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1 A. Stewart C.D. Preston D.A. Pearman
SCARCE PLANTS IN BRITAINQ616
Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough 1994 1873701667 / 9781873701669 1st edition Laminated boards Fine 4to 
515pp. Pictorila black boards. 16 tables, 49 figures. Almost as new. Couple of small impress marks to rear end-papers. Printed on quality paper in a strong binding. A lovely copy 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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2 A.R.Clapham, T.G.Tutin, E.F.Warburg
EXCURSION FLORA of the British IslesTT274
Cambridge at the University Press, Cambridge 1959 1st edition hardback Fine Fine, price-clipped 8vo 
xxxiii, 579pp. A lovely copt with a green and purple d.j. No inscriptions or fading. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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3 Acworth, Bernard,
THE CUCKOO AND OTHER BIRD MYSTERIESC990
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1944 1st edition hard back Fine No Jacket 8vo 
198pp, original green cloth 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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4 Allan, Mea
THE TRANESCANTSTheir Plants, Gardens and Museum 1570-1662MJ169
Michael Joseph, London 1964 1st edition hardcover V.g. V G sunned large 8vo 
345pp, colour frontis. 27 illustrations, folding plate at the rear. Green cloth, gilt. No inscriptions or marks. Illustrated d.j. Royal gardeners to Charles I and II, plant-hunters and the founders of British botany and the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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5 Allen, E.J.
PLYMOUTH MARINE FAUNA: Being notes in the local distribution of species occuring in the neighbourhood 1931TT251
The Marine Biological Association of the UK, Plymouth 1931 Second Edition hardback Fine Ex-Library No d.j. large 8vo 
371pp. Original green buckram. Folding chart. Couple of old small lib. stamps. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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6 Andrewes, C.H.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF VIRUSES [The World Naturalist Series]W558
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London 1967 1st edition hardback V.g. V.g. large 8vo 
viii, 237pp. illustrated throughout including 41plates. A trifle rubbed but now enclosed in a clear mylar protective wrapper. One chip to the front top edge of the d.j. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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7 Anon
GLIMPSES OF THE WONDERFUL Christmas Annual 1846L213
Harvey and Darton, London 1846 Hardback V.g. small 8vo 
217pp. 28 full page plates. One or two plates loose but all present. Generally a little grubby but original green cloth binding with attractive gilt block decoration to the front board. Lacks front free end-paper. Includes 'A Glimpse at China'; The Falls of Niagara; The Earthquake at Lisbon; The Mandan Indians etc. etc. Plates foxed 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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8 Anon.
THE NATURALIST'S NOTE BOOK FOR 1869.BB590
Reeves and Turner., London 1869 First Edition Green Cloth Hard Back V.G` 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" tall 
vii, 376pp. A monthly record of Anecdotes,Theories, and Facts relating to Natural Science, together with notices of new books, reports of the meetings of learned societies, original correspodence, etc. Foxing to end papers. Spine a little crumpled and corners bumped otherwise a nice copy with no fading 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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9 Ardrey, Robert
The Hunting Hypothesis : A Personal Conclusion Concerning the Evolutionary Nature of ManCG293
Collins, London 1976 0002163209 / 9780002163200 1st reprint hard back Fine Fine large 8vo 
242pp. Colour illus. d.j. Missing the often present errata slip. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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10 Aro, Paavo
METSASANAKIRJA Skogsordbok. Forest Dictionary. Forstwörterbuch. Finnisch - Schwedisch - Englisch - Deutsch.S179
Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava, Helsinki 1944 1st edition hard back Fine V G Chipped and Foxed large 8vo 
343pp. Plus indices in the four languages. A forestry dictionary in Finnish-Swedish-German and English. A scarce item in fine condition. D.j chipped and browned. Attractive cloth binding. Well bound. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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11 Astley, Arthur
From A Bird-Lover's DiaryX384
The Sheldon Press, London 1928 1st edition hard back V.g. No d.j. 8vo 
306pp. 8 plates.Green cloth , gilt unfaded. Rubbed fore-edge. A good reading copy in nice binding 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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12 Atkinson-Willes, G.L.
WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland and WalesY250
HMSO, London 1963 1st edition hard back Fine V G Chipped large 8vo 
368pp. Orange hardback in fine condition with a soiled d.j. No inscriptions or marks. The d.j. has protected the book and the cloth is like new. Monograph of the Nature Conservancy Number Three. Illustrated by Peter Scott with 14 full page colour plates. 28 photographs, 5 txt figures and numerous maps. A lovely copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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13 Baer, Jessie-Chizu
A PORTFOLIO OF ROSE-HIPSE414
Sweetbriar Press, Palo Alto, CA 1981 1st edition portfolio Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Numbered and signed review copy. Original type-written RHS review enclosed. Text commentary by John C. MacGregor IV. 12 water-colour plates loose in a simple portfolio 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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14 Bailey, L.H.
HOW PLANTS GET THEIR NAMESZ169
Dover Publications Inc., New York 1963 facsimile paper wrappers Fine 8vo 
181pp. Dec. card wrappers. Reprint of the 1933 edition. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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15 Baldry, George
THE RABBITSKIN CAP [The Norfolk Library]Z229
Boydell Press, Waveney Publications, Ipswich 1976 0851150454 / 9780851150451 re-issue hard back Fine Fine 8vo 
258pp. Orig. pub. 1939. The Norfolk Library Edited by Lilias Rider Haggard. Illustrations by Edward Seago. Green d.j. with an oval 'peephole' showing the colour illustarted laminated boards beneath. No inscriptions or fading. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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16 Bannerman, David Armitage
BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES Volume 7 only [of 12]J794
Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1958 1st edition green buckran, gilt Fine 4to 
253pp. A fine copy with no marks or wear bound in the original green cloth with no wear or fading. Illustrated by George Lodge, 27 colour plates each with titled tissue guards. Volume 7 only from the set of 12 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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17 Barlee, John
BIRDS ON THE WINGT217
Collins, London 1947 1st edition hard back V.g. V G Chipped and Foxed 4to 
128pp. 94 monochrome plates. Grubby d.j. but a fine red cloth copy underneath. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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18 Bastin, Harold
FREAKS AND MARVELS OF INSECT LIFEJ795
Hutchinson, London 1954 1st edition Red Boards V.g. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
248pp. illustrataed 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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19 Batten, H. Mortimer
Habits and Characters of British Wild AnimalsS501
W&R Chambers, Limited, London 1928 New Edition hard back V.g. No d.j. 8vo Warwick Reynolds. 
346, [vi pub. ads] pp, Blue buckram, gilt. Inscirbed by the original owner. Blemish to the front cover and some light marks to the rear board but still a nice copy. 16 plates by Warwick Reynolds. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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20 Beaman, Mark et Madge, Steve
Guide encyclopédique des oiseaux du Paléarctique OccidentalPa769
Nathan, Paris 1998 2092842676 / 9782092842676 1st French edition Hardback Fine Fine large 8vo 
874pp. Colour illustrated white d.j. Colour illustrated drawings throughtout. Neat previous owners stamp to the end-paper. A scarce item. 
Price: 395.00 GBP
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