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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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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 inIndia 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 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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Nature of Cornwall

By: Bere, Rennie.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Barracuda Books Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03501

ISBN: 0860231631

Condition: Fine


This book is a comprehensive evocation of the county's wildlife, the first modern volume of its kind, informative, entertaining and a visual delight. The d/w/has been price clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Nature of Hampshire & The Isle of Wight

By: Brough, Peter. Bob Gibbons & Colin Pope

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Barracuda Books Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03389

ISBN: 0860232530

Condition: Very Good


This book is the first, modern, illustrated record of the county's wildlife and ecology, published in association with the Naturalists' Trust, and with the support of the Royal Society for Nature Conservation. Illustrated with pencil drawing, maps and colour and black and white photographs. This book is number 381 of a limited edition. There is no indication of how many are in this limited edition. A Good ,clean and tight copy. View more info

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Fungi ; Britain's Wild Larder

By: Claire Loewenfeld

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber Ltd: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04588

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author has not only collected much interesting information about British Fungi, but offers clear and simple aids to identification of both edible and poisonous kinds, together with hints on where and what time of the year to discover them. There are illustrations of the most important species. The text block is tanned on the end papers and page edges. The D/W has small tears to the head and base of the spine which has been faded, it is also priced clipped. View more info

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Heywood Sumner's Wessex

By: Cunliffe, Barry

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Roy Gasson Associater: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02792

ISBN: 0948495014

Condition: Very Good


In this anthology Barry Cunliffe tells the story of Heywood Sumners life, introduces a selection of his writings on Wessex subjects and looks at his achievement as a naturalist, topographer and archaeologist. Fifty black-and-white illustrations and eight pages of colour plates show Sumner's delight in his adopted countryside. There are a couple of bumps to the base of the blue boards and the DJ shows shelf ware to its edges with a little creasing to its rear panel at the head. View more info

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The Flora of Cornwall and Supplement.

By: Davey. F.H.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, EP Publishing: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03493

ISBN: 071581334X

Condition: Fine


Here reprinted is the standard Flora of Cornwall originally published in 1909 together with the latter supplement of 1922. It includes a new foreword by L.J.Margetts to both the Flora and Supplement together with a revised combined index. A good ,clean and tight copy. View more info

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Wild Flowers : Month by Month in their Natural Haunts.( Two Vol Set.)

By: Edward Step F.L.S.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: UK, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04409

Condition: Good


This is a Two Volume set of a Wild Flowers guide done in a month by month guide, it is illustrated with one hundred and seventy - six black and white photographs by the author. The green boards show wear to the extremities and corners, and the text block is tanned and spotted. For their age they are still tight and reasonably square. View more info

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The Natural History of Butterflies

By: Feltwel,John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03364

ISBN: 0709910592

Condition: Very Good


This is a unique and refreshing approach to the natural history of butterflies; how they work, migrate, find food plants, fight for territories and are so marvelously coloured. Written by a well known expert, this thoroughly researched book adds a whole new dimension to the spectacular and intriguing lifestyle of the butterfly . There is light spotting to the top of the text block. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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A Country Twelvemonth

By: Fred Archer

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02797

ISBN: 075090268X

Condition: Very Good


The Vale of Evesham in the depths of rural England between the wars, and Fred archer's small world, was somewhere the ploughman sang in the fields as he followed his horses, the raggle-taggle travellers camped in the fields every summer to pick the peas, and on saturday the blacksmith strode out to the wicket in his belt and braces to knock the next village's bowlers all over the pitch. Fred Archer's vivid recollections combine with contemporary photographs and colour paintings to create a highly nostalgic and evocative book that will be of lasting interest to all who love English rural life. ... View more info

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Of Moths and Men: Intrigue, Tragedy and the Peppered Moth

By: Hooper, Judith

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Fourth Estate: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02783

ISBN: 1841153923

Condition: Very Good


In the early 1950's Dr Bernard Kettlewell went into the woods with a mission He believed a black variety of the peppered moth thrived in industrial areas because camouflage on blackened trees protected it from predatory birds. His work became known as ' Darwins missing evidence' and his findings are now firmly embedded in our cultural consciousness . But it appears he may have been wrong... View more info

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Natural science books in English, 1600-1900

By: Knight, David.M.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Portman Books: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03492

ISBN: 071340728X

Condition: Near Fine


Early books on science may be beautiful, rare, historically important, they may be excellent reading for their own sake, or they may combine two or more of these virtues. The author provides a remarkably comprehensive account of all the significant scientific works which have appeared in English during the three hundred years from, roughly, 1600 - 1900. The D/W shows light wear to its edges and corners. View more info

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River Birds: Bird Life from Mountain Stream to Estuary

By: Lovegrove, Roger

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Columbus Books Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03386

ISBN: 0862870933

Condition: Very Good


Taking as his role model the mighty Severn longest of all British rivers. Lovegrove traces its course from source to estuary, and in so doing builds up a multi-faceted picture bird life on the water that serves as a pattern for rivers in general. Illustrated throughout with watercolour and pencil drawings. There is some light spotting to the top of the text block. View more info

The Private Lives of Birds: A Worldwide Exploration of Bird Behaviour

By: Michael Bright

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03981

ISBN: 0593022319

Condition: Near Fine


This book is the first to draw on the most up-to-date worldwide research to provide an engrossing, wide - ranging survey of how birds actually manage there lives, from the familiar species of our own gardens to the most exotic and colourful. There is light wear to the head and base of the d/w. View more info