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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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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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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

British Grasses and their Employment in Agriculture

By: Armstrong M.A. S. F.

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1950

Edition: 7th edition

Sellers ID: 02221

Condition: Poor


This book as been well read the green boards are marked and bumped on the corners the spine shows wear at the top and bottom and the title lettering is faded on the spine there is a dedication in ink on the fep.The pages are still tight and clean. 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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Ben Fogle Collection - Land Rover and Labrador - Two Books in One

By: Ben Fogle

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, William Collins Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03868

ISBN: 0007969112

Condition: Fine


This book combines two of his previous publication, the first is about the Land Rover which after 67 years and 2 million vehicles the defender ceased production, and this book is a fitting tribute to this most British institution which has stood as a beacon of durability across the world. The second part of the book is about the Labrador, the most popular breed of dog in the world. This is the story of a dog breed which has captured our imagination and love for hundreds of years. The text block is lightly tanned. A clean and tight copy. The price of this book includes postage. View more info

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Keith Brockie's Wildlife Sketchbook

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03381

ISBN: 0460045148

Condition: Very Good


Keith Brockie, a wildlife artist from Fife, spent many months travelling throughout Scotland in order to paint, draw and sketch the birds, animals and plants that appear in the pages of this book. The freshness, vitality and delicate colouring of his sketches, accompanied by his own notes and observations, together with his larger paintings of Scottish wildlife in its natural habitat, make this a superb book. There is some creasing to the edges of the D/W. View more info

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One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03383

ISBN: 0460046128

Condition: Very Good


Keith Brockie's remarkable artistry and his extraordinary sensitivity to wildlife are superbly displayed in this book. it contains 150 exquisite paintings and sketches - from the island of May in the Firth of Forth, Scotland - that are breathtaking in their beauty and unparalleled in their fidelity to their subjects. The D/W shows light wear and there is a dedication on the ffep in ink. View more info

The Pocket Encycopaedia of Wild Flowers in colour.

By: Christiansen, M. Skytte; translated & Edited by Vera HIggins

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London UK, Blandford Press Ltd: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02089

Condition: Good


The green boards are faded and have stains from sticky tape on the front and back paste downs and the page edges are tanned. The D/J is covered in plastic but is still sun faded and dirty and both front and rear flaps have sticky tape marks on them. This book was first published in Denmark in1962 and then published in UK In 1965. View more info

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And then they flew away

By: Christie, Clifford

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Constable & Co.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02345

ISBN: 0094611106

Condition: Good


This book is an enthralling account of the Christie's resourcefulness in the face of daunting problems, and of the patient loving work which sooner or later, enables ' their ' birds to fly away, restored , healed and confident. It is a book to enchant and inform bird - lovers everywhere. The DW shows light shelf ware and is priced clipped. View more info

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Dudley: The Worst Dog in the World

By: Colin Willock

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Andre' Deutsch Ltd: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04177

ISBN: 0233969268

Condition: Very Good


The exact definition of a Jack Russell terrier has long been a matter of controversy. It need be no longer, for Colin Wilcock has resolved the point. It is not colouration or confirmation that distinguishes the race, but character. And just as Winston Churchill is held to be the definitive Englishman, so Dudley is clearly the definitive Jack Russell - insouciant, independent , fearless and awesomely delinquent There is light discolouration to the text block edges and the D/w edges are lightly stained. View more info

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A Curlew in the Foreground; An RSPB warden's summer on North Uist.

By: Coxon, Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03370

ISBN: 0715391038

Condition: Very Good


A world of wind and rain. Dazzling white beaches and skies of flawless blue. In an atmospheric evocation of the island, its close-knit community of crofters and its abundant wildlife, the author defines its quintessential qualities, and shares with us a summer idyll. There is some spotting to the edges of the fold-downs . A good, clean tight copy. View more info

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Photographic Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

By: Delin, Hakan; Svensson, Lars

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Hamlyn: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04992

ISBN: 0600558088

Condition: Very Good


The Photographic Guide to Birds of Britain and Europe provides the most comprehensive collection of colour photographs of European birds ever published together with superb species descriptions by two of Europe's foremost birdwatchers. Illustrated with over 1300 colour photographs, 465 colour distribution maps and 163 line-drawings. Detailed field descriptions of over 570 birds incorporating the latest identification knowledge. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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How the Dog Became the Dog

By: Derr,Mark

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03574

ISBN: 0715643010

Condition: Fine


This book explains how the nature of the wolf and its human soul mate made the dog's evolution inevitable. Mark Derr brilliantly describes how the ' domestication' of the dog is a result both of biology and culture, beginning with mutual cooperation between humans and animals, and taking a number of radical turns. For anyone who wants to know where dogs came from this is an indispensable account. There is light shelf wear to the D/w.A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Natural History of Dorset

By: Dorset Wildlife Trust; Dorset Wildlife Trust

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, The Dovecote Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03092

ISBN: 1874336407

Condition: Very Good


As David Bellamy says in his foreword, ' Dorset still boasts a wealth of wildlife', and one which includes some of our rarest and most endangered species. Each of Dorset's glorious patchwork of landscapes is home to a distinctive community of plants and animals - many of them illustrated in this fascinating and very readable account of Dorset's natural history. There is light foxing to both front and rear end-papers, there is also a signature in ink on the half title page. The D/W shows shelf wear to its edges and corners and particularly on the top rear panel. 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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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

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Calculating Cat Returns

By: Eric Guerny.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, MULLER: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02078

ISBN: 0584103689

Condition: Very Good


his book is in very good condition as is the d/w cartoon type book about cats in black and white. 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