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Image for A Backwoodsman's Year Illustrations by Reginald Bass.

A Backwoodsman's Year Illustrations by Reginald Bass.

By: POOLE, R.W.F.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, 1990 2nd:

Seller ID: 82481


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Blue cloth, in glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (DW Not price clipped.) No penned inscriptions. Else a very clean and tight copy. 233pp. With B&W illustrations. View more info

Image for The Reptile World. A natural history of the snakes, lizards, turtles and crocodilians.

The Reptile World. A natural history of the snakes, lizards, turtles and crocodilians.

By: POPE, CLIFFORD H.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1956 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70917


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. View more info

Image for The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns of Great Britain. And Their Allies The Club Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails. SIGNED by author.

The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns of Great Britain. And Their Allies The Club Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails. SIGNED by author.

By: PRATT, ANNE:

Price: £675.00

Publisher: London Frederick Warne & Co. (n.d.). circa 1880:

Seller ID: 78253


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 colou... View more info

Image for The Seas. Our Knowledge of Life in the Sea and How it is Gained. With 384 illustrations 167 of which are in full colour. The Wayside and Woodland Series.

The Seas. Our Knowledge of Life in the Sea and How it is Gained. With 384 illustrations 167 of which are in full colour. The Wayside and Woodland Series.

By: RUSSELL, F. S. / YONGE, C. M.:

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co. 1928 1st:

Seller ID: 79124


Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. In green cloth covers lettered in gold & black. With gilt vignette to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw: edges rubbed, spine darkened, in protective sleeve.) Cloth bright, No penned inscriptions. An excellent very clean and tight copy. 379 pp. With 384 illustrations of which 167 are in colour. Many text illustrations. The Wayside and Woodland Series. Comprehensive guide to marine life. View more info

Image for Mammalian Paleofaunas of the World

Mammalian Paleofaunas of the World

By: SAVAGE, Donald E.; RUSSELL, Donald E.;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. 1983 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76896


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. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: SAVILLE KENT, W.:

Price: £260.00

Publisher: London, David Bogue, 1880-1881:

Seller ID: 78564


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... View more info

Image for Mountain Stream and Covert Sketches of Country Life and Sport in England and Scotland. With Illustrations.

Mountain Stream and Covert Sketches of Country Life and Sport in England and Scotland. With Illustrations.

By: SHAND, ALEXANDER INNES:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co., no date ca1897:

Seller ID: 82037


Handbook, 8 x 5.5 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and decorative gilt lettering to front. Pale yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, slight bumps to corners, rubbing to ends of spine. Else clean and bright. Faint inscription to front endpaper “McVittie, Blackburn.” Some minor darkening / light foxing spots to outer page edges, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 334 + 2pp cat. Illustrated with 16 full page B&W plates. View more info

Eden.

By: SMIT, TIM:

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Bantam Press. 2001 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71990


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. View more info

Image for The World in the Past. A Popular Account of What it was Like and What it Contained.

The World in the Past. A Popular Account of What it was Like and What it Contained.

By: SMITH, B. WEBSTER:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co.Ltd. 1926 1st:

Seller ID: 81939


Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. In Bright red cloth covers lettered in gold & black. With gilt vignette to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In FINE condition with fine dustwrapper An exceptional Copy. Cloth bright, NOT Price clipped. Also inside an excellent very clean and tight copy. 365pp. With 266 plates & illustrations (of which 73 are in colour). Guide to geology and fossils. View more info

Image for Natural Selection and Beyond. The Intellectual Legacy of Alfred Russel Wallace. Edited by C.H. Smith and G. Beccaloni.

Natural Selection and Beyond. The Intellectual Legacy of Alfred Russel Wallace. Edited by C.H. Smith and G. Beccaloni.

By: SMITH, Charles H.: BECCALONI, George:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, University Press, 2008 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78475


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. View more info

Image for Ancient Hunters And Their Modern Representatives.

Ancient Hunters And Their Modern Representatives.

By: SOLLAS, W. J.:

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. 1911 1st:

Seller ID: 78205


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. View more info

Image for Sketches of the Wild Sports & Natural History of The Highlands. Illustrated Edition.

Sketches of the Wild Sports & Natural History of The Highlands. Illustrated Edition.

By: ST. JOHN, CHARLES;

Price: £70.00

Publisher: John Murray, London. 1878:

Seller ID: 74900


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. View more info

Image for British Hoverflies An Illustrated Identification Guide. Text and Keys by Alan Stubbs. Colour Plates depicting 190 Species by Steven Falk.

British Hoverflies An Illustrated Identification Guide. Text and Keys by Alan Stubbs. Colour Plates depicting 190 Species by Steven Falk.

By: STUBBS, Alan E.: FALK, Steven J.:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, British Entomological and Natural History Society, October 1983 1st:

Seller ID: 81750


Hardback, 9.5 x 7 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good near fine condition. No dustwrapper. No penned inscriptions. A Couple of very minor handling marks to cloth else a very clean and tight copy. 253pp + Appendices. 12 Colour plates by Alan Stubbs. View more info

Image for The Woodland Life.

