A Book for all Reasons: Natural History
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 ATTENBOROUGH, DAVID,, LIFE ON EARTH.
ATTENBOROUGH, DAVID,
LIFE ON EARTH.
William Collins / BBC, London, 1979, 4th imp., 319pp, numerous coloured photo ills. and 2pp Tree of Life diagram in text, large format 10 x 7 inches, heavy art paper, ochre cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, tie-in with BBC production of the same name, described as a history of nature rather than a conventional natural history, lightly rubbed at extrems., dustwrapper: price clipped, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 34027
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 13.55 | JP¥ 1507]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: natural history flora fauna fish birds
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 'BB' (WATKINS-PITCHFORD, D. J.),, THE QUIET FIELDS.
'BB' (WATKINS-PITCHFORD, D. J.),
THE QUIET FIELDS.
Michael Joseph, London, 1981, 1st edn., 206pp, in text half tone ills. by the author, green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, lightly rubbed at tips, faint tanning to edges, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40740
GBP 39.50 [Appr.: EURO 47 US$ 50.98 | JP¥ 5668]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: natural history countryside flora fauna birds ornithology
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BEEBE, WILLIAM,
HIGH JUNGLE.
Readers Union, London, 1952, club edn., xii, 234pp, 32pp half tone photo ills., maps at endpapers, green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorated in silver at upper board, patterned dustwrapper, an account of the author's observations of wildlife after three expeditions in a small area of cloud jungle in the Venezuelan Andes, tiny faint bump top cnr. upper bd., lightly rubbed at tips, upper edge sl. dusty, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., sl. loss spine ends and cnrs., spine sunned, very good plus in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28502
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.74 | JP¥ 861]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: travel venezuela jungle andes wildlife

 
BENT, ARTHUR CLEVELAND,
LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN WILD FOWL.
Dover Publications Inc., New York, 1962, paperbacks, 1. 244pp, (46 half tone plates), 2. 314pp, (60 half tone plates, 16pp publisher's catalogue), paper wrappers, 2 vols, reprint of Smithsonian Bulletins 126 (1923) and 130 (1925), a little rubbed at spine ends and tips, very good,
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Book number: 18013
GBP 8.40 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.84 | JP¥ 1205]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology survey wildfowl america usa canada reference

 BIRCHAM, PETER,, A HISTORY OF ORNITHOLOGY.
BIRCHAM, PETER,
A HISTORY OF ORNITHOLOGY.
Collins, London, 2007, 1st edn., paperback, xii, 482pp, coloured and half tone ills., line drawings and diagrams in text, [ii] ads., coloured pictorial montage upper wrapper, in the New Naturalist Library series, published simultaneously with the hardback edition, lightly rubbed at tips, near fine,
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Book number: 43079
GBP 22.50 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 US$ 29.04 | JP¥ 3229]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: ornithology bird
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BRUUM, BERTEL,
BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA.
Hamlyn Group, London, ND (c1973), 96pp, numerous half tone and col'd ills in text. some in line, large format (11" x 8") light olive paper covered boards, coloured pictorial dw, small area discoloured foor of spine, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18007
GBP 5.10 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.58 | JP¥ 732]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology usa canada america

 BURTON, JOHN A.,, BIRDS OF THE TROPICS.
BURTON, JOHN A.,
BIRDS OF THE TROPICS.
Books for Pleasure / Hamlyn, Sydney - Australia, 1978, 128pp, numerous in text col'd photo ills. pictorial eps., large format (11.75" x 8.75") green cloth gilt, pict. dw, sl. rubbing to tips, dustwrapper: well rubbed at extrems., several closed tears and some light chipping, very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18008
GBP 6.60 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 8.52 | JP¥ 947]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology tropics rain forest
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 COBBETT, WILLIAM (SELECTED AND INTRO. BY RICHARD INGRAMS),, COBBETT'S COUNTRY BOOK - An Anthology of William Cobbett's Writings on Country Matters.
COBBETT, WILLIAM (SELECTED AND INTRO. BY RICHARD INGRAMS),
COBBETT'S COUNTRY BOOK - An Anthology of William Cobbett's Writings on Country Matters.
Readers Union, Newton Abbot, 1975, club edn., 216pp, in text line drawings by Bert Kitchen, light blue cloth lettered in dark blue at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, edges tanned, dustwrapper: very light soiling lower panel, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40744
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.32 | JP¥ 1148]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: natural history countryside gardening farming hunting
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 COBBETT, WILLIAM (SELECTED AND INTRO. BY RICHARD INGRAMS),, COBBETT'S COUNTRY BOOK - An Anthology of William Cobbett's Writings on Country Matters.
COBBETT, WILLIAM (SELECTED AND INTRO. BY RICHARD INGRAMS),
COBBETT'S COUNTRY BOOK - An Anthology of William Cobbett's Writings on Country Matters.
Readers Union, Newton Abbot, 1975, club edn., 216pp, in text line drawings by Bert Kitchen, light blue cloth lettered in dark blue at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, edges tanned, dustwrapper: a little sunned at spine, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40745
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.03 | JP¥ 1005]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: natural history countryside gardening farming hunting
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COWARD, T. A. , INTRO ENID BLYTON (ED.),
BIRDS OF THE WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND comprising a descriptive history of the families corvidae to tetraonidae, based on the standard works 'The Birds of the British Isles'.
Frededrick Warne, London, 1941, new edn., 352pp, frontis and 78pp col'd ills. by Thorburn and others, 2pp half tone photo ills., many line drawings in text, pocket size format, russet cloth lettered in black, a comprehensive reference of British birds, sl. bumps to extrems., rubbed at extrems. esp. spine ends, cloth weak at bottom of fr. hinge, top edge dusty, several fox marks on edges, no dustwrapper, good,
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Book number: 18015
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.39 | JP¥ 933]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology britain field guide reference thorburn

