Christopher Baron: Natural History
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Amphibians and Reptiles. A Natural History of the British Herpetofauna
London, Harper Collins [ HarperCollins ]. 2000, First Edition. (ISBN: 000220083x). Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 155mm x 222mm tall (6" x 8.75" approx.). 270pp with over 100 illustrations in b/w & line [including maps], + 8pp plates with a total of 31 colour photographs. Tiny repaired production flaw to upper blank corner of half-title leaf, otherwise fine in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Almost Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 003482
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 88 US$ 103.64 | JP¥ 11421]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: New Naturalist Naturalists Snake Snakes Frog Frogs Toad Toads Reptile Reptiles Herpetofauna Biology Natural History Ecology Conservation Newt Newts Lizard Lizards Chelonian Chelonians Tortoise Tortoises Terrapin Terrapins Bibliography Bibliographies Photo

Elements of Silkworm Rearing
Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire, Lullingstone Silk Farm Ltd.. 115mm x 153mm tall (4.5" x 6" approx.). 8pp booklet. Staples rusting but otherwise fine, in the original soft card covers. Undated but circa 1960's ?. Uncommon and not listed in COPAC. Postage will be reduced for this light item. Very Good.
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Book number: 006355
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 20.73 | JP¥ 2284]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Sericulture Natural History Nature Silk Mulberry Mulberries Silkworm Lepidopterae Phamphite Ser Seicum Caterpillar Caterpillars Pebrine Flacherie Sericulture Commerce Commodity Commodities Fabric Textile Cloth Miranda Hart Genealogy Ayot St. Lawrence Comm

Researches In Zoology, Illustrative of the Structure, Habits, and Economy of Animals
London, John Van Voorst. 1873, Second Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 145mm x 230mm tall (5.5" x 9." approx.). Pp viii, 343, + 2 single-sided plate leaves, with a total of 11 steel-engraved text-figs. Endpapers lightly toned and slight rubs to cloth edges and corners, otherwise very good in the original triple blind-ruled, dark-green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Very Good/no d/w.
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Book number: 004322
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 47 US$ 55.27 | JP¥ 6091]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Natural History Bird Migration Ornithology Cuckoo Swallow Salmon Sewin River Conway Oak Tree Blight Manchester Dendrology Hooke Spider Spiders Insects Fish Toxicology Arachnid Arachnids Araneidea Poison Poisons Toxicity

Systematic Dictionary of Mammals of the World. THE START OF A CAREER? - SEE DESCRIPTION
London, Museum Press Limited. 1965, Second Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Ill.: Pratt, David. Hardback, 145mm x 223mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 307pp, with superb scraper-board illustrations by David Pratt throughout. Very good, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title & logo to front board, and with the slightly-toned but otherwise very good and unclipped dust-wrapper. Prize award bookplate to front free endpaper to Geoffrey Robert Hosey. G.R. Hosey went on to become a natural history Author and Joint Editor of "Mammal Review". Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 003585
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 17.27 | JP¥ 1903]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Natural History Zoology Mammal Mammals Animal Animals Scraper Board G R Hosey Geoffrey Robert Hosey Canton High School Cardiff Photographed Vf59 Pratt, David

The Making of the Fittest. DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution
London, Quercus. 2008, First Edition. (ISBN: 978184724765). Cloth, Lge 8vo. First Edition, First Issue hardback, 116mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). 301pp, with illustrations in b/w & line, plus 8pp plates containing a total of 34 colour photos. Fine, in the original boards/silver spine title, and with the very slightly chipped but otherwise very good, unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 005627
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 US$ 24.87 | JP¥ 2741]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Natural History DNA Dawkins Darwin Evolution Tree of Life Genes Fossil Life Science Science and Medicine 978184724765

