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A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ANTARCTIC WILDLIFE
Written by Hadoram Shirihai. Illustrated by Brett Jarrett.
Stock no. 1827281
Published by Alula Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

The birds and marine mammals of the Antarctic continent and Southern Ocean. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos and illustrations. 510 pages including index. ISBN: 9519894705. Spine slightly faded else a lovely copy

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LAKELAND (NN 92)
Written by Derek Ratcliffe.
Stock no. 1326720
Published by Harpercollins Publishers. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The wildlife of Cumbria. New Naturalist series no. 92. Colour and b/w photos. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 000711303X. Foxing to top edge of textblock else a fine copy in a fine wrapper.

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PEDIGREE: WORDS FROM NATURE (NN 56)
Written by Stephen Potter; Laurens Sargent.
Stock no. 1827237
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1973. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Essays on the Etymology of Words From Nature. This volume is about neither plants, animals nor other creatures, but about their names and about words which have their origins in Nature. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 000213179X. Ex-lib with usual stamps and bookplate remains. Boards clean. Couple of small marks to front pastedown. Pencil erasure marks to front endpaper. Text block foxed, browned, small damp stain to top edge (not affecting margins). Pictorial dustwrapper is very slightly faded to spine, very minor dampstain to top edge of rear panel.

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ECOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY (NN 143)
Written by David M. Wilkinson.
Stock no. 1827229
Published by William Collins. 1st 2021. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 143. Investigating ecosystems across the British Isles, the relationships between organisms and their environments. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. Green endpapers with repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780008293635. Faint scuff mark to front board. Faint grubby mark to vertical edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few minor scuff marks to rear panel.

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A COUNTRY PARISH (NN 9)
Written by A.W. Boyd.
Stock no. 1827221
Published by Collins. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series no. 9. Green cloth. An account of the Country Parish of Great Budworth in the County of Cheshire. 34 colour photographs. 48 b/w photographs. 9 text figures. Boards unevenly faded, corners bumped. Previous owner's personalised book plate and date in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers, foxing to text block. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine with damp staining, rear panel is a little grubby, browning to flaps.

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FARMING AND BIRDS (NN 135)
Written by Ian Newton.
Stock no. 1827219
Published by William Collins. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 135. The author discusses the changes that have occurred in British agriculture over the past seventy years, and the effects they have had on bird populations. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. Orange endpapers with repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780008147891. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is just a little grubby to rear panel.

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SEASHORE (NN 94)
Written by Peter J. Hayward.
Stock no. 1827211
Published by Collins. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Exploring the fascinating biology, ecology and dynamic interactions of seashore communities. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w line drawings. ISBN: 0002200309. Small mark to front board. Pale foxing to text block. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine. Overall, a nice copy.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 1326647
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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WILDFLOWERS, BUTTERFLIES & TREES OF THE SLAD VALLEY AND THE COTSWOLDS
Written by Richard Morris.
Stock no. 1326540
Published by Richard Morris. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. A book of colour photographs. ISBN: 9780953633968. SIGNED by the author/photographer to title-page. Contents fine. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners.

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DRY STORE ROOM No.1: THE SECRET LIFE OF THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
Written by Richard Fortey.
Stock no. 1826866
Published by Harper Press. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Richard Fortey, former senior palaeontologist at London's Natural History Museum, celebrates the pioneering work of the Museum from its inception to the present day. Green cloth boards, orange foil title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780007209880. Dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges and a little scuffed.

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THE SECRET LIFE OF A MEADOW
Written by Wilson Wall; David Morgan.
Stock no. 1326186
Published by White Owl; Pen & Sword Books. 1st 2023. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Read this book and help your local green space to become a meadow and revel in it. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 176 pages. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781399072540. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine. Minimal creasing/rubbing to wrapper edges.

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