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ATTENBOROUGH, DAVID
Quest in Paradise
London, Lutterworth Press. 1965. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Green boards are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is light foxing to closed edges else clean, tight and unmarked however frontispiece illustration is loose. Dustjacket has chipping and wear with a small loss to back and 2 small taped repairs. 224 pages. 48 photographs including 5 in colour. Comprises: Part One - The Birds of Paradise; Part Two - The People of Paradise. David Attenborough describes his two remarkable expeditions to the South Seas in search of people and their primitive way of life, although it was the lure of seeing birds of paradise in their natural surroundings that drew him into the heart of primitive New Guinea. L. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 010944
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: New Guinea, Birds of Paradise, Fiji, Tonga, New Hebrides Islands, Queen Salote, Royal Kava Ceremony

 
BARDENS, DENNIS
Psychic Animals - an Investigation of Their Secret Powers
London, Robert Hale. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0709029225). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. In this unique study, well known psychic investigator Dennis Bardens presents a persuasive body of evidence revealing and explaining remarkable feats of animal telepathy, precognition and long-distance perception. Foreword by David Bellamy. 14 illustrations. NOT EX LIB NOT BOOK CLUB C3A. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 007704
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: Animal Telepathy, Precognition, Long-Distance Perception, Sixth Sense, Esp 0709029225

 
BERGGREN, SIGVARD
Freedom Forest
London, Hutchinson. 1962. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue title on brown board which are unmarked wih no wear. Internally there is a small inscription and name to front endpaper else clean and unmarked . Dustjacket has some wear to spine. 173 pages. 4 coloured and 36 monochrome illustrations. Translated from the Swedish by Evelyn Ramsden. A remarkable account of how the author raised a variety of African wild animals at his home in Boras, Sweden where he created an African wild park. The author has made many trips to Africa where he has rescued many animals including a lion cub, a rhinoceros and a leopard. A1D. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 001562
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: African Wild Park Boras Sweden, Lions, Leopard, Rhinoceros

 
BLAKE, HENRY
Talking with Horses - a Study of Communication between Man and Horse
London, Souvenir Press. 1975, First Edition. (ISBN: 0285621688). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. AVery Good+ unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which is not price clipped. The author is one of those rare men who have an almost miraculous gift with horses, he can literally think like a horseand think with a horse and this gift has given him an understanding of his animals that is almost certainly unique. All his life he has used his ability in practical ways and developed a revolutionary way of handling horses which he calls 'gentling'. His dictionary of horse language, published in part in this book, is in itself a venture never before successfully attempted. B2B. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 005799
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: Horse Training, Telepathy in Horse Language, Dictionary of Horse Language 0285621688

 
BURTON, MAURICE
A Zoo at Home
London, J. M. Dent. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0460043838). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A near Fine unmarked copy with dustjacket which is not price clipped. 224 pages. 36 illustrations. The author's account of his acquisition of rescued animals, strays and how people came to him for advice and brought him many more. These ranged from a rook who played with fire, a crocodile, a parrot, a stoat, a genet and many many more. Dr. Burton is a zoologist who provides fascinating insights into animal and bird behaviour. NOT BOOK CLUB 25. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 000767
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: 0460043838

 
CAMPBELL, SHELDON
Lifeboats to Ararat
London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0297776606). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Very Good+ clean, tight and unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which is not price clipped. Foreword by Gerald Durrell. 24 pages of illustrations. First UK edition. In this insider's explanation of zoos, the noted conservationist describes the life of a modern zoo, with a style as beguiling and colourful as the antics he celebrates. He describes the work and world of the keeper, the vet, the researcher, the curator and many more, and his astonishing animal lore ranges from aardvark to zebra, as he tells how zoo vets operate on the broken leg of an 8 foot komodo dragon and stitch the tongue of Krinkles the aardvark. He tells how fast one has to run to outpace a mamba, how to avoid being squashed by a mischievous elephant, and how to scare a Bengal tiger back into its cage. Abounding with incidents from major zoos around the world. NOT EX LIB 12. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 007781
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: Zoos, Animal Conservation, San Diego Zoo, Gerald Durrell 0297776606

 
CARRINGTON, RICHARD
Elephants - a Short Account of Their Natural History, Evolution and Influence on Mankind
London, The Scientific Book Club. 1958. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Maurice Wilson et al. Black title on orange boards which are unmarked with no wear just gentle bumping to corner tipes. Internallyclean, tight and unmarked. A VG+ copy. Dustjacket with photograph of bull elephant has some wear to edges. 4 plates and 39 drawings by Maurice Wilson and others. An excellent and detailed study of the elephant's natural history, evolution and influence on mankind. NOT EX LIB 2. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 001252
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: Elephantology, Elephants and Man Maurice Wilson Et Al

 
CLEMENT, AERON
The Cold Moons
Dyfed, Kindredson Publishing. 1988. (ISBN: 0951299808). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Jill Clement. A near Fine uninscribed copy with complete dustjacket which has a little creasing to top and some shelf marks to back. A charming novel of a group of badgers of Cilgwyn, who are caught in the maelstrom of an act of human folly, of thoughtless and selfish destruction of wildlife. They must decide whether to stay in the valley they have inhabited for generations or embark on a long journey that will bring them either their freedom or their extinction, a story of a fight for survival. We meet individual badgers, learn of their relationships, their lore and their tribulations and triumphs. Written with great knowledge of the flora and fauna of the countryside, it is a moving story and a plea for the survival of one of Britain's last remaining large mammals. B2B. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 002563
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: Badgers, Badger Fiction, Cilgwyn, Animal Conservation 0951299808 Jill Clement

