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Image for Practical Taxidermy: A Manual of Instruction to the Amateur in Collecting, Preserving, and Setting Up Natural History Specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the Pictorial Arrangement of Museums. Illustrated. Second edition, revised and considerably enlarged. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic Taxidermy.

Practical Taxidermy: A Manual of Instruction to the Amateur in Collecting, Preserving, and Setting Up Natural History Specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the Pictorial Arrangement of Museums. Illustrated. Second edition, revised and considerably enlarged. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic Taxidermy.

By: BROWNE, MONTAGU:

Price: £44.00

Publisher: London, L.Upcott Gill, n.d. ca1893 2nd edition (Catalogue dated ‘93.):

Seller ID: 82412


Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. Green cloth decorative gilt lettering to spine and front with gilt lion design, and printed pictorial ‘animal’ decoration to spine and 1/2 of front board. Decorative floral endpapers. In very good condition. Cloth darkened with rubbing to edges and corners, handling marks to rear, corners bumped. A couple of small nicks to cloth on front spine edge, with glue repair. Some marks to boards. Corners slightly bumped. Bookseller label to front endpaper “A. Lionel Clarke, Gloucester.” Some minor handling marks to endpapers and title page. Some o... View more info

Image for The Master's Book of Bonsai By Directors of the Japan Bonsai Association.

The Master's Book of Bonsai By Directors of the Japan Bonsai Association.

By: KOIDE, N.: KATO, S.: TAKEYAMA, F.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, W. H. & L. Collingridge Ltd., 1968 1st:

Seller ID: 82834


Square hardback, approx 8 x 8 inches. Brown cloth with silver lettering to spine and design to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some rubbing to corners and edges, not price clipped.) Cover clean and bright. Inside pages and plates all very clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 144pp. Illustrated in B&W and colour photography. (24 colour plates.) View more info

Image for Animal Portraiture. Being Fifty Studies by Wilhelm Kuhnert. Accompanied by a series of original articles by R. LYDEKKER.

Animal Portraiture. Being Fifty Studies by Wilhelm Kuhnert. Accompanied by a series of original articles by R. LYDEKKER.

By: KUHNERT, WILHELM:

Price: £240.00

Publisher: London, F.Warne & Co. 1912 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 82306


Large hardback, Folio, 15 x 11 inches. Dark brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, lighter cloth panel to front with gilt lettering and lion design. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some wear to extremities of cover; corners bumped, edges rubbed, nicks to ends of spine, chip to front fore edge of cloth. Bookplate to front “Festina Lente.” Lacks front free endpapers. Edge of title page chipped and rubbed with backing repair. Some darkening to page edges, some handling marks and some plates with marks to edges. All guarded. Else a clean and tight copy. 50 very nice mou... View more info

Image for The Sexual Life of Savages in North-Western Melanesia. An Ethnographic account of courtship, marriage, and family life among the natives of the Trobriand Islands, British New Guinea. With a preface by Havelock Ellis. Third Edition, with a special foreword, New Impression.

The Sexual Life of Savages in North-Western Melanesia. An Ethnographic account of courtship, marriage, and family life among the natives of the Trobriand Islands, British New Guinea. With a preface by Havelock Ellis. Third Edition, with a special foreword, New Impression.

By: MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, 1939 3rd repr:

Seller ID: 82827


Tall hardback, 10 x 6.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, in yellow dustwrapper lettered in red. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (DW spine darkened and chipped at ends, edges rubbed, in protective sleeve, NOT price clipped.) Corners of cover slightly bumped, ends of spine rubbed with small nicks/splits to edges. Spine slightly faded with small nick to edge and a couple of minor marks. Endpapers clean, no penned inscription. Some darkening to pages 90-91 from a loose newspaper cutting, else pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight throughout. 506pp. Illustrat... View more info

Image for Lapland. A Natural History Illustrations by Mike Unwin.

Lapland. A Natural History Illustrations by Mike Unwin.

By: RATCLIFFE, Derek:

Price: £32.00

Publisher: T & A D Poyser. 2005 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 82098


Hardback. 10 x 7.5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine, in glossy pictorial dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Corners bumped. Handling marks. Not price clipped). foxing to top page edges. A very clean and tight copy. 35200. With colour illustrations and maps Comprehensive guide to the flora and fauna of Lapland. View more info