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LIFE
Written by Richard Fortey.
Stock no. 2134246
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

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. Slip case is a bit better than very good - some fading to a couple of edges. Still in original shrink wrap.

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ONE MAN'S ISLAND
Written by Keith Brockie. Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
Stock no. 1820183
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May. Grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine. 150 pages. 150 exquisite paintings and sketches that are breathtaking in their beauty and unparalleled in their fidelity to their subjects. A beautiful book. ISBN: 0460046128. Last blank page facing the coloured endpaper to rear has had a sticky label removed which has left some residue, as a result, the rear endpaper can stick to the last page.

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THE FORMS OF WATER IN CLOUDS & RIVERS, ICE & GLACIERS
Written by John Tyndall.
Stock no. 1820171
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.. 12th 1899. Good condition.

Twelfth Edition. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind series logo to front and rear board. The International Scientific Series. B/w frontis and text illustrations. xix and 192 pages. Spine browned, boards unevenly faded and marked. Text block browned. Hinges pulled but binding is tight. A few scattered foxspots and margin marks to contents.

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 2. HOOFED MAMMALS
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820164
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553774. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Else a lovely copy!

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 1. CARNIVORES
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820163
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553491. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Else a lovely copy!

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 6. LAGOMORPHS AND RODENTS I
Written by Don E. Wilson; Thomas E. Lacher; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820162
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788494189234. Light crease in laminate on front panel of dustwrapper (hardly noticeable). Rear panel of dustwrapper scuffed. Otherwise a lovely copy!

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 5. MONOTREMES AND MARSUPIALS
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820161
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553996. Dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Else a very nice copy!

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 3. PRIMATES
Written by Russell A. Mittermeier; Anthony B. Rylands; Don E. Wilson; et al.
Stock no. 1820160
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553897. Rear panel of dustwrapper slightly scuffed. Sweet odour present. Otherwise a lovely copy.

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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD 4. SEA MAMMALS
Written by Don E. Wilson; Russell A. Mittermeier; et al.
Stock no. 1820159
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Black boards, white titles. Stunning colour photography throughout. Published in association with Conservation International and IUCN. ISBN: 9788496553934. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel. Otherwise a lovely copy!

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PORTRAIT OF A COUNTRY ARTIST: C.F. TUNNICLIFFE R.A. 1901-1979
Written by Ian Niall. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1819925
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1985. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. Niall's affectionate portrait of his friend.

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GALLOWAY AND THE BORDERS (NN 101)
Written by Derek Ratcliffe.
Stock no. 1319046
Published by Collins. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series 101. Colour plates plus b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 9780007174010. Still in original shrinkwrap. Dustwrapper spine is ever so slightly faded.

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PREHISTORIC MAN AND BEAST
Written by H.N. Hutchinson. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819575
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st 1896. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 10 b/w plates. xxii and 298 pages including index. Top & tail of spine rubbed with slight fraying and loss of cloth, spine lightly browned. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some scattered foxspots and pencil annotation to margins. All plates present.

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