 
COREN, ALAN (EDITED BY)
Animal Passions - Featuring the Finer Feelings of the Famous for Their Furred, Finned and Feathered Friends
London, Robson Books. 1994, First Edition. (ISBN: 086051918x). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Fine copy with near Fine coloured pictorial dustjacket which is not price clipped. A celebration of true personal animal stories by 49 contributors including Barbara Cartland, John Mortimer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Harry Secombe, Clement Freud et al. NOT EX LIB C3D. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 002203
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: True Animal Stories 086051918x

 
ROSSDALE, PETER D. AND WREFORD, SUSAN M.
The Horse's Health from a to Z - an Equine Veterinary Dictionary
Newton Abbot, David & Charles. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 0715357972). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Very Good+ copy which has bumping to two corner tips else clean, tight and unmarked with VG+ dustjacket which is not price clipped. 433 pages. This comprehensive equine veterinary dictionary is indispensible to horse owner, student, trainers, grooms and anyone interested in horse welfare. Descriptions of diseases and conditions are followed by the recommended treatment, and drugs are listed under their chemical composition as well as under their trade names. Scientific names are cross-referenced under their common equivalents. An invaluable reference work. PLEASE NOTE: A HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.2 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COSTS 22. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 006033
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: Horse Welfare, Equine Veterinary Dictionary 0715357972

 
DEVARENNE, M.
Butterflies - a Colour Field Guide
Newton Abbot, David and Charles. 1983, First Edition. (ISBN: 0715384880). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Fine unmarked copy. 180 pages. Colour illustrated throughout. A naturalist's field guide to the identification of European butterflies. The pictograms accompanying each plate enable the reader to discover at a glance all the interesting facts relating to the biology and the behaviour of that particular butterfly and, most importantly, each colour photograph shows the insect alive within its natural habitat. B2B. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 009165
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: European Butterflies 0715384880

 
DOBBS, HORACE E.
Follow a Wild Dolphin - the Story of an Extraordinary Friendship
London, Souvenir Press. 1980, First Edition. (ISBN: 0285622552). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front endpaper with doodle of fish and dated 1981. Silver title on black boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally clean and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket is complete and also VG+. May 1980 reprint (first published December 1977). Dr. Dobbs, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and an ardent diver, undersea photographer and marine conservationist, recounts the story of Donald, a Bottlenose Dolphin. Donald first appeared on the coast of the Isle of Man in 1972, where Horace encountered him and later Donald appears in Wales and Cornwall, where he made more friends, who believe that he was trying to communicate. Illustrated in colour and black and white. C3B. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 004480
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: Animals, Dolphin Communication, 0285622552

 
DONALD, DARROCH
Creatures
London, Headline. 1996, First Edition. (ISBN: 0747219125). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine price clipped dustjacket. A large format volume of 192 pages illustrated with photographs and drawings by the author. The book heralds a new voice in wildlife literature. Engaging, humorous, always passionate, sometimes disturbing, and ultimately deeply moving, Darroch Donald's stories explore the age-old relationship between humans and wild animals. He brings to our attention the delicate balance between civilisation and nature, and on the way he enables readers to share the joys and sadness of his work at Middlebank Wildlife Rescue Centre in Scotland, where Darroch and his co-workers nurture creatures back to health for release into the wild. Darroch's talents as raconteur, wildlife artist and photographer bring to life his experiences in a unique collection of stories, and his outstanding selection of photographs and expressive, captivating line drawings serve as a wonderful complement to these compelling tales. NOT EX LIB NOTE: A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.245 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 3. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 008805
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: Middlebank Wildlife Rescue Centre, Scotland Animal Rescue 0747219125

 
DURRELL, GERALD
Catch Me a Colobus
London, Collins. 1972. (ISBN: 0002111489). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Mortelmans, Edward. A Very Good clean, tight and unmarked copy which has a prize bookplate to front endpaper with dustjacket which is pride clipped. 221 pages. Illustrations by Edward Mortelmans. Here Gerald Durrell tells of an expedition to Sierra Leone to catch himself a colobus, and another to Mexico in quest of a Volcano rabbit and a Thick-billed parrot. His saga, as always, is compounded of hilarious mishaps and unexpected triumphs. Through his pages troop the strange and exotic creatures which fill his life: the Sealed anteater - an animated fir cone with a tail; the unreasonably vegetarian White-crested hornbill; the teddy-bear-like Potto. C3E. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 010431
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: Sierra Leone, Mexico, Thick-Billed Parrot, Colobus Monkey, Volcano Rabbit, Potto, Scaled Anteater 0002111489 Mortelmans, Edward

 
EDWARDS, ELIZABETH AND BROWN, MARGARET
Tails of the Famous
Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, The Kensal Press. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0946041423). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine complete dustjacket. A celebration of dogs, noble and heroic, inspiration to authors and artists and in this work we have a chance to identify with and meet the celebrities from history to the present. Profusely illustrations, detailed research and interviews makes this a revealing and amusing reflection on people's love for, relationships with and likeness to those canine companions. C3E. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 003551
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Catalogue: Animals
Keywords: Dogs in History and Art, Canine Stories 0946041423

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