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KATE GREENAWAY'S ALPHABET
Written by Kate Greenaway. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1326670
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1920. Very good condition.

A miniature book 2.75 x 2.5". Yellow pictorial boards. All edges olivine. Illustrated letter to each page. Later printing. Front cover very slightly grubby. Some light foxing else contents clean. A nice copy of a scarce little book.

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FUNGI (NN 96)
Written by Brian Spooner; Peter Roberts.
Stock no. 1827245
Published by Collins. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 96. Examining the often surprising roles fungi play in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and the impact of fungi on the human world, from forestry and agriculture to foods and pharmaceuticals. Green buckram, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0002201526. Pale foxing to text block else a lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is very slightly faded to spine, very lightly rubbed to top & tail of spine, rear panel just a little grubby.

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NORTHUMBERLAND (NN 95)
Written by Angus Lunn.
Stock no. 1827244
Published by Collins. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 95. Geology, physiography, climate, soils, human land use from prehistoric times, vegetation, flora and fauna, are all integrated to give a full picture of Northumberland's natural history. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0007184840. Foxing to top edge of text block else a lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper islightly scuffed, lighlty faded to spine (normal for this series) and lightly browned to rear panel.

Price: £50.00 £42.50.

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BUMBLEBEES (NN 98)
Written by Ted Benton.
Stock no. 1827243
Published by Collins. 1st 2006. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series 98. Examining all aspects of the natural history of bumblebees, from their life cycle to foraging behaviour, their psychology and conservation. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0007174500. Boards clean and bright. Foxing to text block else a lovely clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is clean and bright, a little fading to spine, minor grubby marks to rear panel.

Price: £60.00 £51.00.

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FINCHES (NN 55)
Written by Ian Newton. Illustrated by Hermann Heinzel.
Stock no. 1827242
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalists Series. Green cloth. 24 b/w plates. 4 coloured plates. A scientific study of finches, taking account of their status and history, distribution, habitats, populations, breeding, feeding, flocking, roosting & nesting. Readily accessible to the lay reader. Coloured plates painted especially for this edition by Hermann Heinzel. ISBN: 0002130653. Minor tape mark to front board. Text block lightly browned. Small name in ink to top of front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned, lightly foxed and minor dampstain to top edge of front pastedown. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has glue mark to horizontal edges where publisher's mylar has been glued on.

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THE WORLD OF SPIDERS (NN 38)
Written by W.S. Bristowe.
Stock no. 1827241
Published by Collins. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. New Naturalist series. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 14 plates of photographs of which 4 are in colour. 22 half-tone plates and 116 text figures. ISBN: 0002195585. Light mottling to boards. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is faded to spine (normal for early editions of NN), minor damp stain to lower edge of rear panel, rear panel lightly browned, foxing to verso (not visible to front).

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HEDGES (NN 58)
Written by E. Pollard; M.D. Hooper; Norman W Moore.
Stock no. 1827240
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. A succinct and readable book covering all aspects of hedgerows in Britain, their purpose and history, dating methods, flora and wildlife. 256 pages includes index. Numerous plates, text figures and tables. ISBN: 0002113406. Early reprint. Very minor mottling to boards. Text block browned and lightly foxed. A few minor marks to endpapers. Pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby to rear panel.

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SOUTHERN ENGLAND (NN 108)
Written by Peter Friend.
Stock no. 1827239
Published by Collins. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 108. Looking at the Natural Landscapes. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos, maps & graphs. Blue endpapers with repeating green New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780007247424. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else a lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly grubby to rear panel, and very slightly faded to spine.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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TERNS (NN 123)
Written by David Cabot; Ian Nisbet.
Stock no. 1827238
Published by Collins. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 123. The first book on the natural history of British and Irish terns since 1934. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers with grey repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780007412471. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is very slightly scuffed.

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PEDIGREE: WORDS FROM NATURE (NN 56)
Written by Stephen Potter; Laurens Sargent.
Stock no. 1827237
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1973. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Essays on the Etymology of Words From Nature. This volume is about neither plants, animals nor other creatures, but about their names and about words which have their origins in Nature. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 000213179X. Ex-lib with usual stamps and bookplate remains. Boards clean. Couple of small marks to front pastedown. Pencil erasure marks to front endpaper. Text block foxed, browned, small damp stain to top edge (not affecting margins). Pictorial dustwrapper is very slightly faded to spine, very minor dampstain to top edge of rear panel.

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1326669
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. White cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates. Third printing. Gold slipcase is slightly edge rubbed.

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BIRD MIGRATION (NN 113)
Written by Ian Newton.
Stock no. 1326668
Published by Collins. 1st 2010. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 113. An in-depth study of the different types of bird movements along with their main migration patterns. Green cloth boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007307319. Corners slightly bumped. Some slight marks to textblock else contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and grubby on rear panel.

Price: £41.00 £34.85.

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