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Image for COMPLETE Set New Naturalist Series FIRST EDITIONS 1 to 120. 122 volumes in total, including the two versions of Number 6 Highlands & Islands, & the Biography volume Number 82, the second which is Signed & limited.

COMPLETE Set New Naturalist Series FIRST EDITIONS 1 to 120. 122 volumes in total, including the two versions of Number 6 Highlands & Islands, & the Biography volume Number 82, the second which is Signed & limited.

By: N/A

Price: £9,500.00

Publisher: Collins. London. From 1945 All 1st. edition’s:

Seller ID: 81544


Size 6.25 x 8.75 inches. All bound in original green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With original illustrated dustwrappers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. Inside generally clean and tight copy. 23 of the later Volumes are in New condition, still in their shrink wrap. 7 volumes are price clipped, volumes 4, 12, 17, 20, 40 ,63, 67. 16 Volumes have small name inscription on front endpaper, volumes 1, 4, 19, 24, 29, 31, 32, 33, 41, 48, 50, 51, 54, 55, 58, 66. Also 10 volumes have private bookplate on front endpapers on volumes 14, 17, 23, 38, 47, 69, 77, 79, 80, 88. A few oth... View more info

Image for London's Natural History. (The New Naturalist 3).

London's Natural History. (The New Naturalist 3).

By: (03) FITTER, R:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins 1946 Reprint:

Seller ID: 81886


Hardback, 8vo. (approx 9 x 6 ins.) In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine darkened, some foxing to rear, rubbing to edges and ends of spine, small tear to top end of spine, not price clipped). Cloth a little faded at spine, ends of spine bumped, some marking to rear endpapers, slight darkening of page edges, else a clean and tight copy. 52 Colour & 41 b&w plates; With maps and diagrams; (incl. many by Eric Hosking). 282 pp; View more info

Image for Natural History in The Highlands and Islands. (The New Naturalist 6).

Natural History in The Highlands and Islands. (The New Naturalist 6).

By: (06) DARLING, F. FRASER:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins / Bloomsbury Books 1989 facsimile reprint:

Seller ID: 77993


Hardback, 8vo. 8.5 x 6 ins. In cream cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; minor rubbing to edges. Not price clipped). Else a clean and tight copy. ---- Covers the geology, geograph, flora and fauna of the Highlands and islands of Scotland. 336pp. With 46 colour & 55 b/w plates; 24 maps & diagrams. View more info

Image for Mushrooms & Toadstools. A Study of the Activities of Fungi. (The New Naturalist 7).

Mushrooms & Toadstools. A Study of the Activities of Fungi. (The New Naturalist 7).

By: (07) RAMSBOTTOM, JOHN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Books 1989 facsimile reprint:

Seller ID: 77992


Hardback, 8vo. (approx 9 x 6 ins.) In cream cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; minor rubbing to ends of spine, Not price clipped). slihgt nick to top corner of front endpaper, else a very clean and tight copy. --- From Puff-balls to the mould in jam-pots, including truffles, dry rot, and the yeasts used in brewing; all are fungis and the author manages to include all of them. Also included is a wealth of historical allusion. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs by Paul de Laszlo. 306pp. With ... View more info

Image for Mushrooms & Toadstools. A Study of the Activities of Fungi. (The New Naturalist 7).

Mushrooms & Toadstools. A Study of the Activities of Fungi. (The New Naturalist 7).

By: (07) RAMSBOTTOM, JOHN:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Collins 1954 New Edition:

Seller ID: 81880


Hardback, 8vo. (approx 9 x 6 ins.) In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Some marks to rear, some rubbing to edges, in plastic cover, tape reinforcements to rear, Not price clipped). Spine slightly bumped on edges, darkening to page edges, else a clean and tight copy. --- From Puff-balls to the mould in jam-pots, including truffles, dry rot, and the yeasts used in brewing; all are fungis and the author manages to include all of them. Also included is a wealth of historical allusion. Beautifully il... View more info

Image for Mushrooms & Toadstools. A Study of the Activities of Fungi. (The New Naturalist 7).