Around a Cornfield [expressed on the front cover as Corn-Field ]
London, Edinburgh and New York, T. Nelson and Sons. 1895, First Edition. Decorated Cloth, Sm 8vo. Postage will be reduced for this light item. Hardback,120mm x 180mm tall (4.75" x 7,25" approx.). 98pp with 26 line-drawn text figs. plus two [one a frontispiece] attractive chromo colour plates each with four illustrations; plus 16pp of Publisher's adverts, with illustrations. Prize label to the front pastedown from Edinburgh Merchant Company School, George Watson College for Boys, Headmaster Geo. Ogilvie, M.A. LL.D.and signed by the teacher, one Jean Rosie Davidson, awarding the book to a David Gilchrist of Class F, 1st Div. as a prize for 6th. Arithmetic in the Session 1896-7. Endpapers toned and light rubs to hd/tl of spine and a few inconsequential external marks, otherwise very good, in the original colour-illustrated, turquoise cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. An uncommon edition and binding. Very Good/No d/w.
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Book number: 004532
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 US$ 27.64 | JP¥ 3046]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Child Children Childrens Illustrated Natural History School Prize David Gilchrist Jean Rosie Davidson Geo. George Ogilvie Edinburgh Merchant Company Schools George Watson College for Boys Horticulture Botany Bibliography Aloe Wild Flowers Chromo Chromolit

Illustrations of British Fungi ( Hymenomycetes ) Volumes 1-4 Incl. [of 8]
London, Williams & Norgate Ltd. 1881, First Edition. Cloth, Lge 8vo. The first four volumes [of the eight volume First Edition]. Hardbacks, each 150mmx 235mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). with a 20pp Preface, Systemic Index and a Corrigenda, plus a total of 622 multi-image colour plates, interleaved with tissue-guards, each plate neatly numbered to the upper blank margin to accord with the Index secondary details. Neat cancelled Polish University College Library of London stamp impression to the blank lower margins of the title-leaves and some spotting of prelims. The gutta-percha in the bindings has failed, as usual, leaving the plate leaves loose. One plate creased with a tiny repaired clean marginal tear, otherwise all very good. These volumes all first editions, published between 1881 and 1886. The original green cloth-covered bevelled-edge boards/gilt spine rulings, titles & decoration, with logo and rulings in blind to boards, are very good. Exceptionally scarce. Some additional postage may be required for these heavy volumes, please ask for details of the cheapest option available before placing an order. Good/Later loose protective Jackets.
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Book number: 005044
GBP 1250.00 [Appr.: EURO 1464.25 US$ 1727.26 | JP¥ 190345]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Fungi Mushrooms Toadstools Fungus Hymenomycetes Natural History Illustrated

Ducks & Geese for Eggs and Table. Ditchfield's Little Wonder Books No. 12
Leyland, Lancs. Ditchfield's British Books Limited. Soft Cover. 107mm x 138mm tall (4.25" x 5.25" approx.). 32pp, with advert endpapers. Very good, in the original black-printed, illustrated white paper covers. Undated - circa 1950? Postage will be reduced for this light item. Very Good.
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Book number: 005424
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13.82 | JP¥ 1523]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Fowl Ducks Geese Ducklings Goslings Birds Husbandry Natural History Eggs Food Poultry Breeding Ditchfield Agriculture & Forestry

Physical Culture [ WITH Leo Politi - designed Bookplate ]
Chickeringhall, Huntingdon Ave. Boston, Emerson College Publishing Company. 1913, Twelfth Edition. Hardback small 4to. 180mm x 210mm tall (7" x 8.5" approx.). Pp ix, 154, + 37 single-sided plate leaves with an illustration in b/w or line, of a woman in classical garb striking various poses, + tissue-guarded b/w frontispiece photograph of the Author, + 1p Publisher's advert + 3pp blanks. Very minor rubs to edges and corners, otherwise very good, in the original light-blue cloth-covered boards/sillver decorated titles, with gilt-on-white figure of a man in toga to front board/all page edges gilt. WITH the striking ex-libris [or bookplate] of one Martha Roxana Christianson, with the design of a sail-assisted, four-oared galley at sea, by Leo Politi.
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Book number: 002316
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.25 US$ 41.45 | JP¥ 4568]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Physical Culture Exercise Exercises Exercising Health Climate Diet Chocolate Cocoa Beauty Alcohol Culture Greece Respiration Breathing Tobacco Winship Exlibris Ex-Libris Bookplate Bookplates Book-Plate Boo -Plates Leo Politi Martha Roxana Christianson Sci

