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Shark of the Confederacy, The Story of the CSS Alabama
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Shark of the Confederacy, The Story of the CSS Alabama

By Charles M Robinson III

Leo Cooper, London, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Crisp clean unclipped dust-jacket, fresh covers with gilt lettering on spine, tight binding, clean pages and end-papers . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0850524350. ISBN/EAN: 9780850524352. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 60419101154.. 9780850524352

$10.53

Illustrated Guide to the Trees and Flowers of England and Wales
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Illustrated Guide to the Trees and Flowers of England and Wales

By H G Jameson

Simpkin, Marshall Hamilton, Kent & Co, London, 1925. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Clean firm green covers with black lettering and decoration, sound binding, clean pages except that errata notes opposite to page 1 are ticked off and the amendments are entered into the text by hand. Black and white illustration of plant details against the text throughout. Previous owner's details have been erased from inside of front cover. Revised and Corrected, with New References and Index. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16119102010..

$15.27

Amongst Animals, Volume I only
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Amongst Animals, Volume I only

By Manfred Kyber, translated by Olive Fishwick

John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd, London, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Orange covers with black lettering are a little darkened, sound binding,, end-papers are a little darkened, clean pages. Catalogue at rear. First edition in this translation. 162 pages. One volume of the 2-volume set. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10219102011..

$37.39

What the Countryman Wants to Know, Answers to Everyday Questions in Natural History
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What the Countryman Wants to Know, Answers to Everyday Questions in Natural History

By Fred Kitchen and Clifford Greatorex

Victor Gollancz, London, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Clean green covers with dulled gilt lettering on the spine, lightly bumped corners, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16019102014..

$9.74

Rambles In the Park
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Rambles In the Park

By William J Claxton

Blackie & Son Limited, London; Glasgow; Bombay, 1909. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. The Rambler Nature Books series. Decorated covers with rectangular paste-down of thrush's nest and eggs. Decorated end-papers in pale green and olive green are a little darkened. Sound binding, clean pages and plates. Contains colour frontis and plates and black and white vignette illustrations. No dust-jacket. Undated by publisher. Estimated date only. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16019102013..

$27.64

The Country Book
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The Country Book

By E Golding

Ward Lock, London and Melbourne, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. White and green covers with black lettering on the front and the spine, sound binding, green illustrated end-papers, clean pages. Includes many inset black and white illustrations. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16019102015..

$9.21

Little Mitchell, The Story of a Mountain Squirrel Told by Himself
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Little Mitchell, The Story of a Mountain Squirrel Told by Himself

By Margaret Warner Morley

Methuen & Co, London, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Founded on Margaret Warner Morley's work published by A B McClurg and Co. Chicago. Red covers with black lettering and illustration on the front and gilt lettering on faded spine, lightly bumped spine-ends. Sound binding, front end-paper has been cut away and removed, clean inside covers and pages, black and white frontis with tissue protection, black and white plates. This is the first UK edition. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10219101041..

$41.60

The Book of Noble Dogs
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The Book of Noble Dogs

By Estelle Ross

Thornton Butterworth Ltd, London, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fair. Darkened dust-jacket with wear on upper and lower edges and small areas of loss at spine-ends. Firm clean grey covers with black lettering on the spine and the front, small circular blind stamp on front cover, sound binding, end-papers are a little darkened but are otherwise clean,uncut (untrimmed) pages and plates are clean. Tissue protected black and white frontis, all fifteen additional plates are present. This is the first UK edition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16919101042..

$42.91

Tarka the Otter, His Joyful Water-Life and Death in the Country of the Two Rivers
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Tarka the Otter, His Joyful Water-Life and Death in the Country of the Two Rivers

By Henry Williamson

Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1939. Reprint. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Penguin Books No. 81. Orange and white covers are darkened and have small crease on the front lower corner, binding is sound, pages are slightly darkened but are otherwise clean. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 08319101030..

