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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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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

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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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

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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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Practical Sheep Keeping

By: Cardell, Kim

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK., The Crowood Press Ltd: 2009

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02470

ISBN: 1861261632

Condition: Very Good


This book explains everything you need to know to manage sheep and keep them healthy. Aimed particularly at the keeper of the small flock - say around 30 ewes - the principles nevertheless apply to flocks of all sizes. From choosing and buying, through housing, feeding and routine management, to breeding and lambing. Kim Cardell offers sound advice based on many years' experience. The covers show signs of light use and there is a label patch on the inside of the front board. The pages are lightly mottled. 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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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

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

Journeys to the Past

By: David Attenborough

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Lutterworth Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04576

ISBN: 0718824652

Condition: Very Good


In this book David Attenborough tells of four expeditions in search not only of animals but of unusual people and remote tribes who retain their ancient ways of life. Fully illustrated with 114 photographs including 16 in full colour, 5 maps and 4 line drawings. 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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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

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The Preservation of Timber

By: Findlay W.P.K

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Adams & Charles Black Ltd.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01385

Condition: Very Good


There is small writing in white on the spine and a mark on the back cover and spotting on the top of the pages. 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