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Water Its Global Nature.

By: Allaby, Michael

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London/New York, Facts on File: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003829


Spine of dustwrap slightly faded, NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Black boards, bright gilt titling to spine. Colour frontispiece. Black and white illustration to title page. 208pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and black/white. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. One of the elements series of books, this covers all aspects of water, what is water, water and life, water in motion, water and humans and finally pollution and water.; 003829; Ex-Library Usual stamps/marks; 4to (large) View more info

Rudiments of Zoology

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, W and R Chambers Ltd: 1870

Edition: 1870 EDITION

Seller ID: 106679


...illustrated with wood engravings. Chambers educational course. Crisp tight copy. Black and white wood engravings in text. Previous owners name written on title page. Covers clean, spine faded, corners lightly bumped, 253pp, internally excellent, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 106679; 8vo View more info

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE LAND OF THE BIBLE

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Edition: First UK

Seller ID: 107148


NOT PRICE CLIPPED, internally repaired at edges, clean brown boards with clean titling to spine, illustrated endpapers, NO INSCRIPTIONS, HEAVY may require extra postage, 276pp, profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photographs, hinges sound, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. "...nformative, not only from the natural history point of view but also because it gives added insight into familiar Biblical passages"; 107148; 4to (large) View more info

Somerset Archaeology and Natural History. The Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society for 1981/82 Vol 126

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Somerset, Printed for the Society By Bigwood & Staple Ltd: 1983

Seller ID: 107980


166pp. Cream card covers with black titling/illus to front cover, corners curling. Cup mark to front cover. 166pp. Microfiche included in pocket to inner rear cover. Black/white illustrations. Internally clean and bright. I have quite a few of these transactions. Contact me for discount price if multiples are required. Contents include; ENVIRONMENT OF MAN AT CHEDDAR 11-10,000 YEARS AGO, EXCAVATIONS AT SILVER STREET, SINGLE STOREYED MEDIEVAL HOUSES, MEDIEVAL CHAPEL AT S... View more info

Somerset Archaeology and Natural History. The Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society for 1979/80 VOL 124

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Somerset, Printed for the Society By Bigwood & Staple Ltd: 1981

Seller ID: 107982


166pp. Cream card covers with black titling/illus to front cover, corners curling. Covers are a little dusty, biro Name/writing on rear cover. 188pp. Black/white illustrations. Apart from foxing to endpapers overall internally clean and bright. I have quite a few of these transactions. Contact me for discount price if multiples are required. Pocket to inner rear cover. Contents include; RESCUE EXCAVATIONS AT COMBE HAY, STOKE SUB HAMDON CASTLE, FORTIFIED MANOR HOUSE AT... View more info

The Book of Fishes - (Class PISCES)

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: West Strand, London, John W. Parker: 1845

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 110063


In the original blind-stamped (decorated) brown cloth boards with bright gilt titling 'Book of Fishes' to the front board. Boards are a little patchily faded/marked but tight and sound and the book looks good. Printed by Harrison and Co. , London. The page fore-edges are slightly browned and there is some very light foxing, a few marks and some inky 'Thumbing', but overall the book is pretty clean, thight and bright. There is a former owners' note in Welsh on the front f... View more info

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Half Hours in Woods and Wilds Adventures of Sport and Travel (Full Leather Prize Binding)

By: Anon (The Half Hour Library)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co. , Limited: 1899

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114475


One handsomely bound volume. Full red smooth leather covers and 5 raised bands with gilt banding / decoration to the spine. 5 gilt floral decorated compartments and 1 compartment with a black leather title label and gilt titling to the label. The covers have a single gilt decorated border line, and a circular bright gilt decorated logo for 'Wadham School Liskeard' on the front cover. A few light marks & light scratches to the covers from storage - but only really noticab... View more info

The Beagle Handbook Giving the History, Points and Breeding of the Show Dog, and a Section on the Hunt and the Pack