 CULLUM, ELIZABETH,, A COTTAGE HERBAL.
CULLUM, ELIZABETH,
A COTTAGE HERBAL.
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, ND (copyright 1975), 1st edn., 127pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., line drawings in text, olive green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured photo pictorial dustwrapper, all aspects of herbs from their culinary values to craft uses, with chapters on making a herb garden, harvesting and drying, narural dyes and herbs as cosmetics as well as their uses in cooking and medicine, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus i a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40748
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.32 | JP¥ 1148]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: natural history herbs culinary wines teas medicines cosmetics
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DARLINGTON, ARNOLD,
MOUNTAINS AND MOORLANDS.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND (c1978), 224pp, 660 illustrations of species in colour, line ills. at eps., laminated col'd pictorial boards, a guide to the natural history of northern europe with a description of the environment and over 700 entries, from animals incl. birds and insects to plants incl. fungi and lichens, crnrs. a little bumped, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 18051
GBP 7.70 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.94 | JP¥ 1105]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: britain north europe ecology plant animal field guide reference

 
DOUGALL, ROBERT,
A CELEBRATION OF BIRDS.
Collins and Harvill, London, 1978, 1st edn., 194pp, 8 col'd plates and in textline drawings all by John Barber, dk green cloth gilt, an introduction to British town and country birdlife by the ex-president of RSPB, lightly bumped top crnr upper bd., edges yellowed, dustwrapper: clipped, rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18001
GBP 8.20 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.58 | JP¥ 1177]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology rspb britain town country john barber

 DRABBLE, PHIL,, BADGERS AT MY WINDOW.
DRABBLE, PHIL,
BADGERS AT MY WINDOW.
Pelham, London, 1969, 2nd imp., 159pp, half tone photo frontis., 16pp half tone photo ills. by Stanley Porter, dark green cloth lettered in silver at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper by Stanley Porter, by the naturalist and broadcaster, the author's study of badgers, both hand-reared and wild, and their relationships with him and his other animals, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, several corners turned, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems. with several short edge tears and adjacent creasing, internally repaired, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 34040
GBP 19.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 24.52 | JP¥ 2727]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: natural history countryside badgers nature reserve naturalist
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DRABBLE, PHIL,
BADGERS AT MY WINDOW.
Fontana, London, 1976, 1st in imprint, paperback, 160pp, 8pp half tone photo ills. by Stanley Porter, photo pictorial montage upper wrapper, by the naturalist and broadcaster, the author's study of badgers, both hand-reared and wild, and their relationships with him and his other animals, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 30004
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.45 | JP¥ 718]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: natural history countryside badgers nature reserve naturalist

 
DRABBLE, PHIL (FOREWORD BY JOHNNY MORRIS),
COUNTRY SEASONS.
Sphere, London, 1978, 1st in imprint, paperback, 190pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., [ii] ads., photo pictorial montage upper wrapper, the author '.. takes us through a full year's cycle of country seasons, and introduces us to some of the creatures, wild and tame, that share his life..', sl. roll and single vertical crease to spine, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 30005
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.45 | JP¥ 718]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: natural history countryside seasons naturalist

 
FALLODEN, VISCOUNT GREY OF, KG,
THE CHARM OF BIRDS.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1934, 3rd popular edn., 305pp, many in text woodcuts by Robert Gibbings, oatmeal buckram lettered in blue with lighter bluw title panels, plain printed dw, a celebration of the personal experiences of birds, a little rubbed at extrems., top edge dusty, light foxing to eps, prelims and final few pp, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., severely sunned at spine, soiled and water stained in places, very good in a poor dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18033
GBP 11.80 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.23 | JP¥ 1693]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology britain domestic

