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Collins New Naturalist Series
Collins New Naturalist Series
11753 - The Natural History of Selborne - Rev. Gilbert White
11753 - The Natural History of Selborne - Rev. Gilbert White
5148 - Thorburn's Mammals
5148 - Thorburn's Mammals
11684 - Bugs, Beetles, Spiders & Snakes - Ken Preston-Mafham et al
11684 - Bugs, Beetles, Spiders & Snakes - Ken Preston-Mafham et al
#6466 - New Crops - Jules Janick and James E.Simon (Editors)
#6466 - New Crops - Jules Janick and James E.Simon (Editors)
#8557 - The Indian Ducks and Their Allies - Stuart Baker, E.C.
#8557 - The Indian Ducks and Their Allies - Stuart Baker, E.C.
#8790 - The Birds of Pembrokeshire and Its Islands - Mathew, The Rev. Murray A.
#8790 - The Birds of Pembrokeshire and Its Islands - Mathew, The Rev. Murray A.
#0607 - The Partridge - Macpherson, Rev. H.A.
#0607 - The Partridge - Macpherson, Rev. H.A.
#10277 - Marine Ecology - Moore, Hilary B.
#10277 - Marine Ecology - Moore, Hilary B.
#10280 - Dissection of the Locust - Thomas, Joan G.
#10280 - Dissection of the Locust - Thomas, Joan G.
#10284 - The Childhood of Animals - Chalmers Mitchell, P.
#10284 - The Childhood of Animals - Chalmers Mitchell, P.
#10302 - Elementary Zoology for Medical Students. - Borradaile, L.A.
#10302 - Elementary Zoology for Medical Students. - Borradaile, L.A.
#10410 - Foreign Birds for Beginners - Risden, D.H.S.
#10410 - Foreign Birds for Beginners - Risden, D.H.S.
#10412 - An Intyroduction to Birdkeeping - Risden, D.H.S.
#10412 - An Intyroduction to Birdkeeping - Risden, D.H.S.
#10413 - Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary - Buntings, Cardinals, Lovebirds, Mannikins - Soderberg, P.M.
#10413 - Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary - Buntings, Cardinals, Lovebirds, Mannikins - Soderberg, P.M.
#10414 - Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary - Care and Management - Soderberg, P.M.
#10414 - Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary - Care and Management - Soderberg, P.M.
#10415 - Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary -  Waxbills, Weavers, Whydahs - Soderberg, P.M.
#10415 - Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary - Waxbills, Weavers, Whydahs - Soderberg, P.M.
#10416 - Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary - Finches - Soderberg, P.M.
#10416 - Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary - Finches - Soderberg, P.M.
#1848 - Field, River and Hill - Parker, Eric
#1848 - Field, River and Hill - Parker, Eric
#1971/2 - Red Deer - Macpherson, Rev H.A.
#1971/2 - Red Deer - Macpherson, Rev H.A.
#2034 - Nature - Curious and Beautiful - Kerr, Richard
#2034 - Nature - Curious and Beautiful - Kerr, Richard
#3354 - The Road of a Naturalist - Peattie, Donald Culross
#3354 - The Road of a Naturalist - Peattie, Donald Culross
#4371 - A Dictionary of Scientific Terms - Henderson I.F. And Henderson W.D.
#4371 - A Dictionary of Scientific Terms - Henderson I.F. And Henderson W.D.
#4372 - Ants Bees and Wasps - Sir John Lubbock (Lord Avebury)
#4372 - Ants Bees and Wasps - Sir John Lubbock (Lord Avebury)
#4579 - Birds of Heath and Marshland - Stepanek, O.
#4579 - Birds of Heath and Marshland - Stepanek, O.
#5291 - Travel Diaries of a Naturalist - Peter Scott
#5291 - Travel Diaries of a Naturalist - Peter Scott
#6221 - Birds in Britain - Kenneth Richmond
#6221 - Birds in Britain - Kenneth Richmond
#7076 - Almost Like a Whale - the Origin of the Species Updated. - Steve Jones
#7076 - Almost Like a Whale - the Origin of the Species Updated. - Steve Jones
#7078 - Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms - Stephen Jay Gould
#7078 - Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms - Stephen Jay Gould
#7214 - Life in Lakes and Rivers - T.T.Macan and E.B.Worthington
#7214 - Life in Lakes and Rivers - T.T.Macan and E.B.Worthington
#7220 - The Peak District - K.C.Edwards
#7220 - The Peak District - K.C.Edwards
#7221 - London's Natural History - R.S.R.Fitter
#7221 - London's Natural History - R.S.R.Fitter
#7223 - British Mammals - L.Harrison Matthews
#7223 - British Mammals - L.Harrison Matthews
#8661 - A Pocket Botanical Dictionary - Paxton, Joseph
#8661 - A Pocket Botanical Dictionary - Paxton, Joseph
#9842 - The Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland - Sharrock, J.T.R.
#9842 - The Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland - Sharrock, J.T.R.
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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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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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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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