Mushrooms & Toadstools. A Study of the Activities of Fungi. (The New Naturalist 7).

By: (07) RAMSBOTTOM, JOHN:

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Collins 1953 1st edition:

Seller ID: 82292


Hardback, 8vo. (approx 9 x 6 ins.) In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition in fine dustwrapper (dw; Official Collins later reproduction jacket. In protective sleeve.) Blind embossed stamp to corner of half title page “Library of Anthony Day.” No penned inscriptions. Else a very clean and tight copy. 306pp. With 84 colour & 58 b/w photo plates. (incl. many by Eric Hosking). From Puff-balls to the mould in jam-pots, including truffles, dry rot, and the yeasts used in brewing; all are fungis and the author... View more info

Image for British Plant Life (The New Naturalist No. 10 ).

British Plant Life (The New Naturalist No. 10 ).

By: (10) TURRILL, W.B:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins. London. 1958 2nd edition:

Seller ID: 81887


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with dustwrapper (dw; Wearing to top end of spine and edges, darkening to rear, tears to rear, in plastic cover. Price clipped). Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 315pp. With 53 colour & 27 b/w plates; 8 maps and 2 diagrams. Dustwrapper design by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis of primrose at base of tree. “The British flora can be regarded as an offshoot of that of the European continent. Geographical position and geographical history has, however, resulted in dist... View more info

Image for Garden Natural History. (New Naturalist 102)

Garden Natural History. (New Naturalist 102)

By: (102) BUCZACKI, STEFAN:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Collins. London. 2007 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81182


Hardback, 8vo. (approx 9 x 6 ins.) In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw;Not price clipped). 326pp. With 143 colour photo plates. View more info

Image for The Isles of Scilly. (New Naturalist 103)

The Isles of Scilly. (New Naturalist 103)

By: (103) PARSLOW, ROSEMARY:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Collins. London. 2007 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76398


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper and patterned endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper, dw slightly rubbed along top and leading edge and rear. A very clean and tight copy. 450pp. With 209 colour photo plates. View more info

Image for The Isles of Scilly. (New Naturalist 103)

The Isles of Scilly. (New Naturalist 103)

By: (103) PARSLOW, ROSEMARY:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Collins. London. 2007 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77668


Hardback, 8vo. (approx 9 x 6 ins.) In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw;spine slightly faded, not price clipped). Sealed in shrinkwrap. 450pp. With 209 colour photo plates. View more info

Image for Grasshoppers & Crickets. (The New Naturalist 120.)

Grasshoppers & Crickets. (The New Naturalist 120.)

By: (120). BENTON, Ted;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Collins. 2012 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76384


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper and patterned endpapers. In fine condition with fine dustwrapper (dw; not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 532pp. With colour photographs, line drawings. View more info

Image for Terns. (The New Naturalist 123.)

Terns. (The New Naturalist 123.)

By: (123). CABOT, David; NISBET, Ian;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Collins. 2013 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76387


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper and patterned endpapers. In fine condition with fine dustwrapper (dw; not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 466pp. With colour photographs, line drawings. View more info

Image for Terns. (The New Naturalist 123.)

Terns. (The New Naturalist 123.)

By: (123). CABOT, David; NISBET, Ian;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Collins. 2013 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 82287


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper and patterned endpapers. In fine condition with fine dustwrapper (dw; not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Sealed in original shrinkwrap. 466pp. With colour photographs, line drawings. View more info

Birds & Men. (The New Naturalist 17). The Bird Life of British Towns, Villages, Gardens & Farmland.

By: (17) NICHOLSON, E.M.:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Collins 1951 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 62618


8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends with small chips.Browning and small marks to back. Not price clipped). Part fading to front. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1951. Else a clean and tight copy. 256pp. With 42 colour & 41 b/w photographs. by Eric Hosking and others. The author considers the impact of civilisation on bird life with particular reference to the species that have come to rely on types of habitat either modified or created by huma... View more info

Image for Wild Orchids of Britain. With a key to the species. (The New Naturalist 19). With 61 photographs in colour by Robert Atkinson and others. 39 photographs in black and white 19 text figures and 43 distribution maps.

