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MOUNTAIN FLOWERS (NN 33)
Written by John Raven; Max Walters.
Stock no. 1318783
Published by Collins. 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist publication. Green cloth. 16 colour photographs. 28 b/w photographs. 20 distribution maps. This is the first book published on the wild flowers of Britain's mountains. A significant contribution to the books on British field botany. ISBN: 0002131420. Spine slightly bumped, some fading to base of spine. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film which has come loose a little on verso and is slightly browned to spine.

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MOSSES & LIVERWORTS (NN 97)
Written by Ron Porley; Nick Hodgetts.
Stock no. 1318782
Published by Collins. Circa 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth. 179 colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 0002202123. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ORKNEY (NN 70)
Written by R.J. Berry.
Stock no. 1819138
Published by Collins. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 70. 1st state. One of the rarest New Naturalists with 750 printed in its first state. Colour and b/w photos. In his tracing of the island's evolution from its geological creation to the effects of oil technology; in the detailed, yet fascinating exploration of the plants and animals (and where best to see them), Professor Berry's expertise and enthusiasm is backed by that of local specialists, and Orkney's long tradition of natural history study. Appendices include definitive lists of all the species of flora and fauna on record and an extensive bibliography. ISBN: 0002190621. SIGNED by the author to free front endpaper. Also includes a letter to Mr D Wilson from the author. Just a few minor foxspots to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with publisher's protective "duraseal" as is correct for a first edition, first state.

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BRITISH WARBLERS (NN 71)
Written by Eric Simms. Illustrated by Ian Wallace.
Stock no. 1819137
Published by Collins. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 71. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. One of the rarest New Naturalists with 725 copies printed (1st state). ISBN: 000219810X. SIGNED by Robert Gillmor (jacket design) and Ian Wallace (colour illustrations) to front flap of dustwrapper. This is a first edition, first state with publisher's protective "duraseal" cover to dustwrapper. Faint indentation to lower edge of prelims. Foxing to top edge of text block.

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THE ISLES OF SCILLY (NN 103)
Written by Rosemary Parslow.
Stock no. 1818978
Published by Collins. Circa 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780002201506. Still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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INHERITANCE AND NATURAL HISTORY (NN 61)
Written by R.J. Berry.
Stock no. 1318500
Published by Collins. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This absorbing book is about genetics as it applies to the world around us. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. New Naturalist series. ISBN: 0002190842. Spine and corners bumped. Price-cut wrapper has been covered with clear plastic which is stuck to the edges on the inside.

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WILD FLOWERS OF CHALK & LIMESTONE
Written by J.E. Lousley.
Stock no. 1318118
Published by Collins. 2nd 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist no. 16. Green cloth. With 52 colour and 29 b/w photos, plus 20 maps and 15 diagrams. 254 pages includes index. Second edition. ISBN: 0002132583. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink and name in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. Wrapper spine and rear panel lightly browned and light tape marks to edges on verso. Some titles on rear panel of wrapper have been underlined and ticked in pen.

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DARTMOOR (NN 27)
Written by L.A. Harvey; Douglas St. Leger-Gordon.
Stock no. 1318043
Published by Collins. 2nd 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The ideal natural history book in that it shows not only wild nature, but man's place in it. 17 colour and 36 b/w photos with 3 maps of the area. 273 pages includes index. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. New Naturalist series no. 27. Spine slightly bumped. A couple of small indentations to cover edges and some slight fading to cover edges. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown and name and date in ink to free-endpaper. A couple of small foxspots and a slight musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn. This is a 1963 reprint or the second edition published in 1962.

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FRESHWATER FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES (NN 75)
Written by Peter S. Maitland; R. Niall Campbell.
Stock no. 2130650
Published by Collins. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 75 Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 200 b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN to verso of title page is 0002193833 but this is incorrect as this ISBN matches NN No.74 (Ferns). ISBN provided is on verso of dustwrapper of this title. ISBN: 0002193795. Foxing to top edge of outer page edges, else fine. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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FUNGI (NN 96)
Written by Brian Spooner; Peter Roberts.
Stock no. 1817566
Published by Collins. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour photos. Green buckram, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0002201526. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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NORTHUMBERLAND (NN 95)
Written by Angus Lunn.
Stock no. 1817565
Published by Collins. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour and b/w photos. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0007184840. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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LAKES, LOUGHS AND LOCHS (NN 128)
Written by Brian Moss.
Stock no. 1817563
Published by Collins. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 128. ISBN: 9780007511389. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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