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Life on the Levels: Voices from the Working World, Anderson, Tony
1 Anderson, Tony Life on the Levels: Voices from the Working World
UK Birlinn Ltd 2006 1841585041 / 9781841585048 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Chris Willoughby & Sophie Willoughby 
For countless generations this beautiful area of Somerset has been home to unique practices, professions and inherited traditions evolved over many years. Illustrated with evocative and poignant photographs of the landscape. This book is both a study and celebration of the men and women whose lives have always been lived to the rhythm of life on the levels. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives, Antón, Mauricio; Alan Turner
2 Antón, Mauricio; Alan Turner The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives
USA Columbia University Press 1997 0231102283 / 9780231102285 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 
This extensively illustrated book is an exposition of the origins, diversification, and adaptations of the larger- bodied members, extant and extinct of the cat family. The text also allows readers to understand the big cats' place in nature, occurrence and preservation in the fossil record. There is edge wear to the hardboards edges, top and base, and the D/W also has edge ware to its edges with some small tears to the base and wear to the corners, it is also starting to delaminate. The D/W has also been stuck to the end papers by sticky tape. Otherwise it is still a good , clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
3 Armstrong M.A. S. F. British Grasses and their Employment in Agriculture
UK Cambridge University Press 1950 7th edition Hardcover Poor No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
This book as been well read the green boards are marked and bumped on the corners the spine shows wear at the top and bottom and the title lettering is faded on the spine there is a dedication in ink on the fep.The pages are still tight and clean. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Painted Stream: A River Warden's Life, Armstrong, Robin
4 Armstrong, Robin Painted Stream: A River Warden's Life
UK J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd 1985 0460047027 / 9780460047029 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 
Robin Armstrong is not only a bailiff who looks after two of the most he beautiful rivers in England, he is also a wildlife artist. This book which is full of his watercolours, is utterly different from any other nature book - a unique evocation of the worlds in which man and river meet. The D/W shows light rippling along its top edge, otherwise a nice clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Flying In the Face of Nature, Barnes, Simon
5 Barnes, Simon Flying In the Face of Nature
UK. Penguin Putnam~trade 1992 0720720052 / 9780720720051 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
This is a book about Minsmere: it is also a book about everywhere. It looks at wild creatures, and at why we need them more and more with every passing year. A year in Minsmere shines like a beacon of hope: this book is a celebration of that hope. The DW has been priced clipped 
Price: 12.50 GBP
6 Bell's Richard Britain.
London William Collins &Sons & co Ltd 1981 0002195690 / 9780002195690 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ Richard Bell. 
A lovely country book full full of the authors coloured sketches. This is a 1st Edition secondhand book with brown hardcovers , which are in very good condition. The dustwrapper as a slight tear on the back top corner and a little damage to the bottom of the back cover otherwise in good order. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Keith Brockie's Wildlife Sketchbook, Brockie, Keith
7 Brockie, Keith Keith Brockie's Wildlife Sketchbook
UK J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd 1981 0460045148 / 9780460045148 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 
Keith Brockie, a wildlife artist from Fife, spent many months travelling throughout Scotland in order to paint, draw and sketch the birds, animals and plants that appear in the pages of this book. The freshness, vitality and delicate colouring of his sketches, accompanied by his own notes and observations, together with his larger paintings of Scottish wildlife in its natural habitat, make this a superb book. There is some creasing to the edges of the D/W. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May, Brockie, Keith
8 Brockie, Keith One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May
UK J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd 1984 0460046128 / 9780460046121 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 
Keith Brockie's remarkable artistry and his extraordinary sensitivity to wildlife are superbly displayed in this book. it contains 150 exquisite paintings and sketches - from the island of May in the Firth of Forth, Scotland - that are breathtaking in their beauty and unparalleled in their fidelity to their subjects. The D/W shows light wear and there is a dedication on the ffep in ink. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
The Silvery Tay: Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River, Brockie, Keith
9 Brockie, Keith The Silvery Tay: Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River
J.M. Dent and Sons 1988 0460047264 / 9780460047265 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 
The River Tay travels through a beautiful landscape containing an outstanding variety of wildlife. In 150 paintings, sketches and drawings in watercolour, pencil, crayon and oils, Keith Brockie superbly captures the birds, animals, flowers and plants that are to be found along the River Tay. There is light bleaching to the front of the D/W. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
The Nature of Hampshire & The Isle of Wight, Brough, Peter. Bob Gibbons & Colin Pope
10 Brough, Peter. Bob Gibbons & Colin Pope The Nature of Hampshire & The Isle of Wight
UK Barracuda Books Ltd 1986 0860232530 / 9780860232537 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 Jim Greenough 
This book is the first, modern, illustrated record of the county's wildlife and ecology, published in association with the Naturalists' Trust, and with the support of the Royal Society for Nature Conservation. Illustrated with pencil drawing, maps and colour and black and white photographs. This book is number 381 of a limited edition. There is no indication of how many are in this limited edition. A Good ,clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
Practical Sheep Keeping, Cardell, Kim
11 Cardell, Kim Practical Sheep Keeping
UK. The Crowood Press Ltd 2009 1861261632 / 9781861261632 Reprints Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 
This book explains everything you need to know to manage sheep and keep them healthy. Aimed particularly at the keeper of the small flock - say around 30 ewes - the principles nevertheless apply to flocks of all sizes. From choosing and buying, through housing, feeding and routine management, to breeding and lambing. Kim Cardell offers sound advice based on many years' experience. The covers show signs of light use and there is a label patch on the inside of the front board. The pages are lightly mottled. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
