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Image for The Gamekeeper at Home Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life. With illustrations by CHARLES WHYMPER. New Edition.

The Gamekeeper at Home Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life. With illustrations by CHARLES WHYMPER. New Edition.

By: JEFFERIES, RICHARD: WHYMPER, CHARLES:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder & Co., 1896 New Edition:

Seller ID: 81955


Hardback, Size 8 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine, gilt pictorial vignette to front with blind embossed paneled boards. Dark navy blue endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. A couple of minor handling marks to boards else cloth clean and bright. Endpapers clean and bright. Some minor tanning to frontis & title page from tissue guard. Else a very clean and tight copy. Illustrated with 42 B&W wood-engravings by Charles Whymper. (frontis also appears on p11.) Previously serialised in "Pall Mall", this was h... View more info

Image for The Gamekeeper at Home Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life. With illustrations by CHARLES WHYMPER.

The Gamekeeper at Home Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life. With illustrations by CHARLES WHYMPER.

By: JEFFERIES, RICHARD: WHYMPER, CHARLES:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder & Co., 1880 1st Illustrated Edition:

Seller ID: 81954


Hardback, Size 8 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth covers, beveled boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt pictorial vignette to front with black decorative bordering to front and ends of spine. Green decorative floral endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Some minor bumps to edges. A couple of minor handling marks to boards. Some darkening to endpapers/halftitle page. Some handling marks to pages. Else a clean and tight copy. Illustrated with 42 B&W wood-engravings by Charles Whymper. (frontis also appears on p11.) Previously serialised in "Pall Mall", this ... View more info

Image for Gleanings in Natural History. With Local Recollections. To Which are Added Maxims and Hints for an Angler. And Second Series. To which are added Some Extracts from the unpublished MSS. of The late Mr. White of Selborne

Gleanings in Natural History. With Local Recollections. To Which are Added Maxims and Hints for an Angler. And Second Series. To which are added Some Extracts from the unpublished MSS. of The late Mr. White of Selborne

By: JESSE, EDWARD:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1835 (vol.1: 3rd.ed. / vols. 2 & 3: 1st .editions).:

Seller ID: 78874


2 volumes. Hardback, 7.5 x 4.5 inches. Attractive quarter bound calf leather with marbled paper boards. Maroon morocco labels on spines lettered in gilt with gilt decorations. Plain endpapers, speckled edges. In very good conditions. Edges rubbed and bumped, corners slightly bumped, some rubbing on spines and boards. Some minor spots to endpapers, neat inscriptions “Eliza Barrett” at fronts. Some light foxing spots and handling marks to vol.1. Else clean and tight copies. 3 engraved plates, a folding facsimile from unpublished journal of Gilbert. 314 pp & 321pp. View more info

Image for With Nature and a Camera Being the Adventures and Observations of a Field Naturalist and an Animal Photographer. Illustrated by 180 pictures from photographs by Cherry Kearton. Popular Edition. WITH AUTHORS SIGNED LETTER.

With Nature and a Camera Being the Adventures and Observations of a Field Naturalist and an Animal Photographer. Illustrated by 180 pictures from photographs by Cherry Kearton. Popular Edition. WITH AUTHORS SIGNED LETTER.

By: Kearton, Richard

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, 1906 Popular Edition:

Seller ID: 81343


Hardback, size 8.5 x 6 inches. In full tree calf leather fine binding. Raised banding and extensive gilt decoration to spine, gilt decorative paneled boards with gilt vignettes to front and back “Royal Medical College MDCCCLV.” In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges, thin chip to top of spine, a couple of light marks to boards. Letter and prize label to front endpapers “Epsom College, K.C. Crosbie, For General Knowledge, 1909.” Authors signed letter pasted in opposite, dated 1909. 368pp. Illustrated by 180 B&W photo plates by Cherry Kearton. Popular Edi... View more info

Image for Early Mammals Supplement 1 to the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society of London.

Early Mammals Supplement 1 to the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society of London.

By: KERMACK, D.M. & K. A.;

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London / New York Academic Press Inc. 1971 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76889


Hardback, approx 10 x 7 ins. In navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed edging to boards. In original dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW quite heavily rubbed around edges, small tear top of spine.) Light scratch to rear board. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 203pp. With many B&W plates and diagrams. View more info

Image for The Liassic Therapsid Oligokyphus. With Twelve Stereoscopic Plates and Sixty-Six Figures in the Text.

The Liassic Therapsid Oligokyphus. With Twelve Stereoscopic Plates and Sixty-Six Figures in the Text.

By: KUHNE, Walter Georg;

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London Order of the Trustees of the British Museum 1956 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76988


Hardback, large, 12 x 10 inches. In Olive green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. In very good near fine condition. Cloth clean. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 149pp. Illustrated with highly detailed b&w diagrams. View more info

Image for Flora of Bournemouth, including The Isle of Purbeck. And the country within Twelve Miles of Bournemouth. Second Issue with Appendix.

Flora of Bournemouth, including The Isle of Purbeck. And the country within Twelve Miles of Bournemouth. Second Issue with Appendix.

