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Image for The Descent of Man. And Selection in Relation to Sex. Second Edition, Revised and augmented. Twenty-First Thousand. With Illustrations.

The Descent of Man. And Selection in Relation to Sex. Second Edition, Revised and augmented. Twenty-First Thousand. With Illustrations.

By: DARWIN, Charles;

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1887 (2nd. revised & augmented. 21st. thou.).:

Seller ID: 78481


Hardback, Approx 8 x 5 inches. Dark green cloth, with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, blind paneled boards. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to covers and extremities. Some darkening to spine. Small stamp on front endpaper “Ferguson, Raith.” with inscription on following plain endpaper “Alice Luttrell, from Val Ferguson, 1890.” Inside pages all very clean & tight throughout. 693pp. 78 b&w figures within text. View more info

Image for The Descent of Man. And Selection in Relation to Sex. Second Edition, Revised and augmented. Twenty-First Thousand. With Illustrations.

The Descent of Man. And Selection in Relation to Sex. Second Edition, Revised and augmented. Twenty-First Thousand. With Illustrations.

By: DARWIN, Charles;

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1887 (2nd. revised & augmented. 19th. thou.).:

Seller ID: 80559


Hardback, Approx 8 x 5 inches. Dark green cloth, with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, blind paneled boards. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Some very minor rubbing to covers and extremities. A few minor spots to front board. Presentation inscription on front endpaper. Inside some minor foxing else pages generally very clean & tight throughout. 693pp. 78 b&w figures within text. View more info

Image for Reinventing Darwin. The Great Evolutionary Debate.

Reinventing Darwin. The Great Evolutionary Debate.

By: ELDREDGE, Niles;

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1995 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77252


Hardback. 9.5 x 6 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve.) 244pp. View more info

Image for The Outdoor World. Or Young Collector's Handbook. With 16 Coloured Plates and Over 500 Illustrations in the Text. Second Edition.

The Outdoor World. Or Young Collector's Handbook. With 16 Coloured Plates and Over 500 Illustrations in the Text. Second Edition.

By: FURNEAUX, W.:

Price: £52.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green & Co., 1894:

Seller ID: 82196


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In full red polished calf leather binding, raised banding and extensive gilt decoration to spine. Gilt paneled boards. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine darkened. Some rubbing to edges, top end of spine thinly chipped. Some handling marks to boards. Some darkening to endpapers and half-title page. Prize inscription to front “Prize for Natural History Exam, Cecil Blake from G.T. Worsley, 1895.” Some small areas of minor darkening, else pages and plates all very clean and tight, plates all guarded. Else a very clean and ti... View more info

Image for Biologist Philosopher A Study of the Life and Writings of Alfred Russel Wallace.

Biologist Philosopher A Study of the Life and Writings of Alfred Russel Wallace.

By: GEORGE, Wilma:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Abelard-Schuman, 1964 1st edition:

Seller ID: 81740


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt to lettering spine, with illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some minor rubbing to edges, large torn chip to top of spine. Not price clipped. In protective sleeve.) Cloth clean. “Longmans” bookseller label to front endpaper. A couple of minor spots to outer page edges, else a very clean and tight copy. 320pp. Illustrated with 2 full-page portraits and some figures within text. View more info

Image for A History of the Earth & Animated Nature Illustrated with Copper-Plates. A New Edition, with corrections and additions by W. Turton. Fellow of the Linnaean Society. In Six Volumes.

A History of the Earth & Animated Nature Illustrated with Copper-Plates. A New Edition, with corrections and additions by W. Turton. Fellow of the Linnaean Society. In Six Volumes.

By: GOLDSMITH, OLIVER: TURTON, W.:

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, F. Wingrave, J. Johnson, Richardson, Rivington &c &c... 1805 ‘New Edition’:

Seller ID: 80536


6 volumes. Hardback, Approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In diced calf leather bindings with gilt lettering and decorations to spines, gilt paneled boards, marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities; edges, corners, and ends of spines. Corners a little bumped. A couple of minor cracks nr top rear edges of spines on vols.1,3&4. Some minor rubbing and handling to boards. Bookplates to front endpapers “Rawson Boddam Crozier.” A couple of tiny foxing spots to pages but overall pages very clean and tight, plates all very clean and bright. An excellent... View more info

Image for The Leaves Return Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.

