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1922 2vols Peripatus Myriapods Insects Segwick Sinclair Sharp Illus Charles Todd
1922 2vols Peripatus Myriapods Insects Segwick Sinclair Sharp Illus Charles Todd

Price: £40.00

A two volume set of works by Adam Sedgwick, F. G. Sinclair and David Sharp discussing a variety of insects. Volume V and VI of The Cambridge Natural History series of works. Edited by Sir S....

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1922 Popular Names of Flowers, Fruits Southern England A. S. Macmillan
1922 Popular Names of Flowers, Fruits Southern England A. S. Macmillan

Price: £45.00

An interesting look at the popular colloquial names of flowers in Southern England from the early twentieth century. This is an interesting work looking at the local names of flowers and fruits,...

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1922 Wild Birds and Their Haunts W Halliday Illustrated First Edition
1922 Wild Birds and Their Haunts W Halliday Illustrated First Edition

Price: £39.99

An ornithological study of the birds of the United Kingdom. First edition. WIth a foreward by Gene Stratton-Porter and an introduction by W. Percival Westell. With numerous illustrations throughout.

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1922 Wild Nature And Country Life By Woodman Forwarded Massingham First Edition
1922 Wild Nature And Country Life By Woodman Forwarded Massingham First Edition

Price: £80.00

A scarce first edition work on natural history.Written by an anonymous 'woodsman', a forward is here provided by H.J. Massingham, a prolific writer on ruralism. 

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1922 Wild Nature's Ways R. Kearton Cherry Richard Kearton Illus Prize Binding
1922 Wild Nature's Ways R. Kearton Cherry Richard Kearton Illus Prize Binding

Price: £120.00

A finely bound copy of Richard and Cherry Kearton's work on the wildlife of Britain, illustrated profusely throughout. This work is a reflection on the nature to be found on the quiet corners...

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1923 2vol The Outdoor World Library Life Ponds and Streams Sea Shore W Furneaux
1923 2vol The Outdoor World Library Life Ponds and Streams Sea Shore W Furneaux

Price: £120.00

Two works written on aquatic animals and plants.Published as a part of the 'Outdoor World Library' series.Both volumes are reissued publications of the New Impression, dated 1923. Comprising of 'The Sea Shore' and 'Life in Ponds...

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1923 Amid the High Hills Sir Hugh Fraser Signed First Edition Illustrated Sport
1923 Amid the High Hills Sir Hugh Fraser Signed First Edition Illustrated Sport

Price: £120.00

A signed, first edition copy of this beautifully illustrated natural history work by Hugh Fraser. Signed by the author, with a dedication to the recto of front endpaper, 'E F Bathurst with...

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1923 The Domain of Natural Science E W Hobson Gifford Lecture Prize Binding Mathematics
1923 The Domain of Natural Science E W Hobson Gifford Lecture Prize Binding Mathematics

Price: £80.00

A collection of lectures on natural science by celebrated lecturer, E W Hobson. In a full calf prize binding by Morrell. Being the Gifford Lectures, delivered in the university of Aberdeen in...

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1923-8 3vol The Marine Fishes of Panama S E Meek S F Hildebrand Illus Ichthyology
1923-8 3vol The Marine Fishes of Panama S E Meek S F Hildebrand Illus Ichthyology

Price: £240.00

An exceptional copy of this comprehensive study of the fishes of Panama. Written by experts in ichthyology, these three volumes are a thorough explanation of this zoological topic. Profusely...

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1925 Farm Implements and Machinery J. R. Bond John Russell Illustrated Scarce
1925 Farm Implements and Machinery J. R. Bond John Russell Illustrated Scarce

Price: £50.00

A very scarce copy of J. R. Bond's work on the machinery used in farm processes, illustrated profusely throughout. A very scarce work. The first cheap edition of this work. This work was written...

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1925 Proceedings Of Dorset Natural History And Antiquarian Field Club Vol XLVI
1925 Proceedings Of Dorset Natural History And Antiquarian Field Club Vol XLVI

Price: £29.99

Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club From May, 1924, to May, 1925. Volume XLVI, edited by J. M. J. Fletcher. Illustrated with maps and diagrams, some of which fold out. With a list of contents, of...

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1925 The Personal Equation Louis Berman Leather Bound Illustrated
1925 The Personal Equation Louis Berman Leather Bound Illustrated

Price: £34.00

A smartly bound copy of this analysis of the pituitary gland, illustrated throughout, written by Louis Berman. In a signed binding by Best & Co. An interesting work looking at the importance...

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1926 Secrets of BIRD Life BROOK Gilbert BIRDS Illus
1926 Secrets of BIRD Life BROOK Gilbert BIRDS Illus

Price: £24.99

Hardbound volume in green cloth covered boards with forty illustrations. This book is designed for the novice bird-watcher with short informative chapters on common British birds including ravens, dippers, kingfishers and much more,...

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1926 The Elizabethan Zoo Bryne Topsell Holland Pliny Limited Edition Folding Map
1926 The Elizabethan Zoo Bryne Topsell Holland Pliny Limited Edition Folding Map

Price: £75.00

A scarce first limited edition copy of this work on Elizabethan zoology; containing extracts from Phillemon Holland's translation of Pliny's 'Natural History', and Edward Topsell's 'Historie of Foure Footed Beastes' and...

