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Duncton Wood
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Duncton Wood

By Horwood, William

London: Hamlyn. Very Good. 1981. Reprint; Second Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading creases and shelf wear, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Second printing, 1981. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Douglas Hall. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Duncton Chronicles; Vol. 1; 734 pages; An epic tale of romance, mysticism, the influence of evil on an ancient community, the restoration of belief, and the power of love. Set primarily deep in the English countryside, in a wood, populated by moles. .

$7.12

Out of the Darkness The Revelations of a Badger Watcher
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Out of the Darkness The Revelations of a Badger Watcher

By Ferris, Chris

London: Unwin Hyman. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ. ; First edition. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, map endpapers. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. DJ artwork by Martin Knowelden. ; B&W Illustrations; 256 pages; Tormented by a serious back problem, Chris Ferris found relief by getting out of her bed and wandering in the countryside near her home. What she discovered there first intrigued her and then changed her whole life... .

$17.83

If Only They Could Talk
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If Only They Could Talk

By Herriot, James

London: Pan Books. Very Good-. 1978. Reprint; Twenty-Eighth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading creases and shelf wear, cover corner creases, some foxing to front endpaper. ; Twenty-eighth printing, 1978. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Norman Thelwell. ; 208 pages; The first of the author's autobiographical accounts of life as a vet in the Yorkshire dales. .

$2.84

A Voice for the Mute Swan
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A Voice for the Mute Swan

By Glaser, Gail

London: Whittet Books Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ with tiny split to top of spine, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; B&W Illustrations and Colour Photographs; 128 pages; A plea for the better treatment of swans with a foreword by Jeremy Hanley, MP. .

$7.12

Animals Through the Eyes of an Artist A Sketchbook by Ralph Thompson
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Animals Through the Eyes of an Artist A Sketchbook by Ralph Thompson

By Thompson, Ralph

London: Reader's Digest. Very Good. 1980. Second Printing. Paperback. Small sticker tear to front cover, sight rusting to staples. ; Stapled wraps. Second printing, 1980. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Wrap around cover artwork of zebra and wildebeeste stampeding on the Serengeti plain by author. ; B&W Illustrations; 48 pages; A wonderful collection of animal sketches by the artist most noted for his illustrations of the works of Geral Durrell. .

$3.56

Sea-birds
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Sea-birds

By Gillham, Mary E

London: Museum Press Ltd.. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. 1963. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, ink name to front endpaper. Unclipped DJ protected by clear library sleeve. ; Museum Press R3864. Blue cloth boards with white lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. DJ design uncredited. ; Instructions to Young Ornithologists; Vol. 4; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 144 pages; A sound introduction to the study of sea-birds illustrated with numerous line drawings nas photographs by the author. .

$14.26

Strawberry Roan
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Strawberry Roan

By Street, A.G.

London: Faber & Faber Ltd. Fair with no dust jacket. 1959. Reprint; Fifteenth Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ and front endpaper, some stanng to boards, corners bumped and rubbed, marker pen initials to inside front cover, light staining to title and opposite, slight foxing and staining to edges of reading block. ; Fifteenth impression, November 1959. Cerise cloth boards with faded gilt lettering to spine. Reading copy only. ; 196 pages; Author's second novel, incredibly popular in it's day and filmed in 1945 starring William Hartnell, the original Dr Who. The story of a champion milker, the strawberry roan of the title, interwoven with the fortunes of those people that own her through her lifetime. .

$6.54

Lad: A Dog
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Lad: A Dog

By Terhune, A. P.

London: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd.. Fair with no dust jacket. 1947. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ and front endpaper, corners bumped and rubbed, light foxing to rear endpaper and edges of reading block, pencil marks against other titles in series inside and around motif on title. ; Later reprint of the 1939 Dent edition dated 1947. Red cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to front and spine. Reading copy only. ; Literature of Yesterday and Today; 320 pages; American novel originally published in 1919 based on twelve short stories that had previously appeared in magazines telling the story of a collie dog. In part based on the life of the author's own Rough Collie born in 1902 that died in 1918 much to the upset of younger readers of the magazine stories. .

$10.69

Ribsy
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Ribsy

By Cleary, Beverly

New York: Dell Publishing Group. Very Good. 1982. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Sunned spine, dealer inkstamp and price to inside front cover, paper edge toned. ; Nice tight copy. Cover artwork by Colin Scribner. ; Yearling; B&W Illustrations; 192 pages; Henry Huggins has lost his dog, and despite his father's kind offer, he doesn't want another one. He wants Ribsy, the friendliest dog in the world. .

$5.65

A Sand County Almanac   With Essays on Conservation from Round River
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A Sand County Almanac With Essays on Conservation from Round River

By Leopold, Aldo

New York: Ballantine Books Inc.. Good+. 2006. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear with tiny splits to spine extremities, paper lightly edge toned. ; Good reading copy, no names inside. Wrap around cover design by Ray Atkeson. ; B&W Illustrations; 320 pages; A series of astonishing portraits of the natural world exploring the breathtaking diversity of the unspoiled American landscape. .

