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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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British Bats (New Naturalist 93)

By: Altringham, John

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009537


First edition. Illustrated, pp 218, there is just slight suggestion of creasing to the fold-over flaps of the dustwrapper, there are three tiny bruises to the top edge of the rear cover, and these also affect the dustwrapper slightly, otherwise an excellent copy in unfaded dustwrapper. [Bats are arguably the most successful and diverse mammals ever to evolve. In Britain, one in three of our native land mammals is a bat. Their ecology and behaviour is fascinating. Few mam... View more info

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The Natural History of Islands (New Naturalist 109)

By: Berry, R.J.

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006474


FIRST EDITION. NEW. Illustrated, pp xiv, 384, a very good copy in dustwrapper. In publisher's shrinkwrap View more info

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A History of Ornithology (New Naturalist 104)

By: Bircham, Peter

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006464


FIRST EDITION. Illustrated, pp xii, 482, an excellent copy in dustwrapper. [Today the RSPB has over one million members, reflecting the huge interest in birdwatching as a hobby. Over the years the growth in amateur birdwatchers has contributed enormously to our understanding of bird life, behaviour and populations. But what did we know about birds a thousand years ago and how has our understanding developed? Which species did we recognise, and when did people begin to re... View more info

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The Art of Botanical Illustration

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009459


1971 reprint. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xxxii, 304, a neat convent library stamp and number on front endpaper, traces of two labels removed, otherwise very clean internally, cloth in excellent condition, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is creased, torn and repaired with sellotape, lacking several small pieces, and now preserved in a removable plastic film. View more info

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A Country Parish - Great Budworth in the County of Chester [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Boyd, A.W.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013077


First edition. Illustrated, pp xvi, 278, very slight foxing here and there, upper corners of cloth slightly bumped, lower cover with a faint scratch, otherwise a good clean copy in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is a little foxed and sl worn around the margins, and with a slight crease near the head of its spine. It is now contained in a removable plastic cover. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp o... View more info

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The Hebrides - a natural history

By: Boyd, J.Morton & Boyd, Ian L.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1990

Seller ID: 009453


Illustrated, thick 8vo, pp 416, paperback, the slightest signs of wear, but really a very good copy. SCARCE. [The Hebrides is an area of great natural beauty, which draws back thousands of visitors year after year to its wonderful scenery and abundant wildlife. Yet, until now, there has been no up-to-date, complete natural history for its many followers to refer to. This new title fills the gap. In a style at once both readable and informative the Drs. J. M. and I. L. Bo... View more info

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Garden Natural History (New Naturalist 102)

By: Buczacki, Stefan

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006460


FIRST EDITION. Illustrated, pp x, 324, an excellent copy in dustwrapper. Still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap. [The author takes a broad look at the relatively unexplored world of the garden, and its relevance within the context of natural history overall. Though gardens are often viewed merely as artificial creations rather than easily accessible places to observe and encourage wildlife, ‘Garden Natural History’ rectifies this misconception. By viewing garde... View more info

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Wildfowl (New Naturalist 110)

By: Cabot, David

Price: £36.95

Publisher: London, Collins: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006475


FIRST EDITION. Illustrated, pp viv, 460, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Provides a much-anticipated overview of the fascinating birds that have become icons of our diminishing wilderness areas. Wildfowl swans, geese and ducks have been the subject of poetry, fables, folklore and music, and a source of inspiration to writers, artists, historians and naturalists alike. Historically, they have featured prominently in our diet; more recently they have become the most wide... View more info

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Dragonflies (New Naturalist 106)

By: Corbet, Philip & Brooks, Stephen

Price: £27.95

Publisher: London, Collins: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006466


FIRST EDITION. Illustrated, pp xvi, (2), 454, an excellent copy in dustwrapper, still shrinkwrapped. [In this seminal new work, Philip Corbet and Stephen Brooks examine the behaviour, ecology and distribution of dragonflies in Britain and Ireland, placing emphasis on the insects' habitats and also on measures needed to conserve them. Published in 1960 with Philip Corbet as contributing author volume 41 of the New Naturalist series provided the first in-depth study of the... View more info

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The Highlands and Islands (New Naturalist)