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1927 Animal Heroes Ernest Thompson Seton Fifth Impression Cat Dog
1927 Animal Heroes Ernest Thompson Seton Fifth Impression Cat Dog

Price: £35.00

A work of animal fiction by a pioneer of the genre, Ernest Thompson Seton. Comprising of many short pieces told about many animals including cats, dogs, lynx, reindeer and more. Illustrated...

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1927 Bypaths in Downland Barclay Wills Illustrated First Edition Uncommon
1927 Bypaths in Downland Barclay Wills Illustrated First Edition Uncommon

Price: £55.00

A first edition of Barclay Wills's 'Bypaths in Downland'. From the wave of eighteenth and nineteenth century 'naturalists' emerged Barclay Wills, a notable 'rambler' and lover of flora and fauna....

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1928 Every One's Book of British Natural History W. Percival Westell Illustrated
1928 Every One's Book of British Natural History W. Percival Westell Illustrated

Price: £28.00

An interesting guide to natural history, complete with photographs throughout. W. P. Westell wrote 'Every One's Book of British Natural History' in order to introduce those who rather frequent...

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1928 Henry Salt Our Vanishing Wildflowers and Other Essays Environment Second Ed
1928 Henry Salt Our Vanishing Wildflowers and Other Essays Environment Second Ed

Price: £35.00

The second edition of this work on wildflowers.Henry Stephens Salts was an English writer and campainger for social reform.  

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1928 Wildfowl and Waders Nature and Sport in the Coastlands Pollard Southgate
1928 Wildfowl and Waders Nature and Sport in the Coastlands Pollard Southgate

Price: £160.00

A limited edition copy of this study of wildfowl of Britain. Number 664 of a limited press of nine hundred and fifty copies. Ilustrated throughout with sixteen colour plates by Frank Southgate. With chapters including Duck, Duck...

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1928-40 47vols The New Flora and Silva with Illustrations by E H M Cox
1928-40 47vols The New Flora and Silva with Illustrations by E H M Cox

Price: £450.00

A collection of The New Flora and Silva, founded by E. H. M. Cox in 1928.Editor - Lady Beatrix Stanley.In forty-seven volumes.These were issued monthly and are therefore a collection of, rather than a complete run for the years...

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1929 2vol Life Histories of North American Shore Birds Order Limicolae 1 and 2
1929 2vol Life Histories of North American Shore Birds Order Limicolae 1 and 2

Price: £49.99

Two volumes of this extensive study of the shore birds of North America. Parts 1 and 2 of the Shore Birds of North America, Order Limicolae set, part of a 21 volume work. First editions. With a frontispiece to each volume...

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1929 Ants Bees and Wasps John Lubbock Illus Terzi J G Myers Hymenoptera
1929 Ants Bees and Wasps John Lubbock Illus Terzi J G Myers Hymenoptera

Price: £85.00

An illustrated copy of this work of natural history.With four colour plates.The original work by Sir John Lubbock, a banker, politician, scientist and polymath. He wrote several works on Hymenoptera, insects, the intelligence of animals...

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1929 Natural History Society 1829-1929 Russell Goddard First Edition
1929 Natural History Society 1829-1929 Russell Goddard First Edition

Price: £24.00

A first edition of Goddard's history of the Natural History Society.With a frontispiece and a number of plates. With appendices, including a list of officers and new order and species.

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1929 Rock Gardens How to Plan and Plant Them by A Edwards
1929 Rock Gardens How to Plan and Plant Them by A Edwards

Price: £65.00

A copy of Rock Gardens How to Plan and Plant Them by A. Edwards.With Sections on the Wall, Paved, Marsh, and Water Gardens.With 8 plates in colour and 50 photographs and diagrams.

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1929-32 2vol Monograph of the Recent Cephalopoda G. C. Robson Illus 1st
1929-32 2vol Monograph of the Recent Cephalopoda G. C. Robson Illus 1st

Price: £120.00

The first edition of these volumes by G. C. Robson on the twentieth century discoveries in the Cephalopod family, illustrated throughout. The first edition of these works. This work is a look...

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1930 Crump Evolution As Outlined In Archaic Eastern Records Illustrated First
1930 Crump Evolution As Outlined In Archaic Eastern Records Illustrated First

Price: £59.99

Evolution as outlined in the Archaic Eastern Records compiled and annotated by Basil Crump, with supplement Introduction to the Secret Doctrine by Helena P. Blavatski to rear. Illustrated with black and white plates. First...

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1931 S. N. Sedgwick The British Nature Book Illustrated Dustwrapper
1931 S. N. Sedgwick The British Nature Book Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A copy of Sedgwick's The British Nature Book.Broken down into two-parts, the book has chapers on 'British Mammals', 'Reptiles', 'Arthropoda', and many, many more.Illustrated with engravings and photographic plates throughout.

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1931 Tropical Forest of the Caribbean Tom Gill Limited Edition
1931 Tropical Forest of the Caribbean Tom Gill Limited Edition

Price: £99.99

A smart copy of this study of the rainforests of the Caribbean. Number 609 of one thousand limited copies. With numerous monochrome photographs throughout.

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1932 Evelyn Cheesman Hunting Insects in the South Seas Illustrated First Edition
1932 Evelyn Cheesman Hunting Insects in the South Seas Illustrated First Edition

Price: £70.00

An illustrated first edition of this work of natural history.With eight black and white plates.Evelyn Cheesman was an British entomologist and traveller who collected over 70000 specimens in the South Pacific which she accompanied...

