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Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, To The Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1886 - ‘87., POWELL, J. W.;
41 POWELL, J. W.; Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, To The Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1886 - ‘87.
Washington, Government Printing Office, 1891 1st edition 
Large hardback, approx 11.5 x 8 inches. Dark olive green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine, and gilt vignette to front. Blind embossed edging to boards. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped. Small nick nr top of spine. A couple of minor handling marks else pages very clean and tight throughout. xxxvi + 298pp. Illustrated with 123 plates, and 118 b&w figures. (12 plates are coloured, some folding.) 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland. British Trust for Ornithology Irish Wildbird Conservancy., POYSER / HARROCK, J.T.R:
42 POYSER / HARROCK, J.T.R: The Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland. British Trust for Ornithology Irish Wildbird Conservancy.
Berkhamsted. Poyser T.& A. 1977 (2nd impression) 
Folio. Brown cloth with gold lettering and nice large ill. in gold on spine. Fine in very good dustwrapper. (Dw slightly yellowed.) Full-pg. maps show all but 11 of the 229 breeding bird species. Each map has an accomp. text. 479 pp. Jacket Designed by Robert Gilmore. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns of Great Britain. And Their Allies The Club Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails. SIGNED by author., PRATT, ANNE:
43 PRATT, ANNE: The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns of Great Britain. And Their Allies The Club Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails. SIGNED by author.
London Frederick Warne & Co. (n.d.). circa 1880 
Hardbacks, Complete in 6 volumes. Tall 8vo. (approx 9.5 x 6 inches.) Attractive green cloth with gold lettering and decoration to spine and front and black and red design also to fronts. Brown endpapers. All edges gilt. In very good conditions. Lovely bright binding, good strong impression on plates. Corners a little bumped and rubbed, some minor rubbing to cloths. Some minor fading to, and foxing between endpapers. Some areas of mild foxing to pages otherwise inside pages and plates very clean and tight throughout. Author’s signature to blank postcard loose in front. 318 very nice colour chromolithographic plates. 1 b/w plate. Approx. 350pp. per each vol. 
Price: 675.00 GBP
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English Naturalists From Neckham to Ray A Study of the Making of the Modern World., RAVEN, Charles E.;
44 RAVEN, Charles E.; English Naturalists From Neckham to Ray A Study of the Making of the Modern World.
Cambridge 1947 1st 
Apprx 9x6.5 inches. In blue cloth with gilt to spine and original paper dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW rubbing to edges and corners and front edge, spine a little darkened) Inside some light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges else pages very clean adn tight throughout. 378pp. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Animal and Vegetable Physiology Considered with Reference to Natural Theology. The Bridgewater Treatises on the Power Wisdom and Goodness of God as Manifested in the Creation. Treatise V. In Two Volumes., ROGET, Peter Mark;
45 ROGET, Peter Mark; Animal and Vegetable Physiology Considered with Reference to Natural Theology. The Bridgewater Treatises on the Power Wisdom and Goodness of God as Manifested in the Creation. Treatise V. In Two Volumes.
London William Pickering 1834 1st edition 
2 vols. Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Re-backed in contemporary black cloth with red leather spine labels lettered in gilt. All edges gilt. In very good conditions. Some rubbing and marks to cloths. Small tape repair to edge of half-title vol.1. Minor mark to title pg vol.2. Else inside page exceptionally clean and tight throughout each. 593 + 661pp. B&W woodcut illustrations within text. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Mammalian Paleofaunas of the World, SAVAGE, Donald E.; RUSSELL, Donald E.;
46 SAVAGE, Donald E.; RUSSELL, Donald E.; Mammalian Paleofaunas of the World
London Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. 1983 1st edition 
Large hardback. Approx 11 x 9 inches. In navy blue faux leather covers. With gilt lettering and design to front. In very good near fine condition. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Minor rubbing to corners. Loose “et als” in front. 432pp. With b&w diagrams and maps. 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a description of all known Flagellate, Ciliate, and Tentaculiferous Protozoa, British and Foreign, and an account of the organization and affinities of the sponges. In Three Volumes., SAVILLE KENT, W.:
47 SAVILLE KENT, W.: A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a description of all known Flagellate, Ciliate, and Tentaculiferous Protozoa, British and Foreign, and an account of the organization and affinities of the sponges. In Three Volumes.
London, David Bogue, 1880-1881 
3 volumes. Approx 10.5 x 7 inches. Quarter bound brown morocco leather and brown/maroon pebbled cloth boards. Raised banding, gilt lettering and gilt decoration to spines. Gilt line details to boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Corners and edges a little bumped and rubbed, some small nicks to leather at corners. Some minor soiling at edges of vols 2 & 3. Boards on vol.3. slighty curled with some minor marks to cloth. Bookplates to front endpapers, “Merthyr Guest.” Some slight staining to some plates in vol.3. Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 472 + 913 + 51pp. Illustrated with 51 engraved full-page plates. Some b&w figures within text. 
