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Cook, Cays and Corals - a Bibliography of Publications About the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Cairns Section.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Queensland, Australia, 1982

Seller ID: 002728


Large 8vo, pp (4), 292, paperback, wrappers very slightly worn, otherwise a good copy. [An extensive scientific bibliography, with detailed subject cross references.] View more info

Estonia - Nature, Man, Economy. (On the Occasion of the 25th Geographical Congress)

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tallinn, Estonian Geographical Sosiety: 1984

Seller ID: 004686


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 152, paperback, very slight wear to the covers otherwise a very good copy. [includes a chapter on the early history of the society, and early Estonian publications]. View more info

LIST OF SERIAL PUBLICATIONS IN THE GENERAL LIBRARY BRITISH MUSEUM (NATURAL HISTORY)

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, 1969

Seller ID: 005592


Quarto, pp (2), 488, typewritten and xeroxed, limp cloth, fore-edge very slightly marked, otherwise a very good copy with the pencilled signature of John lewis on the front endpaper. (Heavy - extra postage may be required, please enquire). View more info

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The Mount Tomah Book

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Mount Tomah Society & The Royal Botanic Gardens: 1987

Seller ID: 006269


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 128, paperback, covers slightly faded and very slightly worn, a long inscription on the front endpaper. [A useful general guide to the history, flora, insects and birds of the area.] View more info

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Journal of Arid Environments. Volume 1 (1978) through to Volume 71 (2007) [lacking a few parts)

By: N/A

Price: £1,500.00

Seller ID: 007793


Journal of Arid Environments. Volume 1 (1978) - Volume 71 (2007) [LACKING Volumes 55 part 2 through to Volume 58 part 1, and parts 42 (4), 46 (3), 51 (3) and 54 (2 & 4). Extremely scarce - an almost complete set to 2007. Paperbacks, in parts as issued, very good condition. {Because of the extreme weight, delivery can really only be contemplated within most of mainland UK.} View more info

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The Bombay Natural History Society, 1883 - 1933 (Printed in Commemoration of the Golden Jubilee of the Society, 1933)

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bombay, Natural History Sectiom, Prince of Wales' Museum: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012286


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 102, fore-edge slightly marked, slightly used internally, cloth slightly worn and marked, joints cracked and a bit worn. View more info

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Popular Fallacies - a book of common errors explained and corrected with copious references to authorities

By: Ackermann, A.S.E.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Old Westminster Press: 1950

Seller ID: 006435


Large 8vo, pp xvi, 843, very slightly worn internally, endpapers and title page foxed, occasional foxing in text, pages 625-628 folded at upper corner, front hinge cracking very slightly, cloth a bit worn and faded. View more info

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Oak Creek Canyon and the Red Rock Country of Arizona : a natural history and trail guide

By: Aitchison, Stewart W.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Stillwater Canyon Press: 1978

Seller ID: 006531


Illustrated, 12mo, pp x, 142, paperback, folding map in rear pocket, a very good copy. [Bookplate of Pat Brenan, ex-director of Kew Gardens] View more info

The British Tunicata - an unfinished Monograph (complete set)

By: Alder, J. & Hancock, A.

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, The Ray Society:

Seller ID: 005106


1904-1911. Three volumes, 66 plates (of which 49 are coloured), 3 frontispieces, pp xvi, 146; xxviii, 164; xii, 90; top edge gilt, blue cloth very slightly marked & worn, (cloth original, but not quite uniform), slight split to spine-head of vol 3 and slight fraying to bottom of spine of vol 1, front endpapers stuck down, neat signature in each vol, an inner joint in second volume a little weak. SCARCE View more info

The Eco-Activists : youth fights for a human environment

By: Allaby, Michael

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Charles Knight & Co Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 005271


8vo, pp xii, 226, paperback, a little worn throughout. Covers slightly scuffed, creased and marked. SCARCE. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his brief notes on the lower cover]. View more info

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Books and Naturalists (New Naturalist 112]

By: Allen, David Elliston

Price: £37.80

Publisher: London, Collins: 2010

Seller ID: 006477


FIRST EDITION. Well illustrated, pp xiv, 496, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [A highly detailed history of the book trade and authors within the field of natural history. Of great interest and value to collectors.] View more info

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The Romance of the Rostrum - being the business life of Henry Stevens and the history of thirty-eight King Street, together with some account of famous sales held there during the last hundred years

By: Allingham, E.G.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, H.F. & G. Witherby: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011124


Illustrated with 12 plates (of 13 - lacking plate at page 234), lge thick 8vo, pp 333, a little foxing, ageing and marking throughout, signature and address on front endpaper, the plate at page 18 a little marginally frayed, slightly weak internally, cloth a little rubbed and marked, spine slightly pulled at the head and foot, joints rubbed. [Remarkably scarce: according to a Wheldon & Wesley catalogue the print run was only 750 copies]. View more info

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Animali Reali e Fantastici in Biblioteca

By: Antetomaso. Ebe; Romanello, Alessandro & Trentini, , Andrea

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Rome, Biblioteca dell' Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei e Corsiniana: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012562


Italian text. Well illustrated, small octavo, pp 131, paperback, a very good copy. With the bookplate of the botanist David Mabberley. [[Catalogue of an exhibition which took place between 14th November 2008 and 31st January 2009.] View more info

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The Kangaroo

By: Archer, Michael

Price: £12.50

Publisher: McMahons Point, Kevin Weldon: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009747


Very well illustrated, small folio, pp 263. very clean internally. red cloth with pictorial inlay, slightly worn, binding leaning slightly. [Very heavy - extra postage may be necessary] View more info

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Atlas of Mammals in Britain

By: Arnold, H.R.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, HMSO (Natural Environment Research Council): 1993

Seller ID: 010014


Tall quarto, pp 145, many distribution maps, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly age-toned and very slightly worn. View more info

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Discovering Nature in the Maltese Islands

By: Baldacchino, Alfredo E.; Lanfranco, Edwin & Schembri, Patrick J.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Blata L-Bajda, Merlin Library Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013431


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 104, paperback, covers very slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy. SCARCE. View more info

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The Confessions of a Beachcomber

By: Banfield, E.J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1968

Seller ID: 006289


(Originally published in1908). Reprint, illustrated, pp xxii, 221, a good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Sir Joseph Banks : a Global Perspective

By: Banks. R.R., Elliott, Brent, Desmond, Ray (etc).

Price: £21.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden, Kew.: 1994

Seller ID: 004698


NEW. Illustrated, pp (4), ii, 235, paperback, a clean bright copy. . [ An excellent series of essays by H.B. Carter, Ray Desmond, Brent Elliott and others on Banks and the Royal Society, Banks' correspondence, the Swedish connection, Banks and the exploration of Iceland, the transformation of Kew, the planting of New South Wales, Banks and African exploration, Boston, Banks and Bonpland, the Chelsea Physic Garden, Banks' insect collection etc.] View more info

The Heyday of Natural History, 1820-1870

By: Barber, Lynn

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1980

Seller ID: 010481


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 320, a good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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The Cloud World - its features and significance, being a popular account of forms and phenomena

By: Barber, Samuel.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006436


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xii, 139, decorated cloth gilt, a bit worn and marked, lower cover unevenly faded, spine-head torn, lower joint(external) cracking. View more info