By: Appleton, Douglas H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Nicholson and Watson: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106627


No 25 in the Dog Lover's Library, NOT PRICE CLIPPED, spine a little dulled, boards sl. stained, scattered foxing to endpapers. The History, Points and Breeding of the Show Dog, with a section on Hunting - the Beagle both as a show dog and as a field dog. 162pp, black/white frontispiece and illustrations, internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT in an EXCELLENT, Very Clean, Bright Dustwrapper.; 106627; 8vo View more info

"Which?" Guide to You and the Environment

By: Association, Consumers'. Katie McBratney (editor)

Price: £0.50

Publisher: London, Which? Books (Consumers Association): 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7530


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Ex Reference library usual MINIMAL stamps, marks, etc, protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Which? books; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info

The Trumpeter Swan. (SIGNED Copy) Its History, Habits and Population in the United States. No 63.

By: Banko, Winston E.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Usa, US Fish and Wildlife Service: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 107016


North American Fauna, Covers and spine faded, small Name/writing on inner front cover, 214pp, black/white frontis and illus. , internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Signed by Author. "Distribution and status, habitat, life cycle, polulation, management, bibliography. Appendixes on measurement of eggs, food analysis, excerpt from "Observations on the genera of the swans"; 107016; 8vo (large); Signed by Author View more info

The Evening Rise . Fifty Years of Fly Fishing

By: Bateman H. M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111105


'Brick' coloured boards with bright silver-gilt titling, and fish decoration to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial, Bateman illustrated, dustjacket. At some point the edges of this book have been near to somewhere damp and the top fron and rear edge of the book shows a little former exposure to damp - ie: slight darkening/discolouration but overall the books' covers are VG. The dustjacket has suffered the same fate and a former owner has internally strength... View more info

Water Colour Drawings. (The Water-Colour Drawings of Thomas Bewick)

By: Bewick, Thomas (Probably From Thomson, David Croal)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London?, Barbizon House?: 1930?

Edition: ?Limited Edition

Seller ID: 108633


This is NOT the book - but an Ex Reference Library bound Slipcase in which there are 35 loose captioned grey card sheets with full coloured tipped on prints - with 2 small prints on 5 of the sheets - making a Total of 40 prints in all, as called for in this book. A few have creased and torn edges and one is missing 3/4 of the print, but the rest are Fine/Near Fine. So basically a 'Working use' set of prints. For people who would like to have individual prints as works of... View more info

Charles Darwin . A Man of Enlarged Curiosity

By: Brent, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111218


Rebound by the Library in a textured burgundy black flecked 'rexine' type binding with NO titling to the spine or covers. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which has been slightly close trimmed to the bottom edge (presume during the re-binding) , but is Not price-clipped and although there is some slight edgewear to the top edge of the dustjacket, the d/j has NO library markings and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and... View more info

The Lonsdale Library: The Way of a Man with a Horse

By: Brooke Geoffrey Lieut-Col

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9033


In the original publishers' Tan Buckram cloth covered boards with gilt titling/decoration to the spine and the same decoration to the front cover. A very, very, slight fading to the base colour of the spine but all titling clear and legible. A few tiny spots on the spine - pretty negligible. No Dustjacket. 288pp. Minor light browning on the front free endpaper, with a former owner's name and date (Xmas 1929) in old ink on the same page. Many black and white illustrations... View more info

Nature Into Art. a Treasury of Great Natural History Books

By: Buchanan, Handasyde

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1979

Seller ID: 106836


Contents include;Flowers. Fruit. Birds. Animals. Fish. Insects. Shells. printing Techniques. NOT PRICE CLIPPED, internally repaired tears, loss to bottom edge of dustwrap, clean green boards with bright gilt titling to spine, heavy, may require extra postage, 220pp, numerous colour and black/white illustrations (60 pages of colour, over 65 black/white), internally excellent, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 106836; Folio View more info