12 Christiansen, M. Skytte; translated & Edited by Vera HIggins The Pocket Encycopaedia of Wild Flowers in colour.
London UK Blandford Press Ltd 1965 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ Henning Anthon. 
The green boards are faded and have stains from sticky tape on the front and back paste downs and the page edges are tanned. The D/J is covered in plastic but is still sun faded and dirty and both front and rear flaps have sticky tape marks on them. This book was first published in Denmark in1962 and then published in UK In 1965. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
And then they flew away, Christie, Clifford
13 Christie, Clifford And then they flew away
UK Constable & Co. 1976 0094611106 / 9780094611108 1st Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
This book is an enthralling account of the Christie's resourcefulness in the face of daunting problems, and of the patient loving work which sooner or later, enables ' their ' birds to fly away, restored , healed and confident. It is a book to enchant and inform bird - lovers everywhere. The DW shows light shelf ware and is priced clipped. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
The Complete Book of Game Conservation, Coles, Charles ( Editor)
14 Coles, Charles ( Editor) The Complete Book of Game Conservation
UK Stanley Paul & Co ltd 1986 0091569400 / 9780091569402 3rd Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
This book, the result of over fifty years' research by the Game Conservancy and its predecessors, fulfils an urgent need and is required reading for all concerned with shooting in our shrinking countryside. There is a personal gift dedication on the fep. The D/J has some light edge wear and is priced clipped. A good clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
A Curlew in the Foreground; An RSPB warden's summer on North Uist., Coxon, Philip
15 Coxon, Philip A Curlew in the Foreground; An RSPB warden's summer on North Uist.
UK David & Charles 1988 0715391038 / 9780715391037 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
A world of wind and rain. Dazzling white beaches and skies of flawless blue. In an atmospheric evocation of the island, its close-knit community of crofters and its abundant wildlife, the author defines its quintessential qualities, and shares with us a summer idyll. There is some spotting to the edges of the fold-downs . A good, clean tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
16 Crabtree J H Woodland Trees and How to Identify Them
London The Epworth Press 1934 7th Printing Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ 
This is a small thin book with black & white and occasional colour plates,there is some light foxing on the page edges. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
Badgers on the Highland Edge, Crumley, Jim
17 Crumley, Jim Badgers on the Highland Edge
UK Whittles Publishing 1994 0224036424 / 9780224036429 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Badgers on the Highland edge celebrates a sense of wonderment at the everyday lives of one of our least seen mammals. Crumley shares with his readers the highest prize of the thoughtful nature watcher - the joy of discovery. The text is accompanied throughout with colour photographs. a good clean copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
Four Fields, Dee, Tim
18 Dee, Tim Four Fields
UK Jonathan Cape Ltd 2013 0224090720 / 9780224090728 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
In this book Tim Dee tells the story of four green fields. Four fields spread around the world: their grasses, their hedges, their birds, their skies, and their natural and human histories. This is a profound and lyrical book by one of Britain's best writers about nature. A very clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE ;International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
How the Dog Became the Dog, Derr,Mark
19 Derr,Mark How the Dog Became the Dog
UK Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd 2012 0715643010 / 9780715643013 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
This book explains how the nature of the wolf and its human soul mate made the dog's evolution inevitable. Mark Derr brilliantly describes how the ' domestication' of the dog is a result both of biology and culture, beginning with mutual cooperation between humans and animals, and taking a number of radical turns. For anyone who wants to know where dogs came from this is an indispensable account. There is light shelf wear to the D/w.A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
The Natural History of Dorset, Dorset Wildlife Trust; Dorset Wildlife Trust
20 Dorset Wildlife Trust; Dorset Wildlife Trust The Natural History of Dorset
UK The Dovecote Press 1997 1874336407 / 9781874336402 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 Bob Gibbons & Colin Varndell 
As David Bellamy says in his foreword, ' Dorset still boasts a wealth of wildlife', and one which includes some of our rarest and most endangered species. Each of Dorset's glorious patchwork of landscapes is home to a distinctive community of plants and animals - many of them illustrated in this fascinating and very readable account of Dorset's natural history. There is light foxing to both front and rear end-papers, there is also a signature in ink on the half title page. The D/W shows shelf wear to its edges and corners and particularly on the top rear panel. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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