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Camouflage and Mimicry. Survival in the Wild., OWEN, DENIS:
41 OWEN, DENIS: Camouflage and Mimicry. Survival in the Wild.
OUP. 1980 1st edition. 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 158pp. With colour and b/w photographs and illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1984. Else a clean and tight copy. Many animals combine colour and shape to provide themselves with elaborate and highly effective disguises or to frighten a predator or to appear poisonous. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Shetland Pirates and Other Wild Life Studies., PITT, Frances;
42 PITT, Frances; Shetland Pirates and Other Wild Life Studies.
London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1923 1st edition 
Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In dark navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper with b&w plate to front. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW spine darkened, some minor rubbing to plate on front. In protective sleeve.) Cover rubbed at edges and corners. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 248pp + 6pp adverts. 29 b&w photo illustrations including frontis. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Natural History. Pliny The Elder. Preface and Books 1 - 7. Translated by H. Rackham. Introduction by A. T. Grafton. In Five Volumes., PLINY: RACKHAM, H.: GRAFTON, Anthony T.:
43 PLINY: RACKHAM, H.: GRAFTON, Anthony T.: Natural History. Pliny The Elder. Preface and Books 1 - 7. Translated by H. Rackham. Introduction by A. T. Grafton. In Five Volumes.
London, The Folio Society, 2012 
5 volumes. Hardbacks. 10 x 6 ins. Half bound with blue cloth spines with gilt lettering and banding and colour illustrated decorative paper covered boards. Blue hard card slipcase, decorated in gilt on front. In very good near fine conditions with very good slipcase. Chip to corner of slipcase on rear top corner. Some minor rubbing to edges. Else a very clean and tight set. Illustrated with many coloured plates. 
Price: 165.00 GBP
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Rambles In Search of Flowerless Plants. Second Edition., PLUES, MARGARET;
44 PLUES, MARGARET; Rambles In Search of Flowerless Plants. Second Edition.
Journal of Horticulture & Cottage Gardener Office, London. 1865 2nd 
Tall 8vo. Approx 6 x 9.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt to spine and ebossed bordering. In overall very good condition. Some marks to boards. Small chip and slight lean to spine. Inside owners prize label to endpaper with original bookseller label “G.G. Walmsley, Liverpool.” to front. Some minor foxing and handling marks else pages clean andtight thoroughout. Plates are clean and colours very bright. 317pp. With 20 very nice hand coloured engraved plates. Many small b&w engravings within text. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Reptile World. A natural history of the snakes, lizards, turtles and crocodilians., POPE, CLIFFORD H.:
45 POPE, CLIFFORD H.: The Reptile World. A natural history of the snakes, lizards, turtles and crocodilians.
Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1956 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 338pp. With colour frontis and b/w photographs. Guide to reptiles. The author’s treatment of each group is divided between function and classification. With many photographs. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, To The Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1886 - ‘87., POWELL, J. W.;
46 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:
47 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:
48 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.;
49 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;
50 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.;
51 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.:
52 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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The Romance of Plant Life. Interesting Descriptions of the Strange and Curious in the Plant World. With 34 Illustrations., SCOTT ELLIOT,G.F:
53 SCOTT ELLIOT,G.F: The Romance of Plant Life. Interesting Descriptions of the Strange and Curious in the Plant World. With 34 Illustrations.
London, Seeley and Co. Ltd., 1907 
Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 inches. Dark grey cloth with gilt lettering and colour & gilt pictorial designs to front and spine. In very good condition. Some fading to rear board, small split/nick to cloth at top end of spine. Some mild/moderate foxing to pages throughout. Else a nice tight copy. 380pp + 16pp cat. With 34 b&w Illustrations. (32 plates, 2 in text.) 
Price: 20.00 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.:
54 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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55 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. 320pp. With colour photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly bumped at top end. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 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:
56 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.:
57 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:
58 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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59 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.:
60 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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