Abbey Antiquarian Books: Botany and Natural History
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ADAMSON,JOY
BORN FREE a Lioness of Two Worlds
London, Collins & Harvill Press reprint 1962 Color & b/w plates . Octavo pictorial boards in torn dust jacket (tips rubbed and edges dusty where jacket torn) 160pp Very clean and tight.
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Book number: B60747
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Keywords: mammalian natural history lions leopard

 
ADAMSON,JOY
BORN FREE a Lioness of Two Worlds
London, Collins & Harvill Press reprint 1962 Color & b/w plates . Octavo pictorial boards (1" repair to head of spine/tips rubbed and sl.marked) 160pp marginal damp towards the end but a clean neat copy.
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Book number: B60748
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Keywords: mammalian natural history lions leopard

 
ALI,SALIM
BOOK OF BIRDS OF INDIAN BIRDS
Bombay, Bombay Natural History Soc. 3rd edition 1944 Color plates (188) by H.N. Wandrekar and others + b/w plates . Small octavo green cloth pictorial gilt (hinges worn with some splitting/spine sunned and fore-edges damp marked but sound) xliii+438pp inscription on FEP else neat copy
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Book number: B54460
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.57 | JP¥ 903]
Keywords: India bird manual

 
ANDREWS,MICHAEL
FLIGHT OF THE CONDOR wildlife exploration of the Andes
London, British Broadcasting Corp.1st edition 1982 Color (many + a few) b/w photographs + 6 pages of maps . Large octavo boards in price clipped dust jacket (tips sl.rubbed) 158pp *Fine documentary to accompany the wildlife Television series.
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Book number: B60568
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.67 | JP¥ 387]
Keywords: natural history South America Andes mountains

 
ARMSTRONG,EDWARD A.
BIRD DISPLAY an introduction to the Study of Bird Psychology
Cambridge, University Press 1st edition 1942 Plates (22) with 40 illustrations . Octavo blue cloth (faded/bit marked & tips worn) xvi+381pp clean neat copy of this classic work on bird behavior.
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Book number: B58549
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 4.9 | JP¥ 516]
Keywords: animal behavior ethology birds

 
BABINGTON,CHARLES CARDALE
MANUAL OF BRITISH BOTANY
London, Van Voorst 1874 . Duodecimo blindstamped tan cloth (lacks spine covering/tips worn & ink marks to lower cover) lxiii+473pp+2p catal. Inscription on FEP inner hinge slightly pulled else V.G.
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Book number: B55444
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.12 | JP¥ 645]
Keywords: botany

 
BARRON,NORMAN
DAIRY FARMERS'S VETERINARY BOOK
Ipswich, Farming Press 6th revised edition 1969 Plates and text illustrations throughout . Octavo boards in slightly edge-torn dust jacket (tips sl.rubbed) 252pp with folding doublesided frontis V.G+ in G jacket
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Book number: B52917
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.67 | JP¥ 387]
Keywords: farming veterinary cattle diseases

 
BAUER,ERWIN A
HUNTING WITH A CAMERA a world Guide to Wildlife Photography
London, Winchester press 1st edition 1974 Color and b/w illustrations throughout . Large octavo black cloth (tips slightly worn/rubbed) 324pp V.G (no dust jacket) *Deals with cameras, accessories & techniques
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Book number: B51007
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Keywords: natural history photography

 
BENTHAM, GEORGE REVISED BY SIR J.D. HOOKER
HANDBOOK OF THE BRITISH FLORA Sixth Edition
Ashford, Kent, L. Reeve & Co. Ltd. 6th edition 1920 . Octavo gilt original cloth (amateur reback tips slightly worn/marked) lxxx +584pp last 2 pages reinserted with tape some signs of use/marginalia in pencil but a tight neat copy.
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Book number: B1031
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 4.9 | JP¥ 516]
Keywords: botany field guide natural history

 
BRETT,W.
NEW BOOK OF GARDENING Vol.3
London, Newnes N D Color plates (18) . Quarto dark blue cloth (tips rubbed small chip out of foot of front board) 352pgs+xxvi slight EP foxing else V.G+
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Book number: B1032
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 11.02 | JP¥ 1161]
Keywords: gardening

 
BRIMBLE,L.J.F.
FLOWERS IN BRITIAN Wild, Ornamental and Economic and some Relatives in Other Lands
London, Macmillan 2nd edition 1952 Color plates (18)+ b/w illustrations throughout . Octavo green cloth in edge-torn dust jacket adhering slightly to the foot of the covers (tips rubbed) x+303pp Inscription on FEP else V.G
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Book number: B58122
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Keywords: botany flowering plants gardening

 
CHAUDIN,V. TRANSLATED VERA HIGGINS
ORNAMENTAL CONIFERS
London, Garden Book Club 1956 Plates and text illustrations (36) . Small octavo green boards (edges & spine sunned/tips sl.rubbed) 114pp bookplate of Edith Amelia White on FEP else near Fine
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Book number: B62934
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Keywords: trees conifers evergreen gardening natural history

 
COOPER,ALLAN
FISHES OF THE WORLD
London, Hamlyn all-colour paperbacks series 1971 Color illustrations throughout including distribution maps by Will Nickless & George Thompson maps by John Smith . Paperback 159pp V.G
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Book number: B51980
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Keywords: fish biology natural history identification

