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BUTTERFLIES (NN 1)
Written by E.B. Ford.
Stock no. 1816336
Published by Collins. 3rd 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Third Edition. New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5 inches. 368 pages. 87 colour photos, 89 black and white photos, 41 maps and diagrams. A fascinating volume. 2nd reprint of third edition. Name & date in ink to front pastedown hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Foxing to text block. Base of spine lightly faded. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear laminate, browned to spine and rear panel.

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LONDON'S NATURAL HISTORY (NN 3)
Written by R.S.R. Fitter. Illustrated by Eric Hosking.
Stock no. 1816335
Published by Collins. 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. A comprehensive history of a great human community in terms of the animals and plants it has displaced, changed, moved and removed, introduced, conserved, lost or forgotten. 52 colour and 41 b/w photos plus 12 maps and diagrams. 282pp includes index. Boards unevenly faded. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to text block, a few foxspots to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut and covered with clear laminate, large diagonal tear to front panel repaired with aged tape, rear panel browned.

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MUSHROOMS AND TOADSTOOLS (NN 7)
Written by John Ramsbottom. Illustrated by Paul L. De Laszlo.
Stock no. 1816334
Published by Collins. 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. A Study of the Activities of Fungi containing a wealth of information about these much neglected plants. 84 colour and 58 b/w photos. 306 pages includes index. ISBN: 0002194805. Name & date in ink to front pastedown hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Foxing to endpapers, text block and title page, also a few page margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned, lightly faded to spine, covered in clear laminate.

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF MAN IN BRITAIN (NN 18)
Written by H.J. Fleure; Margaret Davies.
Stock no. 1816333
Published by Collins. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised edition. New Naturalist series. Conceived as a study of changing relations between Men and Environments. Green cloth. 32 colour photos, 37 b/w photos, 76 line drawings. ISBN: 0002131536. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to text block and some margins else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned and slightly grubby to rear panel, covered with clear laminate.

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MOUNTAINS AND MOORLANDS (NN 11)
Written by W.H. Pearsall.
Stock no. 1816332
Published by Collins. 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. The results of over thirty years work among the high hills, the lakes and the moorlands of northern and western Britain. 47 colour and 34 b/w photos, plus 48 maps and diagrams. 312 pages includes index. 3rd impression. Boards marked. Name & date in ink to front pastedown is hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Foxing to endpapers and text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly sunned to spine and covered with clear laminate.

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THE SEA SHORE (NN 12)
Written by C.M. Yonge. Illustrated by D.P. Wilson.
Stock no. 1816331
Published by Collins. 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised edition, green cloth with 61 colour photographs, 62 b/w photographs and 88 text figures. New Naturalist Series. Name & date in ink to top corner of front pastedown and is hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Foxing to text block. One or two hinges pulled. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear film and beginning to come away from edges, some browning and spine fading.

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LIVES OF THE ARTISTS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Giorgio Vasari; George Bull.
Stock no. 1816329
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Brown cloth with gilt and dark brown decoration, gilt titles. Three volumes. A selection translated by George Bull. Contained in brown cloth slipcase with title in gilt to one side, marked on bottom side and a little dusty in appearance.

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THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR (3 VOLUMES)
Written by C.V. Wedgwood.
Stock no. 1816328
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.

Titles are: The Trial of Charles I; The King's Peace 1637-1641; The King's War 1641-1647. Colour plates. Pictorial cloth with black title label and gilt title to spine. Contained in a burgundy slipcase with gilt title on black to one side, box is lightly scuffed.

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JOHN WYNDHAM: THREE NOVELS
Written by John Wyndham. Illustrated by Patrick Leger.
Stock no. 1816327
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.

The Day of the Triffids; The Midwich Cuckoos; The Chrysalids. Cloth spines, paper sides with design. Full page colour illustrations. Contained in slipcase with titles on one side.

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JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH
Written by Jules Verne. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 1816326
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.

Translated by Butcher, Introduced by Crichton. Pictorial boards. Full page colour plates to contents. 230 pages. Contained in a near fine blue slipcase.

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THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
Written by Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated by John Holder.
Stock no. 1816324
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Collected and retold by Roger Lancelyn Green. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour plates. Crease to lower margin of frontis (not affecting illustration). Contained in a green slipcase which is faded at open edges.

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LEGENDS OF KING ARTHUR
Written by Richard Barber. Illustrated by Roman Pisarev.
Stock no. 1816323
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition.

Edited and Introduced by Richard Barber. Combined edition with leather spine. Contains Arthur, The Holy Grail, and Tristan. B/w illustrations. Contained in a green slipcase which is faded at open edges.

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