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Curious and Instructive Stories About Wild Animals and Birds

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, William P Nimmo: 1873

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007605


Anonymous collection of anecdotes about animals and birds, including a chapter devoted to the history of man's relationship with the horse. 340pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Black and gilt design to front board and spine, all edges gilt. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, some marking and scrathing to boards, tape repair to left hinge and internal hinge starting, else fair. View more info

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Waterside & Coast in Autumn - Reader's Digest Wildlife Watch

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008211


Guide to locating and observing British wildlife around the coast and waterways in Autumn. 128pp, profusely illustrated in colour throughout. Fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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London Zoo Guide Book

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Zoological Society: 1993

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008488


Stapled booklet, 50pp. illustrated profusely throughout in colour. Minor creasing to corners, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Naturalists - Pioneers of Natural History

By: Alan C Jenkins

Price: £4.75

Publisher: New York, Mayflower Books Inc: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006603


Celebration of the work of naturalists over the centuries, the contribution made by zoos and National Parks and new art forms which have resulted from awareness of the natural world. 200pp with index, lavishly illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Former owner's label to pastedown, otherwise near fine copy. Unclipped DJ slightly faded, otherwise very good. View more info

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Life in the Freezer - A Natural History of the Antarctic

By: Alastair Fothergill

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007747


Exploration of the seasonal cycles of Antarctica, showing how life survives in one of the harshest climates on Earth. Foreword by David Attenborough. 224pp with index, illustrated profusely throughout with stunning colour photographs. Silver lettering to spine. Boards a little bowed, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with fading to spine and top edge and some scuffing, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be needed for... View more info

The Lion Children

By: Angus, Maisie & Travers McNeice

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Orion Books Ltd: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006602


Story of a family who moved to Botswana and their experiences in a lion camp. 217pp illustrated throughout with colour photographs and black and white drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bend to boards, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped and has 1/2" tear to one corner, otherwise very good. View more info

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Elephants of Africa

By: Anthony Hall-Martin (Text)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, New Holland (Publishers) Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005574


Study of the African elephant, with full reference to conservation issues, beautifully illustrated with colour reproductions of paintings and black and white sketches. 175pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rubbing to spine and corners, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear, otherwise near fine. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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Thorburn's Mammals

By: Archibald Thorburn, David Attenborough (Introduction), Iain Bishop (Notes)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Peerage Books: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006152


New edition of the classic collection of illustrations, first published in two volumes in 1920-21. 128pp with index, illustrated with 50 watercolour plates showing almost all the species of mammals native to the British Isles. Monotone illustration to front board, white lettering to spine, coloured endpapers. Minimal rubbing to corners, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor fingermarking and edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Thorburn's Mammals

By: Archibald Thorburn, David Attenborough (Introduction), Iain Bishop (Notes)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1979

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006604


Thorburn's complete original text, first published in 2 volumes under the title "British Mammals", in a new single volume edition with 50 watercolour plates, notes by Iain Bishop and an introduction by David Attenborough. Gilt lettering to spine. Previous owner's label to pastedown. otherwise near fine copy. Unclipped DJ slightly faded to spine, with 1" surface tear to front panel, otherwise good. View more info

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The World in the Past - A Popular Account of What it Was Like and What it Contained

By: B Webster Smith

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London & New York, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007467


Red leatherette covered boards with gilt design of dinosaur and gilt lettering. Curved corners, gilt lettering to spine, illustrations to endpapers. 355pp with index, with 266 illustrations, 73 in colour. Fading to spine. Temporary repair to backstrip. Some sunning and foxing to edges, otherwise good copy.From the collection of writer Storm Jameson, dated signature of Billy Storm Clark to endpaper. View more info

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Rocks, Minerals & Fossils of the World

By: Chris Pellant

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006751


Authoritative guide to the characteristics and geographical locations of the world's rocks, minerals and fossils. 175pp with index and glossary, illustrated profusely throughout with colour photographs. Minor surface marking and minimal edgewear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The History of the Birds of Britain

By: Colin Harrison (Text)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006856


The story of every species of bird in Britain, illustrated by one of Britain's foremost bird painters. 224pp illustrated with colour drawings and black and white maps. Small inscription erased from front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has some surface marking and wear to corners, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage may be requested. View more info

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The World's Vanishing Animals - The Mammals

By: Cyril Littlewood

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, W Foulsham & Co Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008622


Guide to 69 species of rare mammals which were on the danger list of the World Wildlife Fund in 1969. 62pp, illustrated with excellent colour drawings and maps. Gilt lettering to spine and figure to front board. Bumping to spine, corners and edges, slight shadow to half-title and owner's name to rear endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has some tears and creases to edges. View more info

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The Trials of Life

By: David Attenborough

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Guild Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006932


Book tied in to a BBC series about the way animals use their bodies, how they behave and why. 320pp with index, illustrated profusely throughout with colour photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rippling to pages, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage may be requested. View more info

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Life in the Undergrowth

By: David Attenborough

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007742


Book published to accompany the BBC television series about invertebrates. 288pp, illustrates throughout with colour photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards very slightly bowed, otherwise near fine copy without marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor surface scuffing, otherwise near fine. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required for 1st class or overseas shipping. View more info

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Wildlife Through the Camera

By: David Attenborough (Introduction)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006149


TV Tie-in volume based on the BBC Natural History Unit's series "Wildlife on One", narrated by David Attenborough and produed by Peter Bale. 224pp lavishly illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal wear to corners and edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with minor edgewear and fingermarking, otherwise very good. View more info

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Secrets of the Seashore - The Living Countryside

By: Derek Hall (Consultant)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Reader's Digest Association Ltd: 1994

Edition: Reprinted with Amendments

Seller ID: 006701


Naturalists' guide to the various habitats provided by over 5,000 miles of Britain's coastline. 192pp, lavishly illustrated throughout with colour drawings and photographs. Grey endpapers. Gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine, edges and corners and slight lean to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Natural History of the Sheffield Area and the Peak District

By: Derek Whiteley (Editor)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Sheffield, Sorby Natural History Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006628


Collection of articles by local naturalists, writing about their particular fields of natural history in the Sheffield and Peak district areas. 256pp, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, maps and charts. Slight creasing and surface marking to cover and remains of pencil marked price to endpaper, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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The Last Rain Forests

By: Dr Mark Collins (Editor)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001950


Comprehensive overview of the rain forests, with an introduction by David Attenborough. Illustrated throughout with colour drawings, maps and photographs. Published in association with The World Conservation Union. Bright gilt lettering to spine. Minor slanting to spine and marking to bottom edges,otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ price-clipped, with rubbing to corners and minor creasing to edges, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be req... View more info

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The Hunters

By: Dr Philip Whitfield

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hamlyn:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006605


"A unique pictorial dossier on the animals that kill. How they are built, how they work, how they live". Introduction by Desmond Morris. 160pp with index, illustrated throughout in black and white with major illustrations by Richard Orr and additional drawings by Michael Woods. Slight lean to spine, otherwise very good book with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ slightly faded to spine and edges, with minor edgewear and small tear to one corner, otherwise very good. View more info