By: Darling, F. Fraser & Morton Boyd, J.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006091


FIRST EDITION. Illustrated, pp xvi, 336, no dustwrapper., spine faded, cloth slightly marked and rubbed. [The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are rugged moorland, alpine mountains and jagged coast with remarkable natural history, including relict and specialised animals and plants. Here are animals in really large numbers: St. Kilda with its sea-birds, North Rona its seals, Islay its wintering geese, rivers and lochs with their spawning salmon and trout, the ubiquitous... View more info

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The Soil

By: Davis, B.; Walker, N.; Ball, D. & Fitter, A.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1992

Seller ID: 011204


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 192, paperback, spine slightly faded otherwise a very good copy. [The soil is the work place of farmers and gardeners, but it is also a fascinating environment inhabited by insects that can leap into the air to a record height, multilegged scavengers that are vital to the decomposition of plant matter and the long, thin, entwining strands of thousands of species of fungi. Although soil plays a vital role in the functioning of the world, it has ... View more info

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A Natural History of Man in Britain - conceived as a study of changing relations between man and the environments

By: Fleure, H.J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1970

Edition: Revised edition

Seller ID: 011615


Revised edition. Illustrated, pp 320, exceptionally clean internally, green cloth, upper corners very slightly bumped, otherwise very bright and clean; the dustwrapper is price-clipped and very slightly age-toned but otherwise only showing the slightest signs of wear, and is now nicely protected in a removable plastic film. [This revised edition seems to be quite scarce] View more info

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Reptiles and Amphibians [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Frazer, Deryk

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013067


First edition. Illustrated, pp 256, very clean internally, green cloth, the slightest signs of dimpling to the spine, otherwise in very good condition; the dustwrapper is not price-clipped, nor faded on the spine - it is now protected in a removable plastic cover, which makes it look slightly better than it is. In fact it shows some age-toning and slight wear around the margins, and some slight foxing on the inner surface. [From the library of the naturalist and conse... View more info

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Seashore (New Naturalist 94)

By: Hayward, Peter J.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009423


First edition. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 288, a very good new copy in an unfaded dustwrapper. [The seashore, with its endlessly changing tides, is one of the most fluctuating physical environments on the planet. Home to an abundance of animal and plant life, it is also one of the richest habitats the naturalist can explore. Here in Britain, we are fortunate to have a long and varied coastline, and our relatively large tidal ranges mean that our seashore offers a wide ra... View more info

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Moths

By: Majerus, Michael E. N.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010113


NEW. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 310, a very good new copy. [A comprehensive account of the diverse natural history of these fascinating and popular insects. Michael Majerus, author of the popular New Naturalist Ladybirds, examines all aspects of moths, from their life histories to their role as pests to humans. He covers their reproduction, feeding, evolution, habitats and conservation. The book also discusses the enemies of moths, and the ways they have evolved to avoi... View more info

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The New Naturalists

By: Marren, Peter

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009425


First printing of this Second Edition. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 363, a very good new copy in unfaded dustwrapper. {In effect, a stunning history of the natural history and conservation movement in Britain since the second world war, and a history of the most successful, significant and long-running natural history series in the world. In 1995 Collins published the 82nd volume in the New Naturalist series to coincide with its 50th anniversary. Ten years on, Peter Marre... View more info

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Nature Conservation - a review of the conservation of wildlife in Britain, 1950 - 2001 (New Naturalist 91)

By: Marren, Peter

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009424


First edition. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 344, a very good new copy in an unfaded dustwrapper. [As our environment is subjected to increasing assault from climatic changes and pollutants, conservation has become a growing concern for both specialists and generalists alike. The first chapter of this book considers the political and institutional development of nature conservation and reviews the physical and biological nature of Britain, its geology, climate and wildlife... View more info

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The New Naturalists

By: Marren, Peter

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002300


First Edition, with Collins "50 Years" sticker on upper cover, pp 304, a very bright copy in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and has no fading. Absolutely fine. View more info

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The New Naturalists

By: Marren, Peter

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011612


First Edition, with Collins "50 Years" sticker on upper cover, pp 304, a very bright copy in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and has no fading but which is very slightly creased at the rear fold-over flap and with a very slight suggestion of age-toning on its rear cover. View more info