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Hill, Robin Bushland and Seashore - an Australian nature adventure
Lansdowne Press Melbourne 1st 1962 HB. Hardcover. Good. Beautiful nature paintings illustrate this exploration of Australian wildlife. Illustrative covers a little worn, with some loss of colour to the edges, inscription to ffep, clean, tight and sound, good in worn, marked, price-clipped, good DJ. 48pp (Book ref. BYB9083) £7.06
Kingston, William, H G The Western World - picturesque sketches of nature & natural history in Northern and Central America
T Nelson & Sons London 1884 HB. Hardcover. Good. With 86 engravings. Geographical features, plants, wildlife and native peoples in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Central America. Illustrative covers (Mammoth Cave, birds) much worn and marked, decorative end-papers mended to the hinges, name to ffep, pages yellowed and with some grubby marks, good, no DJ. 278pp (Book ref. BYB9057) £24.70
Schmid, Bastian trans. Bernard Mill Interviewing Animals
George Allen & Unwin London 1936 HB. Hardcover. Good. Personal encounters with birds and beasts. Ex-lib, covers marked and worn, pages yellowing, tight and sound, good, no DJ. 223pp (Book ref. BYB8481) £5.29
Watson, E L Grant; illus by C F Tunnicliffe Walking With Fancy
Country Life Ltd London 1944 HB. Hardcover. Good. Reprint. Superbly illustrated essays on country life. Blue cloth cover a little worn, ownership plate to front past-down, missing ffep, pages yellowed, occasional age-mottling, good. 120pp (Book ref. BYB7930) £5.29
HDRA Gardening for Wildlife
The Henry Doubleday Research Association Coventry 1987 PB. Soft cover. Good. Pamphlet from the Step by Step Organic Gardening series from HDRA. Everything you need to know to get you started, in an easy to read format. Good 8pp (Book ref. BYB6356) £5.29
Taber Colby, Constance A Skunk In The Family
1st edition 1973 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Charming true story of a pet skunk. VG in Good DJ (age markings 133pp (Book ref. BYB6321) £5.29
Duncan, John Birds of the British Isles
Walter Scott London 1st 1898 HB. Hardcover. Good. Drawn and described by Duncan, introduction by Charles Dixon. No. 344 of an edition limited to 350. The index is followed by a list of subscribers, with seven extra tipped in. Green cloth, gold lettering, gold illustration to front board, gilt on top, spine worn top and bottom, one corner nibbled at and the others worn, boards a little marked, hinges weak, age-mottling and some grubby marks to pages, good. 456pp (Book ref. BYB5979) £15.00
Alexander, R. McNeill Functional Design in Fishes
Hutchinson University Library London 1967 PB. Hardcover. Good. About relationships between the anatomy, physiology and natural history of fish. "Since the teleosts and selachians are the most successful groups of fishes, much space is devoted to them.." Good - worn cover, small tippex marks on FFEP. Previous owner's inscription on verso FFEP. 160pp (Book ref. BYB2178) £5.29
Hoy, Ken On Nature's Trail
Artists House London 1st edition 1978 hdbk. Hardcover. Very Good. Tracks and trails - the sights of the countryside. Colour pictures throughout. VG in VG dj 128pp (Book ref. BYB2161) £8.82
Birdsall, John Whales & Dolphins
Parragon Bristol 1st 1997 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. VG in VG, slightly edge-worn, DJ 96pp (Book ref. BYB2070) £8.82
Goldie-Morrison, Karen British Wild Life
Albany London 1978 HB. Hardcover. Good. Many colour illustrations Good, boards are marked with light paint spatters. 61pp (Book ref. BYB1927) £5.29
Claxton, W. J. The Outdoor Year
Blackie London HB. Hardcover. Good. No date. Natural History, month by month Library sticker on end papers, spine torn and worn, covers marked, but generally good 184pp (Book ref. BYB1923) £5.29
Street, Philip Shell Life on the Seashore
Faber London 1st 1961 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. VG in sunned, chipped and edge-worn DJ, not price-clipped 188pp (Book ref. BYB1740) £5.29