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LIFE
Written by Richard Fortey.
Stock no. 1821561
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. 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. A fine copy in a fine slipcase with just one or two minor scuffs.

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SECRETS OF THE WOODS
Written by William J. Long. Illustrated by Charles Copeland.
Stock no. 2134628
Published by Ginn and Company. Circa 1901. Almost very good condition.

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.

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WAYS OF WOOD FOLK
Written by William J. Long.
Stock no. 2134627
Published by Ginn and Company. 1902. Almost very good condition.

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.

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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 1320745
Published by Folio Society. 5th 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Book itself is fine. Publisher's black slipcase is scuffed with bump to one corner of opening which is just starting to split.

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BULLY & THE BADGER
Written by Wickham Malins. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2134294
Published by Robert Yeatman. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The charming story of an orphaned badger cub fostered by a bull terrier. Colour photos. B/w illustrations by Soper. ISBN: 0903590050. Page edge browning, with a little foxing. Wrapper is price-cut.

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SAND DUNE VEGETATION SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN A NATIONAL INVENTORY PART II: SCOTLAND
Written by T.C.D. Dargie.
Stock no. 1821275
Published by Joint Nature Conservation Committee. 1st 1993. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps.113 pages. ISBN: 1873701209. Creasing to covers, spine lightly faded. Damp stain throughout to lower margin, with some wear with slight loss due to same at rear lower edge.

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SAND DUNE VEGETATION SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN A NATIONAL INVENTORY PART 3: WALES
Written by T.C.D. Dargie.
Stock no. 1821274
Published by Joint Nature Conservation Committee. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps.153 pages. ISBN: 1873701128. Covers a little creased and scuffed, spine lightly faded. Contents clean.

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MOUNT KINABALU: BORNEO'S MAGIC MOUNTAIN
Written by K.M. Wong; C.L. Chan.
Stock no. 1821273
Published by Natural History Publications (borneo). 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

An introduction to the natural history of one of the world's great natural monuments. Pink leather spine & corners, gilt title to spine. Dark green leather boards. Colour photos. vii and 95 pages. ISBN: 9838120146. Pink leather darkened to brown on corners. Binders sticker to front pastedown. Contents clean.

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ANIMAL EYES
Written by Michael F. Land; Dan-Eric Nilsson.
Stock no. 1821270
Published by Oxford University Press. 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Oxford Animal Biology Series. A comparative account of all the types of eye in the animal kingdom, which includes their optical systems, form and function, ecology and evolution. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0198509685. Reprint.

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EQUUS REINED
Written by Robert Vavra.
Stock no. 1821225
Published by William Morrow & Company Inc. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Sequel to Equus. A romantic tribute to man's relationship with equines since the beginning of time. Colour photos and personal reflections. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine, vignette to front. ISBN: 0688050891. Light scuffing to boards. Printers binding error means some pages stick out a tiny bit further than they should. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed.

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THE EARTH'S DYNAMIC SYSTEMS
Written by W. Kenneth Hamblin.
Stock no. 1320366
Published by Macmillan Publishing Co.. 1989. Very good condition.

A Textbook In Physical Geology. Focusing on the two major energy systems that make the earth a dynamic planet - the Hydrologic system and the tectonic system. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 576 pages includes index. photos. 5th edition, revised. ISBN: 002349381X. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Contents clean.

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CAMP AND TRAIL METHODS
Written by E. Kreps.
Stock no. 1320193
Published by A.R. Harding. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

Interesting information for all lovers of nature... What to take and what to do. Yellow cardwraps. 273 pages. B/w diagrams and photos. Some heavy foxing and light page browning. Covers are slightly faded at edges.

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