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NATURAL HISTORY

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MOUNTAIN AND MOORLAND BIRDS
Written by R.B. Talbot Kelly. Illustrated by R.B. Talbot Kelly.
Stock no. 1608331
Published by Penguin. 1st 1947. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No.65. Covers scuffed. Pencil annotation to page 7.
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THE SEA SHORE (NN 12)
Written by C.M. Yonge.
Stock no. 1608328
Published by Collins. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. A vivid account with splendid colour and black and white plates throughout. Uneven fading to boards. Some foxing to endpapers and textblock, top edges dusty. Price-cut wrapper is foxed, and browned to spine, with some small edge tears and chips.
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BRITISH REGIONAL GEOLOGY: SOUTH WALES (SECOND EDITION)
Written by T. Neville George; J. Pringle.
Stock no. 2122029
Published by HMSO. 1964. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. Spine is faded; a few small splits and nicks to edges. Creasing to covers. Small inscription in ink to top of title page. 9th impression of this 2nd edition, with minor emendations.
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THE MERLINS OF THE WELSH MARCHES
Written by D.A. Orton.
Stock no. 2122026
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The author's four seasons (1971-1974) spent with merlins, the smallest falcons in Britain. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715379925. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.
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DREAM ISLAND DAYS
Written by Ronald M. Lockley. Illustrated by Doris Lockley.
Stock no. 2122025
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'Dream Island' and 'Island Days' revised and published in one volume. A Record of the Simple Life. 8 b/w photo pages plus b/w sketches. The story of the author's time on the Welsh island of Skokholm. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a little loss; some browning and foxing.
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ALL THE WORLD'S BIRDS: BUFFON'S ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY GENERAL AND PARTICULAR OF BIRDS
Written by Georges-Louis Le Clerc; Comte De Buffon. Illustrated by Comte De Buffon; Francois-Nicolas Martinet.
Stock no. 2121873
Published by Rizzoli. 1st USA 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A heavy tomb. Large format. Colour illustrations, featuring gorgeous reproductions of 1008 birds from all over the world. ISBN: 9780847830916. An exquisite volume! Illustrations are gloriously bright. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing and small mark to top of spine. Contained in original colour pictorial slip case in near fine condition - just some light scuff marks.
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WAYSIDE & WOODLAND FUNGI
Written by W.P.K. Findlay. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2121862
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Colour plates by Beatrix Potter. 8.75 x 6". ISBN: 0723200084. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper has corner cut off front flap; 2" closed tear to top of spine; repaired to verso. Wrapper also has some grubby and brown marks; scuff to rear panel.
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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 2121852
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine and rear cover with gilt title. Front cover is green with black/gilt drawings. The text of this edition is taken from the 1789 edition and includes the first part only, with minor emendations. The additional two letters 'Timothy the Tortoise to Miss Hecky Mulso' and 'On the Sense of Hearing in Fishes', were first published in the 1877 edition of 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne', edited by Thomas Bell, 2 vols, published by John Van Voorst. Exquisite full page colour illustrations. A beautiful edition! Small white marks to top of spine. Contents are excellent. Contained in original brown slip-case with gilt titles; in very good condition; some marks and wear.
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FISH AND SHELLFISH FARMING IN COASTAL WATERS
Written by P.H. Milne.
Stock no. 1608303
Published by Fishing News (Books) Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Name in ink to front endpaper. Pages lightly browned.
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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Oliver Rackham.
Stock no. 1608289
Published by BCA. 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Telling the multi-layered story of the British Landscape - a story revealed in every field, tree, hedge, pasture, moor, meadow, grassland, marsh and pond. Join Oliver Rackham on eight scenic walks and discover the secrets of the rural detective for yourself. Large format. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos and illustrations. Wrapper spine faded.
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BIRDS AND MEN (NN 17)
Written by E.M. Nicholson.
Stock no. 1608270
Published by Collins. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 17. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5 inches. 256 pages. A major contribution to the literature of British Ornithology supported by beautiful colour and black and white photo illustrations. The bird life of British towns, villages, gardens & farmland. Front board marked. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Wrapper is foxed and has some edge tears and chips.
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BRITAIN'S STRUCTURE AND SCENERY (NN 4)
Written by L. Dudley Stamp.
Stock no. 1608269
Published by Collins. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. An admirable account showing how our landscape heaved, split, settled, and was pared down into the countless varieties of beauty packed within the tiny mileage which is Britain. 47 colour and 40 b/w photos with 74 maps and diagrams. 255 pages includes index. Spine bumped and faded. Inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is browned to spine, edge worn with small tears and chips, and has corner torn from front flap.
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