 
COOPER,W.E. SHEWELL-
ROYAL GARDENERS King George VI and his Queen
London, Cassell & Co 1st edition 1952 Color and b/w illustrations (92). . Small quarto green boards (tips sl.worn/bumped/slight edge fading) xiii+66pp inscription on front end-paper else V.G+
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Book number: B58580
GBP 1.00 [Appr.: EURO 1.25 US$ 1.22 | JP¥ 129]
Keywords: gardens gardening royalty flowers fruit vegetables

 
DAWSON,OLIVER
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR GARDEN
London, Collingridge 1st edition 1967 Color plates & b/w photos . Octavo boards in dust jacket (tips slightly rubbed) 144pp V.G in V.G jacket + advert leaflet laid in
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Book number: B50945
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Keywords: gardening natural history flowers

 
ERICSON, DAVID B. AND GOESTA WOLLIN
EVER-CHANGING SEA, The
New York, Knopf 1st edition 1967 Text illustrations, diagrams and maps throughout by Ingrid Niccoll . Large octavo cloth in dust jacket xiii+354pp+xiip of index *Near Fine in V.G jacket *Oceanography mainly dealing with physical properties such as circulation, waves, sea level, ocean floor, mohole etc. but one chapter on life in the deeps.
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Book number: B62928
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Keywords: oceanography tides currents waves floor depths

 
FITTON,ELIZABETH & SARAH)
CONVERSATIONS ON BOTANY
London, Longman,Rees,Orme&Brown & Green 7th 1831 Hand-colored plates (21 incl. doublepage) by Sowerby . Duodecimo tan spined calf boards with black spine label (tips sl.worn/marked) xx+278pgs Erased pencil note on FEP ownership on FEP, scattered light foxing and because this is an uncut and rather larger than usual copy some of the uncut edges are slightly dusty/browned. Well colored and nice crisp copy, V.G (Osborne Collection 822 for 1823 4th edition).
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Book number: B63436
GBP 94.00 [Appr.: EURO 102.5 US$ 115.07 | JP¥ 12128]
Keywords: flower illustrated

 
FOGG,H.G. WITHAM
FLOWER ARRANGER'S GARDEN
London, Pelham Books first edition 1974 Plates (20) + diagrams in the text . Octavo boards in price clipped dust jacket (tips slightly rubbed) 235pp V.G+ in V.G+ jacket
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Book number: B61229
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Keywords: flowers arranging gardens gardening

 
FURNEAUX,W.
OUT-DOOR WORLD or Young Collector's Handbook
London, Longmans,Green New impression 1919 Color plates (16) + 600 text illustrations . Octavo red cloth with gilt beetle to cover (tips slightly worn/bumped/sl.marked with spine faded) xxviii+411pp EPs bit foxed & name on FEP (in yellow so hard to read) a few signs of use but neat, tight copy.
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Book number: B54977
GBP 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.91 | JP¥ 1677]
Keywords: natural history

 
FURNEAUX,W.
OUT-DOOR WORLD or Young Collector's Handbook
London, Longmans,Green 1932 Color plates (16) + 550 illustrations in the text . Octavo red cloth with blindstamped beetle to cover (tips sl.rubbed/spine faded) xxviii+411pp name on FEP else V.G+
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Book number: B56763
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.57 | JP¥ 903]
Keywords: natural history

 
GILMOUR,JOHN & MAX WALTERS
WILD FLOWERS Botanising in Britain
London, Collins New Naturalist series 3rd edition 1962 Color & b/w plates (24) . Octavo green cloth (tips sl.bumped/rubbed and sl.marked) 242pp about 8 pages with underlining or marginal annotations else neat and clean.
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Book number: B55829
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.35 | JP¥ 774]
Keywords: botany

 
GUGGISBERG,C.A.W.
GAME ANIMALS OF EASTERN AFRICA
Nairobi, Patwa News Agency 2nd revised impression 1950 Illustrations on 26 plates by Guggisberg . Duodecimo red cloth (tips sl.bumped/small snag to spine) 64pp inscription on FEP else V.G
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Book number: B59594
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Keywords: Africa wild life guide

 
HAAS,EMMY
PRIDE'S PROGRESS the story of a family of Lions
London, Collins 1st UK edition 1968 Photos (168) by Emmy Haas to each opening . Small quarto boards in dust jacket (tips slightly rubbed) 115pp small bookplate removed from FEP else V.G+ in V.G jacket *New York's Bronx Zoo lion pride
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Book number: B49512
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.67 | JP¥ 387]
Keywords: mammalian natural history illustrated illustrated

 
HART,SUSANNE
LIFE WITH DAKTARI two Vets in East Africa
London, Bles/Collins 1st edition 1969 Color & b/w photos + drawings throughout . Octavo boards in slightly torn dust jacket (tips slightly rubbed) 224pp V.G+ in essentially complete jacket *Vet married to the original of the TV series
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Book number: B48377
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 4.9 | JP¥ 516]
Keywords: veterinary East Africa natural history movies

 
HENNEDY,ROGER
CLYDESDALE FLORA
Glasgow, Hopkins revis.edition 1878 Frontis with tissue guard +8 plates by Hennedy . Small octavo green blind-stamped cloth (tips slightly bumped/worn) xxxviii+256pgs inscription on FEP else V.G
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Book number: B7443
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.48 | JP¥ 2581]
Keywords: Scotland botany

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