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Natural History

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Natural History

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Birds of the Indian Sub-Continent including India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka, Woodcock, Martin W.
Birds of the Indian Sub-Continent including India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka

Silent Spring, Carson, Rachel
Silent Spring

Notes and Jottings from Animal Life, Buckland (M.A.), Frank
Notes and Jottings from Animal Life

Butterflies and Late Loves, Fountaine, Margaret ;   Cater, W.F.         (ed)
Butterflies and Late Loves

The Lost Ark - New & Rediscovered Animals of the 20th Century, Shuker, Dr. Karl
The Lost Ark - New & Rediscovered Animals of the 20th Century

The Oxford Book of Birds, Campbell, Bruce
The Oxford Book of Birds

Aberrations of British Butterflies, Russwurm, A.D.A.
Aberrations of British Butterflies

Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary - Waxbills, Weavers, Whydahs, Soderberg, P.M.
Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary - Waxbills, Weavers, Whydahs

 

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Wildlife in Custody, Williams, Ken ;   Skidmore, Ian
121 Wildlife in Custody
Williams, Ken ; Skidmore, Ian. Cassell, London, 1977. first edition, Hardback, 221mm x 137mm green cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 195+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Spine and boards bumped, spine faded at edges only, some pencil smudging to front endpaper, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper has some tanning to flaps, light edgewear also, otherwise bright and clean. Memoirs of a policeman from mountainous mid-Wales whose true passion was always for the wildlife of his homeland, and ended up opening his own nature reserve. Catalogue: Natural History. Keywords: nature, police, wales, birdlife. 10480

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Henry Williamson - Tarka and the Last Romantic, Williamson, Anne
122 Henry Williamson - Tarka and the Last Romantic
Williamson, Anne. Alan Sutton, Stroud, 1995. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 368pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. Tiny patch of surface damage at bottom of spine. Superbly reseached and illustrated biography of the writer of the popular Tarka the Otter. Catalogue: Natural History. Keywords: otter, trenches, farmer, Brockley. 14271

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The Hedgerow Book, Wilson, Ron
123 The Hedgerow Book
Wilson, Ron. David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1979. first edition, Hardback, 215mm x 152mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 208pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean save for foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with minimal wear, spine colour faded. A lovely illustrated volume which "explains the role of the hedgerow in the countryside and provides a concise guide to its natural history." Catalogue: Natural History. Keywords: country, privet, birds, hedge. 15335

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Krakatoa - The Day the World Exploded, August 27, 1883, Winchester, Simon
124 Krakatoa - The Day the World Exploded, August 27, 1883
Winchester, Simon. Harper Collins, New York, 2003. first thus, Hardback, 240mm x 156mm decorated boards, xvi prelims, 416pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read but still clean and tight. Dustwrapper (covering bottom 70% only) is clean with minimal wear. First US edition of Winchester's account of the 1883 volcanic eruption which - literally - changed the world. Catalogue: Natural History. Keywords: Indonesia, Java, volcano, explosion. 13067

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Birds of the Indian Sub-Continent including India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka, Woodcock, Martin W.
125 Birds of the Indian Sub-Continent including India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka
Woodcock, Martin W.. Harper Collins, London, 2000. first edition, Paperback, 190mm x 116mm , 176pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Illustrations by Martin W. Woodcock. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear, "An attractive and portable guide to meet the requirements of all those with an interest in Indian birds" with 545 species listed. Catalogue: Natural History. Keywords: ibis, crane, ornithology, monal. 16041

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