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1933 A Catalogue of the Works of Linnaeus Illustrated
1933 A Catalogue of the Works of Linnaeus Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A second edition of the Catalogue of the Works in Linnaeus.Carl Linnaeus (1707 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linne, was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who laid the foundations for the modern biological...

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1936 Apes and Monkeys by E G Boulenger Illustrated Photographs First Edition
1936 Apes and Monkeys by E G Boulenger Illustrated Photographs First Edition

Price: £29.99

An interesting work on apes and monkeys, illustrated with numerous photographs. First edition.

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1936 Fabre's Book of Insects Mrs Rodolph Stawell E J Detmold Colour Plates
1936 Fabre's Book of Insects Mrs Rodolph Stawell  E J Detmold Colour Plates

Price: £69.99

An attractively illustrated work on the life of insects, based on the writings of Jean-Henri Fabre. Retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' translation of Fabre's 'Souvenirs Entomologiques'.  Fifth printing of...

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1936 Fabre's Book of Insects Mrs. Rodolph Stawell E. J. Detmold Illus Plates
1936 Fabre's Book of Insects Mrs. Rodolph Stawell E. J. Detmold Illus Plates

Price: £45.00

An interesting work of natural history by Mrs. Rodolph Stawell, profusely illustrated with numerous tipped-in plates. In the publisher's original cloth binding, with gilt detailing to the front...

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1936 Fabre's Book of Insects Mrs. Rodolph Stawell Illustrated E. J. Detmold
1936 Fabre's Book of Insects Mrs. Rodolph Stawell Illustrated E. J. Detmold

Price: £44.00

A English translation of this work of entomology, copiously illustrated with tipped-in plates by E. J. Detmold. In the publisher's original cloth binding, with gilt detailing to the front board....

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1936 Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society Volume 57
1936 Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society Volume 57

Price: £49.99

A detailed account of the archaeological activities in Dorset, including excavation of Maiden Castle and lists of members and meetings. Volumes 57. Featuring fold out plans and diagrams to help illustration the archaeological findings. Illustration...

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1937 Fabres Book of Insects Illustrated by E J Detmold Mrs Roldoph Stawell Colour Plates
1937 Fabres Book of Insects Illustrated by E J Detmold Mrs Roldoph Stawell Colour Plates

Price: £95.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of this work on insects. A seventh printing of the new edition. Illustrated by E J Detmold, a prolific Victorian book illustrator and one of the best known illustrators...

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1937 J Wentworth Day Sporting Adventure Photogravure And Line By Fish Hawk First
1937 J Wentworth Day Sporting Adventure Photogravure And Line By Fish Hawk First

Price: £14.99

Sporting Adventure by J. Wentworth Day. With thirteen photogravue illustrations and fifty line drawings by "Fish-Hawk". First edition. A natural history book about J. Wentworth Day's observations on the lives of birds, illustrated...

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1937 The Present-Day Rock Garden by Sampson Clay First Edition
1937 The Present-Day Rock Garden by Sampson Clay First Edition

Price: £38.00

A first edition of The Present-Day Rock Garden by Sampson Clay.Being a Complimentary Volume to Farrer's "English Rock-Garden."With illustrations.

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1938 Catalogue of The Ammonites of the Liassic Family Liparoceratidae L F Spath
1938 Catalogue of The Ammonites of the Liassic Family Liparoceratidae L F Spath

Price: £120.00

A very scarce work of natural history being a catalogue of Liparoceratidae's held at the British Museum. A insightful and scarce work of geological interest. Written by the geologist, Leonard...

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1938 The Open Fields Orwin First Edition Signed Uncommon Folding Maps Illustrated
1938 The Open Fields Orwin First Edition Signed Uncommon Folding Maps Illustrated

Price: £58.00

A fascinating study of historical husbandry by Charles Stewart Orwin and Christabel Susan Lowry Orwin. An uncommon first edition copy. This copy is signed by the authors to the front free-endpaper:...

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1938 Transaction of The Zoological Society of London Vol. 24 Part 3 T W Bagshawe
1938 Transaction of The Zoological Society of London Vol. 24 Part 3 T W Bagshawe

Price: £25.00

A very scarce work of natural history being a essay on the habits of three types of penguins. In the publisher's original binding. Volume XXIV, Part 3 of this work by Zoological Society....

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1939 An Eye Off The Ball At Littlestone Limited Edition Illustrated Scarce
1939 An Eye Off The Ball At Littlestone Limited Edition Illustrated Scarce

Price: £220.00

A limited edition copy of this charming work detailing the flora found among a local golf course. Limited to three hundred and fifty copies. Illustrated throughout with many in text vignettes...

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1940 The Genus Tulipa by Sir A Daniel Hall Illustrated
1940 The Genus Tulipa by Sir A Daniel Hall Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A useful reference book on plants by Sir A. Daniel Hall.Vice-President of the Royal Horticultural Society, Late Director of the John Innes Horticultural Institution.With forty illustrations in colour by H. C. Osterstock.

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1941 Bantams as a Hobby P. Proud Seventh Edition Illustrated Very Scarce
1941 Bantams as a Hobby P. Proud Seventh Edition Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £55.00

A very scarce work of ornithological interest, exploring the varieties of Bantam and the care of these birds. Seventh edition. Revised and edited by H. Iman. With additional material by W....