The Leaves Return Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.

By: GRANT WATSON, E.L.: TUNNICLIFFE, C.F.:

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited, 1947 1st edition:

Seller ID: 81754


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. Green cloth with white lettering to front and spine. In illustrated dustwrapper with ‘Swallows’ design to front. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some rubbing to edges, some minor darkening, a couple of small nicks to rear corners and small tear to bottom rear edge. front flap price clipped. In protective sleeve.) Some slight tanning to endpapers. No penned inscriptions. Else a very clean and tight copy. 110pp. Illustrated throughout with B&W woodcuts by C.F. Tunnicliffe. View more info

Image for Woodland Management for Pheasants & Wildlife

Woodland Management for Pheasants & Wildlife

By: GRAY, Nigel:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1986 1st:

Seller ID: 82489


Hardback, 9.5 x 6 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (DW not price clipped.) No penned inscriptions. Else a very clean and tight copy. 176pp. With B&W photo illustrations. View more info

Image for The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds. Their Distribution and Abundance.

The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds. Their Distribution and Abundance.

By: HAGEMEIJER, Ward J. M.; BLAIR, Michael J.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Berkhamsted. Poyser T.& A. 1997 1st Edition:

Seller ID: 82099


Hardback. 12 x 8.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt to spine, in glossy pictorial dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Edges rubbed. Handling marks. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 901pp. With B&W illustrations, maps and diagrams Published for the European Bird Census Council View more info

Image for The Natural History of the Bible; Or, A Description of all the Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes &c, &c... Mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures. A New Edition, With Plates.

The Natural History of the Bible; Or, A Description of all the Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes &c, &c... Mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures. A New Edition, With Plates.

By: HARRIS, Thaddeus Mason:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Geo. B. Whittaker, 1825:

Seller ID: 82212


Hardback. 7 x 4 inches. Quarter bound in light brown calf leather and marbled paper boards, black leather spine label lettered in gilt. Plain endpapers, speckled page edges. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges. Some light foxing to frontis plate and some minor darkening to title page, neat inscription to top edge of title page “Margaret Sarah Cooper.” Some minor darkening and some minor foxing to plates, some offsetting to adjacent pages. Else a very clean and tight copy. Unpaginated, (approx 350pp.) Illustrated with 12 B&W full-page engraved plates. View more info

Image for The Mammals of Arabia. Second Edition

The Mammals of Arabia. Second Edition

By: HARRISON, David L.; BATES, Paul J. J.;

Price: £250.00

Publisher: England Harrison Zoological Museum Publication 1991:

Seller ID: 76982


Hardback. Large. 12 x 8.5 inches. Dark green cloth in glossy pictorial dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW minor rubbing to edges. ) An excellent clean and tight copy. 354pp. B&W photos and diagrams. View more info

Image for A Synopsis of the British Mosses. Being descriptions of all the genera and species found in Great Britain and Ireland to the present date. Second edition. Revised, corrected and entirely rearranged.

A Synopsis of the British Mosses. Being descriptions of all the genera and species found in Great Britain and Ireland to the present date. Second edition. Revised, corrected and entirely rearranged.

By: HOBKIRK, CHAS. P.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: L.Reeve and Co. 1884:

Seller ID: 70196


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Light scratches to front.Slight browning to endpapers. Old address label to front endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 240pp. 16pp cat. The author gives detailed descriptions of British mosses, their preferred environment and distribution. View more info

Image for A Report on the Sea-Otter Banks of Alaska. Range And Habits Of The Sea Otter; Its Decrease Under American Rule, And Some Of The Causes; Importance Of The Sea Otter To The Natives Of Alaska Inhabiting The Aleutian Islands; Proposed Regulations For 1898.

A Report on the Sea-Otter Banks of Alaska. Range And Habits Of The Sea Otter; Its Decrease Under American Rule, And Some Of The Causes; Importance Of The Sea Otter To The Natives Of Alaska Inhabiting The Aleutian Islands; Proposed Regulations For 1898.

