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Stories About Birds and Bird Watchers [SIGNED]

By Mary Beacom Bowers (Ed.) / Bob Hines (Illust.) / [Richard Adams] / [William (Bill) Thompson] / [Elsa Thompson]

New York: Atheneum, 1981. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Heavy fading to spine. Short tear to top edge of rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Quarter brown cloth with paper covered boards. Slight fading to upper edges of boards. Foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Gift inscription to Adams from Elsa and Bill Thompson (Founders of Bird Watcher's Digest). Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xix, 234

$60.14

The River Keeper: Caring for an Angler's Trout Stream [SIGNED]

By Richard Pease / [Richard Adams]

Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1982. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Fading to spine, slight creasing to ends of spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Green paper covered boards. Small bump to head of spine, light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. Signed by the author (without dedication) to title page. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (with a little foxing to edges). A scarce signed copy with interesting association. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. 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: 136

$46.78

Rabbits and Their History

By John Sheail / [Richard Adams]

Newton Abbot: Country Book Club, 1972. Reprint . Very Good/Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (13.5 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and tears to head of spine. Rubbing to corners, slight fading to spine. Light foxing to rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Green cloth binding with bumping to upper corners, foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (13.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 226

$46.78

The Art of the Botanist
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The Art of the Botanist

By Martyn Rix

Guildford: Lutterworth Press, 1981. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 9.75 x 13.25 inches (25 x 34 cm). Dust jacket: Slightly worn to upper edge. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Maroon cloth binding. Very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £17.65; Oceania £26.60; Rest of World £24.30. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 9.75 x 13.25 inches (25 x 34 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 224

$33.41

Seal Song [SIGNED]
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Seal Song [SIGNED]

By Brian Davies / Eliot Porter (Photog.) / [Richard Adams]

New York: The Viking Press, 1978. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 10.25 x 8.25 inches (26 x 20.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Slight fading to rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Quarter blue cloth with paper covered boards. Browning to board edges, bumping to lower corners of boards. Foxing and light marking to page edges and endpapers. Clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Inscribed and signed by Brian Davies to title page: 'To Richard and Elizabeth - with much appreciation for giving your heart to these much abused creatures, Brian Davies'. Following the publication of his hugely successful debut novel in 1972, Adams became very active in the evolving animal rights movement and campaigned against the hunting of baby seals in Canada. A rare signed copy with nice association. . Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 10.25 x 8.25 inches (26 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 94

$73.51

A Nature Diary [SIGNED]
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A Nature Diary [SIGNED]

By Richard Adams / John Lawrence (Illust.)

London: Viking, 1985. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15.5 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Spotting to reverse, otherwise excellent. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Black cloth binding, small bump to lower corner of rear board. Light foxing to rare endpaper, light foxing to page edges and first blank. Very clean text throughout. Signed by both the author and the illustrator to title page: 'Yours sincerely Richard Adams & John Lawrence, 4th December 1985.' . Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 8.5 inches (15.5 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 160

$233.89

A Field Guide to the Reef Fishes of Tropical Australia and the Indo-Pacific Region
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A Field Guide to the Reef Fishes of Tropical Australia and the Indo-Pacific Region

By R.H. Carcasson / [Richard Adams]

London: Collins, 1977. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.25 x 8 inches (13 x 20 cm). Illustrated boards, some bumping to ends of spine. Foxing to page edges, small stain to outside page edge, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive engraved bookplate inside front cover. Scarce. . Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8 inches (13 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 320

$46.78

Notes and Jottings from Animal Life [SIGNED]
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Notes and Jottings from Animal Life [SIGNED]

By Frank Buckland / G.C. Bompas (Ed.)

London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1882. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Signed by Author. Grey cloth binding with gilt and brown illustration to front board. Light marking to boards. Slight darkening and rubbing to spine. Page edges untrimmed, with foxing to edges, also slightly affecting page margins. Foxing to prelims and also to ads and last page of text. Signed letter from the editor G.C. Bompas (Buckland's brother-in-law) pasted to front free endpaper. Letter is dated 10th May 1882. Glue residue around the letter, the sheet also has some foxing. Real photograph frontis. Scarce work by Buckland, best known for his 'Curiosities of Natural History'. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 414

$73.51

Two Little Bears
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Two Little Bears

By Ylla (Photog.) / Crosby Newell Bonsall / Falconnett

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1954. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Good. 8.75 x 11 inches (22 x 28 cm). Dust jacket: Large tear to rear panel with old tape repairs to reverse. Tear to head of spine. Price cut out from front flap. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Grey cloth binding. Excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 8.75 x 11 inches (22 x 28 cm). Hardback

$18.71

The Little Elephant
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The Little Elephant

By Ylla (Photog.) / Arthur Gregor (Text)

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1956. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. 8.75 x 11 inches (22 x 28 cm). Dust jacket: Slight wear to head of spine. Clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Grey cloth binding. Very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 8.75 x 11 inches (22 x 28 cm). Hardback

$40.10

Listen, Listen!
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Listen, Listen!

