Category: Natural History


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By: A. J. Prater

Price: £25.00

Publisher: T & A D Poyser Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: GT322

ISBN: 0856610291

Condition: Fine

Illustrated with b&w drawings by John Busby. B&W photos and maps. Report of The Birds of Estuaries Enquiry. No insciptions, fading, clipping wear or marks. A trifle sunned to the d.j. spine as often. View more info


By: A. Stewart C.D. Preston D.A. Pearman

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Joint Nature Conservation Committee: 1994

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Q616

ISBN: 1873701667

Condition: Fine

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 View more info

EXCURSION FLORA of the British Isles

By: A.R.Clapham, T.G.Tutin, E.F.Warburg

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge at the University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: TT274

Condition: Fine

xxxiii, 579pp. A lovely copt with a green and purple d.j. No inscriptions or fading. View more info


By: Acworth, Bernard,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1944

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C990

Condition: Fine

198pp, original green cloth View more info


By: Adams, H.G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Sons:

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: GT218

Condition: V.g.

67, [i] index pp. 8 coloured plates of eggs and containing 38 different species. Attractive pub. embossed green cloth boards with gilt titles. Gilt titles with an attrative embossed dec. design. Young Naturalist's Library. Spine a trifle toned but a v.g. copy View more info


By: Adams, H.G.

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Groomsbridge and Sons: 1871

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: GT375

Condition: Fine

(iv); 156 pages. 8 numbered coloured lithograph plates and text illus. throughout. Publisher's blue dec. buckram cloth covers. Spine and boards gilt/ black titles and illus. Lacking the front free end-paper otherwise fine. No inscriptions. A nice copy. [A shorter edition appeared in 1855 but only had 78pp] View more info

THE TRANESCANTSTheir Plants, Gardens and Museum 1570-1662

By: Allan, Mea

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1964

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: MJ169

Condition: V.g.

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. View more info

PLYMOUTH MARINE FAUNA: Being notes in the local distribution of species occuring in 1931

By: Allen, E.J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Plymouth, The Marine Biological Association of the UK: 1931

Edition: second Edition

Seller ID: TT251

Condition: Fine

371pp. Original green buckram. Folding chart. Couple of old small lib. stamps. View more info

this is the saint Bernard

By: Anderson, Marlene J. and Joan Brearley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New Jersey, T.F.H. Publications: 1973

Edition: 1st Edo

Seller ID: TH090

Condition: Fine

384pp. Fine copy with colour photograpic boards. No inscriptons, marks or wear. Profusely illustrated. View more info

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF VIRUSES [The World Naturalist Series]

By: Andrewes, C.H.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: W558

Condition: V.g.

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. View more info


By: Anon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Reeves and Turner.: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BB590

Condition: V.G`

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 View more info

ENGLISH FORESTS AND FOREST TREES , Historical, Legendary and Descriptive

By: Anon]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Ingram Cooke, and Co: 1853

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: GT057

Condition: V.g.

xii, [17]-405pp. Wood-engraved frontis, extra-engraved title and 40 engraved plates and text illustrations. Appendix, index. Pub. green cloth, gilt with blind embossed tree illus. enclosed by a dec. blind border. Patterned blind spine with gilt titles. Neat spine joint repair otherwise a near fine copy. View more info

The Hunting Hypothesis : A Personal Conclusion Concerning the Evolutionary Nature of Man

By: Ardrey, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1976

Edition: 1st reprint

Seller ID: CG293

ISBN: 0002163209

Condition: Fine

242pp. Colour illus. d.j. Missing the often present errata slip. View more info


By: Aro, Paavo

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: S179

Condition: Fine

Skogsordbok. Forest Dictionary. Forstw├Ârterbuch. Finnisch - Schwedisch - Englisch - Deutsch......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. View more info

From A Bird-Lover's Diary

By: Astley, Arthur

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Sheldon Press: 1928

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: X384

Condition: V.g.

306pp. 8 plates.Green cloth , gilt unfaded. Rubbed fore-edge. A good reading copy in nice binding View more info

WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae

By: Atkinson-Willes, G.L.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Y250

Condition: Fine

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. View more info


By: Baer, Jessie-Chizu

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, CA, Sweetbriar Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: E414

Condition: Fine

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 View more info


By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1963

Edition: facsimile

Seller ID: Z169

Condition: Fine

181pp. Dec. card wrappers. Reprint of the 1933 edition. View more info

THE RABBITSKIN CAP [The Norfolk Library]

By: Baldry, George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ipswich, Boydell Press, Waveney Publications: 1976

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: Z229

ISBN: 0851150454

Condition: Fine

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. View more info

BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES Volume 7 only [of 12]

By: Bannerman, David Armitage

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd: 1958

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: J794

Condition: Fine

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 View more info