$7.64

Scripture Natural History or a Descriptive Account of the Zoology, Botany and Geology of the Bible
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Scripture Natural History or a Descriptive Account of the Zoology, Botany and Geology of the Bible

By William Carpenter

Book Society for Promoting Religious Knowledge, London, 1836. Sixth Edition Revised. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Half-leather with gilt lettering on the spine and rubbed marbled covers, lightly rubbed corners, sound binding, pages and end-papers are alittle darkened but are otherwise clean. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16019101003..

$38.70

The New Forest

By Heywood Sumner

The Dolphin Press, Christchurch, Hants, 1972. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Crisp clean unclipped dust-jacket, fresh covers with gilt lettering on spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0856420069. ISBN/EAN: 9780856420061. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 66319102007.. 9780856420061

$19.48

Bird Portraits
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Bird Portraits

By Ernest Seton-Thompson, descriptive text by Ralph Hoffmann

Ginn & Company; The Atheneum Press, Boston, USA, 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Ernest Seton-Thompson. Illustrated green, silver and black covers are darkened and rubbed, particularly on the spine but elsewhere also, sound binding. end-papers are a little darkened but are clean, Ginn & Company, London, small label at lower edge of the inside front cover, pages and plates are clean. Twenty black and white plates. No dust-jacket. Illustrator: Ernest Seton-Thompson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16219091211..

$27.64

Animals and Man
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Animals and Man

By G S Cansdale

Hutchinson, London, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Clipped dust-jacket is a little darkened and has wear at spine-ends. Clean orange covers with red lettering on the spine, lightly bumped corners, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Contains black and white plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16019092009..

$11.06

Aristotle Historia Animalium with an English Translation. Volume I only, Books I-III
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Aristotle Historia Animalium with an English Translation. Volume I only, Books I-III

By Aristotle, translation by A L Peck

William Heinemann Ltd; Harvard University Press, London; Cambridge Massachusetts, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. The Loeb Classical Library. First edition in this translation. One volume of the 3-volume set. No dust-jacket. Ex-library, with library plate from Harrogate Reference Library. Library stamps and labels, sound binding, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 04119091052..

$15.27

Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 6, Number 4, July 1974
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Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 6, Number 4, July 1974

By L E Mawdesley-Thomas (Ed). W J R Lanzing; D S C Lewis; R S Hines & D T Spira; etc

Fisheries Society of the British Isles; Academic Press, London, New York, San Francisco, 1974. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. ISSN 0022-1112. Contents are: Sound production in the cichlid Tilapia mossambica Peters, by W J R Lanzing; The food and feeding habits of Hydrocynus forskahlii Cuvier and Hydrocynus brevis Gunther in Lake Kainji, Nigeria, by D S C Lewis; Ichthyopthiriasis in the mirror carp Cyprinus carpio (L) - IV - Physiological dysfunction, by R S Hines & D T Spira; Ichthyopthiriasis in the mirror carp Cyprinus carpio (L) - V - Acquired immunity, by R S Hines & D T Spira; Changes in urine flow rate and haematocrit value of rainbow trout Salmo gairdneri (Richardson) exposed to hypoxia, by D J Swift & R Lloyd; Continuous laboratory production of fertile Fundulus heteroclitus (Walbaum) eggs lacking chorionic fibrils, by J F Boyd & R C Simmonds; The fish populations of an industrial river in South Wales, by R Williams & M F Harcup; The reproductive biology of the horse mackerel Trachurus trachurus (L) in the North Sea and English Channel, by C T Macer; The plasma proteins of Labeo umbratus (Smith) and Labeo capensis (Smith), by J Hattingh; The reproductive cycle of Mormyrus kannume Forsk. (Osteoglossomorpha, Mormyriformes) on Lake Victoria, Uganda, by D B C Scott; The population structure and growth of juvenile Rhabdosargus holubi (Steindachner) (Teleostei - Sparidae) in a closed estuary, by S J M Blaber; Electrophoresis of haemoglobin in single erythrocytes of Labeo umbratus (Smith) and Labeo capensis (Smith), by J Hattingh & P J Du Toit; The settlement, distribution and movements of O-group plaice Pleuronectes platessa () in Filey Bay, Yorkshire, by S J Lockwood; Ontogenetic changes in haemoglobins in roach, Rutilus rutilus (L) and rudd, Scardinius erythrophthalmus (L), by J E Perez & N Maclean; The food of Bagrus docmac (Forsk.) (Pisces - Siluriformes) and its relationship with Haplochromis Hilgendorf (Pisces - Cichildae), in Lake Victoria, East Africa, by R M Chilvers & J M Gee; Use of lesion filtrates for the transmission of UDN (ulcerative dermal necrosis) in salmonids, by D J O'Brien; Observations on the natural spawning of Alectis indicus Ruppell) and Caranx ignobilis (Forsk.) (Carangidae), by H Von Westernhagen; An electrophoretic method for distinguishing the young fry of salmon Salmo salar (L) from those of trout Salmo trutta (L), by W R Gardiner; Observations on the distribution, specificity and pathogenicity of the acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus laevis (Muller), by P M Hine & C R Kennedy; The occurrence of ciliary aggregations on the olfactory epithelium of two species of gadoid fish, by G A Lowe; Book reviews. 341-543 pages. Darkened covers, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers, corners are lightly rubbed. Contains black and white plates and illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Previous Owner's name, M L G Gardner, in ink at the front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16719081118..