By Ylla (Photog.) / Crosby Newell Bonsall (Text)

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1961. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Good. 9 x 11.5 inches (23 x 29.5 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and creasing to edges. Loss to lower edges of rear cover. Clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Yellow cloth binding, excellent condition throughout. A scarce late title from famed animal photographer Ylla. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 9 x 11.5 inches (23 x 29.5 cm). Hardback

$32.08

Social Life in the Insect World: (Pelican Book No.A14)
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Social Life in the Insect World: (Pelican Book No.A14)

By J.H. Fabre

London: Penguin Books, 1937. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Foxing and previous owner's names in ink to front cover. A couple of light creases, light scuff to front cover. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First Penguin Books edition. Light foxing to covers and page edge, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: x, 245 [6]

$13.37

Animal Life of the British Isles: A Pocket Guide to the Mammals, Reptiles and Batrachians of Wayside and Woodland (Wayside and Woodland Series)
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Animal Life of the British Isles: A Pocket Guide to the Mammals, Reptiles and Batrachians of Wayside and Woodland (Wayside and Woodland Series)

By Edward Step

London: Frederick Warne and Co Ltd, 1932. 5th Impression . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4.75 x 6.25 inches (12 x 16 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and slight loss to ends of spine and corners, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Olive cloth binding. Gift label to blank facing half title page, in excellent condition throughout. . Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 6.25 inches (12 x 16 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 184

$40.10

Flora Britannica
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Flora Britannica

By Richard Mabey / Bob Gibbons and Gareth Lovett Jones (Photog.)

London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1996. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 8.75 x 11.25 inches (22 x 29 cm). Dust jacket: Fading to spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Green cloth binding. Light fading to edges of covers. Slight damage to lower margin of one index page where it was previously stuck to facing page, otherwise very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £18.85; Oceania £28.40; Rest of World £25.90. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 8.75 x 11.25 inches (22 x 29 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 480

$33.41

The Practical Bee Guide: A Manual of Modern Beekeeping
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The Practical Bee Guide: A Manual of Modern Beekeeping

By J.G. Digges

Dublin: The Talbot Press Limited, 1944. 12th Edition . Good Plus. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21 cm). Card wraps with browning and light staining to covers. Spine worn to head and creased. Good solid binding. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: viii, 312

$18.71

The Flowering of the Pacific: Being an account of Joseph Banks' Travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium
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The Flowering of the Pacific: Being an account of Joseph Banks' Travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium

By Brian Adams

London: Collins, 1986. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 8.25 x 11.25 inches (21 x 29 cm). Dust jacket: No wear but heavy fading to spine and edges of covers, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Beige cloth binding with heavy fading to spine and board edges. Light foxing to page edges. Internally in excellent condition. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £14.45; Oceania £21.10; Rest of World £19.70. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 8.25 x 11.25 inches (21 x 29 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 194

$25.39

Trees of North America: A Field Guide to the Major Native and Introduced Species North of Mexico (A Golden Field Guide)
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Trees of North America: A Field Guide to the Major Native and Introduced Species North of Mexico (A Golden Field Guide)

By C. Frank Brockman / Rebecca Merrilees (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

New York: Golden Press, 1968. Revised Edition . Very Good Plus. 4.5 x 7.5 inches (11.5 x 19 cm). Light shelf wear to covers, otherwise excellent. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, bearing his bookplate inside front cover. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7.5 inches (11.5 x 19 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 280

$25.39

Grasses, Sedges and Rushes in Colour
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Grasses, Sedges and Rushes in Colour

By M. Skytte Christiansen / Verner Hancke (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

Poole: Blandford Press, 1979. 1st UK Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Fading to spine and edges of covers. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Slight bumping to upper corner. Light foxing to page edges. From the library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Bearing his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 175

$25.39

The Countryside Series. An English Park
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The Countryside Series. An English Park

By Arthur O. Cooke

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1911. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7 inches (12 x 18 cm). Illustrated paper covered boards with rubbing and slight wear to corners and ends of spine. Slight cracking to endpaper joints but securely bound. Light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. This book belonged to Adams' wife Elizabeth (Nee Acland) and the book was originally a gift from her grandmother to her mother in 1911. Includes inscriptions to first two pages, four colour plates, including one of a fox and rabbits, also a chapter on rabbits. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7 inches (12 x 18 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 80

$46.78

Collins Pocket Guide to the Sea Shore
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Collins Pocket Guide to the Sea Shore

By John H. Barrett / C.M. Yonge / [Richard Adams]

London: Collins, 1973. Reprint . Very Good/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 20 cm). Dust jacket: Slight fading to spine, very slight creasing to top edge of front cover, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Red cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, bearing his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A nice association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 272

$25.39

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