The Woodland Life.

By: THOMAS, Edward;

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1897 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78018


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-b... View more info

Image for British Mammals. With 50 Plates in Colour and Pen and Ink Sketches in the Text. In Two Volumes. LARGE PAPER EDITION

British Mammals. With 50 Plates in Colour and Pen and Ink Sketches in the Text. In Two Volumes. LARGE PAPER EDITION

By: THORBURN, A.:

Price: £420.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1920/21 LIMITED EDITION Only 155 Copies:

Seller ID: 81425


Very Large hardback, Size approx 39cm x 33cm. Bound in original light red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In good condition. Some minor rubbing and light sunning to cloth. Some foxing to endpaper. A couple of minor 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. LIMITED EDITION Only 155 Copies Number 46 View more info

Image for Game Birds and Wild-Fowl of Great Britain and Ireland. Written & illustrated by A.Thorburn.

Game Birds and Wild-Fowl of Great Britain and Ireland. Written & illustrated by A.Thorburn.

By: THORBURN, A:

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.1923 (1st.). 1923 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 81427


Large hardback, Size approx 37cm x 28cm. Bound in original Red cover with gold line border with gilt lettering to spine. In good condition. Some minor rubbing and light sunning to spine. Light sun strip top front edge, with three small splash marks. Rear board lightly creased. Top front corner bumped. Some foxing & a couple of minor marks else pages and plates all very clean and tight throughout. 78 text pages. With 30 Plates in Colour and Pen and Ink Sketches in the Text. 30 coloured plates, each plate being 7" x 10" with 2.5" white border around the plate. Each plate prote... View more info

Image for Rambles of a Naturalist Round Folkstone With occasional notes on the flora and fauna, with lists of plants, lepidoptera, birds and shells.

Rambles of a Naturalist Round Folkstone With occasional notes on the flora and fauna, with lists of plants, lepidoptera, birds and shells.

By: ULLYETT, Henry:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Folkstone, J. English, 1880 1st:

Seller ID: 80130


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Green cloth with black lettering and decoration to front, blind embossed on rear. In very good condition. Some minor darkening to cloth, corners rubbed, minor dark mark to edges of boards, chip/split to cloth on rear leading edge. Some minor darkening to endpapers, else inside pages all very clean and tight. 157pp. View more info

Image for The Countryman’s Bedside Book. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.

The Countryman’s Bedside Book. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.

By: WATKINS PITCHFORD, D.J.: "B.B.":

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1947 4th imp.:

Seller ID: 80422


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Plain endpapers. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; rubbed, edges and spine creased, spine darkened, small chips to corners, some small tears to edges. Some foxing spots. Not price clipped. In protective sleeve.) Cloth faded at edges. Erased pencil inscription to front endpaper. Pages tanned throughout. Some minor foxing to a few page edges, Else a clean and tight copy. 251pp. B&w woodcut illustrations by Watkins Pitchford. 15 full page plates & many insets, head and tail... View more info

Image for The Stream I Know. With 13 Coloured & Many Black and White Illustrations.

The Stream I Know. With 13 Coloured & Many Black and White Illustrations.

By: WESTELL, W. Percival; TURNER, Henry;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. n.d.:

Seller ID: 76028


Approx 7 x 5 ins. HArdback in illustrated light blue cloth, printed design to front and spine. In original paper dustwrapper with colour plate to front. Top edges olivine. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW darkened, rubbed, sml tear top of spine.) Corners slightly bumped. Cloth clean & bright. Bookplate to front endpaper. Some light foxing spots and handling marks to pages otherwise a nice tight copy. With 13 Coloured & Many Black and White Illustrations. View more info

Image for The Natural History of Selborne. To which are added, The Naturalist’s Calendar, Miscellaneous Observations, and Poems. A New Edition, With Engravings. In Two Volumes.

The Natural History of Selborne. To which are added, The Naturalist’s Calendar, Miscellaneous Observations, and Poems. A New Edition, With Engravings. In Two Volumes.

By: WHITE, GILBERT:

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Printed for C & J. Rivington, J & A. Arch, Longman Hurst Rees Orme Brown Green, Harding Triphook &c &c... 1825:

Seller ID: 78783


Hardbacks. 2 vols. 9 x 5.5 inches. Quarter bound calf leather, with marbled boards page edges and endpapers. Red and Green leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised banding and extensive gilt decoration to spines. Gilt line details to boards. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped, edges rubbed, some light rubbing to boards, some rubbing to edges of spines. Bookplates to endpapers “Thomas Evans.” some darkening and mild foxing to endpapers and title pages, main title page darkened opposite frontis plate. Engraved plates are foxed and darkened. Some mild foxing to... View more info