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The Observer's Book of British Birds' Eggs

By Evans G

F W Warne, 1954. 1st edition (903.1053) in dust wrapper. 216pp. A nice clean copy, slight age browning, in unfaded cloth boards. Dust wrapper complete, spine unfaded, some minor edge wear with signs of old repairs to reverse on rear panel, general age toning , not price clipped. A nice copy of the scarce 1st edition. . 1st. Cloth. VG-/VG-. 16mo.


The Geranium Species Checklist (4 Parts of 7)

By Clifton, R

Dover: The Geraniaceae Group Vol 1 Geraniaceae knuth tribe 1 geranieae part 2 geranium species checklist edition 5 / and part 4 pelargoniumspecies checklist edition 5 / vol 5 gananiaceae Benth and Hook part 1 oxalis / geranium family species checklist edition 4 part 5 sarcocaulon. Card Cover. Very Good. 4to.


Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary 4 Vols.

By Soderberg, P.M.

LONDON: CASSELL, 1956. A near fine set, in clean unmarked dust jackets only slightly bumped at the extremities from careful shelf use. Vol 1 care and management / 2 buntings, cardinals, lovebirds, mannikins / 3 waxbills, weavers, whydahs / 4 finches. 1st English Edition. Hard Cover. VG/VG. 8vo.


The Ruffed Grouse

By Hall Henry Marion

New York: Oxford University Press, 1946. 91pp, illustrated with b/w drawings and full page colour. Near VG copy (slight foxing to prelims) in edge worn dw with closed tears.. 1st Edition. Cloth. VG/Good +. Illus. by Ralph Ray. 4to.


Lake SSSIs Subject to Eutrophication - an Environmental Audit English Nature Freshwater Series No 3

By Laurence Carvalho & Brian Moss

PETERBOROUGH: English Nature, 1998. Original ring bound card covers, illustrated with maps etc, unpaginated.. 1st. Card Cover. Very Good. 4to.


Ditch Communities on the North Kent Marshes SSSIs. English Nature Research Report No 289

By Philip Williams and Caroline Ware

Peterborough: English Nature, 1999. Original printed card cover with cloth spine, 29pp with four page Appendix, illustrated with 26 full page maps.. 1st Edition. Card Cover. Nr Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


My Garden in Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter 3 volumes

By Bowles, E. A.

David & Charles Reprints, 1972. 3 volumes, original cloth and dustwrappers contained in a plain green slipcase, all 3 d/ws have their price neatly cut out, a reprint of the originals published in the early 1900s, this edition with a new introduction by Anthony Huxley. Heavy - UK postage £6.50.. Reprint. Hardcover in Slipcase. VG/VG. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book.


Peonies of Greece : A Taxonomic and Historical Survey of the Genus Paeonia in Greece

By Willian T Stearn and Peter H Davis

Kifissia: The Goulandris Natural History Museum, 1985. 133pp, with 14 colour plates and 37 illustrations in b/w. An edition of 2500 copies of which 1000 in Greek translation and 1500 in English. VG copy in dust wrapper, a little worn along top edges. Heavy - UK postage £6.95.. Cloth. VG/VG-. Folio. Book.


Birds of Ireland

By Martyn Anglesea

Dundonald: Blackstaff Press, 1983. Half calf marbled boards, raised bands, bound by Sydney Aiken, Co. Down. No 41 of a Limited Edition of 250 copies.. Signed by Martyn Anglesea, Ulster Museum, also signed by the Designed Wendy Dunbar. of Blackstaff Press. 9pp. Paintings of Richard Dunscombe Parker (c1805-81) - 40 colour plates. Notes on the colour plates, List of Illustrations of Irish Birds, Bibliography - pages 97 - 113. Fine copy, Heavy - please enquire for postage costs. . 1st. Hardcover in Slipcase. Fine. Large Folio (Landscape). Book.


Philippine Birds

By Du Pont John Eleuthere

Delaware Museum Of Natural History, 1971. Comprehensive account of the birds of these Islands with colour plates. 480pp. VG copy in edge worn dw.. 1st. VG/Good. 4to.


The Genera and Species of British Butterflies

By H Noel Humphreys

Paul Gerrard & Son, 1859. Original gilt decorated purple cloth covers, some marking and damp spotting, spine repaired and orignal cloth laid down, endpapers replaced. 66pp with 4pp appendix on methods of preserving butterflies and moths, illustrated with full page colour frontispiece and 32 colour plates, generally VG. a little staining to inner margins of a few plates. . Cloth. Good+. Small 4to.


The Natural History of Selborne; with Observations on Various Parts of Nature and the Naturalist's Calendar

By White Gilbert

Bell & Daldy, 1867. Original green blind-stamped cloth with gilt titling, spine browned, 416pp, illustrated with 40 engravings, with additions and supplementary notes by Sir William Jardine and edited with further illustrations, a biographical sketch of the author and a complete index by Edward Jesse. A very good + copy. Reprint. Cloth. Very Good. Small 8vo.


Sea-Monsters and Sea-Birds from 'The Sea and Its Living Wonders'

By Dr H Hartwig

London: Longmans Green and Co, 1887. Original red leather with gilt decoration and title to spine, rebacked with original spine laid down, marbled endpapers and page edges, 159pp, with 75 illustrations, ink inscription to fep.. Full-Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.


Salmon Fishing

By W Earl Hodgson

A & C Black Ltd, 1906. Original blue cloth with gilt titling and illustration of a salmon to upper board, 314pp, with a colour frontispiece and seven colour plates of flies, and monochrome illustrations, a few spots to the fore-edge of pages.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.


Sights in All Seasons

By Anon

London: The Relgious Tract Society Original green blind stamped cloth with gilt titling and cartouche to front,372pp, gilt page edges, illustrated with engravings, undated but inscription to endpaper dated 1858. A fine copy of a scarce title.. Hardcover. Fine. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Book.


Orchids for the Outdoor Garden

By A W Darnell

Ashford, Kent: L Reeve & Co Ltd, 1930. Original green cloth with black titling, and dustwrapper which is chipped and with closed tears to the spine, spine itself darkened, xx/467pp, illustrated with 22 colour plates, bookplate to front pastedown, a descriptive list of the world's orchids that may be grown outdoors in the British Islea, for the use of amateur gardeners. There will be additional postage due to weight [1.8kg approx]. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


Forty Years with Dogs

By Richardson Lt Col Edwin Hautenville

Hutchinson & Co Undated, but inscription to fep dated 1929. 288pp, 42 plates. Some scattered light spotting, otherwise a VG clean copy.Original blue cloth boards a little water marked on spine.. 1st Edition. Cloth. VG-. Large 8vo.


The Hive and Its Wonders

London: The Religious Tract Society Original green blind stamped cloth with gilt titling and decoration, 126pp, illustrated, pages 41-48 becoming loose, undated.. Hardcover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Book.



By Anon

LONDON: The Relgious Tract Society Original green blind stamped cloth with gilt titling and cartouche to front, 5 chapters separately paginated, gilt page edges, illustrated with engraved vignettes, undated but inscription to title page dated 1845. A fine copy.. Hardcover. VG. 16mo.


Orchids for Everyone

By Charles H Curtis

J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1910. Original green cloth with gilt titling and decoration, cloth faded especially to the tops of both boards, and very slight splitting to edges of spine, xii/234pp, illustrated with 53 colour plates and 43 b/w plates, internally clean with faint foxing here and there.. 1st Edition. Cloth. VG-. Illus. by Ernest Waltham. 4to.


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