$36.07

Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 6, Number 5, September 1974
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Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 6, Number 5, September 1974

By L E Mawdesley-Thomas (Ed). Y V Natochin & E A Lavrova; K Hirose & R Ishida; P Winslade; etc

Fisheries Society of the British Isles; Academic Press, London, New York, San Francisco, 1974. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. ISSN 0022-1112. Contents are: The influence of water salinity and stage in life history on ion concentration of fish blood serum, by Y V Natochin & E A Lavrova; Effects on cortisol and human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) on ovulation in ayu Plecoglossus altivelis (Temminck & Schlegel) with special respect to water and ion balance, by K Hirose & R Ishida; Behaviour studies on the lesser sandeel Ammodytes marinus (Raitt) I - The effect of food availability on activity and the role of olfaction in food detection, by P Winslade; Behaviour studies on the lesser sandeel Ammodytes marinus (Raitt) II - The effect of light intensity on activity, by P Winslade; Behaviour studies on the lesser sandeel Ammodytes marinus (Raitt) III - The effect of temperature on activity and the environmental control of the annual cycle of activity, by P Winslade; Radiocadmium exchange with seawater by Fundulus heteroclitus (L) (Pisces - Cyprinodontidae), by R Eisler; A checklist of British and Irish freshwater fish parasites with notes on their distribution, by C R Kennedy; Laboratory studies on food intake, growth and food conversion of young herring, Clupea harengus (L), by S S de Silva & F Balbontin; A first north-eastern Atlantic record of the bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix (L 1758) (fam. Pomatomidae), by T F Cross & M C Lyes; Histopathology and electron microscopy of channel catfish virus in infected channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), by J A Plumb, J L Gaines, E C Mora & G G Bardley; The population biology of the acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus laevis (Muller) in the River Avon, by P M Hine & C R Kennedy; Vertebral abnormalities in common bream Abramis brama (L), by D Bucke; Book reviews. 545-685 pages. Darkened covers, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers, corners are lightly rubbed. Contains black and white plates and illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Previous Owner's name, M L G Gardner, in ink at the front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16719081119..

