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The Century Book of Gardening: A Comprehensive Work for Every Lover of the Garden

By: COOK, E.T. (Ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Country Life:

Seller ID: 004069

Condition: Good


Undated edition. Large format decorative cloth; all edges gilt; x, 610pp plus index; colour frontis plus b/w ills. Boards rubbed and worn to corners; endpapers browned; front hinge cracked between ffep and half-title page; couple of gutters also cracked internally but binding still firm; pages toned. As this book weighs over 2.5kg additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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The Spell of Stewart Island

By: DEMPSEY, Gertrude

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New Zealand, A.H. & A.W. Reed: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002388

Condition: Good


Turquoise boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 208pp; b/w photos. Boards are sunned to outer edges; bumped to spine ends; pages browned; a number of creased corners with a couple of creased pages. Dustwrapper is browned, rubbed to edge folds, with several chips and tears, small loss (4x3cm) to upper edge of rear panel. A revision of two earlier books plus a third section of new material. The author's impressions of Stewart Island, in NZ, including the seasons, plant and bird life of the area. Signed by the author to the title page. View more info

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Dispersal in Fungi

By: INGOLD, C.T.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1960

Seller ID: 004814

Condition: Very Good


Navy boards in buff matt printed dustwrapper; 206pp; b/w ills. Boards lightly rubbed to corners and spine ends; light tannned strips to endpapers; foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is browned, esp to spine, with couple of marks and chips to corners; small split to foot of spine. View more info

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British Beetles: Their Homes and Habits

By: JOY, Norman H.

Price: £12.00

Seller ID: 006465

Condition: Near Very Good


Frederick Warne, 1943. Reprint. Green cloth boards with black lettering and beetle dec to front in matt dustwrapper; 143pp; b/w ills. Boards lightly bumped to corners and spine ends; previous owner details to front endpaper; Foyles sticker to front pastedown; binding a little pulled at the gutter in a couple of places but still firm; light foxing to rear endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and nicked to edges with chipping to spine ends and browning to spine. View more info

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The Birds of New Jersey: Their Habits and Habitats

By: LECK, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Rutgers University Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004362

ISBN: 0813508037

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 190pp; b/w ills. Light mark to cloth on back cover; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper as well as inscription from author; light foxing to page block edges. Price clipped dustwrapper is sunned to spine with couple of small tears to upper edge. View more info

Image for Safari : Kenya-Uganda 1968

Safari : Kenya-Uganda 1968

By: MAYALL, Madge

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Jesse Broad:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012150

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 118pp; b/w photos by the author; signed by author to half-title page. Foxing to upper edge; tanning to pages which are a little musty. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and nicked to edges with browning to spine. [619: V1] View more info

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Hardy Flower-Gardening Especially Applicable to Scotland and Northern England

By: STEBBING, Maud E.

Price: £10.00

Seller ID: 006105

Condition: Good


Grant & Murray, 1931. Green cloth boards with black lettering, no dustwrapper; 259pp; b/w ills; gilt upper edge. Cloth sunned to spine and outer edges; corners and spine ends rubbed and bumped; foxing to page block edges and pages throughout; previous owner name to half-title. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Wild Flowers

By: STOKOE, W.J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1957

Seller ID: 012249

Condition: Good


Small format green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 224pp; b/w and colour ills. Slight outward lean to spine which is lightly sunned and bumped to foot; foxing to endpapers and page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly foxed, chipped to corners and spine ends with a couple of small edge tears and tanning to spine. Book 2 in the Observer's Pocket Series. [519:K2] View more info

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Nature and Man in South East Asia

By: STOTT, P.A. (Ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London: 1981

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 002959

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 183pp; b/w ills. Cover corners stubbed and rubbed; previous owner inscription and removed sticker with light surface abrasion to front endpaper; light tanning to pages. A collection of essays in two parts; the first concerned with environmental perception and the second with environment and language. View more info

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Social Behaviour in Animals - With Special Reference to Vertebrates

By: TINBERGEN, N.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Scientific Book Club: 1965

Seller ID: 002782

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Red boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; xi, 150pp; eight b/w plates plus b/w ills to text. Boards have a couple of small knocks to edges; bumped corners. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to corners and edges with tanned rear panel and spine, now in removable sleeve. A treatise on the biological study of animal communities. View more info