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HEDGEHOG (NN 137)
Written by Pat Morris.
Stock no. 1827251
Published by William Collins. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 137. A fully comprehensive overview of the hedgehog's life, including hibernation, behaviour and numbers, and also its relationship with people, from being a statutory pest to becoming a protected and cherished friend. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. Grey endpapers with repeating NN logo. ISBN: 9780008235703. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper has a minor crease to top front panel edge and is slightly grubby (through scuffing) to rear panel.

Price: £55.00 £46.75.

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PLANT PESTS (NN 116)
Written by David V. Alford.
Stock no. 1827250
Published by Collins. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist 116. A fascinating account of the natural history of the insects and mites that inhabit our farms and gardens, and feed on our cultivated plants. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. Yellow endpapers with repeating NN logo. ISBN: 9780007338498. Pale foxing to top edge of text block else a lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper has small brown mark to front panel, is lightly creased top & tail of spine, and is a little grubby to rear panel (through scuffing).

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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ALIEN PLANTS (NN 129)
Written by Clive A. Stace; Michael J. Crawley.
Stock no. 1827249
Published by William Collins. 1st 2015. Nearly 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. Yellow 'NN' patterned endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007502158. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly scuffed to rear panel.

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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FARMING AND WILDLIFE (NN 67)
Written by Kenneth Mellanby.
Stock no. 1827248
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 67. Changes in farming practice and their environmental effects. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 67 b/w photos. ISBN: 000219239X. Ex-lib with usual library marks and stamps. Foxing to text block. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has had the publisher's clear film removed (cut off leaving the glued parts to verso), spine is lightly faded, glue mark to rear panel (showing through from verso).

Price: £22.00 £18.70.

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UPLANDS AND BIRDS (NN 142)
Written by Ian Newton.
Stock no. 1827247
Published by William Collins. 1st 2020. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 142. How the upland landscapes of Britain were created and the bird populations now found there. Also includes hill farming, grouse management, deer management and forestry as well as grouse, raptors and waders. The final chapter deals with recent ideas of rewilding and reintroduction of species such as Beaver and Lynx. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. Cream endpapers with repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780008298500. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

Price: £46.00 £39.10.

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VEGETATION OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND (NN 122)
Written by Michael Proctor.
Stock no. 1827246
Published by Collins. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 122. 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. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. Green endpapers with repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780002201483. Minor mark to top of text block else a lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper has minor scuffing to rear panel.

Price: £45.00 £38.25.

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BIGGLES' SPECIAL CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1326679
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. Bombarded by jet fighters, grounded by a sand-storm, involved in a desert gun battle - another exciting Biggles adventure. 170 pages. Spine bumped. Some slight/light markings to covers. Name and address details on front free-endpaper have been blotted out with blue biro. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and a bit grubby.

Price: £80.00 £68.00.

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BIGGLES ANNUAL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326678
Published by World International Publishing Limited.. 1980. Very good condition.

Biggles flies again - in his first-ever Annual. Glazed pictorial boards. Contains an abridged version of Biggles and the Plane that Disapperared. ISBN: 0723565988. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Tiny scratch mark to plane on rear cover. Pale page browning, contents clean.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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THE BIGGLES ADVENTURE OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326677
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1965. Fair condition.

Contains Biggles Gets His Men, No Rest for Biggles, Another Job for Biggles and Biggles Takes a Holiday. Glazed pictorial boards. Ex-lib. with lots of markings etc. Corners are bumped, with heavy wear. Chipping and splits to top of spine. Half-title page MISSING. Grubby marks to outer page edges. A reading copy only.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

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BIGGLES SETS A TRAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326676
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine bumped. Small mark to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and has a couple of small splash marks to front panel.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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BIGGLES AND THE PLOT THAT FAILED
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326675
Published by Brockhampton Press. Circa 1965. Almost very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some lifting of laminate at spine edges. Writing in ink to front pastedown. Prize plate to front free-endpaper partially removed. Foxing to endpapers and textblock.

Price: £38.00 £32.30.

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BIGGLES AND THE LEOPARDS OF ZINN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1326674
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers, red title to spine. 6 colour plates. 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock, page margins and endpapers. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and a little grubby.

Price: £42.00 £35.70.

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