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THE LADYBIRD BOOK OF BRITISH WILD FLOWERS
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Rowland Hilder; Edith Hilder.
Stock no. 1321171
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1958. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Ladybird Series 536. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Tiny pin hold to spine. Very faint mark to front cover. Dustwrapper is complete, some very slight markings and a small brown mark which is only visible on verso (and has transferred to the front cover as described). Last title on rear flap is Wild Animals.
New Naturalist No. 24. Green cloth, gilt titles. 17 colour photos. 43 b/w photos and 14 line drawings and maps. ISBN: 000213067X. Lower board corners lightly bumped. Text block browned. Foxing to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual) and the number 24 at top of spine is illegible, edge-tears and a few small chips.
With a Key to the Species. Second Edition, New Naturalist Series no. 19. With 61 photographs in colour by Robert Atkinson and others, 39 photographs in black and white, 19 text figures and 44 distribution maps. xviii and 366 pages. ISBN: 0002195496. Text block browned with a couple of foxspots to vertical edge which bleed into the page margin just slightly. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and with some foxing, edge-rubbed with a few small chips top top & tail of spine.
New Naturalist No. 24. Green cloth, gilt titles. 17 colour photos. 43 b/w photos and 14 line drawings and maps. ISBN: 000213067X. Board corners lightly bumped. text block browned and with foxing to top edge. Minor pink crayon mark to half-title page. One hinge pulled but tight. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to rear panel, faded, minor foxing to front panel, top of spine with the series number is missing.
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. Reprint of the Second Edition. Slight fading to top & tail of spine. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is also lightly browned with light creasing to lower rear panel.
CASSELL'S WILD FLOWERS OF BRITAIN & NORTHERN EUROPE
Written by Christopher Grey-Wilson. Illustrated by Marjorie Blamey.
Stock no. 2134319
Published by Cassell. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour illustrations. 544 pges. ISBN: 030436214X. Old gold name and address label with a few ink numbers to front endpaper. Contents are excellent! Wrapper is browned to spine, with some edge-creasing.
New Naturalist No. 43. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. 29 b/w photos, 34 line drawings, diagrams and maps. The idea that because weeds are a nuisance they must also be dull is dispelled in a few pages. Not only does the author show that an understanding of these criminals of the plant world will make their control both easier and more interesting: he also imparts to the reader something of his own delight and wonder. Minor staining to lower edge of front board. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to front pastedown, hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Some annotation to margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and covered with clear laminate, faded to spine, wear to top of spine, some titles circled and ticked to rear panel list.
B/w photos. 2 folding b/w maps. 1174 species listed. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.
Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w distribution maps to rear. Mottling to boards. Light foxing to prelims & endpapers. Green dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, foxing to flaps and verso, corners to verso strengthened with brown paper (not visible to front).
FLORA OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by H.J. Riddelsdell; G.W. Hedley; W.R. Price.
Stock no. 1818275
Published by Chatford House Press Ltd.. 1st thus 1974. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A new impression with new plates. Phanerogams, Vascular Cryptograms, Charophyta. Colour frontis. 667 pages plus b/w photos. Text block lilac. Light browning to edges of prelims.
Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles and attractive gilt illustration to front cover. 351 pages. B/w distribution maps. ISBN: 0952078201. SIGNED by author to title page. All 8 overlays are present in rear pocket of book. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading/browning to spine; a few indentations to rear panel.
New Naturalist series. Green cloth. ISBN: 0002131781. Spotting to covers and foxing to outer page edges. Duraseal removed. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning to spine.