The Dragonflies of Great Britain and Ireland
Great Horkesley, Colchester, Harley Books. 1983, Second Edition [Revised & 1st thus]. (ISBN: 0946589003). Cloth, 4to. Ill.: Gardener, A.E. & Hammond, C.O. Hardback, 205mm x 258mm tall (8" x 10.25" approx.). Pp 116, illustrated throughout in b/w, line & colour. Very good, in the original dark-green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with unclipped but slightly chipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 003615
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 US$ 27.64 | JP¥ 3046]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Natural History Dragonfly Dragonflies Insect Insects Odonata Entomology Zygoptera Zygopterae Odonatae Anisoptera Anisopterae Damselfly Damselflies Ecology Photographed Vf59 Photography 0946589003 Gardener, A.E. & Hammond, C.O.

Slugs and Snails in World Agriculture. BCPC Monograph No. 41
Thornton Heath, BCPC [ British Crop Protection Council ]. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0948404299). Softcover. 170mm x 245mm tall (6.75" x 9.5" approx.). Pp xii, 422, with text figs. & charts. Fine, in the original illustrated soft-card covers. Fine.
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Book number: 006030
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.75 US$ 62.18 | JP¥ 6852]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Agriculture Farming Market Gardening Slug Snail Pests Chemical Treatments Crops Natural History Science Commerce Science and Medicine Agriculture & Forestry 0948404299

Domini the Golden
London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. 1940, First Edition. Cloth. Ill.: Parker, W. Neave. Hardback, 150mm x 225mm tall 6" x 9" approx.). 96pp (incl. 6pp Publisher's adverts) with 26 illustrations (6 full-page). Foxing, esp. to prelims, otherwise good in the [very clean and bright] black-printed, illustrated, red cloth-covered boards/black spine title, and with edge-chipped and browned illustrated dust-wrapper. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 003298
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.84 | JP¥ 533]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Natural History Plover Plovers Birds Ornithology Pampas Argentina Eskimo Eskimos Arctic Polar Bear Bears Child Childrens Illustrated Neave Parker South America Children's Illustrated Parker, W. Neave

Days and Nights on Hunter's Fen
Newton Abbot, David & Charles. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 0715399942). Cloth, 4to. Hardback, 200mm x 270mm tall (8" x 10.75" approx.).192pp, illustrated throughout in line & colour. This is an enlarged edition of the classic "Hunter's Fen', now with specially-commissioned watercolour paintings. Fine, in the original maroon boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine and unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Fine/Almost Fine.
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Book number: 004518
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 20.73 | JP¥ 2284]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Hunting Angling Shooting Fishing Fen Fens Rod Gun Sport Sporting Natural History Fenland East Anglia Topography Marsh Marshes Fowling Duck Waterways Topography and Local History Sports, Games and Pastimes 0715399942

Insects and Hygiene. The Biology and Control of Insect Pests of Medical and Domestic Importance in Great Britain
London, Methuen & Co Ltd. 1951, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 140mm x 225mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xiv, 482, with 57 text figs. and a b/w photo frontispiece plate. Very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with rubbed but sound dust-wrapper. Very Good/Rubbed D/J.
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Book number: 003372
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 20.73 | JP¥ 2284]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Natural History Insect Insects Pest Pests Health Flea Fleas Disease Diseases Chemical Chemicals Cockroach Cockroaches Roach Roaches Bee Bees Moth Moths Biology Science and Medicine

Industrial Nitrogen. The Principles and Methods of Nitrogen Fixation and the Industrial Applications of Nitrogen Products in the Manufacture of Explosives, Fertilizers, Dyes, Etc.
London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. 1922, First Edition. Cloth. Hardback.110mm x 170mm tall (4.25" x 6.5"approx.). Pp xii, 101 with a frontispiece, 18 illustrations in b/w & line, 5 Tables and a short Bibliography, + 12pp of Publisher's adverts. Very good, in the original black-printed illustrated cloth-covered boards/black titles. Very Good/No d/w.
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Book number: 003890
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 38.69 | JP¥ 4264]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Profnoca Gas Chemistry Chemical Chemicals Apparatus Pressure Gauge Nitrogen Fertiliser Fertilisers Fertilizer Fertilizers Explosives Munitions Armaments Arms Ostwald Process Processes Sir Frederick Abel Gases Agriculture Technology Technical Primer Primer

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