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NATURAL HISTORY

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FERNY COMBES
Written by Charlotte Chanter.
Stock no. 1609196
Published by Lovell Reeve. 1857. Almost very good condition.

Third Edition. A Ramble After Ferns in the Glens and Valleys of Devonshire. Small format. 7 x 4". Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine. 8 colour plates (1 of Clovelly + 7 of ferns). Map of Devonshire. Corners bumped, covers mottled. Inscription to half-title page which is browned. Last text page unopened and browned.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF DEER
Written by Rory Putman.
Stock no. 1609190
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0747026033. Wrapper unevenly faded.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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REDOUTE'S ROSES
Written by Pierre-Joseph Redoute. Illustrated by Pierre-Josephe Redoute.
Stock no. 1609188
Published by Wordsworth Editions Ltd.. 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. The complete series of 167 full-page paintings in full colour. ISBN: 1853269522. Spine bumped. Wrapper edge creased.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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WEEDS & ALIENS (NN 43)
Written by Edward Salisbury.
Stock no. 1609184
Published by Collins. 2nd 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 43. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. 29 b/w photos, 34 line drawings, diagrams and maps. The idea that because weeds are a nuisance they must also be dull is dispelled in a few pages. Not only does the author show that an understanding of these criminals of the plant world will make their control both easier and more interesting: he also imparts to the reader something of his own delight and wonder. Spine unevenly faded. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some foxing and marking.
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JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY AND GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRIES VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BEAGLE ROUND THE WORLD UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPT. FITZ ROY
Written by Charles Darwin.
Stock no. 1609182
Published by John Murray. 1882. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Fifteenth Thousand. B/w illustrations. 519 pages plus 32 page booklist at rear. Spine and corners bumped. Minor chipping at top and tail of spine. Some staining to endpapers. Scattered foxing. Some pencil annotations and marks. Partial cracking to rear joint.
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BEST BIRDWATCHING SITES IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS
Written by Gordon Hamlett.
Stock no. 1609130
Published by Buckingham Press. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. 240 pages. ISBN: 0953384098. Spine lightly faded.
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INHERITANCE AND NATURAL HISTORY (NN 61)
Written by R.J. Berry.
Stock no. 1609123
Published by Collins. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This absorbing book is about genetics as it applies to the world around us. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. New Naturalist series. ISBN: 0002190842. Spine bumped. Price-cut wrapper in plastic sleeve which is stuck in place at verso. Wrapper spine faded.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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FERNY COMBES
Written by Charlotte Chanter.
Stock no. 1609122
Published by Lovell Reeve. 1st 1856. Very good condition.

A Ramble After Ferns in the Glens and Valleys of Devonshire. Small format. Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 8 colour plates (one of Clovelly, the others of Ferns). 118 pages including index plus 23 pages of publisher adverts to rear. Minor bumping to corners. A few scattered foxspots and light browning but generally very good condition. All plates present, and bright.
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DOWN THE RIVER
Written by H.E. Bates. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker.
Stock no. 1609109
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Re-issue of the famous book originally published in 1937. 83 b/w wood engravings. Bates paints a rare picture of rural England, along the Ouse and Nene rivers. Large format. ISBN: 0575001445. Spine and corners bumped. Edge of one page is not trimmed correctly. Price-cut wrapper (corner of text missing).
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A DIPLOMAT AND HIS BIRDS
Written by Andrew Palmer.
Stock no. 1609102
Published by Tiercel Publishing. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of how a lifetime's study of birds and their photography enhanced the author's career in the Diplomatic Service. Colour photos. ISBN: 0953200248. SIGNED by author on title page, and again (with dedication), on half-title page. Light fading and edge wear to wrapper.
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BRITISH ANIMALS OF THE WILD PLACES
Written by J. Wentworth Day. Illustrated by Roland Green.
Stock no. 1316527
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tan boards, black titles to spine. Colour and bw and colour illustrations. 88 Pages. Some pale foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is browned to spine and a little scuffed to rear panel.
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SEA AND LAND
Written by N.S. Shaler.
Stock no. 1813803
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st 1894. Almost very good condition.

Features of coasts and oceans with special reference to the life of man. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Corners bumped. Ink stamp to verso of free front endpaper. A few pulled hinges. A few minor grubby marks.
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