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1941 Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
1941 Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society

Price: £39.99

A scarce account of the ninety-second annual meeting for the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. Volume LXXXVI, of the meeting held on Wednesday 7th August 1940 at Taunton Castle. Featuring various photographic...

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1942 In The Heart of the Country H E Bates Country Life First Edition
1942 In The Heart of the Country H E Bates Country Life First Edition

Price: £30.00

A collection of essays on the countryside by H E Bates for this Country Life publication. Lacking original dustwrapper. Illustrated by C F Tunicliffe. Herbert Ernest Bates is probably best known...

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1943 4vol Story of the Countryside Village Market Town Farms Fields Farmyard
1943 4vol Story of the Countryside Village Market Town Farms Fields Farmyard

Price: £60.00

A charming four volume set of 'The Story of the Countryside', published by the Oxford University Press and the 'National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs'. The 'National Federation of Young...

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1945 The Fresh-Water Fishes of Siam or Thailand Hugh M Smith Natural History
1945 The Fresh-Water Fishes of Siam or Thailand Hugh M Smith Natural History

Price: £45.00

A scarce work of Ichthyology exploring species of fresh water fish found in the country of Thailand, this work is in excellent

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1945-1951 3Vol The Collins New Naturalist Birds Butterflies Plates Firsts
1945-1951 3Vol The Collins New Naturalist Birds Butterflies Plates Firsts

Price: £49.00

A three volume set of volumes of the New Naturalist.All first editions. Three of a wider series totalling over 100 between 1945 and the present day.Titles are:Butterflies by E B FordLondon's Natural History by R S R FitterBirds and...

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1948 Flora of Gloucestershire Riddelsdell Hedley Price First Edition Illustrated
1948 Flora of Gloucestershire Riddelsdell Hedley Price First Edition Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A first edition of copy of this fascinating and copiously illustrated work on the flora of Gloucestershire: exploring the geology, climate, vegetation, woodlands, agriculture and flora of this abundant county. ...

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1950 The Strange World of Nature FIRST by Bernard GOOCH
1950 The Strange World of Nature FIRST by Bernard GOOCH

Price: £19.99

A mauve hardback with gilt lettering on the spine and an unclipped dustwrapper. Bernard Gooch is an ornithologist and naturalist. Joan Hassall, (1906 1988) was a wood engraver, book illustrator and typographer. She was awarded...

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1951 Snail Hosts of Bilharzia in Africa Alan Mozley Illustrated Dustwrapper 1st
1951 Snail Hosts of Bilharzia in Africa Alan Mozley Illustrated Dustwrapper 1st

Price: £25.00

The first edition of this interesting look at bilharzia and the snails that host the disease, written by Alan Mozley, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work....

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1952 Some Game Birds of West Africa W. A. Fairbairn Dustwrapper Ornithology
1952 Some Game Birds of West Africa W. A. Fairbairn Dustwrapper Ornithology

Price: £38.00

A work of ornithology by William Alexander Fairbairn, with several plates by P. M. Summer. A pleasing copy of this work of natural history, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. In the...

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1952 The Tertiary Cheilostomatous Polyzoa of New Zealand David Alexander Brown
1952 The Tertiary Cheilostomatous Polyzoa of New Zealand David Alexander Brown

Price: £39.00

A first edition of this work on marine invertebrates.Illustrated throughout with 296 figures in the text.David Alexander Brown was a geologist who played an important role in developing the study of Geology in Australia. Brown was...

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1953 Dark Estuary By BB Illustrated by D J Watkins-Pitchford First Colour Plates
1953 Dark Estuary By BB Illustrated by D J Watkins-Pitchford First Colour Plates

Price: £74.99

Dark Estuary is a natural history book written and illustrated by D. J. Watkins-Pitchford under the pseudonym 'B.B.'. With black and white illustrations and fifteen lovely colour plates. First edition. Denys James...

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1953 Southern African Mammals Ellerman Morrison-Scott Hayman Folding Maps
1953 Southern African Mammals Ellerman Morrison-Scott Hayman Folding Maps

Price: £50.00

An informative work on Southern African mammals, written by various authors, and illustrated with two folding maps. This work is a reclassification of the Southern African Mammals, from 1758...

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1953-73 12Vol The New Naturalist Various Works Natural History Illus Colour
1953-73 12Vol The New Naturalist Various Works Natural History Illus Colour

Price: £490.00

A twelve volume set of works of the New Naturalist series.Volumes are:Number 5: Wild Flowers by John Gilmour and Max Walters 4 Number 6: The highlands and Islands by F Fraser Darling and J Morton Boyd Number 12: The Sea Shore...

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1955 Natural History of Tsetse Flies Buxton First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1955 Natural History of Tsetse Flies Buxton First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating study of the Tsetse fly, by the renowned British medical entomologist Patrick Alfred Buxton. Patrick Alfred Buxton was one of the leading medical...

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1956 Butterflies of The Malay Peninsula A S Corbet H M Pendlebury Dustwrapper
1956 Butterflies of The Malay Peninsula A S Corbet H M Pendlebury Dustwrapper

Price: £65.00

A delightful work of natural history.  Second edition, revised and enlarged. In the publisher's original cloth binding, held in the original price-clipped dustwrapper. A profusely illustrated...

