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CATASTROPHE EUROPE GOES TO WAR 1914
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 2128656
Published by William Collins. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey covers, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780007398577. SIGNED by author to title page. Some grubby marks to covers; corners are bumped.

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A PARLIAMENT OF OWLS
Written by Mike Unwin; David Tipling.
Stock no. 1816693
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A unique collection of stunning photographs and detailed portraits of over fifty of the most striking owl species around the world, from the cold dark forests of North America and Europe to the tropical rivers of Asia and arid savannahs of Africa. Large format. Bright orange cloth boards, black title to spine. Colour photos throughout. 288 pages. ISBN: 9780008206703. Corners bumped and rubbed, a few small bumps to edges. Contents fine.

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TAMING THE FLOOD
Written by Jeremy Purseglove.
Stock no. 1816339
Published by William Collins. 2nd 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised and updated second edition. Rivers, wetlands and the centuries-old battle against flooding. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9780008129354. Pictorial dustwrapper a little grubby.

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BRECON BEACONS (NN 126)
Written by Jonathan Mullard.
Stock no. 2126091
Published by William Collins. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth. A comprehensive book about the wildlife of the Brecon Beacons. ISBN: 9780007367702.

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NATURE IN TOWNS AND CITIES (NN 127)
Written by David Goode.
Stock no. 2126090
Published by William Collins. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth. This book documents the parks and green spaces unique to Britain's cities – and the wildlife that has flourished in these habitats. ISBN: 9780007242399. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.

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VEGETATION OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND (NN 122)
Written by Michael Proctor.
Stock no. 1816260
Published by William Collins. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth. The author discusses the development of the landscape of Britain and Ireland from prehistoric times, including the influence of people and their agricultural practices on the vegetation. ISBN: 9780002201483. A few scuff marks to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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ALIEN PLANTS (NN 129)
Written by Clive A. Stace; Michael J. Crawley.
Stock no. 1816253
Published by William Collins. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 129. A comprehensive overview of the many plants that have become an integral part of the British wild flora, and a unique insight into why alien plants are so important. Green cloth boards, gilt title and 'NN' logo to spine. 'NN' patterned endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007502158. Some scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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YORKSHIRE DALES (NN 130)
Written by John Lee.
Stock no. 1816252
Published by William Collins. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 130. Introducing the Yorkshire Dales National Park, exploring both its geology and geomorphology, and describing the role of early naturalists and the Yorkshire Naturalists Union in recording and understanding the natural history of the Dales. Green boards, gilt title and 'NN' logo to spine.'NN' patterned endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007503698. Scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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SHALLOW SEAS OF NORTHWEST EUROPE (NN 131)
Written by Peter J. Hayward.
Stock no. 1816251
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series No. 131. The natural history of one facet of this complex environment, the bottom-living, or benthic, communities of the seafloor, and their ecological interrelationships. Green cloth boards, NN vignette to spine and front board. Colour photos. 'NN' patterned endpapers. ISBN: 9780007307296.

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COLLECTING THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Tim Bernhard; Timothy Loe.
Stock no. 1610670
Published by William Collins. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Matt illustrated boards. Blue patterned endpapers. 352 pages including Index. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007367153.

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FALLING UPWARDS HOW WE TOOK TO THE AIR
Written by Richard Holmes.
Stock no. 2121157
Published by William Collins. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

In this heart-lifting book, the author floats across the world following the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the enigmatic group of men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air... B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780007386925. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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CATASTROPHE EUROPE GOES TO WAR 1914
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 1607700
Published by William Collins. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Grey covers, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780007398577.

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