$36.07

Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 5, Number 6, November 1973
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Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 5, Number 6, November 1973

By L E Mawdesley-Thomas (Ed). G Cocoros, P H Cahn & W Siler; B Stott & D G Cross; A E J Went; etc

Fisheries Society of the British Isles; Academic Press, London, New York, San Francisco, 1973. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. ISSN 0022-1112. Contents are: Mercury concentrations in fish, plankton and water from three Western Atlantic estuaries, by G Cocoros, P H Cahn & W Siler; A note on the effect of lowered temperatures on the survival of eggs and fry of the grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella (Valenciennes), by B Stott & D G Cross; Movements of salmon Salmo salar (L) to and from Irish waters, by A E J Went; Changes in the proximate body composition of the landlocked sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus (L) during larval life and metamorphosis, by D R Lowe, F W H Beamish & I C Potter; Fecunditiy of the three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus (L), by R J Wootton; Aspects of the reproductive biology of the sprat, Spattus sprattus (L) in inshore waters of the west coast of Scotland, by S S de Silva; Observations on the age, growth, reproduction and food of the roach Rutilus rutilus (L) in two rivers in southern England, by R H K Mann; Modification of the response to high density conditions in the guppy - Poecilia reticulata (Peters), by E W Warren; The effects of relative density upon some aspects of the behaviour of the guppy Poecilia reticulata (Peters), by E W Warren; Error in haematocrit value produced by inadequate concentration of ethylenediamine tetra-acetate, by P C Blaxhall; Routine haematological methods for use with fish blood, by P C Blaxhall & K W Daisley; The ability of Tilapia mossambica (Peters) to enter deep water, by M S Caulton & B J Hill; Chloramine-T for the control of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Fouquet), by D G Cross & P A Hursey; Book reviews. 641-804 pages. Darkened covers, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers, corners are lightly rubbed. Contains black and white plates and illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Previous Owner's name, M L G Gardner, in ink at the front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16719081120..

$36.07

Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 4, Number 1, January 1972
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Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 4, Number 1, January 1972

By L E Mawdesley-Thomas (Ed). D I Gibson; E Trewavas & P K Talwar; D Cragg-Hine; etc

Fisheries Society of the British Isles; Academic Press, London, New York, San Francisco, 1972. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. ISSN 0022-1112. Crease across lower corner of front cover. Contents are: Flounder parasites as biological tags, by D I Gibson; On the generic relationship of the sciaenid fish Bola chaptis Hamilton, with a description of specimens from Burma, by E Trewavas & P K Talwar; Further note on the salmonid populations of the Lough Erne tributaries in Northern Ireland, by D Cragg-Hine; Studies on ulcerative dermal necrosis of salmonids IV - Failure to detect epithelial auto-antibodies in sera from diseased fish, by R J Roberts, W M Shearer & A L S Munro; Observations on the occurrence of Diclidophora merlangi (Trematoda - Monogenea) on the gills of whiting, Gadus merlangus, by C Arme & D W Halton; The occurrence of vibrio disease in wild Norwegian fish, by T Haastein & G Holt; An evaluation of the acadja method of fishing as practised in the coastal lagoons of Dahomey (West Africa), by R L Welcomme; A small sonic tag for measurement of locomotor behaviour in fish, by A H Young, P Tytler, F G T Holliday & A MacFarlane; Karyotypic analysis of 2 sympatric species of fish, Fundulus heteroclitus L and F. majalis, by P B Fisher & J W Rachlin; Comparative swimming abilities of fed and starved larval largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), by G C Laurence; Adrenaline induced changes in the metabolism of glycogen in the teleost retina, by B D Drujan & J M Diaz Borges; Studies on the skin of plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L) 1 - The structure and ultrastructure of normal plaice skin, by R J Roberts, H Young & J A Milne; Plasma chemical composition in the goosefish (Lophius piscatorius, L), by L Palacios, M Rubio & J Planas; Some effects of low oxygen tensions on the distribution of the three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus L and the nine-spined stickleback Pungitius pungitius (L), by D B Lewis, M Walkley & H J G Dartnall; Some observations upon the relationship of microhaematocrit values to haemoglobin concentrations and erythrocyte numbers in the carp Cyprinus carpio L and brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill), by A H Houston & M A DeWilde; Notes on helminth parasites of the whiting Odontogadus m. merlangus (L) from the northern Irish Sea, by R A Shotter; Environmental control of teleost reproductive cycles - a brief review, by V L de Vlaming; Rare and little-known fishes in British seas in 1968 and 1969, by A Wheeler & R W Blacker; A neotype and 2 topotypes for Bola chaptis Hamilton, 1822 (Pisces, Sciaenidae), by P K Talwar & A K Datta; Book reviews. 1-192 pages. Darkened covers, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers, corners are lightly rubbed. Contains black and white plates and illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Previous Owner's name, M L G Gardner, in ink at the front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16719081121..

