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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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Flying In the Face of Nature

By: Barnes, Simon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Penguin Putnam~trade: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02424

ISBN: 0720720052

Condition: Very Good


This is a book about Minsmere: it is also a book about everywhere. It looks at wild creatures, and at why we need them more and more with every passing year. A year in Minsmere shines like a beacon of hope: this book is a celebration of that hope. The DW has been priced clipped View more info

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By: Bell's Richard

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, William Collins & Sons & co Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00007

ISBN: 0002195690

Condition: Very Good


A lovely country book full full of the authors coloured sketches. This is a 1st Edition secondhand book with brown hardcovers , which are in very good condition. The dustwrapper as a slight tear on the back top corner and a little damage to the bottom of the back cover otherwise in good order. View more info

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Complete Naturalist; A Life of Linnaeus

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Distribution Services: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03407

ISBN: 000211142X

Condition: Very Good


This is a lively and enjoyable account of Linnaeus the man, of his adventures in the wilds of Lapland, of his family life and of his relations with his pupils, as well as of his epoch-making scientific achievements. The D/J is well worn on all its edges and down the spine. It has chips and tears to the spine head and base. The green boards and text block are in V/G order. View more info

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The Eponym Dictionary of Birds

By: Bo Beolens; Michael Watkins; Michael Grayson

Price: £50.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Ltd: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04669

ISBN: 1472905733

Condition: Near Fine


Ornithologists will find this an invaluable reference. It is especially helpful when sorting out birds named after people with identical surnames, or in situations where only a person's forename is used. But all birders will find much of interest in this fascinating volume, a book to dip into time and time again, whenever their curiosity is aroused. A very good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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English Medieval Architecture

By: Braun , Hugh

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bracken Books: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03035

ISBN: 0946495424

Condition: Very Good


Of all her national treasures, the medieval cathedrals of England are undoubtedly the most prizes. Even by modern standards, their scale is enormous, their height overpowering. Yet they were all built more than six hundred years ago by craftsmen. The methods, techniques and styles of medieval building - from cathedrals to manor houses- are clearly described in this illustrated book by an author with the expert eye of an architect. There is light shelf-wear to the D/W and sunning to the flap edges, and creasing to the bottom edges. A good clean copy PLEASE NOTE; International shipping ( second... View more info

The Cllins Who's Who of English First - Class Cricket 1945-1984

By: Brooke Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins Willow: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01513

ISBN: 0002180960

Condition: Very Good


This is the first in a series of volumes. Robert Brooke has provided an invaluable information source which is an essential part of any cricket enthusiast's library. View more info

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The Complete Book of Game Conservation

By: Coles, Charles ( Editor)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Stanley Paul & Co ltd: 1986

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03463

ISBN: 0091569400

Condition: Near Fine


This book, the result of over fifty years' research by the Game Conservancy and its predecessors, fulfils an urgent need and is required reading for all concerned with shooting in our shrinking countryside. There is a personal gift dedication on the fep. The D/J has some light edge wear and is priced clipped. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

Woodland Trees and How to Identify Them

By: Crabtree J H

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1934

Edition: 7th Printing

Sellers ID: 01457

Condition: Very Good


This is a small thin book with black & white and occasional colour plates,there is some light foxing on the page edges. View more info

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Culture and Belief in Europe 1450 - 1600: An Anthology of Sources

By: David Englander; Diana Norman; Rosemary O'Day; W. R. Owens

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Blackwell: 1991

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04136

ISBN: 0631169911

Condition: Very Good


This is a wide- ranging interdisciplinary collection of material from primary sources, illustrating the relationship between cultural change and religious belief in the sixteenth-century Europe. Includes writings from such renowned thinkers as Erasmus, Luther, Machiavelli, and Sir Thomas Moore, besides that of lesser know authors. There is a crease across the top rear corner. View more info

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Four Fields

By: Dee, Tim

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03236

ISBN: 0224090720

Condition: Very Good


In this book Tim Dee tells the story of four green fields. Four fields spread around the world: their grasses, their hedges, their birds, their skies, and their natural and human histories. This is a profound and lyrical book by one of Britain's best writers about nature. A very clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE ;International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Fauna Britannica

By: Dr Stefan Buczacki

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Hamlyn: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04386

ISBN: 0600598675

Condition: Very Good


The result of over four years of wide-ranging research, Fauna Britannica is a unique celebration of British wildlife and its role in our cultural history. Fauna Britannica is both an authoritative reference work on British wildlife and an illuminating look into our heritage and beliefs. There is a gift dedication on the front end paper, and the D/w has been priced clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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More Dorset Diaries or Life after Perdita.

By: Edelsten, David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Halsgrove: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02146

ISBN: 1841144827

Condition: Very Good


Horses, dogs, hunting, the church , family and village are all part of the ways of life in rural Dorset as experienced by David Edelsten. This companion volume to Dorset Diaries is certain to delight true countrymen everywhere. View more info

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Forestry and Woodland Life

By: Edlin, H.L.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03464

Condition: Fair


Beginning with a fascinating account of the background of the forest, the trees themselves, soil and climatic conditions, the author describes the flowers and fungi, the birds, animals and insects of the woodlands, showing their important influence on the life of the forest and on the work of the forester. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and line drawings. This book is showing its age with staining on its light grey boards and spotting on the front and base of the text block . There is also an owners name and address on the fep. The D/J has tears with chipping on the h... View more info

A History of Reading

By: Fischer Steven Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books Ltd: 2005

Edition: Bca

Sellers ID: 01389

Condition: Very Good


Ahistory of reading . View more info

The Penitent Butchers

By: Fitter Richard /Sir Peter Scott

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01497

ISBN: 0002194163

Condition: Very Good


book in good condition. View more info

Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

By: Flegg Jim.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, New Holland: 1990

Sellers ID: 02025

ISBN: 185368080X

Condition: Very Good


Some light usage marks but otherwise a very good copy. View more info

The Country Book of the Year

By: Furnell.dennis L.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles .: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01286

ISBN: 0715378783

Condition: Very Good


The d/w has signs of shelf wear to the edges and scuffing to the covers. View more info

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The Notorious Poacher: Memoirs of an old poacher (Field sports library)

By: G. Bedson ("Grandad")

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Nimrod Press Ltd: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02642

ISBN: 0947647422

Condition: Very Good


This is the true account of the life of a poacher, based in North Staffordshire. It covers a period of around 50 years from boyhood to quite recent times. The book is illustrated throughout with black and white engravings taken from old books. There is a bump to the base of the spine and a dedication to the f.e.p. The DJ shows light shelf ware. Please note: standard shipping ( 2nd class) to world zones 1 & 2 is by sea, and will take between 60 and 90 days. View more info

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Dragonflies and Damselflies of Britain and Northern Europe

By: Gibbons, Bob

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03465

ISBN: 0600333787

Condition: Fine


This was the first fully illustrated photographic guide to the dragonflies and damselflies of Britain and Northern Europe. There is an in depth account of the ecology and life cycles; and describes how to study and photograph them. A fully cross-referenceed identification guide is provided to both the larval and adult family. There are also concise descriptions of all the species of dragonflies and damselflies found in Britain and Northern Europe. View more info