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Savage Earth

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01360

ISBN: 0002201062

Condition: Very Good


Avery intresting book on natural events cover slightly curled on top and bottom of d/w. View more info

The Earth an Intimate History.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society Ltd: 2011

Edition: Folio Edition

Sellers ID: 03795

Condition: Near Fine


The Earth was first published in 2004 in Britain by HarperCollins. The text of this Folio Society edition is taken from the first British edition, with minor amendments and the inclusion of a new introduction. A clean, tight copy. View more info

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Salamander; A brief History of Bestobell

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Salamander: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04485

Condition: Very Good


This is the company history of Bestobell Group which was founded in 1929 until the takeover by Meggit in 1986. tThere is light wear to the d/w. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Wonders of the World

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02964

Condition: Very Good


This well illustrated Folio book takes the reader from the wonders of ancient Skara Brae, through to the huge steam engine of the ' Big Boy 'steam locomotive of the U.S.A. The slip case as some bumping to the corners and there are two small stains to the back. View more info

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Treasure Annual Report 2005/6

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: British Museum Press.: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Sellers ID: 00860

Condition: Very Good


The treasure annual report 2005/6 View more info

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Portable Antiquities and Treasure 2007

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: British Museum Press.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00862

ISBN: 0956379508

Condition: Very Good


The annual report 2007 of portable finds View more info

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City of York : EBVRACVM Roman York : Vol 1

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Royal Commision on Historical Monuments, England: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition?

Sellers ID: 02483

Condition: Fair


This volume , the first of a series devoted to the City of York, contains the then official Report of the Commission , with the list of Roman monuments selected as especially worthy of preservation; it is full of photographs and line drawings of archaeological sites. This book is an ex-library book with ink stamps from the Daily Telegraph over the end papers the title page, the copyright page and the contents page and the same is true of the back. the page edges have been stamped as well, there is also some writing in ink on the front end paper, however, the internal pages... View more info

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Batholomews Road maps 1900

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: postscript /sandpiper, bartholomew &son: 2013

Sellers ID: 01911

ISBN: 0007934874

Condition: Very Good


This is a facsimile of Touring Road maps produced between 1897-1903 from reduced Ordnance Surveys at a scale of 4 miles to one inch . This atlas accurately shows in detail the roads,railways canals and settlements as they existed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The book is in v/good condition no d/w. View more info

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Birds New to Britain 1980-2004

By: Adrian Pitches; Tim Cleeves

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, T & A.D. Poyser: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04488

ISBN: 0713670223

Condition: Very Good


The book is richly illustrated with colour photographs of the actual birds themselves ( where available ), together with a selection of line drawings. An essential work of reference for anyone with an interest in British rarities. There is spotting on the text block. A good, tight copy. View more info

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The First Fossil Hunters: Dinosaurs, Mammoths, and Myth in Greek and Roman Times

By: Adrienne Mayor

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Princeton University Press: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04853

ISBN: 0691150133

Condition: Very Good


Griffins, Cyclopes, Monster, and Giants - these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans. But what if these beings were more than merely fictions? This is the arresting and original thesis that the author explores in ' The First Fossil Hunters '. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

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Complete Book of Tools

By: Albert Jackson; David Day

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04086

ISBN: 0718117379

Condition: Very Good


The Complete Book of Tools, is written and illustrated by two authors who have spent most of their lives working with tools. Their book is a lovingly produced reference guide, the result of long and careful research but with many personal tips that will help the do-it-yourselfer get better results. The d/w is priced clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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A Tangle of Otters

By: Anderson, Ian Saint-Barbe & Gabrielle Bordewich

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Lutterworth Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03472

ISBN: 0718826167

Condition: Very Good


Vividly and movingly Ian Anderson tells the story of a year in the life of a family of otters , and Gabrielle Bordewich's masterly drawings show the otters in all their grace and beauty and tell visual terms a story distinguished by its naturalness and integrity. The D/j shows light shelf wear with crimping to its edges and is priced clipped. View more info

