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WORLD TIMBERS VOLUME TWO: NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA (INCLUDING CENTRAL AMERICA & THE WEST INDIES)
Written by B.J. Rendle.
Stock no. 1826758
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A comprehensive work containing some of the better known world timbers illustrated in colour and concisely described with the minimum of technical terms. The information is presented in a form designed to appeal to those who are interested in timber but are not specialists in wood technology. Intended primarily for use by architects and their clients, the timber trade, and timber-using industries. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0802016677. A few minor marks to boards, lower corners lightly bumped. Previous owner's library label to front and rear pastedown. Light browning to page edges and text block. Black dustwrapper with yellow spine is lightly rubbed and scuffed.
THE BAHIA BLANCA ESTUARY: ECOLOGY AND BIODIVERSITY
Written by Sandra M. Fiori; Paula D. Pratolongo.
Stock no. 1825193
Published by Springer. 1st 2021. Slightly better than very good condition.
The Bahia Blanca Estuary is one of the largest coastal systems in Atlantic South America. This is a comprehensive review of life in the ecosystems of the estuary. Green cardwraps. Colour photos and charts. ISBN: 9783030664886. Light scuffing to covers and light rubbing to corners of covers. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.
CORYDORAS: THE MOST POPULAR ARMOURED CATFISHES OF SOUTH AMERICA
Written by Warner Seuss.
Stock no. 2139528
Published by Dahne Verlag. Circa 1993. Very good condition.
Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour photos and b/w diagrams/ illustrations. ISBN: 3921684188. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Page edges are browned.
A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Light green cloth, dark green and yellow pictorial decoration to spine and front cover. Gilt titles to spine, and yellow title to front cover. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map. Reprint. 2 pages of booklist to rear Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Embossed (raised) stamp to front endpaper. Brown marks to a few pages. This is assumed a reprint, as it doesn't have gilt titles to front cover, or top edge of outer page edges.
A Natural History of Plants, Animals and People. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780195122077.
Card wraps. Colour illustrations. ix and 511 pages including index. ISBN: 0747030286. Spine slightly creased else contents fine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Dual language; English and Dutch. Colour photos. Large format. Card wraps. ISBN: 9789056625122.
Large format. Grey cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 8878270008. Some light wear to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and a little browning.
SOME BIRDS AND MAMMALS OF SOUTH AMERICA
Written by Sacheverell Sitwell; Carlos Selva Andrade. Illustrated by Axel Amuchastegui.
Stock no. 2111295
Published by The Tryon Gallery; George Rainbird. 1st 1966. Nearly fine condition.
Very large format. Quarter bound in morocco with hand marbled paper. 17 colour plates, using multi-colour lithography. Limited edition (in this format numbers 51 to 300). Plates are tissue-guarded. A beautiful book! Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. This is copy no. 217. SIGNED by artist. A couple of marks to endpapers and a few foxspots to outer page edges. Some tissue-guards have become creased. Illustrations are fine - beautifully bright! Contained in a very good slip case, which is foxed and spotted, with wear.
BIRDS OF SURINAME
Written by F. Haverschmidt; G.F. Mees. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Inge Van Noortwijk.
Stock no. 1204194
Published by Vaco. 1st 1994. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Dark green imitation leather with gilt titles. Colour plates. Includes fold-out sketch map of Suriname to rear. 584 pages. ISBN: 999140029X. Rear joints are just starting to crack. Wrapper a little edge-chipped.
Adventures in darkest South America, Argentina. Black cloth, green titles. B/w photos. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots throughout.