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TREES WOODS AND MAN (NN 32)
Written by Herbert L. Edlin.
Stock no. 2126142
Published by Collins. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The past, present and future of British trees and woodlands. Green cloth. 27 colour plates. 30 b/w photographs. 2 line drawings. A New Naturalist publication. Bumping to spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and is browned, with a few chips and nicks.

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FLOWERS OF THE COAST (NN 24)
Written by Ian Hepburn.
Stock no. 2126141
Published by Collins. 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 24. Green cloth, gilt titles. 17 colour photos. 43 b/w photos and 14 line drawings and maps. ISBN: 000213067X. Fading and bumping to spine. Some bumping to corners. A few spots to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film, which is also browned and is starting to come unstuck along verso edges. Some chipping to top of spine.

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CLIMATE AND THE BRITISH SCENE (NN 22)
Written by Gordon Manley.
Stock no. 2126140
Published by Collins. 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series no. 22. Green cloth. 41 colour photos, 40 b/w photos, 75 maps and diagrams. White spots to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper still has publishers original duraseal, stuck along edges to verso. Wrapper is also a bit faded to spine, with some foxing to flaps.

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FOSSILS (NN 42)
Written by H.H. Swinnerton.
Stock no. 2126139
Published by Collins. 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series no. 42. Green cloth, gilt titles. One colour plate and 133 b/w photos and 21 text figures. ISBN: 0002130661. Spine is faded. Some spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and is browned.

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THE OPEN SEA: ITS NATURAL HISTORY PART I THE WORLD OF PLANKTON (NN 34)
Written by Alister Hardy. Illustrated by Alister Hardy.
Stock no. 2126138
Published by Collins. 2nd 1970. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth, gilt titles. 142 watercolour drawings by the author, 67 photos in b/w, and 300 line drawings and maps. Second edition. ISBN: 0002131641. Spine is faded. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and is browned to spine.

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PESTICIDES AND POLLUTION (NN 50)
Written by Kenneth Mellanby.
Stock no. 2126137
Published by Collins. 1st 1967. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. A book dealing with an immense problem - man's pollution of the planet he lives on. Calm, logical and dispassionate, but deeply moving and disturbing. Green cloth. 23 illustrations. 221pp includes index. Spine is faded. Some spotting and marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Front endpaper has slight crease. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and is browned to spine; underneath that - some tape repairs to edges and ink tick marks to titles on rear panel.

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GRASS AND GRASSLANDS (NN 48)
Written by Ian Moore.
Stock no. 2126136
Published by Collins. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist no. 48. B/w photos. Spine is faded. A few white spots to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and is browned to spine and rear panel.

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THE LAKE DISTRICT (NN 53)
Written by W.H. Pearsall; Winifred Pennington.
Stock no. 2126135
Published by Collins. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. A New Naturalist publication. B/w photographs. An excellent book for general naturalists, walkers, botanists, geologists, zoologists, archaeologists and historians, covering the natural and human history of The Lake District and surrounding areas, from pre-history to the present day on the evidence of the archaeologist, the historian and the conservationist. ISBN: 0002131331. Spine is faded. Some spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper still has publisher's original duraseal cover, stuck along edges to verso.

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WOODLAND BIRDS (NN 52)
Written by Eric Simms.
Stock no. 2126134
Published by Collins. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist publication. Green cloth. 27 text figures. 31 tables. 28 b/w plates. A new study of British woodlands, coniferous, broadleaves, natural and planted and the varied bird life each support. The author includes a valuable species-by-species account, with information on status and habitats. An important work considering the place of birds in modern forestry. ISBN: 002132591. Spine faded; a little spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and is faded to spine.

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MAN AND BIRDS (NN 51)
Written by R.K. Murton.
Stock no. 2126133
Published by Collins. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 51. An absorbing & authorative study by Dr. R. K. Morton, of the interelationships between bird and human life in this country. The study covers such matters as food production, farming, forestry, horticulture, fishery, urban conditions & hygine, sport and industry,concluding with an account of the conservation issues involved. 32 b/w photographs, mainly by author. 40 text figures. Green cloth. ISBN: 0002131323. Spotting to covers. Spine a bit faded. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and a few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and is browned to spine.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1978
No author listed. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 2126132
Published by Daily Express. 1978. Very good condition.

Laminated pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert on the back of a sledge, waving. First story is Rupert and the Rivals. The first Rupert annual to be drawn by John Harrold. 115 pages. 10x7 inches. Bumping to spine and corners. Name in pencil to belongs to box. NOT price-cut. Page edge browning. Pencil scribble to page 17.

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MEDIEVAL PEOPLE
Written by Eileen Power.
Stock no. 2126131
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Cream boards with gilt vignettes. Colour illustrations. Some light foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is better than very good - has a few light scuff marks.

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