By: LINTON, Edward F.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Bournemouth, H. G. Commin, 1919 2nd:

Seller ID: 80147


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Lettering on spine faded. Edges rubbed, corners a little bumped. Crack between front endpaper. Foxing spots to title and preface pages. Lacks map. slight darkening and the odd spot to inside pages else a clean and tight copy. Else a clean and tight copy. 290pp. Lacks map. View more info

Image for Flora of Bournemouth, including The Isle of Purbeck. And the country within Twelve Miles of Bournemouth. Second Issue with Appendix. SIGNED.

Flora of Bournemouth, including The Isle of Purbeck. And the country within Twelve Miles of Bournemouth. Second Issue with Appendix. SIGNED.

By: LINTON, Edward F.:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Bournemouth, H. G. Commin, 1919 2nd SIGNED EDITION:

Seller ID: 80970


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Lettering on spine faded. Edges and corners rubbed. Some darkening to endpapers with “Dorset Collection” bookplate, and Authors inscription opposite “EJG Fosse, with kind regards from the Author, august 1923.” Some tears to edges of folds on map, top corner is pasted to rear board and separate from rest of map which is loose at rear. Some moderate foxing to title page and index else pages clean and tight. 290pp. Large folding map at rear. View more info

Image for Ants, Bees, and Wasps. A Record of Observations on the Habits of the Social Hymenoptera. The International Scientific Series vol.XL. (40)

Ants, Bees, and Wasps. A Record of Observations on the Habits of the Social Hymenoptera. The International Scientific Series vol.XL. (40)

By: LUBBOCK, SIR J:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. 1898 (14th.ed.).:

Seller ID: 78994


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed on front & rear. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Spine slightly faded. Hinges cracked. A couple of neat pencil inscriptions, Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Plates clean & bright. 436pp. 5 coloured engraved plates plus 2 folding plates of nests at rear. View more info

Image for The Royal Natural History. Preface by P.L.Sclater. Illustrations by W.Kuhnert, F.Specht, P.J.Smit, and others.

The Royal Natural History. Preface by P.L.Sclater. Illustrations by W.Kuhnert, F.Specht, P.J.Smit, and others.

By: LYDEKKER, RICHARD:

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne. 1893-96 1st editions.:

Seller ID: 81454


6 vols. Tall 8vo. In original publishers bevelled pictorial cloth covers with gilt to spine and black lettering to front. Top edge gilt. Really bright Set. In very good condition. Very light rubbing to edges. Volume V has 2 light scratches on rear board. Mild foxing to edges. Small name written on each second blank page.Colour plates mostly clean and bright. With 72 very nice colour chromolithographic plates, and 1,600 wood-engravings. Comprehensive guide to animal life around the world at the end of the 19th C. View more info

Image for LLOYD'S NATURAL HISTORY Complete Set of 16 Volumes. Edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe. A Hand-book to the... British Birds (4 vols.), Game Birds (2 vols.), Butterflies (2 vols.), Moths (3 vols.), Cats, Mammalia, Marsupials, and Primates (2 vols.) In Uniform Fine Leather Binding.

LLOYD'S NATURAL HISTORY Complete Set of 16 Volumes. Edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe. A Hand-book to the... British Birds (4 vols.), Game Birds (2 vols.), Butterflies (2 vols.), Moths (3 vols.), Cats, Mammalia, Marsupials, and Primates (2 vols.) In Uniform Fine Leather Binding.

By: LYDEKKER, RICHARD:

Price: £695.00

Publisher: London, Edward Lloyd. 1896:

Seller ID: 81761


16 volumes. Hardbacks, approx 7 x 5 inches. Quarter bound in maroon calf leather to spine and corners and pebbled maroon cloth boards. Gilt lettering to pale green and brown leather spine labels, with gilt and blind embossed decorative banding to spines. Decorative embossed edging to leather on boards. Pale yellow endpapers. Red speckled page edges. In very good conditions. Some light rubbing to ends of spines and corners. Covers all very clean and bright, except vol. ‘Marsupials’, which has a couple of surface chips to cloth on rear board. Endpapers darkened but no penned inscript... View more info

Image for The Mollusca of Dorsetshire. (Marine, Estuarine, Freshwater, and Land) and The Brachiopoda. Signed copy.

The Mollusca of Dorsetshire. (Marine, Estuarine, Freshwater, and Land) and The Brachiopoda. Signed copy.

By: MANSEL-PLEYDELL, J.C.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Dorchester. 1898 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74670


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt mollusc to front. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed at ends. Corners slightly bumped, slightly bubbled lower front cover. Map missing from front. Pages uncut/unopened throughout. Lacks Map. Else a clean and tight copy. 110pp. The author records the Mollusca of Dorset at the end of the 19th century. View more info

Image for The Mollusca of Dorsetshire. (Marine, Estuarine, Freshwater, and Land) and The Brachiopoda. Signed copy.

The Mollusca of Dorsetshire. (Marine, Estuarine, Freshwater, and Land) and The Brachiopoda. Signed copy.