By: HOOPER, CALVIN LEIGHTON:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Washington; Government Printing Office. 1897 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 66389


Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. Original paper wrappers, bound in hard card covers, with cloth spine & paper title label on front cover. In good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges. Bookplate inside hard covers (University of London). Paper wrapper a little rubbed on edges, with a few faint marks. Very good for its age. A few pages very slightly creased at bottom corner. Generally clean & tight. 35 text pages. With large fold out map of Aleutian Islands. A rare example of a report on wild life in the Bering Straits and the factors influencing the decline of the sea-otters with recommendation... View more info

Image for The Book of A Naturalist.

The Book of A Naturalist.

By: HUDSON, W.H.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton. 1919.:

Seller ID: 73889


Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine darkened. Corners slightly bumped. Small marks to covers. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1919. Else a clean and tight copy. 360pp. The author writes from personal experience of a variety of natural history subjects. Includes bats, squirrels, foxes, burds, lambs, snakes, moles, dogs and more. View more info

Image for Field and Hedgerow. Being the last essays of Richard Jefferies. Collected by his Widow. New Edition.

Field and Hedgerow. Being the last essays of Richard Jefferies. Collected by his Widow. New Edition.

By: JEFFERIES, RICHARD:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1895 New Edition:

Seller ID: 80010


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Maroon cloth with silver lettering to front and spine. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded, nicked at ends, some rubbing corners. Slight bubbling to cloth on front. One or two light foxing spots starting to appear, else pages clean and tight. 329pp. +24pp cat. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait. View more info

Image for The Toilers of The Field New Edition.

The Toilers of The Field New Edition.

By: JEFFERIES, RICHARD:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1894 New Edition:

Seller ID: 80285


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Maroon cloth with silver lettering to spine. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Slight fading to spine with some minor rubbing to ends. Some light foxing to inside pages, Else a very clean and tight copy. 327pp. +24pp cat. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait. View more info

Image for Wild Life in a Southern County. By the Author of ‘The Gamekeeper at Home.’ Second Edition.

Wild Life in a Southern County. By the Author of ‘The Gamekeeper at Home.’ Second Edition.

By: JEFFERIES, RICHARD:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1879 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 81956


Hardback, Size 7.5 x 5 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering and banding to spine, gilt and black embossed decorations to boards, blind on rear side. Brown endpapers. In very good condition, Corners slightly bumped, some minor rubbing to edges and ends of spine. A couple of minor handling marks to boards. Some mild foxing to endpapers and prelims, slight crack to front endpaper. Some minor foxing spots to inside pages, else a very clean and tight copy. 387pp. View more info

Image for Nature Near London Handmade Paper Edition.

Nature Near London Handmade Paper Edition.

By: JEFFERIES, RICHARD:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1893 1st (Hand-Made Paper Edition):

Seller ID: 81947


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Brown cloth, beveled boards, gilt lettering to spine. Top page edges gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Darkening to spine and board edges, some minor fading to boards. Thin chip/nick to top end of spine. Some minor darkening to endpapers. Binders stamp, “Southeran, Sackville St. London,” to front endpaper. Page edges rough cut, but inside all pages clean and tight throughout. 242pp. + 1pp cat. Jefferies deals here mainly with the countryside near his new home. This collection contains exiting and detailed descriptions of his nature ramb... View more info

Image for Field and Hedgerow. Being the last essays of Richard Jefferies. Collected by his Widow.

Field and Hedgerow. Being the last essays of Richard Jefferies. Collected by his Widow.

By: JEFFERIES, RICHARD:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1889 First Edition:

Seller ID: 81949


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Dark grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine, black and pale green lettering and design to front and spine. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and ends of spine, some minor bubbling to cloth on rear board. Endpapers darkened on free halves. Some mild foxing to pages throughout, else a very good tight copy. 331pp. +24pp cat. (cat dated June 1888.) View more info

Image for Wild Life in a Southern County. By the Author of ‘The Gamekeeper at Home.’

Wild Life in a Southern County. By the Author of ‘The Gamekeeper at Home.’

By: JEFFERIES, RICHARD:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1879 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81957


Hardback, Size 7.5 x 5 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering and banding to spine, gilt and black embossed decorations to boards, blind on rear side. Brown endpapers. In very good condition, Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, some minor rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Some minor rubbing to front board. Bookplate to front endpaper, “H.E.J. Fremlett,” with neat inscription to corner of halftitle page dated May 26 1880. Some minor foxing spots to inside pages, else a very clean and tight copy. 387pp. View more info