NATURAL HISTORY GENERAL
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FERAL: SEARCHING FOR ENCHANTMENT ON THE FRONTIERS OF REWILDING
Written by George Monbiot.
Stock no. 1321498
Published by Allen Lane. Circa 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A lyrical and gripping story of Monbiot's efforts to re-engage with nature and discover a new way of living. How, by restoring and rewilding our damaged ecosystems on land and at sea, we can bring wonder back into our lives. Grey boards, white title to spine. ISBN: 9781846147487. 8th printing. Spine bumped. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.
THE RABBIT (NMN 13)
Written by Harry V. Thompson; Alastair N. Worden; Alastair N. Worden.
Stock no. 1822110
Published by Collins. 1st 1956. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
New Naturalist Monograph No. 13. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Boards nice and bright. Text block lightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners, lightly browned to spine with a circular closed tear to lower rear edge (no loss) and very light scuffing to rear panel.
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 CAPTAIN FITZ ROY
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 1321270
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.
Blue cloth with printed design in black and gilt. Introduction by Richard Keynes. Colour & b/w plates. Maps to endpapers. Top edge blue. A few light marks to black slipcase and a light damp stain to lower edge.
Large format. Brown cloth spine and rear cover with gilt title. Front cover is green with black/gilt drawings. The text of this edition is taken from the 1789 edition and includes the first part only, with minor emendations. The additional two letters 'Timothy the Tortoise to Miss Hecky Mulso' and 'On the Sense of Hearing in Fishes', were first published in the 1877 edition of 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne', edited by Thomas Bell, 2 vols, published by John Van Voorst. Exquisite full page colour illustrations. A beautiful edition! Tiny imperfection where lower front corner of paper board covering has been creased. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed.
An Unauthorised Biography. A Natural History of the First Four Thousand Million Years of Life on Earth. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt & peach floral design to front. Colour endpapers showing fish fossils. Colour photos throughout. Small indentation towards base of spine else a fine copy. Slipcase has dents to front edge of opening.
New Naturalist series 112. The author explores the often complicated ways in which books on the flora and fauna of these islands have been published through the years, from the earliest days of printing through to the era of the computerised distribution atlas and the giant multinational compendium. Green cloth boards. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007240845. Small mark to front board else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top edge of spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.
OTTER COUNTRY IN SEARCH OF THE WILD OTTER
Written by Miriam Darlington. Illustrated by Kelly Dyson.
Stock no. 1320964
Published by Granta. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Mint green boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781847084859. Minimal bumping to spine. Minimal creasing to top edge of wrapper spine.
New naturalist No. 105. The diverse ecology, natural history, landscape and past of a district which has mainly been defined by the extraordinary evolution of the River Wye. Green covers. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007160686. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.
New Naturalist Series. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. The results of over thirty years work among the high hills, the lakes and the moorlands of northern and western Britain. 47 colour and 34 b/w photos, plus 48 maps and diagrams. 312 pages includes index. Light crease to base of spine, gilt title to spine is dull. Text block browned with minor foxing. Bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn and torn with minimal loss, top of spine to verso is repaired with clear tape, light damp staining to rear panel.
New Naturalist series. Conceived as a study of changing relations between Men and the Environments. Green buckram cloth. 38 colour photos, 38 b/w photos, 76 line drawings. Spine & boards unevenly faded. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners with a few small chips and closed tears, rear panel is browned and creased across the bottom edge.
Wood Folk Series Book Three. B/w illustrations. Spine is very browned, with wear. Marks to covers; some scuffing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page browning; marks to margins and page edges.
Green cloth. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some marks to covers. Label from an auction to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.