel.

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DEER WATCH: A FIELD GUIDE
Written by Richard Prior.
Stock no. 2140236
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st thus 2007. Very good condition.

New Revised Edition. The origin of our deer, the history of medieval and later deer parks and the introduction of species like the muntjac. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781846890130. Some fading to spine.

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A HANDBOOK OF LIVING PRIMATES
Written by J.R. Napier; P.H. Napier.
Stock no. 2140092
Published by Academic Press. 1976. Very good condition.

Morphology, Ecology and Behaviour of Nonhuman Primates. B/w photos. ISBN: 0125138504. Some knocks to top and tail of spine. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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BRITISH BATS (NN 93)
Written by John Altringham.
Stock no. 2139624
Published by Collins. 1st thus 2003. Very good condition.

New Naturalist Series. A comprehensive account of the natural history these fascinating animals. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations and a few colour plates. ISBN: 000220147X. Spine is faded and creased. Some creasing to cover and page corners. Browning/foxing to outer page edges.

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