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Exploring the fascinating issues raised by the great range of ideas and images of the natural world in Western art since the Renaissance. Oxford History Art series. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 248 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0192100467. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.
THE LUNAR SOCIETY OF BIRMINGHAM: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF PROVINCIAL SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND
Written by Robert E. Schofield.
Stock no. 1826850
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Examining the organization and activities of one of the most influential of the provincial scientific societies of Georgian England. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine on dark blue title block. B/w plates. Light fading to top & tail of spine, small stain to top edge of rear board. Text block browned. Occasional pencil annotation. Some light damp staining affecting top margins (minor). Blue dustwrapper is heavily edge-worn with a few chips and is grubby, folds of dustwrapper are strengthened to verso with clear tape.
Orange boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. Covers are edge rubbed. Textblock and endpapers are foxed. Flying jacket wrapper is just a little edge chipped, slightly grubby to rear panel.
Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution. A synthesis of quantitative information on the ecology of the brown trout, including sea-trout, and comparisons with closely related species such as Atlantic salmon, Pacific salmon, and rainbow trout. Cardwraps. ISBN: 0198540906. Light browning to covers. Light rubbing to corners. Contents clean.
A book of children's verse. White boards with embossed colour design to front cover. Full page colour illustrations. Covers a bit grubby. Spine has been replaced with blue cloth. Small and neat inscription in ink to front pastedown. Tear to inner margin of front free-endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers. Some page margins are grubby, slight surface paper damage to lower margin of "What the Bunnies Said". Water colour stencils painted and some pencil doodles to blank pages of some pages.
White pictorial boards with gilt title to front. Pretty colour pictures accompany verse for children. Covers are edge worn with chipping of paper covers are edges and to spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Joints cracked. Some light fingermarks to page margins.
A book of verses for children. Small format. White boards with picture to front. Colour illustrations throughout with verses on pages opposite. Printed on one side of the paper only. Covers worn and grubby. Endpapers foxed. Some hinges pulled.
HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Rie Cramer; Lilian A. Govey.
Stock no. 1325898
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1936. Good condition.
Blue/grey cloth with black title to spine and vignette to front cover. 12 colour plates and b/w chapter headings. 349 page. Spine and corners bumped. Fading/spotting to spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Front joint cracked showing webbing beneath (between free-endpaper and frontis).Title-pate is detached but still present (old tape marks on verso of title-page and contents page where it was previously stuck in). Heavy foxing to contents.
The interplay of bees, agriculture, and the environment. Text based around the U.S. Yellow pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9780195316957. Spine lightly faded, a few minor marks to boards, small knock to front vertical edge of boards. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.
THE ARMOURER'S HOUSE
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1826287
Published by Oxford University Press. 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Oxford Children's Library series. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. A story of Tudor London. ISBN: 0192770276. Reprint. Pale horizontal glue mark to lower end of boards (caused by the glue on the dustwrapper laminate). Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is clean but creased to rear panel where the publisher's laminate has been attached.
HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 19TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; Charles Mason; Gunby Hadath; L.R. Brightwell; Charles Turley; Major J.T. Gorman; et al. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall; C.E. Brock; Marcia Lane Foster; Ellis Silas; Otway M'Cannell; et al..
Stock no. 1325686
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Almost very good condition.
Green cloth spine and boards. 6 colour plates. B/w illustrations throughout. 208 pages. First story is "Cannon Balls" by Mason. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge rubbed. Slight chipping to pictorial onlay on spine. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing.
HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 12TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 1325673
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1920. Fair condition.
12th year. Orange cloth spine. Brown pictorial front board showing sailor. 6 colour plates, 4 b/w plates plus b/w illustrations throughout. Interesting article on the Channel Tunnel! Boards edge worn. Spine bumped with slight fraying. Some slight scuffing to covers. Two plates loose with ragged edges. Endpapers browned. Name plate and child's name in pencil to front free-endpaper. Foxing and other marks to page margins. Lower corner of page 87/88 cut off (text not affected).