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Black and white scraperboard illustrations. Green cloth. Small birds and animals that can be seen in gardens. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Some neat ink writing to front pastedown and some light foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is foxed and a bit grubby, spine is browned.
Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w scraperboard illustrations throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine slightly bumped. Mark to textblock. Small indentation to front free-endpaper (looks like a paperclip was there at some point). Light stain to margins to preliminary pages. A few small, light stains to dustwrapper and top of spine very slightly creased.
New Naturalist series. Green cloth. For the first time all known or reputed commons in England are listed county by county with brief details of acreage, nature and present state. 6 colour and 31 b/w photos. 366 pages includes index. Ex-lib with new endpapers and stamps to verso of title-page. Dustwrapper has tear to top of spine (on rear edge) which has been repaired on verso.
Containing observations on certain British and Exotic Trees. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs by Henry Irving and others (the colour photos are mounted on brown captioned card). 234 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A couple of small dents to cover edges. Covers slightly discoloured. Heavy foxing to contents.
THE CATERPILLARS OF BRITISH MOTHS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by W.J. Stokoe; G.H.T. Stovin. Illustrated by J.C. Dollman.
Stock no. 1323742
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition.
Series I and II. Blue imitation leather cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w plates. 408 pages plus 381 pages. Wayside and Woodland Series. Spine and corners bumped. Small dent to top edge of front cover. Foxing to endpapers. Front joint (between front and title-page) of volume 1 is cracked. A few light marks to covers.
THE CATERPILLARS OF THE BRITISH BUTTERFLIES
Written by W.J. Stokoe. Illustrated by J.C. Dollman.
Stock no. 1323741
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Wayside and Woodland Series. Including The Eggs Chrysalids & Food-Plants. Blue leather-look cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 248 pages. A couple of very light marks to covers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso and a little edge rubbed.
A New Naturalist publication. Green cloth. 27 text figures. 31 tables. 28 b/w plates. A new study of British woodlands, coniferous, broadleaves, natural and planted and the varied bird life each support. The author includes a valuable species-by-species account, with information on status and habitats. An important work considering the place of birds in modern forestry. ISBN: 002132591. Spine bumped. Dent to top edge of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased, slightly browned to spine and removal of a label to rear panel has caused surface paper damage.
N26 in the New Observer's Series. Paperback. ISBN: 0723216851. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Contents clean.
82 wood-engravings. Green cloth, gilt title to spine 384 pages. A scarce Tunnicliffe item. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped. Some foxing to cover edges. Endpapers foxed. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss, grubby, foxed and browned to spine. Crease to front flap.
THE LIFE STORY OF BIRDS
Written by Eric Fitch Daglish. Illustrated by Eric Fitch Daglish.
Stock no. 1323717
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Very pale green cloth with black titles and illustration to front. 236 numbered pages plus index. 20 b/w wood engravings. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrpaper is browned, particularly to spine (with a couple of small damp spots), slight wear and loss to top of spine.
Puffin Picture Book No. 81. Oblong format. Colour illustrations. Paperwraps. Light foxing to covers. Staples rusty. Contents clean.
19 dramatic cream and black wood-engravings illustrate this book of short stories, each centred around an element of Nature. Blue cloth, cream titles. 118 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Heavy foxing to endpapers and textblock. Heavy foxing to dustwrapper, top edge of wrapper slightly chipped/torn with tape repairs on verso.