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NATURAL HISTORY GENERAL

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THE GREAT NATURALISTS
Written by Robert Huxley.
Stock no. 1815676
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

From Aristotle to Darwin, this enchanting book reveals how the science of natural history emerged, as seen through the lives, discoveries and glorious illustrations of the world's greatest naturalists. 304 pages. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780500251393. Top of spine lightly bumped.

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BADGERLANDS THE TWILIGHT WORLD OF BRITAIN'S MOST ENIGMATIC ANIMAL
Written by Patrick Barkham.
Stock no. 1815638
Published by Granta. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Britain is the home of the badger - there are more badgers per square kilometre in this country than in any other. Yet many of us have never seen one alive and in the wild. ISBN: 9781847085047.

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THE IMPERIAL COLLECTION OF AUDUBON ANIMALS
Written by John James Audubon. Illustrated by John James Audubon.
Stock no. 1815634
Published by Country Life Books. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Quadrupeds of North America. Large format. Colour illustrations. Light mottling to green boards. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed.

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MAGMAS AND MAGMATIC ROCKS AN INTRODUCTION TO IGNEOUS PETROLOGY
Written by Middlemost.
Stock no. 2124191
Published by Longman Scientific & Technical. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0582300800. Couple of cover corners are creased. Contents are excellent!

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SEDIMENTARY PETROLOGY AN INTRODUCTION
Written by Maurice E. Tucker.
Stock no. 2124151
Published by Blackwell Scientific Publications. 1987. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Geoscience Text Volume 3. ISBN: 0632000740. Creasing to cover corners. Light fading to spine edge.

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IGNEOUS AND METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY
Written by Myron G. Best. Illustrated by Myron G. Best.
Stock no. 2124144
Published by W.H. Freeman and Company. 1st USA 1982. Very good condition.

American Edition. Large format. B/w and colour photos. Line drawings by the author. ISBN: 0716713357. Bumping to spine and corners. Uneven fade marks to top corners of front cover and spine. Light foxing to outer page edges.

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PETROLEUM GEOLOGY
Written by F.K. North.
Stock no. 2124142
Published by Unwin Hyman. 1990. Very good condition.

Revised Impression With New Bibliography. Large format. Card wraps. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0045530041. Creasing to spine and cover corners. A few marks to outer page edges. Contents are excellent.

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KING TODD
Written by Norah Burke. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317187
Published by Putnam & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The True Story of a Wild Badger; And the Deer, Foxes and Other Animals in the Forest Where He Lived. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small spots to covers. Child's name in blue biro to front pastedown and name and date also in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Foxing, mainly to textblock and page margins. Dustwrapper is torn with tape repairs on verso and some loss.

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ATLAS OF IGNEOUS ROCKS AND THEIR TEXTURES
Written by W.S. Mackenzie; C.H. Donaldson; C. Guilford.
Stock no. 1815428
Published by Longman Scientific & Technical. 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

A companion volume to the Atlas of Rock-forming Minerals in Thin Section, designed to be used as a laboratory manual. Large format. Card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 0582300827. Third impression.

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SEASHORE (NN 94)
Written by Peter J. Hayward.
Stock no. 2123838
Published by Collins. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002200309. An excellent copy!

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CORVUS: A LIFE WITH BIRDS
Written by Esther Woolfson. Illustrated by Helen Macdonald.
Stock no. 1815202
Published by Granta. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An entrancing account of a life shared with a rook named chicken and other corvids - the much-maligned birds who turn out to make delightful human companions. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781847080295. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has a 'BBC Radio 4' sticker to front and is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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HOW AND WHY SPECIES MULTIPLY: THE RADIATION OF DARWIN'S FINCHES
Written by Peter R. Grant; B. Rosemary Grant.
Stock no. 1815192
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

The authors explain how the same finches studied by Darwin - and named after him - have continued to provide scientists with valuable information about the origin and evolution of new species. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and b/w diagrams. xix and 218 pages including index. ISBN: 9780691149998.

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