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NATURAL HISTORY

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MY COUNTRY BOOK
Written by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2125744
Published by The Studio. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, green title to spine. Tunnicliffe's own view of the countryside in picture and story. Delicate full-page colour illustrations plus b/w pictures. 95 pages. Bump and browning to top of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and a few grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Top 1cm of wrapper spine is missing. Edge-creasing and a few tears and chips also to wrapper, which is foxed to verso.

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PLANT NAMES SIMPLIFIED
Written by A.T. Johnson; H.A. Smith.
Stock no. 2125512
Published by W.H. & L. Collingridge. 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Their Pronunciation, Derivation & Meaning. Page browning. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine and edges; some edge-chipping and foxing.

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THE BLIND WATCHMAKER
Written by Richard Dawkins.
Stock no. 1317383
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2008. Fine condition.

Makes the case that evolution by natural selection is a big enough theory to answer the biggest question of all - why do we exist? Black cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette of DNA strand to front. Colour illustrations. A fine copy in original slipcase which has a small spot to one side.

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THE SELFISH GENE
Written by Richard Dawkins.
Stock no. 1317382
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition.

Black board with gilt decoration and title. Colour photos. A fine copy in fine original slipcase.

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THE ART OF PETER SCOTT IMAGES FROM A LIFETIME
Written by Philippa Scott. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2125482
Published by Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd.. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1856191001. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges.

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A SKETCHBOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Ian Niall. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2125481
Published by Book Club Associates. 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A selection of pages from Charles Tunnicliffe's many sketchbooks in which he recorded his observations of birds in the field. Stunning colour illustrations. Brown cloth. Couple of indentation marks to covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; some grubby marks.

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THE ART OF AUDUBON
No author listed. Illustrated by John James Audubon.
Stock no. 2125480
Published by Macdonald Futura Publishers Ltd.; MacDonald. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Complete Birds and Mammals. With an Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. Large format. Colour illustrations througout. ISBN: 0354045938. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, with couple of closed tears and chips.

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WILDINGS THE SECRET GARDEN OF EILEEN SOPER
Written by Duff Hart-Davis. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1610671
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

When Eileen Soper died in 1990, executors found an astonishing treasure-trove of paintings, drawings, sketches and letters at her home, Wildings. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0854932097. SIGNED by author on front endpaper. Some fading to wrapper spine.

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COLLECTING THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Tim Bernhard; Timothy Loe.
Stock no. 1610670
Published by William Collins. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Matt illustrated boards. Blue patterned endpapers. 352 pages including Index. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007367153.

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ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Peter Marren; Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1610669
Published by Collins. 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. Second printing.

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THE LIFE AND ART OF ATHOS MENABONI
Written by Barbara Cable Taylor.
Stock no. 1610668
Published by Mercer University Press. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. One of the world's finest illustrators and painters of bird life. ISBN: 0865547122.

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GORDON BENINGFIELD: THE ARTIST AND HIS WORK
Written by Gordon Beningfield. Illustrated by Gordon Beningfield.
Stock no. 1610666
Published by Viking. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

One of the finest painters of the English countryside. Large format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0670851973. Wrapper spine faded.

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