Ariel Books: Natural History
found: 12 books

 
DOWSETT, J MOREWOOD
The Romance of England's Forests
London, United Kingdom, The Scientific Book Club. 1942, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. History of Britains forests from prehistoric forragers and wild life, through Roman times up to present including forecast future. CONDITION Yellow bds with dulled Gilt spine title (fresh with small damp stain bottom front cnr, cnrs sl canted) colour frontis, pp 304 with 6 b/w illus plates and one map. Tight and clean with very odd faint dust spotting internally. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11392
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1728]
Keywords: Epping Forest Roman Britain

 
FALLA, R A; BARTRUM, J A; BURBIDGE, P W; POWELL, A W B (HANDBOOK COMMITTEE)
Handbook for New Zealand Prepared for Members of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science on the Occasion of Its Meeting Held in Auckland 12th-19th January 1937
Wellington, New Zealand, Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science. 1936, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Australian & New Zealand Natural History. Cream card wraps, pp 157 with b/w photo illus and many maps including colour fold out to rear. Age toning to covers with small tear top rear at spine, internally very bright with odd fox spot, map to rear is partially torn at joint with spine not effecting map, staples rusting #New Zealand History#. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 11708
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2700]
Keywords: New Zealand Natural History

 
GIBBINGS, ROBERT
Sweet Cork of Thee
London, United Kingdom, J M Dent. 1951, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cork born artist and author who was most noted for his work as a wood engraver and for his books on travel and natural history. Written about personal encounter and anecdote, and historical and cultural research, all illustrated by his wood engravings. CONDITION Blue cloth with bright Gilt title and decoration, map eps, frontis illus in colour, 235 pages with his wonderful wood block illus through out. Bright and clean copy. Orinal DJ chipped to edges and a little spotted. Price clipped to DJ and top cnr of fist two pages to eps. Good/Good.
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Book number: 14884
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1512]
Keywords: Irish History

 
GIBSON, JOHN
Great Waterfalls, Cataracts, and Geysers. Described and Illustrated
London, United Kingdom, T Nelson & Son. 1887, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. English Geologist. Contents cover Niagara Falls, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Kaieteur Fall, Tequendama, Montmourency, Chaudiere, Lorette, Cataracts of Orinocco & Parana, Zambesi, Falls & Cataracts of the Nile, some Swiss Falls, Clyde & Foyers, Doubs, Cascade of Gavarnie, Iceland, Geysers of New Zealand with lovely engraved illus of most. CONDITION Turquoise bds with illus and text in Black and Gilt (slightly rubbed to spine, cloth buffed through ay cnrs) pp x 288 with 33 nice engravings, bright and clean with light age toning near ends. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 13401
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.5 | £UK 76 | JP¥ 10260]

 
GUTHRIE-SMITH, H
Bird Life on Island and Shore
Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood & Sons. 1925, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Guthrie-Smith's writings also consider the wider national picture this book begins with an impassioned plea for the official protection of native birds and their forest habitats. The contents are observations at Porangahau Estuary, Esk River, Little Barrier Island, and Foveaux Strait told in his fluent, accessible, even chatty, a relaxed mix of science, anecdote, lyricism, humour and adventure, all keenly observed. CONDITION A Near Fine copy, Green bds, Gilt to spine slightly dulled, pp xix 195 with wonderful half tone photo plates through out, a little edge spotting. Particularly clean and crisp copy. Overweight. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14621
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32 | JP¥ 4320]

 
GUTHRIE-SMITH, H
Birds of the Water, Wood, and Waste
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombes. 1927, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. An account of birds on Tutira sheep station in the Hawkes Bay. With additional material to the original. CONDITION Fine copy bound in Green Buckram cloth with bright gilt titles (unworn) pp viii 207 with wonderful half tone plates through out. Exceptionally clean and crisp copy. Overweight. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14620
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28 | JP¥ 3780]

 
GUTHRIE-SMITH, H
Birds of the Water, Wood, and Waste
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1927, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. An account of birds on Tutira sheep station in the Hawkes Bay. With additional material to the original 1910 Edition. CONDITION Fine copy bound in Green Buckram cloth with bright gilt titles (unworn) pp viii 207 with wonderful half tone plates through out. Exceptionally clean and crisp copy with some fox spots to edge. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14811
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2700]

 
HAMILTON, CATHERINE
Butterflies of New Zealand
New Zealand, David Bateman. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0908610114) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Twenty three species and two subspecies are illustrated with Catherine Hamilton’s lovely paintings and descriptions. 48 pages. CONDITION Copy is bright and crisp in unworn DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 14298
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1728]
Keywords: Entymology 0908610114

 
HOLDAWAY, RICHARD (ED)
Notornis. Chatham Islands Ornithology
New Zealand, Ornithological Society. 1994, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Notornis Journal Vol 41 supplement Dec 1994. A tribute to Sir Charles Fleming 1916-1987. Ex President of the Ornithological Society and President of the Royal Society. An extensive study covering bird identification and distribution, habitats, how and what they feed on the Chatam islands. CONDITION Card wraps (nice clean covers) 208 pages with numerous b/w photos, figural illus, charts and maps. Bright and crisp as new internally. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 14110
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16 | JP¥ 2160]

 
KEARSLEY, GEOFF; FITZHARRIS, BLAIR (EDS)
Southern Landscapes : Essays in Honour of Bill Brockie & Ray Hargreaves
New Zealand, University of Otaga. 1990, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Geological papers looking at global warming in the South Island published in honour of Bill Brockie & Ray Hargreaves on their retirements. 20 essay including - Pictures of a landscape 1839-1955. Judith Johnston , Southern Climates in the 19th & 20th century. MJ Salinger, Weather in the foothills of mid Canterbury 1866-1871. Peter Holland & Blair Fitzharris, After the Goldrush climate change Central Otago. TJ Hearn, Mining privileges Otago water resource law. David Brash, Landscapes & remote sensing - Ross Cochrane, Slope instability lowland Otago. MJ Crozier, Soil erosion in the Remarkables. James Barringer, Agrarian family farm and industrializing agriculture. John Paterson. CONDITION 360 pages with photos, graphs and maps. Copy belonges to Dr Ross Cochrane who contributed work to this book with his name inside front. Mostly bright and crisp internally, covers show handling wear with small nick to spine head. Good/N/A. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 14793
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 22.5 | JP¥ 3024]

 
MARTIN, W M
Native Plants of Dunedin and Its Environs
Dunedin, New Zealand, Dunedin Naturalist Field Club. 1962, 2nd Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Stapled wraps, 40 pages with b/w photo illus. Very nice copy, lightly toned, not worn. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15578
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1512]

 
MOUAT, MARY
Whero in the Land of Maui : Natural History Lessons in Story Form of New Zealand Forest and Sea
Dunedin, NZ, Coulls Somerville Wilkie Ltd. 1947, First Edition. Pictoral Boards, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. (DNZB M2090) Green bds with photo illus of young Maori girl in costume with a Kiwi pasted to front (fresh and unworn) pp 108 with 8 lovely colour illus plates. Aimed at 12 to 15 year olds. Clean and fresh as new, original booksellers stamp to title page 5 copies in same condition. #New Zealand History#. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 11297
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 22.5 | JP¥ 3024]
Keywords: Children Natural History New Zealand Education

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