Wild Orchids of Britain. With a key to the species. (The New Naturalist 19). With 61 photographs in colour by Robert Atkinson and others. 39 photographs in black and white 19 text figures and 43 distribution maps.

By: (19) SUMMERHAYES, V.S.:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Collins. London. 1951 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77766


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 slightly darkened and rubbed along edges. Mild foxing to rear. Price clipped). Cloth faded. Mild foxing to endpapers and small label to corner of front. Else a clean and tight copy. ---- A detailed study of the varied wild orchids to be found in Britain, some of the most beautiful and biologically interesting of our native wild flowers. 366pp. With 61 colour & 39 b/w plates; 43 distribution maps. 19 text illustrations. View more info

Image for Wild Orchids of Britain. With a key to the species. (The New Naturalist 19). With 61 photographs in colour by Robert Atkinson and others. 39 photographs in black and white 19 text figures and 43 distribution maps.

Wild Orchids of Britain. With a key to the species. (The New Naturalist 19). With 61 photographs in colour by Robert Atkinson and others. 39 photographs in black and white 19 text figures and 43 distribution maps.

By: (19) SUMMERHAYES, V.S.:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Collins. London. 1951 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81180


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; Two tiny nicks head of spine. Mild foxing to rear. Price clipped). Inside a clean and tight copy. ---- A detailed study of the varied wild orchids to be found in Britain, some of the most beautiful and biologically interesting of our native wild flowers. 366pp. With 61 colour & 39 b/w plates; 43 distribution maps. 19 text illustrations. View more info

Image for Climate and the British Scene. (The New Naturalist 22).

Climate and the British Scene. (The New Naturalist 22).

By: (22) MANLEY, GORDON:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Collins 1955. 3rd Impression.:

Seller ID: 81871


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; small faint tape mark to lower spine. Price clipped.) Slight darkening to outer page edges, book plate to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. --- A look at the British climate and how it has affected and influenced the landscape. 314pp. With 41 colour & 40 b/w photographs; 75 maps & diagrams. View more info

Image for The Weald. (The New Naturalist 26).

The Weald. (The New Naturalist 26).

By: (26) WOOLDRIDGE, S.W. / GOLDRING, F.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Collins. London. 1972 Fifth Impression:

Seller ID: 81884


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; slight fading to spine, slight rubbing to top end of spine, in plastic cover. Not price clipped). Slight fading to ends of cloth on spine. Slight darkening to endpapers and inscription on front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. --- An excellent account of the region which occupies the greater part of the counties of Kent, Surrey and Sussex. with a fringe of Hampshire. 276pp. With 8 colour & 25 b/w photographs; 53 maps... View more info

Image for Dartmoor. (The New Naturalist 27).

Dartmoor. (The New Naturalist 27).

By: (27) HARVEY, L.A. / ST.LEGER-GORDON, D.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Collins. London. 1963 repr:

Seller ID: 75525


8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small chips to top end. Not price clipped). Inside clean and tigh & no inscriptions. A very clean and tight copy. 273pp. With 17 colour & 36 b/w photographs; 3 maps. This is a general introduction to the region and its natural history, and covers every aspect of Dartmoor, including its geology, climate, drainage system and flora and fauna.The moors, tors, bogs and woodlands are each given careful attention, and there are two ch... View more info

Image for Dartmoor. (The New Naturalist 27). With 17 colour photographs by E.H.Ware, 36 photographs in black and white and 3 maps of the area.

Dartmoor. (The New Naturalist 27). With 17 colour photographs by E.H.Ware, 36 photographs in black and white and 3 maps of the area.

By: (27) HARVEY, L.A. / ST.LEGER-GORDON, D.:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Collins. London. 1977 3rd edition:

Seller ID: 81876


Size 6.25 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Plastic cover taped to DW on top and bottom edges. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to top edges. Book plate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 273pp. With 17 colour & 36 b/w photographs; 3 maps. This is a general introduction to the region and its natural history, and covers every aspect of Dartmoor, including its geology, climate, drainage system and flora and fauna.The moors, tors, bogs and woodlands are each given careful at... View more info