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CREATURES OF THE DESERT WORLD
No author listed. Illustrated by Barbara Gibson.
Stock no. 2140893
Published by National Geographic Society. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

A National Geographic Action Book. Large square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 6 stunning pop-ups. Paper Engineering by John Strejan and James Roger Diaz. ISBN: 0870446878. Bumping along cover edges and to corners. Pop-ups are generally very good; piece MISSING to roadrunner scene; tabs worn, but working.

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ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Peter Marren; Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 2140878
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Nearly 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 authors on title page. Very lightest of wear along cover edges. Original wrap around band is still present and very good - a few marks/scuffs. q

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EVOLUTION
Written by Raymond Hawkey.
Stock no. 2140841
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

The story of the origins of humankind according to the theory of evolution. Large format. A three-dimensional book with intricate pop-ups. ISBN: 0718127250. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Pop-ups are very good. Some browning and foxing.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF WALES (NN 66)
Written by William M. Condry.
Stock no. 2140714
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 66. Corries, crags and summits, moorlands, mires and conifers, rivers, lakes and marshes, native woodlands, limestone flora, farmlands, villages and estates, the industrial scene and the coast. B/w photos. Green cloth boards. ISBN: 0002195682. A few light marks to covers. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Damp staining to bottom of page margins to last few pages and to rear pastedown. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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A GUIDE TO THE BREEDING BIRDS OF CAITHNESS
Written by G.W.R. Dickson.
Stock no. 2140709
Published by Palanquin Books. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0948122129. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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A NOTEBOOK OF BIRDS 1907-1980
Written by Jim Flegg. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; Robert Gillmor; Laurel Tucker.
Stock no. 2140708
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Original Notes from British Birds with commentary by Flegg. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. vii and 184 pages. ISBN: 0333308808. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased and faded to spine.

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THE BIRDS OF DORSET
Written by E.D.V. Prendergast; J.V. Boys.
Stock no. 2140707
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive account of the birdlife of dorset. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715383809. Foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges with some marks and foxing; small tear hole on spine, repaired to verso with sticky tape.

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BIRD WATCHING ON SCOLT HEAD
Written by E.L. Turner.
Stock no. 2140684
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

Larger format. Light brown cloth spine with darker brown titles; marbled boards. B/w photos throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few nicks to corners. Mottling to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges and a few page margins.

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BIRDS OF ARGYLL
Written by Tristan Ap Rheinallt; Clive Craik; Paul Daw; et al.
Stock no. 2140682
Published by Argyll Bird Club. 1ST 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780955777707. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper, which is a dedication to previous owner from the Chairman of the Argyll Bird Club. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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MEDICINAL HERBS AND HOW TO IDENTIFY THEM
Written by Richard Morse. Illustrated by Phoebe Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 2140660
Published by The Epworth Press. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

Green cloth with dark titles; colour pictorial onlay to front cover. B/w illustrations. Spine is browned. A few marks to covers. Page browning.

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THE TALE OF THE CROW
Written by Henry B. Kane.
Stock no. 2140659
Published by Collins. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w photos. Fading to cover edges. Page browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping.

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THE ART OF BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION (NN 14)
Written by Wilfrid Blunt.
Stock no. 2140644
Published by Collins. 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. A complete and critical survey of the subject of botanical illustration. Green cloth. 47 colour plates, 32 b/w plates and 75 figures in the text. 303 pages includes index. Some browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with browned spine.

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