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NATURAL HISTORY

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THE HEN HARRIER
Written by Donald Watson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1815871
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and harrier vignette to spine. 4 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations throughout. 307 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610151. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and lightly faded to spine.

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WATER BEETLES AND OTHER THINGS: HALF A CENTURY'S WORK
Written by F. Balfour-Browne.
Stock no. 1815867
Published by Blacklock Farries and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

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BRITISH BIRDS' NESTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Richard Kearton.
Stock no. 1815866
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st thus 1908. Almost very good condition.

New edition, revised & enlarged. How, Where, and When to Find and Identify Them. With Coloured and Rembrandt Plates. Green cloth boards, Gilt titles and decoration to spines. 520 pages between the two volumes. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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MORE BEETLES
Written by J.H. Fabre.
Stock no. 1815865
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1922. Very good condition.

Fourth and last volume on Beetles in the Collected English Edition of Fabre's entomological works. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, black title and vignette to front. 322 pages including index. No illustrations. Spine cocked. Edges rubbed. Text block browned.

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BRITISH BEETLES THEIR HOMES AND HABITS
Written by Norman H. Joy.
Stock no. 1815864
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition.

Including chapters on how to identify, collect and study. B/w photos and illustrations. Top edge green. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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THE NESTS AND EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS: WHEN AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
Written by Charles Dixon.
Stock no. 1815863
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1893. Almost very good condition.

Being a Handbook to the Oology of the British Islands. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. xii and 371 pages including index plus publisher adverts to rear. No illustrations. Top edge gilt. Boards rubbed and stained. Contents a little grubby.

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THE SNOW BUNTING
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson.
Stock no. 2124717
Published by Peregrine Books. 2nd 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Second edition with additional material A full description of the bird, dealing with such topics as habits, and habitats in Scotland; distribution and movement. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0952026813. Some edge-creasing to wrapper, which also has faded spine.

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THE DOTTEREL
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson.
Stock no. 2124716
Published by Collins. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth. 14 text figures. 15 b/w photographs. Coloured photographic frontispiece. An in-depth study of this rare northern bird which breeds on the highest and barest tops of the Cairngorms, the Grampians and also, sparingly, in the North of England. The author discusses the unique breeding pattern of the bird, where the female takes the intitiative and the cock bird nests. ISBN: 0002130572. Foxing/browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is wrinkled, with small chip to base of spine. Slight odour (possibly damp at one time).

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COLLINS BIRD GUIDE
Written by Lars Svensson; Peter J. Grant. Illustrated by Killian Mullarney; Dan Zetterstrom.
Stock no. 2124714
Published by Collins. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

2nd Edition. Large format. The Most Complete Guide To The Birds of Britain and Europe. With a significant contribution by Peter J. Grant. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007449026. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tiny nicks.

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MAMMALS OF THE BRITISH ISLES: HANDBOOK 4TH EDITION
Written by Stephen Harris; D.W. Yalden.
Stock no. 2124713
Published by The Mammal Society. 4th 2008. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780906282656. Heavy bump to bottom corner of front cover. A few marks to covers. Contents are still excellent.

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BIRDS BRITANNICA
Written by Mark Cocker; Richard Mabey.
Stock no. 2124712
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observations and experiences from more than 1,000 naturalists and bird lovers. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. x and 518 pages. ISBN: 0701169079. Some fading and wear along cover edges. Wrapper is price-cut and edge-creased with fading.

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THE WILD FLOWERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by David Streeter. Illustrated by Ian Garrard.
Stock no. 2124711
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. Covering 1400 plants. 295 pages. ISBN: 0333326792. Some fading to spine. Wrapper is faded to spine with small tear to top.

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