Price: 260.00 GBP
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Natural History in Shakespeare’s Time: being Extracts illustrative of the Subject as he knew it. Also Pictures thereunto belonging., SEAGER, H.W.:
48 SEAGER, H.W.: Natural History in Shakespeare’s Time: being Extracts illustrative of the Subject as he knew it. Also Pictures thereunto belonging.
Redwood Press. Paul P.B.Minet, Bucks. 1972 
5.5” x 8.75”. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkened. Handling marks. Slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 358pp. With b/w woodcuts. Facsimile re-issue of book originally published in 1896. A collection of the quaint theories accepted by Shakespeare and his contemporaries. the plan of the book is to give some illustration of each word mentioned by Shakespeare with reference to flora and fauna as well as some precious stones. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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49 SMIT, TIM: Eden.
Bantam Press. 2001 1st edition. 
Size 7.75 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly bumped at top end. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 320pp. With colour photographs. The story of the Eden Project in Cornwall. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Natural Selection and Beyond. The Intellectual Legacy of Alfred Russel Wallace. Edited by C.H. Smith and G. Beccaloni., SMITH, Charles H.: BECCALONI, George:
50 SMITH, Charles H.: BECCALONI, George: Natural Selection and Beyond. The Intellectual Legacy of Alfred Russel Wallace. Edited by C.H. Smith and G. Beccaloni.
Oxford, University Press, 2008 1st edition 
Hardback, approx 10 x 7 ins. Light brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Glossy pictorial dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition. An excellent clean & tight copy. 482pp. With b&w and 14 colour illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Ancient Hunters And Their Modern Representatives., SOLLAS, W. J.:
51 SOLLAS, W. J.: Ancient Hunters And Their Modern Representatives.
London, Macmillan & Co. 1911 1st 
Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and design to spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges, fading to spine and minor darkening to boards. Endpapers quite heavily darkened, minor spot to title page, some minor darkening to page edges, else a very clean and tight copy. 416pp. 2 b&w plates including folding panorama frontis, and 235 b&w illustrated figures within text. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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British Wild Flowers, Illustrated by John E.Sowerby. Described, with an introduction and a Key to the Natural Orders, by C.P.Johnson. To which is now added A Supplement containing 180 figures of lately discovered flowering plants, by John W. SALTER. and The Ferns, Horsetails, and Club-Mosses, by John E. SOWERBY., SOWERBY, JOHN E. / JOHNSON, C. Pierpoint:
52 SOWERBY, JOHN E. / JOHNSON, C. Pierpoint: British Wild Flowers, Illustrated by John E.Sowerby. Described, with an introduction and a Key to the Natural Orders, by C.P.Johnson. To which is now added A Supplement containing 180 figures of lately discovered flowering plants, by John W. SALTER. and The Ferns, Horsetails, and Club-Mosses, by John E. SOWERBY.
Gurney and Jackson. London. 1914 
Size 10 x 7 inches. In bevelled green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine and front. All edges gilt. Dark green endpapers. In very good condition. Corners and bottom edge rubbed and spine rubbed at ends. Some small marks to cloth, couple of white marks to front. Neat inscription to front endpaper, else pages very clean and tight throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 186pp. With 90 very nice hand-coloured plates. Beautifully illustrated comprehensive guide to British Wild Flowers. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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53 SOWERBY, JOHN E. / JOHNSON, C.P.: British Wild Flowers, Illustrated by John E.Sowerby. Described, with an introduction and a Key to the Natural Orders, by C.P.Johnson. Re-Issue: To which is now added A Supplement containing 180 figures of lately discovered flowering plants, by John W. SALTER. and The Ferns, Horsetails, and Club-Mosses, by John E.SOWERBY.
Gurney and Jackson. London. 1902 (re-issue) 
Size 7.0 x 9.75 inches. In bevelled green cloth covers with elaborate gold decor & lettering on spine. Blind embossed decor with gilt to front. All edges gilt. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly bumped at ends. Small marks to endpapers. Front hinge slightly cracked. Remains of old bookplate to front endpaper. Handwritten note pasted to first blank page, dated 1908. Else a clean and tight copy. 186pp. With 90 very nice hand-coloured plates. Beautifully illustrated comprehensive guide to British Wild Flowers. 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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British Wild Flowers, Illustrated by John E.Sowerby. Described, with an introduction and a Key to the Natural Orders, by C.P.Johnson. Re-Issue: To which is now added A Supplement containing 180 figures of lately discovered flowering plants, by John W. SALTER. and The Ferns, Horsetails, and Club-Mosses, by John E.SOWERBY., SOWERBY, JOHN E. / JOHNSON, C.P.:
54 SOWERBY, JOHN E. / JOHNSON, C.P.: British Wild Flowers, Illustrated by John E.Sowerby. Described, with an introduction and a Key to the Natural Orders, by C.P.Johnson. Re-Issue: To which is now added A Supplement containing 180 figures of lately discovered flowering plants, by John W. SALTER. and The Ferns, Horsetails, and Club-Mosses, by John E.SOWERBY.
