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A Biography of the Sea

By: Carrington, Richard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1960

Edition: First Edition


Good, tight ex-library copy with the usual markings. Bump to cover, and ink stain to some top page edges only. 286 pages including index. Pictorial laminated boards. View more info

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A Bird in My Bed

By: Graham, Anne Dunbar

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Pelham Books, 1971

Edition: First Edition


Relates the adventures of a young orange-fronted parrot, during his travels in America, across the Atlantic and finally to England with his Designer/Muralist owner. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustjacket. 144 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Birder's Guide to the Rio Grande Valley of Texas

By: Lane, James A. & Holt, Harold R.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Denver, Distributed By L & P Press, 1988

Edition: Revised Edition


A birdwatchers guide which offers help in finding the special birds in the valley with at least three places listed for each. Occasional highlighting to some of the subtitles throughout the book but text block itself is clean. 111 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Celebration of Birds

By: Dougall, Robert

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins and Harvill Press, 1978

Edition: First Edition


A lovely, clean bright copy of this book in price-clipped jacket. View more info

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A Concise Guide to Trees

By: Linford, Jenny

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Bicester, Oxfordshire, Baker and Taylor, 2009


Identifies the most common trees, with a picture, quick reference box and information text for each. Illustrated throughout with superb colour photographs. Clean bright copy which appears unread - 255 pages including index and bibliography. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Diplomat and His Birds (SIGNED)

By: Palmer, Andrew

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, Tiercel Punlishing, 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Relates a lifetime's study of birds in many countries in this charming account of how they and bird photography have enhanced Andrew Palmer's life during his career in the Diplomatic Service. SIGNED by the author BOTH to the half-title with the inscription 'For Gwyn Pyice - With very best wishes, Andrew Palmer 24 ii 05', and also flat SIGNED to the title page. Clean square hardback in a d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 176 pages including an index of birds. Next post di... View more info

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A Familiar History of Birds

By: Stanley, Edward

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker, 1857

Edition: Seventh Edition


Over 150 year old copy written by the Lord Bishop of Norwich and originally intended for a class of readers to whom mere scientific details would be unacceptable, if not unintelligible. Polished boards show edge-wear and light scratches and bumps to corners with sunning to spine and wear to spine ends. Surprisingly clean internally and all page edges marbled. Prize bookplate to front pastedown - 446 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Fourth Lakeland Sketchbook

By: Wainwright, A.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Kendal, Cumbria, Westmorland Gazette,


A collection of eighty ink drawings of scenes in the English Lake District. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has two long repaired tears to rear cover. Undated. Next post from UK. View more info

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A History of the Birds of Hertfordshire

By: Sage, Bryan L.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Barrie & Rockliff, 1959

Edition: First Edition


Foreword by Peter Scott. Detailed account of the status and distribution of every species recorded in Hertfordshire half a century ago, dealing fully with the geographical and geological considerations. Good, clean hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelfwear with minor loss to top edge of front cover (see photo) - 245 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

By: Ali, Salim; Ripley, S. Dillon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford & London, Bombay Natural History Society/Oxford University Press, 1989

Edition: Second Impression


Some dampstaining to dustwrapper and boards but internally text block is clean - hence a good reading copy. Some occasional annotation in pencil.Edges of dustwrapper have been reinforced with clear tape. Depicts all the bird species found in the Subcontinent arranged family-wise on 106 plates which follow one another in systematic order + concise infomation on status, size, habitat, and distribution. 177 pages including index. Next post from UK. View more info

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A Seal's World

By: Stuart, Frank

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap, 1954

Edition: First Edition


An authentic background of natural history which tells the strange and touching story of the first three years in the life of an Artic harp seal. Good clean copy with some very occasional spotting. Unclipped d/w shows some shelfwear & tear - 206 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Shepherd's Watch : Through the Seasons with One Man and His Dogs

By: Kennard, David

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing Ltd, 2005


As new, unread copy which shows signs of slightest shelf wear. A shepherding year on the North Devon coast. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Third Lakeland Sketchbook

By: Wainwright, A.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Kendal, Cumbria, Westmorland Gazette,


A collection of eighty ink drawings in the English Lake District. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. Undated. Next post from UK. View more info

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A Treatise on the British Freshwater Algae

By: West, G. S.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press, 1932

Edition: Revised Edition


In great part rewritten by Professor F. E. Fritsch. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy copy in a clipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear and darkening to spine - 534 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Veteran Naturalist : Being The Life and Work of W. B. Tegetmeier (SIGNED COPY)

By: Richardson, E. W.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Witherby & Co, 1916

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Charts the career of the English naturalist who was a founding member of the Savage Club. Odd, occasional spotting but generally a good, clean copy whose fore and bottom edges remain untrimmed. Neat, SIGNED inscription, in ink, by Richardson which reads ''To J.A.Maycock, with best wishes for a long & happy married life, and as a small testimony of great regard, from his Friend, The Author. Dec 22, 1923''. Enclosed, laid in is an unsent postcard with the Savage Club Libra... View more info