$5.05

One Hundred And One Questions Your Cat Would Ask Its Vet   (If Your Cat  Could Talk)
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One Hundred And One Questions Your Cat Would Ask Its Vet (If Your Cat Could Talk)

By Fogle, Bruce

London: Signet. Near Fine. 1994. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Slight crease to rear cover. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover photo by David Ward. ; B&W Illustrations; 144 pages; A hum ourous but informative book, by a leading vetenarian and specialist in animal behaviour, explaining matters of health, instincts, communication and sex as they relate to your cat, whatever breed it is. .

$2.97

Birds: Swifts To Finches
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Birds: Swifts To Finches

By Konig, Claus

London: Collins. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1973. First British Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Some wear and tear to unclipped DJwith slight chipping to top of spine. ; Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Translated from the original German by H Mayer-Gross. ; Collins Colour Guides; Vol. 1; Color Photographs; 256 pages; Illustrated with 136 colour photographs. A comprehensive guide to European finches, thrushes, tits, starlings, crows, sparrows, larks, swallows and martins, nightjars, swifts, rollers and woodpeckers. .

$10.69

Animal Ark Pets  Puppy Puzzle, Kitten Crowd, Rabbit Race
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Animal Ark Pets Puppy Puzzle, Kitten Crowd, Rabbit Race

By Daniels, Lucy

London: Hodder Children's Books. Very Good-. 1996. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some cover creasing and edge wear, ink name to front endpaper, some waterstaining to front cover and endpaper. ; Good reading copy. Cover artwork by Chris Chapman. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Illustrations; 382 pages; Omnibus edition of three animal stories. .

$5.65

Birds of the West Indies
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Birds of the West Indies

By Bond, James

London: Collins. Very Good+. 1983. Fourth Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear with original publisher's price sticker to rear. ; Pictorial cloth boards, map endpapers. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Heavy book and priced accordingly. With colour illustrations by Don R Eckleberry and Arthur B Singer, and ine drawings by Earl L Poole. ; B&W and colour Illustrations; 256 pages; The definitive work on the subject by the author whose name was Bond, James Bond. .

$28.53

The Shadow Of Extinction  Europe's Threatened Wild Mammals
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The Shadow Of Extinction Europe's Threatened Wild Mammals

By Mallinson, Jeremy

Newton Abbot: The Readers Union. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ with some staining at base of front and associated slight stain to front board, corners slightly bumped, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Book Club Edition. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover artwork by Hilary Burn and Don Cordery. ; B&W Illustrations and Maps; 224 pages; Individual cases of 33 European mammals under threat primarily from the actions of mankind with 31 line illustrations and 33 maps. Foreword by Professor Francois Bourliere. .

$12.78

How the Dog Became the Dog  From Wolves to Our Best Friends
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How the Dog Became the Dog From Wolves to Our Best Friends

By Derr, Mark

London: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2011. First British Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ with large bar code sticker to rear, slight toning to top edge of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards quarter bound in black with metallic blue lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover design by David Shoemaker. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 288 pages; The fascinating story of canine evolution and how a symbiotic relationship developed between two breeds of hunter at the end of the last Ice Age. And how in the eighteenth century, humans began the drive to exercise full control of dog reproduction, life, and death to complete the domestication of the wolf begun so long ago. .

$17.83

Animals In War
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Animals In War

By Hodgson, Pat

Hove, East Sussex: Wayland. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. DJ in protective cover. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover photo of a fourteenth-century knight from the British Museum collection. ; The Eyewitness History Series; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 96 pages; From the mice used by the tunnelers in the First World War to Hannibal's elephants, the history of animals in war. Sections cover the use of animals in combat, their use in transport and supply, and as carriers of intelligence communcations and boosters of moral. .

$21.40

Nature's Playground In Four Books
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Nature's Playground In Four Books

By Cordelia, M. ; Leigh E.

London: Collins Clear-Type Press. Very Good. 1935. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, slight staining to boards, fly shadows to endpapers, some foxing and water staining to endpapers and edges of readig block. ; Undated but assumed mid 1930s. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed lettering and fox to front. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 320 pages; Omnibus edition of four previously published volumes. The secrets of nature revealed illustrated with over 250 diagrams and photographs. .

$14.26

Watership Down
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Watership Down

By Adams, Richard

London: Penguin Books. Good+. 1978. Reprint; Twelfth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, light edge and shelf wear with split to base of spine, ink name to front endpaper, some foxing to endpapers and edges of readng block, tape repair to page 257/8. ; Good reading copy. Cover artwork by Pauline Baynes. ; 480 pages; Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the warren - he felt sure of it. So did his brother Hazel, for Fiver's sixth sense was never wrong. They had to leave immediately, and they had to persuade the other rabbits to join them. And so begins a long and perilous journey of a small band of rabbits in search of a safe home. .

$5.00

It Shouldn't Happen To A Vet
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It Shouldn't Happen To A Vet

By Herriot, James

London: Pan Books. Good. 1975. Reprint; Fifth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading and cover creases, ink numeral to front endpaper, some foxing, closed tear to first rext page. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Norman Thelwell. ; 232 pages; The second of the author's autobiographical accounts of life as a vet in the Yorkshire dales. .

$2.97

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