Category: Animals. Birds. Fish. Fishing


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3 PIGEON Postcard Size Supplements to the Feathered World

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: The Feathered World,

Full colour 'Supplements' to 'The Feathered World' Postcard size/Postcard format. 1 = 'Exhibition Flying Homer' - date March, 1912, few marks to blank reverse; 2 = 'L F Black Bald Tumbler' - date May 19, 1911, 3 = 'Light Mottle Tippler' - date June 7, 1912,. All images signed (printed) A J Simpson. Very Clean and bright images PRICE £8 each, OR £22 for the 3. EXCELLENT condition; 004873; 15 x 9 Cm View more info



Price: £15.00


Laminated Pictorial Boards. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo. SIGNED (WITH PLEASURE) BY THE AUTHOR. A collection of Russian proverbs, fables, folklore and political allegory featuring bears. Internally a fine copy; cover slightly rubbed.; 9674 View more info

A Drive through England or a Thousand Miles of Road Travel (The ORIGINAL 1885 Edition)

By: Hissey James John

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son, 1885

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

In the original publisher's Chocolate Brown decorated boards with gilt titling and 'milestone' decoration in gilt and black to the spine. Gilt and Black decoration (coach and horses at a Crossroads with Signpost) to the front cover. The gilt/black is bright and clear. The boards are lightly rubbed/bumped to the extremities, more particularly the corners and head/tail of the spine which is 'bumped' due to over a century of sitting on a shelf, etc, ! ! - but overall the co... View more info

A Familiar History of Birds

By: Stanley Edward (by The Late)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co, 1896

Edition: New Edition

This copy bound in a most Attractive Prize Binding - Full leather - A lovely polished Tree Calf leather prize binding for Stanmore Park School, with the School Arms, & Border decoration in Bright Gilt on the covers, with five raised bands and rich gilt decoration in the compartments on the spine, with a title label lettered in gilt. There is some light wear to the covers/edges/corners, particularly the head of the spine which lacks a sliver of leather to the very top edg... View more info

A History of the English Turf . Complete in 2 Volumes 1904 -1930. Supplementary to History of the English Turf by Sir T. A. Cook.

By: Browne Captain T. H.

Price: £59.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co Ltd,, 1931

Edition: First Edition

Original tan cloth boards with identical green titlings and identical horse and jockey illustration on the front covers. A single horseshoe 'motif' on the spine indicates Volume 1, and 2 horseshoes indicate the same for Volume 2 . (Dated 1931 - The First Edition - but as the binding is a variant it MAY be a Second printing? - or maybe the Gilt titled edition is the second print? ). NO dustjackets. VERY light edgewear to the boards - negligible. Books are now in a new pro... View more info

A Manual of Injurious Insects: With Methods of Prevention & Remedy

By: Ormerod Eleanor A. (Illustrated with Drawings)

Price: £10.99

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co, 1890

Edition: Second Edition

Good only. Front hinge shaky. Small pen notation to p184. Back e/ps marked. An acceptable working copy for reading/research or similar - but not for a gift! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

A Pictorial History of Australia (Revised Edition)

By: Rienits, Rex and Thea

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Summit Books, 1980

Edition: 2nd Impression

"This Revised Edition brings Australia's History up to the present day (1977/80)." . In the original publisher's glossy full colour pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. The covers have a little creasing/knocking to the corners of the book, the bottom front corner in particular which looks burnt at the tip (? ) , and some negligible edgewear to the head/tail and edges of the covers, o/w the covers are Clean, Tight and Near Fine. There are a couple of sm... View more info

A Taupo Season. A Bedside Book for Trout Fishermen

By: Parsons, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Auckland, Sydney, London, Collins, 1979

Edition: First Edition

NO INSCRIPTIONS, NOT PRICE CLIPPED but front and rear flaps stuck to pastedowns with clear tape. First two lines of text to front flap has been circled with pen. Some surface tears to front/rear pastedowns. 227pp, illustrated with colour and black/white photographs. Internally EXCELLENT. CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT. ; 106698; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Animals and Men . Their Relationship as Reflected in Western Art From Prehistory to the Present Day

By: Clark, Kenneth

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1977

Edition: First US Edition

Red Cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. The dustjacket has a little edgewear to the head/tail of the spine and to the corners and is Not price-clipped. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 240 pp. Fully Illustrated in colour with some b/w. Overall, despite the slight shelfwear to the jacket as mentioned above, this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'Fine' copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Assisi Embroideries D. M. C Library

By: D. M. C. Library

Price: £18.00

Publisher: France, Editions Th. De Dillmont, MULHOUSE, 1950

Edition: Possibly a first in this form but presumably a Reprint of the original?

No date noted so circa ? 1925 to 1970? . Grey cloth spine and decorated card covers. Staple bound within the cloth spine - staples are rusting. Slight 'rubbing/creasing' to the corners o/w VG covers. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Approx 52 pp, including Adverts at the end for other books in the ' D-M-C Library' needlework series. 24 duotone (b/w and a colour) embroidery stitches/designs plates. Text in English. Overall apart from the very minor 'faults' as noted above, this ... View more info

Bambi. A Pop-Up Book

By: Salten Felix

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Somerset and London, Publicity Products London (Purnell and Sons Limited), (1950s)

Edition: Presumed First Thus Edition

In the original publisher's glossy pictorial laminated boards. No dustjacket as issued. No date given but no earlier than 1950 and No later than the 1960s. ? ? Stated inside at the foot of the first page = "This book is based on 'Bambi ' Life in the Woods. By Felix Salten, published by Jonathan Cape". The First Edition of the Original book was published in English 1928, Disney released the famous film in 1942 - so I would imagine this was released some years late... View more info

Birds, Beasts and Fishes . A Selection of Animal Poems

By: Carter, Anne; Reg Cartwright

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books, 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There are light smudges to the rear cover, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 63 pp. Delightfully Illustrated throughout in colour by Reg Cartwright. Glossary; Acknowledgements; Index of First Lines. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. "This entertaining and thoughtful collection ... View more info

Bob Church's Guide to Trout Flies

By: Church, Bob

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Wiltshire, The Crowood Press, 1989

Edition: Reprint

ALMOST AS NEW. 238 PP. Gilt titling to spine, pictorial d/w, NOT PRICE CLIPPED. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Classifies 400 of the most popular patterns, illustrating each in full colour. Drawing on practical experience the author comments on each of the 400 patterns giving invaluable advice. A must for the modern fly fisher or fly tyer. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 002692; 8vo View more info

Books About......A 'Dig for Victory' Exhibition (pamphlet)

By: Anon (Newport Library)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newport, Wales, R. H. J. Ltd. , (Newport Library), 1943

Edition: First Edition

In the original lettered paper wraps. Near Fine - apart from very Rusty staples - but holding tight. First Edition. 8vo. 8 pp pamphlet.. Not Illustrated. Part of the 'Dig for Victory' campaign during 2nd World War. The 'Dig for Victory Exhibition' was held in the Great Central Hall on 24-27 February 1943. " The object of the exhibition was to encourage increased production of vegetables, etc... And to show how best old methods could be applied".." This Pamphl... View more info

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By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Vernon House, London, George Lapworth & Co. , Ltd. ,, (1944)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Lovely period childrens 'Bunny' tale. Stapled paper wraps. Staples are rusty, and some light 'rubbing' to the spine. Otherwise this is old shop stock that was never sold and is in Excellent condition apart from the staples and two staple 'marks' on the rear cover from another book. NO date but most of the books I had from this 'buy' were from the 1920s/1940s. The covers are printed in bold primary colours, and the inside is illustrated in b/w and the same primary colours... View more info