Price: 22.00 / $33.00


The Aurelian's Fireside Companion, an Entomological Anthology - Michael A Salmon & Peter J Edwards, illustrated by Tim Bernhard
The Aurelian's Fireside Companion, an Entomological Anthology - Michael A Salmon & Peter J Edwards, illustrated by Tim Bernhard
Condition Very Good
Published by Paphia Publishing, Lymington, Hants 2005
ISBN 0953723615
The Victorian passion for collecting natural history specimens is amply demonstrated in this volume with over 200 articles, letters and notes gleaned from entomological journals of the past two hundred years. The chosen butterfly collectors are an eclectic bunch. Among their ranks are numerous clergymen, high ranking soldiers and medical men.
xxvii, 428pp well illustrated in colour and black and white.
# 19150s100

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Lectures on Botany as delivered in the Botanic Garden at Lambeth by the late William Curtis
Lectures on Botany as delivered in the Botanic Garden at Lambeth by the late William Curtis
Condition Very Good
Printed for H.D.Symonds, London 1805
William Curtis 1746-1799, demonstrator of Botany to the Company of Apothecaries and author of The Botanical Magazine and of the Flora Londinensis.
This volume arranged from the manuscripts in the possession of his son-in-law, Samuel Curtis, Florist, Walworth.
Three volumes in one full calf binding sometime rebacked.
Vol.1- 131pp, Vol.2 -114pp, Vol.3 -63pp
119 hand coloured plates
Sketch of the life and writings of the late Mr William Curtis by Dr.Thornton, 33pp bound in at the back
# 19087

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Price: 825.00 / $1,237.50


The Golden Eagle - Jeff Watson
The Golden Eagle - Jeff Watson
Condition Very Good
Published by T&A.D.Poyser, London 1997
ISBN 0856610992
When published this was the first comprehensive monograph on the Golen Eagle for over forty years. It covers all aspects of the species' biology and ecology.
xv, 374pp well illustrated in colour and black and white by Keith Brockie and Donald Watson.
# 18700s98

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Price: 28.00 / $42.00


The Power of the Dog, painted by Maud Earl and described by A.Croxton Smith
The Power of the Dog, painted by Maud Earl and described by A.Croxton Smith
Condition Very Good
Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London
Undated circa 1920s
Twenty tipped in plates in colour by Maud Earl, pages unpaginated.
Maud Earl 1864-1943 was an eminent British American canine artist from a family of animal painters. She achieved fame in the late 19th century with her patrons including Queen Victoria and Queen Alexandra.
# 18723

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Price: 260.00 / $390.00


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


The Snakes of Australia an illustrated and descriptive catalogue of all the known species - Gerard Krefft
The Snakes of Australia an illustrated and descriptive catalogue of all the known species - Gerard Krefft
Condition Fine
A facsimile reprint of the 1869 edition published by Thomas Richards, Sydney.
Published by Lookout Publications, Brisbane 1984
ISBN 0959016503
xxv, 100pp with twelve full page colour plates.
# 18697s53

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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


16625 - Wild Flowers by Anne Pratt
16625 - Wild Flowers by Anne Pratt
Condition Good Plus
Published by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London 1853
96 sheets each with two chromolith illustrations in colour.



Price: 120.00 / $180.00


16242 - The Book of British Hawk-Moths - W.J.Lucas
16242 - The Book of British Hawk-Moths - W.J.Lucas
A popular and practical handbook for Lepidopterists
Condition Very Good
Published by L.Upcott Gill, London, 1895
ix, 157pp + advertisements and publishers lists.
Illustrated throughout the text and with 14 monotone plates two of which are folding



Price: 80.00 / $120.00


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