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Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada - in two volumes - Albert Hazen Wright & Anna Allen Wright
Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada - in two volumes - Albert Hazen Wright & Anna Allen Wright
Condition Very Good
Published by Comstock Publishung, Ithaca and London 1975
Fifth printing
ISBN 0801404630
Vol.1 xviii, 564pp
Vol.2 ix, pp. 565-1105
Well illustrated throughout in black and white
# 18710s97

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Price: 36.00 / $54.00


Ahead Lies the Jungle - Suresh Vaidya
Ahead Lies the Jungle - Suresh Vaidya
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Robert Hale, London 1958
The trip which is the theme of this book took the author over thousands of miles of the Indian sub-continent, from the jungles of Mysore to those of Madras, Travencore-Cochin, Gir, Assam and Central India. His objective was to see wild creatures and how they live and study their behaviour to one another and to man.
187pp with black and white plates.
# 18685s51

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Price: 50.00 / $75.00


Birds of an Indian Garden - T.Bainbrigge Fletcher and C.M.Inglis
Birds of an Indian Garden - T.Bainbrigge Fletcher and C.M.Inglis
Condition Good Plus
Published by Thacker Spink & Co. Calcutta 1936
Second edition
xii, 201pp with 33 full page colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations within the text.
# 18632s53

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Price: 18.00 / $27.00


A Monograph of the Birds of Prey (Order Accipitres) - H.Kirke Swann
A Monograph of the Birds of Prey (Order Accipitres) - H.Kirke Swann
Condition Very Good
Published by Wheldon & Wesley, London
Produced in 16 parts within 15 folders and published between 1924 and 1945
56 colour and photogravure plates all present and correct.
All plates were supplied loose within the folders, texts were stitched.
The colour plates from drawings made expressly for this work by H.Gronvold
# 18406

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Price: 650.00 / $975.00


Fabre's Book of Insects - Mrs Rodolph Stawell, illustrated by E.J.Detmold
Fabre's Book of Insects - Mrs Rodolph Stawell, illustrated by E.J.Detmold
Condition Very Good and complete with original box
Published by Tudor Publishing, New York
Third impression 1936
271pp with 12 stunning colour plates by Detmold.
Retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' translation of Fabre's 'Souvenirs Entomologiques'. This book is that exceedingly rare thing - a work of science that is also a literary classic.
Scarce in the original box
# 18405



Price: 90.00 / $135.00


The Treasury of Natural History or a Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature by Samuel Maunder
The Treasury of Natural History or a Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature by Samuel Maunder
In which the zoological characteristics that distinguish the different classes, genera and species, are combined with a variety of interesting information illustrative of the habits, instincts and general economy of the natural kingdom. To which are added a syllabus of practical taxidermy.
Published by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London 1852
812pp illustrated with 900 wood engravings.
# 18348

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Price: 30.00 / $45.00


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