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Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States and the Antilles in the years 1812, 1816, 1820, and 1824

By Waterton, Charles, edited by J G Wood

London: Macmillan & Co., 1885 A 'new edition' with a biographical introduction and explanatory index. 100 illustrations. Green cloth a little worn and marked, gold lettering and pelican to spine, black beasts and bird decorating the black title to the front board, black end-papers, some pages roughly opened, occasional grubby marks to pages, tight and sound, good.


Some Observations on the Ethics of Conservation

By Verney, Sir Ralph

National Museum of Wales Cardiff 1983 PB The text of the first Cynefin lecture given in 1983. Stapled booklet, some marks to the cover, good. 22pp 0


Sister Mary's Tales in Natural History

John W Parker Leicester 7th edition 1850 HB Original green decorated boards (slightly stained) with gilt lettering. Line drawing illustrations Good. Some age mottling. Contemporary inscriptions from 1851 by previous owner on prelims. 123pp 0


On Nature's Trail

By Hoy, Ken

Artists House London 1st edition 1978 hdbk Tracks and trails - the sights of the countryside. A useful book. Colour pictures throughout. VG in sound, mended, good DJ. 128pp 0


Whales & Dolphins

By Birdsall, John

Parragon Bristol 1st 1997 HB VG in VG, slightly edge-worn, DJ 96pp 0


Grandpapa's Tales about Birds and Fishes

By Bland, J

Milner & Sowerby Halifax 1852 HB Inscribed by previous owner (1856). Fully illustrated in b/w. Gilt edges, gold lettering to spine and vignette of heron and fish, red embossed front boards worn and marked. Part of spine missing. Three lines from intro damaged. Fold-out frontis much wrinkled; small scribble to title page. Good only, but a charming little book. 160pp 0


British Wild Life

By Goldie-Morrison, Karen

Albany London 1978 HB Many colour illustrations Good, boards are marked with light paint spatters. 61pp 0


The Homes of the Birds
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The Homes of the Birds

By M K M, Giacomelli

T Nelson & Sons Edinburgh 1886 HB With 65 charming illustrations by Giacomelli. Green pictorial boards and spine, some surface dirt, rubbing and wear. Spine is bumped head and tail, Glasgow School Board prize label to front paste-down, tissue-protected frontispiece, pages a little yellowed but tight and sound, all illus. present. 243pp 0