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The Natural History of Selborne
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The Natural History of Selborne

By Gilbert White

London: The Folio Society, 2009. 1st Edition Thus . Fine/Very Good. 10.25 x 13 inches (26 x 34 cm). Slipcase: Light shelf wear, no splits or tears. Overall case condition is Very Good. Book: Brown buckram binding with illustrated paper covered front board. Top page edge gilt. Unread copy in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £22.10; Oceania £33.00; Rest of World £29.95. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 10.25 x 13 inches (26 x 34 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 379

$65.32

Wanderings of a Naturalist
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Wanderings of a Naturalist

By Seton Gordon

London: Cassell and Company, 1921. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 6.75 x 9.25 inches (17 x 24 cm). Green cloth binding with blue and gilt decorations to front board and spine. Spine faded and has some bumping, a few marks to boards. Good solid binding. Tanning to last page of index. A few spots of foxing to text. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 6.75 x 9.25 inches (17 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 220

$32.66

The Family Herbal, or an Account of All Those English Plants, Which Are Remarkable for Their Virtues, and of the Drugs Which are Produced by Vegetables of Other Countries: With Their Descriptions and Their Uses
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The Family Herbal, or an Account of All Those English Plants, Which Are Remarkable for Their Virtues, and of the Drugs Which are Produced by Vegetables of Other Countries: With Their Descriptions and Their Uses

By John Hill

Bungay: C. Brightly and Co, 1812. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good. 5.5 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Tree calf leather binding with red morocco title label to spine. Wear and chipping to spine. Good solid binding, complete with all 54 hand coloured plates. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5.5 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, xl, 376, 54 plates

$261.28

The Birds of Cheshire
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The Birds of Cheshire

By T.A. Coward and Charles Oldham

London: Sherratt and Hughes, 1900. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Green cloth binding. Wear and marking to spine, slight wear to corners of boards. Good solid binding. Page edges untrimmed. Complete with all six lithographs and large fold out map. Clean text throughout. Thomas Coward's first book, he is best known for his Birds of the British Isles volumes in Warne's Wayside and Woodland series. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 278

$71.85

The Life of the Bee
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The Life of the Bee

By Maurice Maeterlinck / Alfred Sutro (Trans.) / Wilf Hartley (Illust.)

London: The Folio Society, 1995. 1st Edition . Fine/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Slipcase: Slightly marked, no splits or tears. Overall case condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Brown buckram binding. Unread copy in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 189

$27.43

There and Back?: A Celebration of Bird Migration
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There and Back?: A Celebration of Bird Migration

By Andy Brown (Ed.) and Michael Warren (Ed.) / [Richard Adams]

Peterborough: Langford Press, 2011. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. 10.25 x 12.25 inches (25.5 x 31 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. A couple of small tears to top edge. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Brown cloth binding. Slight wrinkling to front free endpaper, otherwise in first class condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive bookplate to verso of front free endpaper. A nice association copy of this beautifully illustrated work. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £18.50; Oceania £27.60; Rest of World £25.15. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 10.25 x 12.25 inches (25.5 x 31 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 352

$65.32

Where Poppies Blow: The British Soldier, Nature, The Great War
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Where Poppies Blow: The British Soldier, Nature, The Great War

By John Lewis-Stempel

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2016. 2nd Impression . Very Good/Near Fine. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Black cloth binding with a few marks. A couple of small marks to page edges, very clean text throughout. Scarce hardback edition. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxii, 374

$52.26

The Natural Philosophy of Love
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The Natural Philosophy of Love

By Remy de Gourmont / Ezra Pound (Trans.)

London: Quarter Encounters, 1992. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13 x 21 cm). Unread copy. Slight shelf wear to covers, otherwise excellent. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13 x 21 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: xvii, 156

$20.90

Materials for the Study of Variation Treated with Especial Regard to Discontinuity in the Origin of Species
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Materials for the Study of Variation Treated with Especial Regard to Discontinuity in the Origin of Species

By William Bateson [William Abbott Herdman]

London: Macmillan and Co, 1894. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 6.75 x 9.25 inches (16.5 x 23.5 cm). First printing. Green cloth binding. Light marking to front board, slight wear to ends of spine, bumping and slight wear to corners. Page edges untrimmed. Cracking to endpaper joints but securely bound. Scattered foxing to text. Old bookseller's stamp to half title page. From the library of Sir William Abbot Herdman, noted marine zoologist and oceanographer. Signed by Herdman to half title page. This book was presented to the University of Liverpool from Herdman's estate after his death. University bookplate to front pastedown endpaper, small shelf label to front pastedown endpaper. Inconspicuous university embossed stamps to title page and last page of text. A good solid example with interesting association. . Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 6.75 x 9.25 inches (16.5 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 598

$326.60

The Direction of Human Evolution
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The Direction of Human Evolution

By Edwin Grant Conklin

London: Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press, 1921. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). First UK edition. Green buckram binding with slight staining to lower corners, foxing to endpapers, a few occasional marks to text but generally very clean throughout. School prize bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (dated 1932). Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 247

$24.82

Heredity
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Heredity

By J. Arthur Thomson

London: John Murray, 1908. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15.5 x 21 cm). First printing. Red cloth binding with blind stamped front board. Slight darkening and marking to spine. Page edges untrimmed, some unopened. Light foxing to front free endpaper and a few of the plates, otherwise very clean throughout. A nice solid example. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6 x 8.5 inches (15.5 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 605