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1958-62 2vols The Rhododendron edited by Beryl Leslie Urquhart Illustrated
1958-62 2vols The Rhododendron edited by Beryl Leslie Urquhart Illustrated

Price: £175.00

A set of useful reference books on The Rhododendron.Complete in two volumes.With 18 reproductions from paintings by Carlos Riefel.The line drawings in the botanical text are by Susanne Kolasse.

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1960 Antarctic World John Euller Illus
1960 Antarctic World John Euller Illus

Price: £16.00

An interesting look at Antarctica, filled with illustrations. 'Antarctic World' offers a fast paced look at a part of the world that, at the time, people knew little about. The author, John...

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1962 Australian Animals and Birds Sheila Hawkins Colour Autolithographs
1962 Australian Animals and Birds Sheila Hawkins Colour Autolithographs

Price: £36.99

A wonderfully illustrated look at the wildlife of Australia. First edition. Illustrated throughout with many lovely autolithographs by the author.

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1967 Museu Do Dundo Subsidios Para O Estudo Da Biologia Na Lunda Max Poll Scarce
1967 Museu Do Dundo Subsidios Para O Estudo Da Biologia Na Lunda Max Poll Scarce

Price: £130.00

A very scarce work written in Portuguese, exploring the fish found off the coast of Angola in Africa. This volume is written in Portuguese. In the publisher's original binding. Written...

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1967 NEW ZEALAND BIRDS by G. J.H. Moon FIRST EDITION
1967 NEW ZEALAND BIRDS by G. J.H. Moon FIRST EDITION

Price: £29.99

A first edition of G. J. H. Moon's book on New Zealand birds. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and unclipped dust wrapper. First edition. With 137 colour plates and 91 black and white plates. Geoff Moon (1915-2009) was a world...

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1968 Exotic Conchology Drawings Descriptions Shells Swainson Reprint Limited Ed
1968 Exotic Conchology Drawings Descriptions Shells Swainson Reprint Limited Ed

Price: £49.99

A nicely illustrated collection of reprints being numerous editions of William Swainson's Exotic Conchology or Drawings and Descriptions of Rare Beautiful or Undescribed Shells. Containing a facsimile of the 1834 edition, a reprint...

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1968 The Strange Story of False Teeth Woodforde Illustrated First Edition
1968 The Strange Story of False Teeth Woodforde Illustrated First Edition

Price: £24.00

A lovely first edition copy of John Woodforde's amusing yet informative history of false teeth. A well-researched and entertaining social and technical history of dentistry, examining false...

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1969 R. D. Penhallurick Birds of the Cornish Coast First Signed Dustwrapper
1969 R. D. Penhallurick Birds of the Cornish Coast First Signed Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A signed first edition of Penhallurick's Birds of the Cornish Coast.An exploration of the birds that, whilst not native to, inhabit the Cornish Coasts.Illustrated throughout with tipped-in plates to the first few pages.

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1969 The New Naturalist Nature Conservation In Britain Sir Dudley Stamp First Ed
1969 The New Naturalist Nature Conservation In Britain Sir Dudley Stamp First Ed

Price: £39.00

A first edition copy of this work, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper written by Sir Dudley Stamp. In the publisher's original cloth binding, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1970 Preceramic Sites The Scandinavian Joint Expedition to Sudanese Nubia Illus 1st Volume Two
1970 Preceramic Sites The Scandinavian Joint Expedition to Sudanese Nubia Illus 1st Volume Two

Price: £40.00

An informative guide documenting the Scandinavian Expedition to Sudanese Nubia, containing numerous figures and tables alongside the text. The second in a nine volume series documenting the...

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1970 The Biology of the Porifera Edited W G Fry The Zoological Society of London
1970 The Biology of the Porifera Edited W G Fry The Zoological Society of London

Price: £115.00

A uncommon work compiled and edited by W. G. Fry published by for The Zoological Society of London. Edited by W. G. Fry, of the Department of Science, Luton College of Technology, Luton, Befordshire....

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1971 William Harvey Circulation of the Blood Whitteridge First UK Edition Illustrated
1971 William Harvey Circulation of the Blood Whitteridge First UK Edition Illustrated

Price: £42.00

A first UK edition of this fascinating study of the renowned English physician William Harvey, and his seminal contributions to the understanding of the circulation of the blood in the body. ...

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1972 The Ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton John Ray Facsimile 1678
1972 The Ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton John Ray Facsimile 1678

Price: £475.00

A facsimile reprint of Francis Willughby's famous work.This ornithological work was first published in 1676 and was considered the beginning of scientific ornithology in Europe. This work is a facsimile reprint of the English edition...

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1972-4 3 Vols Conrad Gessner Historia Plantarum Dustwrappers Scarce
1972-4 3 Vols Conrad Gessner Historia Plantarum Dustwrappers Scarce

Price: £600.00

The first three volumes of the excellent and voluminous Historia Plantarum by the famous Swiss botanist, Conrad Gessner.This publication, a facsimile, is a limited edition of 550 copies, of which these three are 302.Conrad...

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1973 Stephen Potter Etymology Pedigree Words From Nature First Ed Dustwrapper
1973 Stephen Potter Etymology Pedigree Words From Nature First Ed Dustwrapper

Price: £125.00

A beautiful book on the etymology of words which have their origins in nature.First Edition.Stephen Meredith Potter was a British author. Although he was best known for the mocking self-help books of his earlier career, in later...

