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716. -----: The Golden Picture Book of Animals.

Ward, Lock & Co., n.d.     c. ( 1950 ). Features 4 colour plates and over 50 illustrations. Owners name inside, very good cover and contents with minor foxing on endpapers. 6.00

687. ---------: Horses.jpg (694664 bytes)     Animals' Treatment First Aid - The Elliman E.F.A. Book.

Elliman, n.d. Ninth edition, staining on endpapers, 216 pages, wonderful illustrations from a different age. 22.00

681. Beavan, Arthur H: Animals I Have Known.

London: Fisher Unwin, 1905. Extremely rare first edition. Green cloth with school bookplate on endpapers. Animals from around the world featured in this small, collectable book. 65.00

714. Edited by Desmond Hawkins.: The BBC Naturalist.

Rathbone Books, 1957. Features by many of the well known naturalists of the time. Lots of colour and black & whiten photos. Tears on dust jacket, contents very good. 7.00

715. Edited by Harry Golding.: The Wonder Book of Nature for Boys and Girls.

Ward, Lock & Co. ,1925. First edition with 11 colour plates and approx. 350 illustrations. Worn cover, spine complete, some foxing , 256 pages. 10.00

689. Fisher, James: The Birds of Britain.

Collins, 1942. Worn cover, browning on endpapers, 12 colour plates and 26 illustrations. 5.00

712. Kane, Henry: The Tale of the Crow.

Collins, 1947. Features black & white photos from the American nature photographer. Some foxing, price unclipped, dust jacket shows a crow on back and front. 5.00

822. Kearton, Cherry: Photographing Wild Life Across the World.

Arrowsmith, nd. Second Edition, 84 photos, 319 pages, some foxing, gilt bird illustration on cover. Bookplate, very interesting volume. 15.00

676.   Kearton, Richard:  Our bird friends.jpg (1012541 bytes)    Our Bird Friends.

Cassell, 1923. Over 100 illustrations from photographs by Cherry Kearton. Very good throughout with lovely cover illustration. 10.00

678. Lockley, R.M: The Seals and the Curragh.

Scientific Book Club, n.d. Introducing the Natural History of the Grey Seal of the North Atlantic. Very good with colourful dust jacket , showing price of 15s. 8.50

685. Maurice, Col. G.T.K: Observations and Reflections on Wild Creatures.

London: Drane's, n.d. Written at the end of WW1, this interesting book has a blue cloth cover and 285 pages with normal browning and wear. Priced to sell. 22.00

713. Newberry, Clare Turlay: Mittens.

Hamish Hamilton, 1942. Scarce book, contents loose, sellotape marks, spine wear. Lovely illustrations by Newberry. 8.00

871. Thorpe, Thomas Bangs: The Hive of the Bee-Hunter.

New York: Appleton, 1854. First edition, worn spine with gilt decorations. Corners worn, foxing throughout, but unusual and fascinating book on ' Peculiar American Character, Scenery and Rural Sports', which include alligator killing and wild turkey hunting !!. 125.00



692. Robinson, B. & Fernald, M: Gray's New Manual of Botany - Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns.

American Book Co., 1908. Centered on the Central and North-Eastern USA. 7th edition, 926 pages, cover wear. 7.00

771. Sharp, Granville: Birds in the Garden - Studies with a Camera.

Dent, 1902. First Edition, decorative cloth, review of the book from 'The Times' 1902, pasted in front. 10.00

774. Stanley, Edward: A Familiar History of Birds.

London: John Parker, 1857. Green cover and endpapers worn . Seventh edition, 446 pages, lovely little book. 20.00

682. Stevens, Neil & Stevens, Russell: Disease in Plants.

USA, Chronica Botanica Co., 1952. An introduction to Agricultural Psychopathology. Very good with dust jacket. 10.00

691. Stewart, J.L: Punjab Plants.

Lahore, 1869. Hand-book for the officers and residents in the Punjab. From the library of the Royal Colonial Institute. Endpaper detached, black cover worn at edges, 269 pages, marvellous insight into trees, shrubs and herbs of the region. Rare and unusual book. 45.00

677. Vevers, H.G.: The British Seashore.

Scientific Book Club, n.d. Priced at 10s 6d, this is in very good condition with colourful dust jacket. 6.00

711. Vopat, F. & Komarek, J: Introducing Animals.

London: Spring Books, n.d. Grey cloth cover, lots of lovely black & white photos inside. 6.00

693. Watson, Hewett: Topographical Botany - The Distribution of British Plants.

Bernard Quaritch, 1883. Second Edition, 612 pages, 2" tear on spine, foxing on endpapers. Folding coloured map at rear of book. 25.00

684. Wright, Mabel Osgood.: wpe3.jpg (40735 bytes)    Flowers and Ferns in their Haunts.

New York, Macmillan, 1901. First US edition, bookplate from 'Boston Society of Natural History '. Endpapers loose and worn at top & bottom of spine. Many photos and sketches with fern illustration on cover with gold printing. Worn with 358 pages this is nevertheless a lovely book. 15.00

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