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On Rare Birds

By: Anita Albus

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Lyons Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04562

ISBN: 0762769874

Condition: Very Good


On Rare Birds is a visually stunning volume illustrated by author Anita Albus's own superb art work and by images ranging over five centuries. It will delight anyone who loves birds, laments the depletion of their populations by human hands, and cares about the survival of those species that still stand a chance. A very clean and tight copy. View more info

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JAWAI LAND OF THE LEOPARD

By: Anjali & Jaisal Singh

Price: £35.00

Publisher: India, Sujan Art Private Ltd: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04486

ISBN: 8192158624

Condition: Very Good


Jawai - Land of the Leopard, takes you on an experiential journey through an unique landscape in India where man and wild animals live in an embrace almost unimaginable for the twenty-first century. This book illustrates apace of life that still exists, sought but seldom found, in today's fast paced world. There is wear to the extremities of the soft covers including the corners and crease lines of the covers flaps. View more info

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The Tulip

By: Anna Pavord

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Pub Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04625

ISBN: 0747571902

Condition: Very Good


' The Tulip' is not a gardening book. It is the story of a flower that has made men mad. Greed, desire, anguish and devotion have all played their part in the development of the tulip from wild flower of the Asian steppes to the worldwide phenomenon it is today. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Naming of Names: the Search for Order in the World of Plants

By: Anna Pavord

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03941

ISBN: 0747579520

Condition: Near Fine


The Naming of Names', is about the men who searched for the rules of nature's game. What were plants to be called? What were there similarities and differences? How should they be grouped and ordered? The world was surely more than a random, chaotic jumble - if only a rationale could be found. Sumptuously illustrated in full colour,'The Naming of Names' gives a compelling insight into a world full of intrigue and intensely competitive egos. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives

By: Antón, Mauricio; Alan Turner

Price: £16.50

Publisher: USA, Columbia University Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Sellers ID: 03589

ISBN: 0231102283

Condition: Very Good


This extensively illustrated book is an exposition of the origins, diversification, and adaptations of the larger- bodied members, extant and extinct of the cat family. The text also allows readers to understand the big cats' place in nature, occurrence and preservation in the fossil record. There is edge wear to the hardboards edges, top and base, and the D/W also has edge ware to its edges with some small tears to the base and wear to the corners, it is also starting to delaminate. The D/W has also been stuck to the end papers by sticky tape. Otherwise it is still a good , clean and tight c... View more info

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Painted Stream: A River Warden's Life

By: Armstrong, Robin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03064

ISBN: 0460047027

Condition: Very Good


Robin Armstrong is not only a bailiff who looks after two of the most he beautiful rivers in England, he is also a wildlife artist. This book which is full of his watercolours, is utterly different from any other nature book - a unique evocation of the worlds in which man and river meet. The D/W shows light rippling along its top edge, otherwise a nice clean tight copy. View more info

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The World as Will and Representation, Vol. 2

By: Arthur Schopenhauer

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, Dover Publications: 1966

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04852

ISBN: 0486217620

Condition: Good


This work by Arthur Schopenhauer is one of the most important philosophical works of the 19th century. It is without question schopenhauer's greatest work, and, conceived and published before the philosopher was 30 and expanded 25 years later, it is the summation of a lifetime of thought. There are some pencil markings in the borders of the pages and the inside of the rear cover by the previous owner There is wear down the spine edges and at its base and head there is also light wear to the corners of the cover. Otherwise a good, tight copy. View more info

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The Eternal Darkness

By: Ballard, Robert D.; Hively, Will

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02784

ISBN: 0691027404

Condition: Very Good


Until a few decades ago, the ocean depths were almost as mysterious and inaccessible as outer space. Oceans cover two-thirds of the earth's surface with an average depth of more than two miles -yet humans had never ventured more than a few hundred feet below the waves. One of the great scientific and archaeological feats of our time has been to finally to cast light on the 'eternal darkness' of the deep sea. This is the story of that achievement , told by the man who has done more than any other to make it possible: Robert Ballard. View more info