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The Open Sea. (The New Naturalist 34). The World of Plankton., (34) HARDY, A.:
41 (34) HARDY, A.: The Open Sea. (The New Naturalist 34). The World of Plankton.
Collins 1956 1st edition. 
8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly chipped at ends of spine. Not price clipped). Slight soiling to edge of front board. Neat inscription to endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 335pp.With 142 watercolours by the author, & 67 b/w photographs. 300 text illustrations and maps. A masterly study of plankton and other fundamental sea-life. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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The Open Sea. The World of Plankton. (The New Naturalist 34). Part I., (34) HARDY, ALISTER:
42 (34) HARDY, ALISTER: The Open Sea. The World of Plankton. (The New Naturalist 34). Part I.
Collins 1964 reprint 
Hardback. Size approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine and rear slightly darkened, not price clipped). Small label and slight darkening to front endpaper. Small split at top of inner hinge. Some slight darkening to page edges, Else a clean and tight copy. 142 colour & 67 b/w photo.plates. 300 text ills.& maps. 335 pp. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Snowdonia National Park. (The New Naturalist 47)., (47) CONDRY, W.M.:
43 (47) CONDRY, W.M.: The Snowdonia National Park. (The New Naturalist 47).
Collins 1966 1st edition. 
8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; rubbed along edges, repaired tear to rear and sml tear to front. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription with a couple of minor spots to endpaper else a very clean and tight copy. 238pp.With 11 colour & 52 b/w photographs. 9 maps & diagrams. The author traces the formation and geology of the region, showing how they are related to soil and vegetation, and these in turn to animal life; he describes the mountain country section by section and gives a lively account of previous travellers. Covers the whole National Park, replacing a previous volume which was limited to Caernarvonshire. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Grass and Grasslands. (The New Naturalist 48)., (48) MOORE, IAN:
44 (48) MOORE, IAN: Grass and Grasslands. (The New Naturalist 48).
Collins 1966 (1st.). 
Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed along edges. Not price clipped). Cloth clean, spine slightly faded, Small label to corner of front endpaper, some light foxing to endpapers, Else a very clean and tight copy. 175 pp. Colour frontis by Dürer & 28 b&w photographs. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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British Birds of Prey. A Study of Britain's diurnal raptors. (The New Naturalist 60)., (60) BROWN, LESLIE:
45 (60) BROWN, LESLIE: British Birds of Prey. A Study of Britain's diurnal raptors. (The New Naturalist 60).
Collins 1979 reprint 
Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine a little faded, Not price clipped, in protective sleeve). A couple of minor marks to cloth, Some slight darkening to top of outer page edges, Else a very clean and tight copy. 16 photo.plts; Num.distribution maps. 400 pp. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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British Tits (The New Naturalist 62), (62) PERRINS, CHRISTOPHER:
46 (62) PERRINS, CHRISTOPHER: British Tits (The New Naturalist 62)
Collins 1979 1st edition. 
Hardback. 8vo. (9x6 ins.) In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With original illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (Dw in protective sleeve, spine slightly faded, small nick to rear top corner.) Inside pages clean and tight throughout. An excellent 1st edition copy. The book deals with seven species of tit; Coal, Great, Blue, Crested, Marsh, Willow and Long Tailed. Covers biology, behaviour, social lives, intelligence, adaptiveness and their ability to adjust their population size to the future availability of food. A fascinating look at some familiar birds. 304pp. With 16 b&w photo plates, 93 text illustrations and diagrams. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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British Thrushes. (The New Naturalist 63)., (63) SIMMS, ERIC:
47 (63) SIMMS, ERIC: British Thrushes. (The New Naturalist 63).
Collins 1978 (1st.) 
Hardback, approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine quite faded. Price clipped, in protective sleeve). Cloth clean, Some slight darkening to top of outer page edges, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 304pp. With 24 b/w photo plates, 69 text illustrations and diagrams. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Natural History of Shetland. (The New Naturalist 64)., (64) BERRY, R. J.; JOHNSTON, J. L.:
48 (64) BERRY, R. J.; JOHNSTON, J. L.: The Natural History of Shetland. (The New Naturalist 64).