$39.19

Memories of the Months: Being pages from the notebook of a field-naturalist and antiquary
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Memories of the Months: Being pages from the notebook of a field-naturalist and antiquary

By Herbert Maxwell

London: Alexander Maclehose and Co, 1931-1932. New Revised Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Complete three volume set. Lacking jackets. Green cloth bindings with very slight wear to spines. Top page edges gilt with a few marks. Tanning to front endpapers, otherwise all three volumes are in very clean condition throughout. From the private library of Arthur T. Spoor, owner of the Hydro Treatment Centre, Bristol. With his name stamp to front pastedown endpaper of each volume. There is also an unidentified signature pasted to front endpaper of volume I. Included with the books is a hand-written letter from the publisher thanking Spoor for his suggestion of adding an index to the third volume. The letter is dated 4th May 1932, and the third volume does include the suggested index. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 303 + xiii, 379 + xiii, 426

$58.79

Letters on the Ornithology of Buenos Ayres [SIGNED]
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Letters on the Ornithology of Buenos Ayres [SIGNED]

By W.H. Hudson / David R. Dewar (Ed.) / Herbert Faulkner West (Foreword)

Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1951. 1st Edition . Fine/Very Good. 5.75 x 9 inches (14.5 x 23 cm). Signed by Author. Slipcase: Plain grey paper covered slipcase with title label to front panel. A few spots of foxing, and some browning but no splits or tears. Overall case condition is Very Good. Book: Pale blue buckram binding. First class condition throughout. Inscribed and signed to the dedication page by Herbert F. West: 'With all the best to the eminent Dr. William Covington who would have loved W.H. Hudson. Herbert Faulkner West, who was responsible for this work.'. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 9 inches (14.5 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 93

$45.72

Braunton. A Few Nature Notes: With lists of flora, macro lepidoptera and birds, known to occur in the district
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Braunton. A Few Nature Notes: With lists of flora, macro lepidoptera and birds, known to occur in the district

By F.R. Elliston Wright

Barnstaple: A.E. Barnes, 1932. Revised Edition . Very Good Minus. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Blue buckram binding with a couple of marks to front board. Light foxing to page edges. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. A few pencilled notes, otherwise very clean throughout. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 156

$20.90

Sketches for The Flora
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Sketches for The Flora

By W. Keble Martin / [Richard Adams]

London: Michael Joseph, 1972. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 7.75 x 10.5 inches (19 x 26 cm). Dust jacket: A few small marks. Price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Green cloth binding. Slight fading to top edge of covers. Light foxing to page edges, half title page and last page of index, otherwise clean throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A nice association copy, we also have a 1st edition of Keble Martin's 'Concise British Flora' from Adam's library. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 7.75 x 10.5 inches (19 x 26 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 208

$52.26

The Endless Migrations
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The Endless Migrations

By Roger Caras / Kimio Honda (Illust.)

New York: Truman Talley Books, 1985. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 6 x 9.5 inches (15 x 24 cm). Lacking jacket. Quarter cloth with paper covered boards. Light foxing to top page edge, otherwise excellent. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6 x 9.5 inches (15 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 263

$18.29

Dream Island: A Record of the Simple Life [SIGNED]
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Dream Island: A Record of the Simple Life [SIGNED]

By R.M. (Ronald) Lockley / [Julian Huxley interest]

London: H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd., 1988. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good. 5.25 x 8.5 inches (13.5 x 21.5 cm). Signed by Author. New edition with a forward by Lucy Irvine. Slight marking to top page edge, light browning to page edges and margins. Very light water staining affecting a few pages to outside margin. Clean text throughout. Inscribed and signed by Ronald Lockley to the half title page: 'For Juliette with love, who knows well my Dream Island of Skokholm, having lived there once with her three me: Julian, Anthony & Frances. Reprinted June 1988. Ronald Lockley.' Lockley's classic 1930 account of life as a struggling farmer and naturalist on the island he leased from 42 years from 1927. The recipient was Juliette Huxley, the widow of renowned scientist and conservationist Sir Julian Huxley. Lockley was a lifelong friend of the Huxley's, and they had collaborated on Alexander Korda's 'The Private Life of the Gannets', filmed on Skokholm in 1934. This was the world's first natural history documentary and it won an Oscar in 1938. A wonderful association copy. . Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8.5 inches (13.5 x 21.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 166

$156.77

The Last Great Wild Beast Show
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The Last Great Wild Beast Show

By Bill Jordan and Stefan Ormrod / [Richard Adams]

London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1978. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 5.5 x 9 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Faded to spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Brown cloth binding. Foxing to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down with his attractive bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Includes a compliments slip from the publisher (sent at the request of Mr. Jordan). An expose of poor practises in British Zoos and an appeal for smaller, specialised collections. An interesting association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 5.5 x 9 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 271

$39.19

Law of the Wild
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Law of the Wild

By H.M. Peel / [Richard Adams]

London: Rex Collings, 1974. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13 x 21 cm). Dust jacket: Fading to spine and covers, a couple of tiny marks. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Brown cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A nice association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 138

$58.79

How to Attract Birds to Your Garden [SIGNED]
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How to Attract Birds to Your Garden [SIGNED]

By Derwent May / Peter Brown (Illust.)

London: Robson Books, 2001. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Green cloth binding. Foxing to top page edge and endpapers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Signed by the author to title page. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 115

$18.29

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