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NATURAL HISTORY

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by Brian Small; John Gale; Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1817310
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

1st published in 2002 by T & A D Poyser, this is a reprint by Christopher Helm with corrections. The first comprehensive field guide to a spectacular region for birding. Covering all the resident, migrant and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Pictorial glazed boards. Maps to endpapers. Colour illustrations. xxviii and 602 pages including index. ISBN: 0713669357. Top of spine lightly bent from shelf wear. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents fine.
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MOTHS (NN 90)
Written by Michael E.N. Majerus.
Stock no. 1817299
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 90. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002201410. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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LIFE
Written by Richard Fortey.
Stock no. 1817250
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

An Unauthorised Biography. A Natural History of the First Four Thousand Million Years of Life on Earth. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt & peach floral design to front. Colour endpapers showing fish fossils. Colour photos throughout. Contained in publisher's slipcase in fine condition.
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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2129337
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Dustwrapper spine is faded.
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THE COMMON LANDS OF ENGLAND AND WALES (NN 45)
Written by L. Dudley Stamp; W.G. Hoskins.
Stock no. 2129333
Published by Collins. 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. For the first time all known or reputed commons in England are listed county by county with brief details of acreage, nature and present state. 6 colour and 31 b/w photos. 366 pages includes index. Some spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and endpapers and pastedowns. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film.
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MOSSES & LIVERWORTS (NN 97)
Written by Ron Porley; Nick Hodgetts.
Stock no. 2129332
Published by Collins. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth. 179 colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 0002202123. A few spots/marks to top of outer page edges. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is damp stained to top of spine and across out to panels.
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THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129326
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and vignette of flying geese to front cover. B/w wood engravings throughout. An attractive country book from the pen of "BB" in which he looks back to his boyhood, tells of the friends he made, of expeditions in search of birds and first attempts at fishing and shooting. 8.75x6.5". 198 pages. Spine is unevenly faded/mottled. Page browning, a little foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; small patch of surface paper damage to rear panel; spotting.
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SILENT SPRING
Written by Rachel L. Carson. Illustrated by Jonathan Hitchen.
Stock no. 2129230
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of the use of toxic chemicals in the countryside and of the widespread destruction of wildlife in America (caused by pesticides, fungicides and herbicides). Ecology or the relation of plants and animals to their environment and to one another. Green and orange pictorial cloth boards. Dark green endpapers. Colour frontis. Spine is faded. Contents are fine. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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THE WORLD OF SPIDERS (NN 38)
Written by W.S. Bristowe.
Stock no. 2129217
Published by Collins. 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 14 plates of photographs or which 4 are in colour. 22 half-tone plates and 116 text figures. Revised edition. ISBN: 0002132567. Reprint. Some spotting to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has clear plastic cover stuck to verso (by publisher); faded to spine, a little foxing.
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THE BIRDS OF SIBERIA
Written by Henry Seebohm.
Stock no. 2129216
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st thus 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Record of a Naturalist's Visits to the Valleys of the Petchora and Yenesei. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0904387089. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.
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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2129198
Published by Collins. 1982. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven fading to spine and front panel; couple of closed tears; some nicks, but very minimal loss. Creased to rear panel with a few marks.
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THE ISLES OF SCILLY (NN 103)
Written by Rosemary Parslow.
Stock no. 2129197
Published by Collins. Circa 2007. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780002201506. Still in original shrink wrap - Unopened! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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