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1976 Investigations Ichthyofauna of Nicaraguan Lakes Thorson First Edition Illustrated
1976 Investigations Ichthyofauna of Nicaraguan Lakes Thorson First Edition Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating collection of studies on the fishes of Nicaraguan lakes by such notable ichthyologists as Carl L. Hubbs, George S. Myers, and Henry Bryant Bigelow among many others. ...

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1976-1983 2vol Moths and Butterflies Great Britain Ireland Heath Dustwrapper Illustrated
1976-1983 2vol Moths and Butterflies Great Britain Ireland Heath Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £65.00

Volume 1 and 10 of this fascinating entomological reference work; being a detailed and copiously illustrated description of all the Lepidoptera in Britain. Both of these volumes were edited...

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1977 Terrestrial Vegetation of California Michael Barbour Jack Major First Ed
1977 Terrestrial Vegetation of California Michael Barbour Jack Major First Ed

Price: £59.99

A highly informative scarce text, exploring vegetation within California. First edition. Illustrated throughout with diagrams, tables, and photographic plates. Featuring original illustrated dustwrapper, though map is...

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1979 Hounds of The World Sir John Buchanan-Jardine Limited Ed Signed Dustwrapper
1979 Hounds of The World Sir John Buchanan-Jardine Limited Ed Signed Dustwrapper

Price: £120.00

A charming work of natural history exploring varieties and breed of dogs used for hunting across England, France and America. This scarce work is bound in the publisher's original cloth binding,...

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1980 History of QUADRUPEDS 1807 Reprint BEWICK
1980 History of QUADRUPEDS 1807 Reprint BEWICK

Price: £29.99

Publishers maroon cloth binding with gilt title to spine.  In colourful dust jacket and illustrated with in text illustrations throughout. This is a facsimile reprint of the Newcastle edition of 1807. Thomas Bewick (August...

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1980-2002 6 vols Flora Europaea Illustrated Folding Maps First Edition
1980-2002 6 vols Flora Europaea Illustrated Folding Maps First Edition

Price: £375.00

A lovely complete five volume set of this extensive encyclopedia of plants, complete with an addition 'Consolidated Index' volume. 'Flora Europaea', first published between 1964 and 1980 is...

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1986 3 Vols in 2 Locket & Millidge British Spiders Ray Society Reprint
1986 3 Vols in 2 Locket & Millidge British Spiders Ray Society Reprint

Price: £99.99

A scarce reprint of Locket and Millidge's British Spiders, originally published in 1952 by the Ray Society.Three volumes bound in two.Illustrated throughout.The Ray Society is a scientific text publication society founded in 1844....

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1986 Synoptic Guide to the Genus Primula Fenderson First Edition Illustrated
1986 Synoptic Guide to the Genus Primula Fenderson First Edition Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A lovely first edition copy of G. K. Fenderson's 'Synoptic Guide to the Genus Primula'. A comprehensive and fascinating reference work to the genus 'Primula' that contains mainly herbaceous...

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1988 Guide to Birds of the Falkland Islands Robin Woods Colour Plates First
1988 Guide to Birds of the Falkland Islands Robin Woods Colour Plates First

Price: £34.99

A very smart first edition of this ornithological study of the indigenous birds of the Falkland Islands. Including information on herons, egrets, swans, geese, and ducks, amongst many others. With numerous coloured plates...

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1992 Flora De La Real Expedicion Botanica Del Nuevo Reino De Granada Tomo XLI
1992 Flora De La Real Expedicion Botanica Del Nuevo Reino De Granada Tomo XLI

Price: £295.00

Volume XLI of the modern reproduction of the papers from the Spanish Royal Botanical Expedition to New Granada, published with the sponsoship of the Spanish and Colombian governments. With 85 beautiful plates of botanical illustrations...

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1993 Freshwater Ecosystems of Suriname Ouboter First Edition Illustrated
1993 Freshwater Ecosystems of Suriname Ouboter First Edition Illustrated

Price: £220.00

A fascinating monograph on the freshwater ecosystems of the Republic of Suriname, edited by Paul E. Ouboter and copiously illustrated throughout. This work is volume 70 from the 'Monographiae...

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1993-2002 6vol Flora of North America Natural History Horticulture First Edition
1993-2002 6vol Flora of North America Natural History Horticulture First Edition

Price: £450.00

A smart copy of this ongoing biological study of the plant life of the North American continent. Containing volumes 2 (Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms, 1993), 3 (Magnoliophyta: Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae, 1997), 5 (Magnoliophyta:...

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2002 2vol Botanical Garden Phillips Rix First Edition Dustwrapper Slipcase
2002 2vol Botanical Garden Phillips Rix First Edition Dustwrapper Slipcase

Price: £60.00

A lovely first edition copy of Roger Phillips and Martyn Rix's 'Botanical Garden' series, complete in two volumes. This comprehensive and highly detailed set lists and examines plants from...

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2004 Ethnoflora Soqotra Archipelago Miller Morris First UK Edition Dustwrapper
2004 Ethnoflora Soqotra Archipelago Miller Morris First UK Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £160.00

A first UK edition of this fascinating study of the botany and ethnobotany found on the islands of the Indian Ocean, copiously illustrated throughout with black and white illustrations. This...

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C.1870 Wood Common Moths England Illustated Nature Coloured Plates
C.1870 Wood Common Moths England Illustated Nature Coloured Plates

Price: £95.00

An uncommon copy of this 19th Century guide to the moths commonly found in England.Featuring several coloured plates and numnerous vignettes throughout, this book details the different varities of moths commonly found in Victorian...