$36.07

Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 2, Number 2, April 1970
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Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 2, Number 2, April 1970

By J C Chubb (Ed). T B Bagenal; R J Roberts, J Leckie & H D Slack; F Culkin & R J Morris; etc

Fisheries Society of the British Isles; Academic Press, London, New York, San Francisco, 1970. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. ISSN 0022-1112. Contents are: An historical review of the fish and fisheries investigations of the Freshwater Biological Association, mainly at the Windermere Laboratory, by T B Bagenal; 'Bald spot' disease in powan Coregonus lavaretus (L), by R J Roberts, J Leckie & H D Slack; The fatty acids of some marine teleosts, by F Culkin & R J Morris; Mycological aspects of a disease of young perch in Windermere, by L G Willoughby; Production of salmon and trout in a stream in Scotland, by Henry J Egglishaw; Notes on the biology of the schelly Coregonus lavaretus (L) in Haweswater and Ullswater, by T B Bagenal; Acquired hook avoidance in the pike Esox lucius L fished with artificial and natural baits, by J J Beukema; Diel changes in invertebrate drift and the food of trout Salmo trutta L, by J M Elliott; Study of the haemoglobin content of a single erythrocyte (M index) in various cultured fish species, by Gy Molnar & E Tamassy; The relationship of gonadal development to the life cycles of the paired species of lamprey, Lampetra fluviatilis (L) and Lampetra planeri (Bloch), by M W Hardisty; A study of salmonid populations of the River Teify and tributaries near Tregaron, by Neville A Jones; Book reviews. 83-202 pages. Darkened covers, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers, corners are lightly rubbed. Contains black and white plates and illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Previous Owner's name, M L G Gardner, in ink at the front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16719081105..

$36.07

Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 6, Number 1, January 1974
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Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 6, Number 1, January 1974

By L E Mawdesley-Thomas (Ed). A A Ezzat, M B Shabana & A M Farghaly; S Gupta; B C W van der Waal; etc

Fisheries Society of the British Isles; Academic Press, London, New York, San Francisco, 1974. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. ISSN 0022-1112. Contents are: Studies on the blood charcteristics of Tilapia zilli (Gervais) - I - Blood cells, by A A Ezzat, M B Shabana & A M Farghaly; Observations on the reproductive biology of Mastacembelus armatus (Lacepede), by S Gupta; Observations on the breeding habits of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell), by B C W van der Waal; Development of colour patterns in relation to behaviour in Tilapia mossambica (Peters), by W J R Lanzing & C C Bower; A preliminary study of length composition, distribution and relative abundance of three species of deepwater snappers from the Virgin Islands, by J R Sylvester; Microspectrophotometric and enzymatic analyses of fish plasma proteins electrophoretically separated in thin poly-acrylamide gels, by J S Balsano & E M Rasch; A pressure chamber for determination of depth tolerance in teleosts, by B J Hill & M S Caulton; Hosts, distribution and pathology of infections with larvae of Eustrongylides (Dioctophymidae, Nematoda) in fishes from East African lakes, by I Paperna; A new occurrence of the parasitical copepod Lernaea cyprinacea (L), by J M Sanderson; Food and growth of Arctic char, Salvelinus alpinus (L) in the Cumberland Sound area of Baffin Island, by J W Moore & I A Moore; Preliminary investigations on the influence of temperature on food assimilation by Salmo gairdneri Richardson, by R W Brocksen & J P Bugge; Fish chromosomes - a display by scanning electron microscopy, by C J Webb; Book reviews. 1-102 pages. Darkened covers, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers, corners are lightly rubbed. Contains black and white plates and illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Previous Owner's name, M L G Gardner, in ink at the front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16719081096..

$36.07

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