Gurney and Jackson. London. 1882 (re-issue) 
Size 7.0 x 9.75 inches. In bevelled green cloth covers with elaborate gold decor & lettering on spine. Blind embossed decor with gilt to front. All edges gilt. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly bumped at ends, with a tiny nick. Handwritten note pasted to first blank page, dated 1886. Frontis has small tear lower inside corner, tissue giuard slightly foxed. Else a clean and tight copy. 186pp. With 90 very nice hand-coloured plates. Beautifully illustrated comprehensive guide to British Wild Flowers. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Sketches of the Wild Sports & Natural History of The Highlands. Illustrated Edition., ST. JOHN, CHARLES;
55 ST. JOHN, CHARLES; Sketches of the Wild Sports & Natural History of The Highlands. Illustrated Edition.
John Murray, London. 1878 
Size approx 6 x 8.5 inches. In dark green cloth with black and gilt bordering and gilt WildCat and Owl to front and rear boards. In very good condtion. Some minor marks to boards, minor rubbing to corners with sml nick to cloth at top corner. Inside owners prize label to endpaper with original bookseller label “G.G. Walmsley, Liverpool.” to front. Endpapers and page edges slightly foxed else very clean and tight throughout. 338pp. Profusely illustrated throughout with wood-engravings. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Familiar Wild Birds. Illustrated by A.Thorburn and others., SWAYSLAND, W:
56 SWAYSLAND, W: Familiar Wild Birds. Illustrated by A.Thorburn and others.
Cassell & Company Ltd. 1903 
4 vols. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. light blue pattern to spine and covers. In very good, almost near fine conditions. Covers with some slight rubbing to edges else very clean and bright covers. Gilt bright. Colour plates clean and bright. Neat owners label to endpapers, and inscriptions to endpapers, v.3 has inscription to top of title pg as well as endpaper. 160pp text each volume. Vol IV has 16pp index. 40 coloured plates per volume by Thorburn and others. Many wood-engravings. A beautifully illustrated set with comprehensive descriptions of 144 birds described each with a colour plate. Each bird chapter has b&w title and end bird vignettes, plus further section on eggs with 16 colour plates in Vol IV. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Woodland Life., THOMAS, Edward;
57 THOMAS, Edward; The Woodland Life.
Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1897 1st edition 
Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 inches. In green buckram cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine, and dark green printed floral panel decoration to front and spine. Dark green endpapers. In very good condition. Minor bumps to corners, some slihgt darkening to cloth. A couple of small spots to side page edges. Half-title/endpaper remains uncut. A couple of light spots to endpapers else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. This is a scarce 1st edition copy of the Author’s first published book. 234pp. Illustrated with a b&w frontispiece. Decorative letterpieces, red lined semi-bordering to pages. 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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British Mammals. With 50 Plates in Colour and Pen and Ink Sketches in the Text. In Two Volumes. (Bound in 1.), THORBURN, A.:
58 THORBURN, A.: British Mammals. With 50 Plates in Colour and Pen and Ink Sketches in the Text. In Two Volumes. (Bound in 1.)
London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1920/21 (1st.) 
Large hardback, approx 12.5 x 10.5 inches. 4to. 2 vols bound in 1. Dark navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing and light soiling to cloth, corners bumped and edges rubbed. Small nicks to corners and ends of spine. Mild foxing to endpapers, crack to front endpaper with tape repair, “Foyles” bookseller label to corner. A couple of minor thumb marks else pages and plates all very clean and tight throughout. 83pp + 103pp. With 50 Plates in Colour and Pen and Ink Sketches in the Text. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Mereside Chronicle With A Short Interlude of Lochs and Lochans., TUNNICLIFFE, C. F.:
59 TUNNICLIFFE, C. F.: Mereside Chronicle With A Short Interlude of Lochs and Lochans.
London, Country Life, 1948 1st edition 
Hardback, approx 11.5 x 8.5 inches. Maroon cloth with black lettering and illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap (DW some minor darkening and minor rubbing to edges, minor creases to top edge. Not price clipped, in protective sleeve.) Endpapers partially darkened. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 200pp. Profusely illustrated in b&w. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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My Country Book. Signed Copy., TUNNICLIFFE, C. F.:
60 TUNNICLIFFE, C. F.: My Country Book. Signed Copy.
The Studio 1942 1st edition 
Hardback, approx 10 x 8 inches. Green cloth with black lettering and illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap (DW spine darkened, rubbing to edges, small nicks/chips to corners. Not price clipped, in protective sleeve.) A couple of small spots to endpapers, Author’s dedicatory inscription to front dated 1949. With loose signed letter to “Major Banks.” Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 200pp. Profusely illustrated in b&w. 
Price: 480.00 GBP
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