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The Wild-Fowl and Sea Fowl of Great Brirain - Son the the Marshes (Deenham Jordan)
The Wild-Fowl and Sea Fowl of Great Brirain - Son the the Marshes (Deenham Jordan)
Condition Good
Published by Chapman and Hall, London, 1895
Illustrated by Bryan Hook
326pp with 12 full page plates in blavk and white
# 21217sF7

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Price: 15.00 / $22.50


Manual of Birds of New Zealand - Walter L.Buller
Manual of Birds of New Zealand - Walter L.Buller
Condition Very Good
Published by Command, George Didsbury, Government Printer, Wellington 1882
Sometime rebound with a section of the original cloth cover bound in.
xii, 107pp + iii. all plates as called for.
Provenance
Bookplate of first owner, James Edmund Harting, (1841-1928) also with his ownership signature dated December 1882. English ornithologist and naturalist and Librarian to the Linnean Society. The book bears various ink marginalia and notes in his his very neat hand.
Bookplate of the second owner, Robert Washington Oates (1874-1958)
He was cousin to Capt. Laurence Oates !880-1912 of Scott's Antarchtic Expediton and his uncle was Frank Oates 1840-1875, naturalist and explorer and the first European to see Victoris Falls
# 21496.

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Price: 485.00 / $727.50


History of British Birds, Volumes 1&2 - Thomas Bewick
History of British Birds, Volumes 1&2 - Thomas Bewick
Condition Very Good
Recently rebacked.
Printed by Edward Walker for T.Bewick, Newcastle and Longman and Rees, London 1804
Volume 1, Land Birds, second edition, the first being 1797
xxxviii, 346pp plus a supplement 48ppm dated 1821
Volume 2, Water Birds, first edition 1804
xx, 400p plus a supplement 44pp dated 1821.
# 21497

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Price: 485.00 / $727.50


The British Ferns - George W.Johnson
The British Ferns - George W.Johnson
Condition Good Plus
Published by the Journal of Horticulture and Cottage Gardener Office, London
Fifth edition 1867
Illustrated with engravings of every species forming a complate history of the family as regards their characteristics, peculiarities, natural places of growth and the most successful methods of cultivating them.
vi, 316pp gilt edged.
# 20918sC4

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Price: 22.00 / $33.00


A Manual of the Mollusca; a Treatise of Recent and Fossil Shells - Dr.S.P.Woodward
A Manual of the Mollusca; a Treatise of Recent and Fossil Shells - Dr.S.P.Woodward
Condition Very Good
Second edition 1868
Published by Virtue & Co. London
xiv, 542pp. gilt top edge, illustrated throughout the texts plus frontis and 23 full page black and white plates.
Folding map.
An illustrated appendix of 81pp by Ralph Tate adds material not included in the second edition.
Ex college library with one stamp only
# 19900

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Price: 90.00 / $135.00


The Aurelian Legacy, British Butterflies and their Collectors - Michael A.Salmon
The Aurelian Legacy, British Butterflies and their Collectors - Michael A.Salmon
Condition Very Good
Published by Harley Books, Colchester, Essex 2000
ISBN 0946589402
This highly informative book includes a short history of butterfly collecting in Britain and of the equipment used; brief biographies of 101 deceased lepidopterists, generously laced with anecdotes and quotations, and many contemporary monochrome portraits; accounts of selected species of historical interest; an appraisal of the effect of collecting and of current conservation policies.
432pp illustrated in colour and black and white.
# 19151s100



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