 
FITTER, R. S. R.,
COLLINS POCKET GUIDE TO BIRD WATCHING.
Collins, London, 1963, 1st edn., 254pp, 40pp half tone photo ills., 49 line draweings in text by R. A. Richardson, blue cloth gilt, includes advice on how to watch, what to watch for and where to watch by habitat and county, a little rubbed and bumped at extrems., dustwrapper: well rubbed, chipped at spine ends, loss at folds, several tears and creases, good plus in a poor dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18020
GBP 8.90 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.49 | JP¥ 1277]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology britain reference

 
FITTER, R. S. R. AND RICHARDSON, R. A. (ILLUSTRATOR), FOREWORD BY PETER SCOTT,
COLLINS POCKET GUIDE TO BRITISH BIRDS.
Collins, London, 1959, 6th imp., xvi, 240pp, with 64pp col'd plates and 48pp half tone plates, line drawings in text, pictorial eps., dark geen cloth gilt, one of the first and best of bird reference books for the non-ornithologist, arranging birds in order of colour and size to make identification easier, light bumping to extrems., small water stain on top edge, dustwrapper: well rubbed chipped at spine, ends and folds, several tears and creases, very good in a poor dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18018
GBP 7.70 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.94 | JP¥ 1105]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology britain field guide reference

 
GOODERS, JOHN,
WHERE TO WATCH BIRDS.
Andre Deutsch, London, 1968, 2nd imp., 313pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., 27 maps in text, dichromatic black/yellow cloth lettered in yellow, a county by county guide to where to watch birds in the British Isles, with plans/maps of some, a little rubbed at extrems., ink name front free endpaper, dustwrapper: a little rubbed and cerased at edges, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18022
GBP 8.90 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.49 | JP¥ 1277]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology britain reference

 
GOODERS, JOHN,
WHERE TO WATCH BIRDS IN BRITAIN AND EUROPE.
Andre Deutsch, London, 1970, 1st edn., 299pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, dichromatic blue cloth lettered in metallic blue, a guide to the habitats and reserves in Europe, with plans/maps of some, ink name front free endpaper, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18021
GBP 8.90 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.49 | JP¥ 1277]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology britain europe reference

 
HEINROTH, OSKAR AND KATHARINA,
THE BIRDS.
Faber and Faber, London, 1959, 1st edn., 175pp, many half tone and line ills. in text, blue cloth lettered in white, originally published in Germany, '...an authoritative account written by scientists for the general reader and explaining how birds mate, migrate, eat, sleep, fly, swim, see, taste, hear and think...'light rubbing to extrems., front eps replaced, dustwrapper: lightlt rubbed at tips, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18025
GBP 7.70 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.94 | JP¥ 1105]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology reference

 
HMSO (PUB),
EDIBLE AND POISONOUS FUNGI Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Bulletin No. 23.
His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952, 6th edn. 3rd imp., 64pp, incl 27 col'd plates, green cloth with gilt vignette upper board, a selection of edible and poisonous varieties with some suggestions on cooking the edible ones, rubbed and bumped at extrems., some water staining to top edge encroaching into top edge of plates, light foxing in places, dustwrapper: remains of present but almost in pieces, good in a poor dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18049
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.74 | JP¥ 861]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: fungi mushroom toadstool reference britain

 HOLDEN, EDITH,, THE COUNTRY DIARY OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY.
HOLDEN, EDITH,
THE COUNTRY DIARY OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY.
Michael Joseph/Webb and Bower, London, 1978, 5th imp., 186pp., numerous in text col. ills.,dark brown cloth backed cream paper covered bds, lettered gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, coloured endpapers, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, a facsimile reprint of a naturalist's diary for the year 1906, recording in words and paintings the flora and fauna of the changing seasons, lighgtly rubbed and bumped at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips with a few light creases at edges, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28864
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.32 | JP¥ 1148]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: diary letters social natural history flora fauna
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 HOLDEN, EDITH,, THE COUNTRY DIARY OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY.
HOLDEN, EDITH,
THE COUNTRY DIARY OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY.
Michael Joseph/Webb and Bower, London, 1984, 19th imp., 186pp., numerous in text coloured ills., coloured endpapers, large format (9 x 7 inches approx.), cream paper covered boards backed with brown cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, pictorial dustwrapper, facsimile reprint of naturalist's manuscript diary for the year 1906, lavishly illustrated with flora and fauna, very faintly bumped at upper tips, dustwrapper: lightly sunned, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40754
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 12.91 | JP¥ 1435]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: natural history diary letters social flora fauna
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