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c1785 A New Complete and Universal Body or System of Natural History G H Millar
c1785 A New Complete and Universal Body or System of Natural History G H Millar

Price: £1,350.00

A natural history work by George Henry Millar. Undated, dated from Copac.Collated, complete with all plates stated to the binder's instructions to the rear. A comprehensive work, which is divided into several books covering;  Quadrupeds;...

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c1790 Ullage Cask Series of Tables James Boydell Very Scarce New Ed
c1790 Ullage Cask Series of Tables James Boydell Very Scarce New Ed

Price: £195.00

A interesting work designed to aid with the calculating void spaces in casks. A very scarce work being a mathematical aid. A new edition, revised. Undated. The first edition of this work...

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c1825 St Pierres Studies Of Nature Abridged From The Translation Of Henry Hunter
c1825 St Pierres Studies Of Nature Abridged From The Translation Of Henry Hunter

Price: £39.99

A collection of fourteen Studies of Nature by St. Pierre, with an engraving to frontispiece, a vignette half title and an engraving to title page. Abridged from the original translation of Henry Hunter (17411802), a Scottish...

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c1830 4vol in 1 Library of Useful Knowledge Natural Science
c1830 4vol in 1 Library of Useful Knowledge Natural Science

Price: £60.00

A collection of pamphlets from the 'Library of Useful Knowledge', including 'Animal Mechanics' and 'Chemistry'. Comprised of a series of pamphlets, this volume covers a wide range of scientific...

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c1840 2Vol Oliver Goldsmith A History of the Earth and Animated Nature Illus
c1840 2Vol Oliver Goldsmith A History of the Earth and Animated Nature Illus

Price: £150.00

A two volume set of this work by Oliver Goldsmith.With 34 plates, one folding map and one full page map.Oliver Goldsmith was a novelist, playwright and poet best known for his novel the Vicar of Wakefield and his pastoral poem The Deserted...

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c1840 History QUADRUPEDS F. SHOBERL Landseer Illus
c1840 History QUADRUPEDS F. SHOBERL Landseer Illus

Price: £180.00

A smart copy of this natural history of four legged animals, delightfully illustrated by Thomas Landseer. The second edition. Featuring numerous illustrations by Thomas Landseer (the brother of Edwin Landseer). Dated according...

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c1843 2Vol Oeuvres choisies de Buffon Selected Works Buffon French Fine Binding
c1843 2Vol Oeuvres choisies de Buffon Selected Works Buffon French Fine Binding

Price: £45.00

This is a scarce two volume set of the works of the Comte de Buffon.In the original French.Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon was a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist and encyclopedic author. His works were extremely...

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c1846 BOTANICAL Rambles Rev C A Johns Plants First ILLUSTRATED
c1846 BOTANICAL Rambles Rev C A Johns Plants First ILLUSTRATED

Price: £39.99

A nicely illustrated Victorian guide to botany. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece. Contains numerous illustrations in the text. With a bookbinder's stamp for S. Curtis to the front pastedown. Rev. C. A. Johns was formerly...

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c1851 2 vol NATURAL HISTORY Scriptures BICKNELL Illus
c1851 2 vol NATURAL HISTORY Scriptures BICKNELL Illus

Price: £395.00

A scarce and beautifully illustrated mid nineteenth century children's guide to natural history. With bookseller's labels for Watkins, Castle Square, Swansea, to the front pastedowns. Featuring over 300 coloured engravings. With...

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c1853 White Natural History Antiquities Of Selborne Illustrations And Letters
c1853 White Natural History Antiquities Of Selborne Illustrations And Letters

Price: £99.99

A scarce illustrated edition from 'Sir John Lubbock's Hundred Books' The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne with Observations on Various Parts of Nature and the Naturalist's Calendar, a book by pioneering English naturalist...

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c1864 The Fibre Plants of India Africa and Other Colonies James H. Dickson
c1864 The Fibre Plants of India Africa and Other Colonies James H. Dickson

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of this detailed exploration into the fibre plants of India, Africa and other Colonies. "A Treatise on Rheea, Plantain, Pine Apple, Jute, African and China Grass, and New Zealand Flax, and on the Cultivation, Preparation,...

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c1870 Habits and Characteristics of Animals and Birds Thomas Brown Illustrated
c1870 Habits and Characteristics of Animals and Birds Thomas Brown Illustrated

Price: £20.00

An interesting companion guide on animals and birds. With eight full plate illustrations of various animals and birds throughout. Collated, complete.Captain Thomas Brown was a British naturalist and malacologist. This guide...

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c1870 The World of the Sea H Martyn Hart Illustrated Bickers Binding
c1870 The World of the Sea H Martyn Hart Illustrated Bickers Binding

Price: £130.00

A smart copy of this work on oceanography, translated from the French Le Monde de la Mer by Moquin Tandon. Illustrated throughout with coloured plates and engraved vignettes. In a Bickers binding (binder's ink stamp to verso of...

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c1875 Half Hours in Woods and Wilds. Allman Binding Childrens Illustrated
c1875 Half Hours in Woods and Wilds. Allman Binding Childrens Illustrated

Price: £50.00

Illustrated, educational book describing the scientific

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c1875 Mounted Plates from Fortsetzun der Mikrogeologischen Studien Ehrenberg
c1875 Mounted Plates from Fortsetzun der Mikrogeologischen Studien Ehrenberg

Price: £750.00

A mounted collection of plates taken from a work by Gottfried Ehrenberg.With a letter explaining the origin of this volume. Consisting of 30 photographic plates believed to be photographs of the original plates in the work by Ehrenberg....

