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NATURAL HISTORY

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THE ORCHID PAINTINGS OF FRANZ BAUER
Written by Joyce Stewart; William T. Stearn. Illustrated by Franz Bauer.
Stock no. 2126625
Published by The Herbert Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871569583. Wear to cover corners. Wrapper is edge-creased with a little fading.

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THE AMAZON RIVER FOREST
Written by Nigel J.H. Smith.
Stock no. 2126613
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

A Natural History of Plants, Animals and People. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780195122077.

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JOURNEY TO THE ANTS
Written by Bert Holldobler; Edward O. Wilson.
Stock no. 2126611
Published by Belknap Press. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Story of Scientific Exploration. Richly illustrated and delightfully written, combining autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer. Green cloth boards, white title to spine, black border of ants along bottom front board. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. 228 pages including index. ISBN: 0674485254. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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PRIMARY SUCCESSION ON LAND
Written by J. Miles; D.W.H. Walton.
Stock no. 2126545
Published by Blackwell Scientific Publications. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Special Publication Series of the British Ecological Society Number 12. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0632035471. Light bumping along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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KEARTONS' NATURE PICTURES (2 VOLS)
Written by Richard Kearton; Cherry Kearton.
Stock no. 2126539
1910. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. Large volume. (set of 2). Beautifully reproduced in photogravoure, colour, and black and white from photographs by Richard and Cherry Kearton. Bumping and wear to cover edges. Some marks to covers. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers. Foxing. Some page margin tears.

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ECOLOGY OF PLANT COMMUNITIES
Written by Jack Rieley; Susan Page.
Stock no. 2126535
Published by Longman Scientific & Technical. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Phytosociological account of the British vegetation. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0582446392. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is edge-creased and a bit faded to spine.

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GUIDELINES FOR BASELINE ECOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
No author listed.
Stock no. 2126531
Published by E. & F.N. Spon. 1997. Almost very good condition.

Glazed boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 0419205101. Ex-lib. with some usual markings. Bumping to corners and cover edges.

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BRITISH PLANT LIFE (NN 10)
Written by W.B. Turrill.
Stock no. 2126503
Published by Collins. 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth covers. Third edition. With 53 colour photographs by John Markham, Brian Perkins, F. Ballard and others. 27 photographs in b/w; 8 maps and 2 diagrams. Light bumping along cover edges. Wrapper has corner cut front front flap, still has publisher's original duraseal cover over wrapper, stuck along edges of verso.

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BRITISH FRESHWATER FISHES
Written by Len Cacutt.
Stock no. 2126502
Published by Croom Helm. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of their evolution. B/w photos. ISBN: 0856643203. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and faded to spine.

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DESCRIPTIONS OF THE RAPACIOUS BIRDS OF GREAT BRITAIN
Written by William Macgillivray.
Stock no. 2126387
Published by MacLachlan And Stewart. 1st 1836. Very good condition.

Leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt title. 2 b/w plates and text illutrations. Spine is faded, with wear. Bookplate to front pastedown. Names in ink to free front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning.

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BADGER (NN 114)
Written by Timothy J. Roper.
Stock no. 2126329
Published by Collins. Circa 2010. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

This book explores every aspect of the biology and behaviour of these fascinating animals. New Naturalist Series. Green cloth boards. ISBN: 9780007320417. Still in original shrink wrap - Unopened!

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THE TREE THE BOOK THAT TRANSFORMS INTO A WORK OF ART
Written by Steve Marsh.
Stock no. 2126327
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 2018. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. This elegant book celebrates the beauty and abundance of the forest. Exquisite illustrations of leaves, fruits and branches accompany a lyrical text that describes the features of more than 50 species of tree. Press-out sections enable you to reveal the outlines of the shapes and transform your book into a work of art. ISBN: 9780233005614. Some wear to cover corners and edges. Contents are fine - no pages have been pressed-out.

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