Collins 1980 1st edition. 
Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded, Not price clipped, in protective wrap - wrap stuck to rear edges). Slight fading to edges of cloth, bump to bottom edge of front board. Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. --- Comprehensive account of the se remote islands. Includes general chapters on geological history, human history, vegetation, the sea and its creatures, freshwater life, land animals and birds. 380pp. With 29 colour & 44 b/w photographs. 47 line drawings. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Waders. (The New Naturalist 65)., (65) HALE, W.G.:
49 (65) HALE, W.G.: Waders. (The New Naturalist 65).
Collins. 1981 2nd edition. 
Hardback, approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw, some slight fading, not price clipped, in protective sleeve). A couple of minor marks to cloth, else A very clean and tight copy. ---- The British Isles form the wintering grounds and resting place on migration for a large percentage of the world’s population of waders. Consequently a great deal is known of their biology in winter but less in summer. The author describes their biology through the year, drawing where necessary on information from abroad. 320pp. With 24 b/w photo plates. With line drawings, tables and maps. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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British Bats. (The New Naturalist 93 )., (93) ALTRINGHAM, JOHN:
50 (93) ALTRINGHAM, JOHN: British Bats. (The New Naturalist 93 ).
HarperCollins 2003 1st edition. 
8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In fine condition with fine dustwrapper (dw; not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 218pp. With 8 colour & over 120 b/w photo plates & line drawings. The author describes the natural history of bats, from their origins and evolution to their behaviour, feeding habits and reproduction. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Seashore.  (The New Naturalist 94)., (94) HAYWARD, PETER J.:
51 (94) HAYWARD, PETER J.: Seashore. (The New Naturalist 94).
Collins 2004 (1st.). 
8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In fine condition with fine dustwrapper (dw; in protective sleeve). A very clean and tight copy. 288pp. With 16 colour & over 60 b/w line drawings. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Northumberland. (The New Naturalist 95). With Alston Moor., (95) LUNN, ANGUS:
52 (95) LUNN, ANGUS: Northumberland. (The New Naturalist 95). With Alston Moor.
Collins 2004 1st edition. 
Hardback, approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw; some slight fading to spine and rear edges, not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. --- A definitive natural history of Northumberland, covering its ecological history, geology, and climate. 304pp. With 16 colour & over 160 b/w photo plates and diagrams. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Folklore of Birds. An Enquiry into the Origin & Distribution of some Magico-Religious Traditions. The New Naturalist. (No 34.), ARMSTRONG, E.A.:
53 ARMSTRONG, E.A.: The Folklore of Birds. An Enquiry into the Origin & Distribution of some Magico-Religious Traditions. The New Naturalist. (No 34.)
Collins. 1958 1st edition. 
Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed along edges, foxing to rear. Not price clipped). Cloth clean, Small label to corner of front endpaper, some light foxing to endpapers, Else a very clean and tight copy. ---- The author has selected a number of familiar birds such as the swan, raven, owl, robin and wren, and traced the magico-religious beliefs concerning them as far back in time as possible. Archaeological data as well as oral and literary traditions are used to illustrate. 272pp. 55 photographs; 85 drawings in the text. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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The World of Spiders. the new Naturalist. With 14 plates of photographs, 4 in colour, and drawings by Arthur Smith comprising 22 half tone plates and 116 text figures., BRISTOWE, W. S.:
54 BRISTOWE, W. S.: The World of Spiders. the new Naturalist. With 14 plates of photographs, 4 in colour, and drawings by Arthur Smith comprising 22 half tone plates and 116 text figures.
London, Collins, New Naturalist, 1958 1st edition 
Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine faded, top edge rubbed. Not price clipped, in protective sleeve.) Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. --- The New Naturalist. Vol. 38. The author is a distinguished amateur who spent much time exploring spiders and the world in which they live. He adopts an evolutionary approach in his search for explanations of their present structure and habits. Families are described in detail, their ingenuity in catching prey and courtship. 232 drawings both in line and wash by Arthur Smith. 304pp. With 4 colour plates and 32 b&w plates, plus many drawings and diagrams. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Redstart. (2) (The New Naturalist Monograph)., BUXTON, JOHN:
55 BUXTON, JOHN: The Redstart. (2) (The New Naturalist Monograph).
Collins 1950 1st. edition. 
Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW minor rubbing to edges, rubbing to ends of spine. Heavy foxing and some darkening, spine slightly faded, some small tear to rear edges. Price clipped.) Cloth faded, neat bookplate to corner of front endpaper. Slight darkening to endpapers and light spots to page edges else a clean and tight copy. --- This study began when the author was a prisoner of war. He examined the Redstart with meticulous exactitude. As he gives his account of the Redstart’s life, his personal enjoyment shines out. Covers distribution, status, and world literature. 180pp. 1 colour photograph by Eric Hosking, 19 b/w photo.plts; 20 Maps/diagrams, & 2 text figures. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Snowdonia National Park. (The New Naturalist 47)., CONDRY, W.M.:
56 CONDRY, W.M.: The Snowdonia National Park. (The New Naturalist 47).
Collins 1967 2nd edition. 
Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; some rubbing along top edge. Not price clipped). Some fading to spine on cloth. Some slight darkening to top of outer page edges, Small owners label to front corner and mild foxing to endpapers, else inside pages clean and tight. Else a clean and tight copy. ---- The author traces the formation and geology of the region, showing how they are related to soil and vegetation, and these in turn to animal life; he describes the mountain country section by section and gives a lively account of previous travellers. Covers the whole National Park, replacing a previous volume which was limited to Caernarvonshire. 238pp.With 11 colour & 52 b/w photographs. 9 maps & diagrams. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Dragonflies. The New Naturalist 41., CORBET, P.S. / LONGFIELD, CYNTHIA / MOORE, N.W.:
57 CORBET, P.S. / LONGFIELD, CYNTHIA / MOORE, N.W.: Dragonflies. The New Naturalist 41.
Collins 1960 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. 260pp. With 53 colour & 16 b/w photographs. 200 maps & diagrams. An intensive study by three distinguished naturalists. Britain has 48 species of dragonfly. 
Price: 165.00 GBP
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Dragonflies. The New Naturalist (41.), CORBET, Phillip; BROOKS, Stephen;
58 CORBET, Phillip; BROOKS, Stephen; Dragonflies. The New Naturalist (41.)
Collins 1960 1st edition. 
Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened, darkening to rear side. Not price clipped). Cloth clean, endpapers partially darkened, Small label to corner of front endpaper, Else a very clean and tight copy. 260pp. With 53 colour plates by S. Beaufoy, 16 b&w photographs, 200 maps & diagrams. 
Price: 160.00 GBP
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The Peak District. (44) The New Naturalist No.44., EDWARDS, K. C.;
59 EDWARDS, K. C.; The Peak District. (44) The New Naturalist No.44.
Collins. London. 1964 3rd edition. 
Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; very small tear to top rear edge, some darkening to rear and slight fading to spine. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to endpapers, small label to front. Else a very clean and tight copy. --- New Naturalist edition on the Peak District. The author describes and discusses the topography, geology, climate, plants and archaeology. 240pp. 7 colour & 49 b/w photographs; 15 maps and diagrams. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Broads (46). (The New Naturalist)., ELLIS, E.A.:
60 ELLIS, E.A.: The Broads (46). (The New Naturalist).
Collins. 1965 1st edition. 
Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; rubbing along edges, slight fading to spine. Not price clipped). Some minor marks to cloth. Bottom of spine slightly bumped. Some darkening to top of outer page edges, Small owners label to front corner and mild foxing to endpapers, else inside pages clean and tight. Else a clean and tight copy. ---- The Norfolk Broads are complex, artificial wetlands. Some freshwater, some salt, they provide a setting for multitudinous species of birds, insects, flowers and grasses. 401pp. Colour frontis & 47 photographs. 68 maps & diagrams. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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