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c1880 2vol Cassell's Popular Natural History Illustrated
c1880 2vol Cassell's Popular Natural History Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A lavishly illustrated work on natural history. Illustrated throughout with many plates and hundreds of vignettes. With information on birds, mammals, reptiles, crustaceans, molluscs and many more. Complete in four volumes,...

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c1880 Modern Practical Farriery Miles Herring Lupton Coloured Illustrated
c1880 Modern Practical Farriery Miles Herring Lupton Coloured Illustrated

Price: £195.00

An unusually attractive copy of this copiously illustrated copy of this fascinating study of modern veterinary practices, primarily focusing on the management of horses. The first section of...

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c1880 Skeavington's Modern Farriery John Sherer Illustrated Very Scarce
c1880 Skeavington's Modern Farriery John Sherer Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £350.00

A very scarce edition of this fascinating study of modern veterinary practices, primarily focusing on the management of horses. This copy also contains information regarding the management...

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c1884 Earth's Riches or Underground Stores by E W Payne Vignettes
c1884 Earth's Riches or Underground Stores by E W Payne Vignettes

Price: £35.00

An illustrated edition of this work on mineralogy.Contains chapters on Salt and Salts; Metals; Coals and Combustibles; Clay and Slate; Flint and Sand; Gravel; Chalk, Coal, Magnesia and Asbestos; Lime, Marble, and Granite; Volcanic...

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c1890 Der Kleine Schmetterlings Sammler Amleitund Zu Sammelm Zu Todten.. Schram
c1890 Der Kleine Schmetterlings Sammler Amleitund Zu Sammelm Zu Todten.. Schram

Price: £50.00

An illustrated work on butterfly collecting.In the original German.This work discusses the collecting, arranging, storing and sending of butterfly. It also reflects on several interesting species of butterfly.Illustrated, with five...

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c1891 The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne Gilbert White Illustrated
c1891 The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne Gilbert White Illustrated

Price: £105.00

The Stereotyped edition of Selborne's Natural History of Selborne.Illustrated throughout with engravings by Thomas Bewick.The Standard Edition by E. T. Bennett. Thoroughly revised, with additional notes, by James Edmund Harting.

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c1900 2vol The Living Animals of the World Natural History Illustrated Colour
c1900 2vol The Living Animals of the World Natural History Illustrated Colour

Price: £99.99

A collaborative study of the natural world, published by Hutchinson and Co. Volume I covers mammals, and volume II covers birds, reptiles and amphibians, fishes, jointed animals, and molluscs. Illustrated throughout with hundreds...

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c1900 A Year With Nature W Percival Westell Illustrated Natural History
c1900 A Year With Nature W Percival Westell Illustrated  Natural History

Price: £49.99

A collection of recollections of British nature throughout the year. With many illustrations throughout from J. T. Newman, G. Watmough Webster and H. Stone. Including a publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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c1905 Chapters in Popular Natural History Lord Avebury Childrens Uncommon
c1905 Chapters in Popular Natural History Lord Avebury Childrens Uncommon

Price: £22.99

A charming little volume of natural history, condensed from the lectures of Lord Avebury. "Arranged as an advanced reading book for use in elementary and high schools." With lovely illustrations and decorative head and tail...

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c1909 Nests Eggs By Blaikie Described Henderson 48 Coloured Pictures Dustwrapper
c1909 Nests Eggs By Blaikie Described Henderson 48 Coloured Pictures Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A book on ornithology for children Nests and Eggs is by A. H. Blaikie, described by J. A. Henderson and illustrated with forty-eight coloured pictures. From The "Shown" Series edited by Louey Chisholm. In unclipped dustwrapper...

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c1912 Excavations At Phylakopi In Melos Reprint J L Caskey Photocopy
c1912 Excavations At Phylakopi In Melos Reprint J L Caskey Photocopy

Price: £30.00

A photocopy of this 1911 archaelogical study taken from The Annual of the British School at Athens, Volume 17.Taking place in the significant Bronze Age site of Phylakopi on the island of Melos, Greece -  a settlement noted for...

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c1915-1925 Collected articles from American Forestry Magazine Illus Folio Cases
c1915-1925 Collected articles from American Forestry Magazine Illus Folio Cases

Price: £120.00

A collection of articles printed in American Forestry Magazine.Over 200 articles taken from the magazine between 1915 and 1925.American Forestry was a magazine produced by the American Forestry Association. The company was  founded...

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c1920 2Vol Birds of Our Country Frank Finn and E. Kay Robinson Illustrated
c1920 2Vol Birds of Our Country Frank Finn and E. Kay Robinson Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A profusely illustrated and highly detailed set of natural history works detailing the various species of birds within England. Listing their; eggs, nests, life, haunts and identification. "Arranged in alphabetical order...

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c1936 4Vol The Romance of Nature Wild Life British Isles Frances Pitt Illus
c1936 4Vol The Romance of Nature Wild Life British Isles Frances Pitt Illus

Price: £115.00

A four volume set of this work by Frances Pitt.Complete in four volumes. Dated from Copac.With illustrated title pages, colour frontispieces to each volume and twenty photographic plates.With two frontispieces taken from works by John...

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