By: MANSEL-PLEYDELL, J.C.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Dorchester. 1898 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81547


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt mollusc to front. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Nice bright copy. Corners slightly bumped. Inscripotion from author on first blank page. Small tear on inside fore edge of title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 110pp. The author records the Mollusca of Dorset at the end of the 19th century. View more info

Image for The Flora of Dorsetshire. With a Sketch of Topography, River System, and Geology of the County. Second Edition. With Two Maps. SIGNED by Author

The Flora of Dorsetshire. With a Sketch of Topography, River System, and Geology of the County. Second Edition. With Two Maps. SIGNED by Author

By: MANSEL-PLEYDELL, J.C;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Private, Dorchester Chronicle Works. 1895 (2nd.ed.):

Seller ID: 81520


9x5.5 ins. Bound in original Maroon cloth with gilt to front and spine, blind embossed edging. In good condition. Slight bumps to corners. A few faint water mark to endpaper, last three pages a little creased. Inscribed by author on first blank page. Slight crack front endpaper. Some little foxing to pages. A tear on both folding maps. Else generally clean & tight. 2 fold out maps. 345pp. Regarded as the best edition of this title. View more info

Image for Nicoll’s Birds of Egypt. Published under the authority of the Egyptian Government. In Two Volumes.

Nicoll’s Birds of Egypt. Published under the authority of the Egyptian Government. In Two Volumes.

By: MEINERTZHAGEN, COLONEL R.

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Hugh Rees Ltd. 1930 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77127


2 vols.; large hardbacks, 4to., 13 x 10 inches. In green pebbled cloth covers with gilt lettering to spines and front boards, Gilt vertical band to fronts. With original dustwrappers. In very good condition with very good dustwrappers. (DW in protective sleeves, faded, darkened, rubbed , some minor tears, loss to ends of spine areas and corners. Corners bumped, edges bumped, some chips to cloth at edges, ends of spine rubbed with a couple of nicks/chips. Cloth reinforcement to hinges between endpapers; endpapers slightly darkened, neat inscription to front. Page edges rough cut. Inside pages v... View more info

Image for A History of British Butterflies. Sixth Edition, With Seventy-Two Coloured Plates.

A History of British Butterflies. Sixth Edition, With Seventy-Two Coloured Plates.

By: MORRIS, F. O. REV:

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo, 1891 6th:

Seller ID: 81623


Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 10.5 x 7 inches. Attractive dark green textured cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial decoration to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. Dark green endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped, some minor rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Else cover very clean and bright. Some very minor tiny foxing spots to prelims, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Plates all clean and bright. A couple of minor glue repairs to gatherings. Else a very clean and tight copy. Illustrated with 72 coloured and 2 b&w plates.; 184 pp. Includes cha... View more info

Image for A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds Third Edition, Newly Revised, Corrected and Enlarged. In Three Volumes. With 248 Coloured Plates.

A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds Third Edition, Newly Revised, Corrected and Enlarged. In Three Volumes. With 248 Coloured Plates.

By: MORRIS, REV. F.O:

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo, 1892 3rd:

Seller ID: 81619


Three Volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo; approx 10.5 x 7 inches. Attractive dark green cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to spines & gilt ‘nest’ vignettes to front boards, blind embossed on rears. Green endpapers. In very good conditions. Cloths are bright, with bright gilt. Some rubbing to edges, ends of spine and corners, minor bumps to corners. Some bumps to edges of vol.1. with a couple of small nicks to edges of cloth. Some soiling to front board of vol.3. Bookplates to endpapers “Alfred Master Whitaker.” Publishers advert slip and authors obituary pasted to f... View more info

Image for A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds.

A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds.

By: MORRIS, REV. F.O:

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge & Sons 1865 1st edition:

Seller ID: 82197


3 vols; Tall 8vo; Attractive blind stamped original green cloth with extensive gt.decor.on spine & gt.vign.ill.on fr.covers. In very good condition. A Nice bright set. A few small chips ends of spines, corners lightly bumped. Private bookplate on each front endpaper. Volume I front endpaper has two small holes. Early blank pages some very light foxing, pages a little rough cut, else generally clean & tight. Size 25cm x 17.5cm Complicate with 225 hand-col.plts.; View more info

Image for The Way of a Countryman. Illustrations by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Foreword by Bernard O’Donoghue.

The Way of a Countryman. Illustrations by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Foreword by Bernard O’Donoghue.

By: NIALL, IAN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, White Lion Books, 1993 repr:

Seller ID: 81554


Hardback, 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Green cloth with gilt to spine and gilt vignette to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW minor rubbing to edges, price clipped.) Some minorfading to cloth on top and bottom edges of boards. Else a very clean and tight copy. 142pp. With B&W woodcut illustrations by C.F. Tunnicliffe. View more info

Image for Camouflage and Mimicry. Survival in the Wild.

Camouflage and Mimicry. Survival in the Wild.

By: OWEN, DENIS:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: OUP. 1980 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73407


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 158pp. With colour and b/w photographs and illustrations. Many animals combine colour and shape to provide themselves with elaborate and highly effective disguises or to frighten a predator or to appear poisonous. View more info