NATURAL HISTORY GENERAL
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MAMMALOGY: ADAPTATION, DIVERSITY, ECOLOGY
Written by George A. Feldhamer; Joseph F. Merritt; Carey Krajewski; et al.
Stock no. 2136475
Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press. 1st thus 2020. Very good condition.
Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. 5th edition. ISBN: 9781421436524. Heavy bumping to couple of corners; some creasing to corner tips from corresponding bumps. However, contents are generally still excellent!
FEW AND FAR BETWEEN
Written by Charlie Elder.
Stock no. 1322291
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. 1st 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
On the trail of Britain's rarest animals. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. 272 pages. ISBN: 9781472905185. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.
NATURALIZED ANIMALS: THE ECOLOGY OF SUCCESSFULLY INTRODUCED SPECIES
Written by Christopher Lever. Illustrated by Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 2136324
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1ST 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Poyser Natural History Series. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0856610879. Small knocks along cover edges, with some uneven fading to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and marks.
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 1823076
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.
Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Small mark to lower edge of text block. Else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
New Naturalist series. A comprehensive history of a great human community in terms of the animals and plants it has displaced, changed, moved and removed, introduced, conserved, lost or forgotten. 52 colour and 41 b/w photos plus 12 maps and diagrams. 282pp includes index. Uneven fading/mottling to boards & mark to front board. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and list of relevant thoughts in biro to rear endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with chip to top of spine, spine & rear panel browned.
Makes the case that evolution by natural selection is a big enough theory to answer the biggest question of all - why do we exist? Black cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette of DNA strand to front. Colour illustrations. Fourth printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
ISLANDS OF ABANDONMENT: LIFE IN THE POST-HUMAN LANDSCAPE
Written by Cal Flyn.
Stock no. 2135959
Published by William Collins. 1st 2021. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
This is a book about abandoned places: ghost towns and exclusion zones, no man's lands and fortress islands - and what happens when nature is allowed to reclaim its place. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9780008329761.
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. Limited edition to 75 copies. Leather binding with gilt titles and all edges gilt. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007240845. This is Copy No. 34, SIGNED by author on a bookplate to front endpaper. A few small marks to gilt to outer page edges. Original slip case is still in excellent condition - light wear at edges.
Brown cloth spine and corners. With Observations on Various Parts of Nature, and The Naturalist's Calendar. Edited by Captain Thomas Brown. 5th edition. Top half of spine is MISSING. Cloth corners have all come off - bumping and wear. Marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and page browning. Contents are generally good.
RED KITE COUNTRY A CELEBRATION OF THE WILDLIFE AND LANDSCAPE OF MID WALES
Written by Lolo Williams. Illustrated by Colin Woolf; Mike Read.
Stock no. 2135818
Published by Wildearth. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine. Foreword by Williams. Watercolours & sketches by Woolf. Photographic images by Read. ISBN: 1903657091. Some spotting to covers. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing; couple of chips to top of spine.
THE ORANGUTAN'S WORLD: A PHOTOGRAPHIC CELEBRATION OF BORNEAN WILDLIFE
Written by Chris Packham.
Stock no. 2135533
Published by Banyan Books. 1st 2017. Very good condition.
Square format. Card wraps. Colour photos. Foreword by Packham. ISBN: 9780950640273. White sticky label to half-title page.
Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0882898620. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is faded to spine and edge; some edge-creasing and chipping.