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Natural History

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Painted Stream: A River Warden's Life, Armstrong, Robin
1 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 9 - 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
2 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 7 - 9 
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
 
 
3 Bell's Richard Britain.
London William Collins &Sons & co Ltd 1981 0002195690 / 9780002195690 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 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
 
 
Jolly Green Giant, Bellamy, David
4 Bellamy, David Jolly Green Giant
UK Century 2002 0712683593 / 9780712683593 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Here, in his own infectious style, David Bellamy tells the story of how he came to be one of Britain's best-loved botanist, campaigner and broadcasters. The text block is a little discoloured, and the D/J shows light shelf-wear with a small tear on the top front corner PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
5 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 6 
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
 
 
Heywood Sumner's Wessex, Cunliffe, Barry
6 Cunliffe, Barry Heywood Sumner's Wessex
UK. Roy Gasson Associater 1985 0948495014 / 9780948495014 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
In this anthology Barry Cunliffe tells the story of Heywood Sumners life, introduces a selection of his writings on Wessex subjects and looks at his achievement as a naturalist, topographer and archaeologist. Fifty black-and-white illustrations and eight pages of colour plates show Sumner's delight in his adopted countryside. There are a couple of bumps to the base of the blue boards and the DJ shows shelf ware to its edges with a little creasing to its rear panel at the head. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Four Fields, Dee, Tim
7 Dee, Tim Four Fields
UK Jonathan Cape Ltd 2013 0224090720 / 9780224090728 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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
 
 
The Fields in Winter: Sporting Memories of a Bygone Age., Downing, Graham
8 Downing, Graham The Fields in Winter: Sporting Memories of a Bygone Age.
Uk David & Charles 1990 0715394320 / 9780715394328 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This beautiful book is a true celebration of times past - of the lives of the wildfowler on the flooded fens, the warrener of the Breckland heaths, the footslogging fox - hunter of the Cumbrian fells. These evocative tales are supported by superb illustrations on every page. in colour and black- and - white. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive 
Price: 16.50 GBP
 
 
9 Fitter Richard /Sir Peter Scott The Penitent Butchers
London Collins 1978 0002194163 / 9780002194167 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
book in good condition. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
10 Flegg Jim. Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe
UK New Holland 1990 185368080X / 9781853680809 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7 Hosking , Eric and David. 
Some light usage marks but otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
 
 
11 Furnell.dennis L. The Country Book of the Year
Newton Abbot David & Charles . 1980 0715378783 / 9780715378786 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The d/w has signs of shelf wear to the edges and scuffing to the covers. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Notorious Poacher: Memoirs of an old poacher (Field sports library), G. Bedson (
12 G. Bedson ("Grandad") The Notorious Poacher: Memoirs of an old poacher (Field sports library)
UK. Nimrod Press Ltd 1985 0947647422 / 9780947647421 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This is the true account of the life of a poacher, based in North Staffordshire. It covers a period of around 50 years from boyhood to quite recent times. The book is illustrated throughout with black and white engravings taken from old books. There is a bump to the base of the spine and a dedication to the f.e.p. The DJ shows light shelf ware. Please note: standard shipping ( 2nd class) to world zones 1 & 2 is by sea, and will take between 60 and 90 days. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-91 (A Volume in the T & AD POYSER POPULAR BIRD BOOK Series), Gibbons, David Wingfield; etc.; Reid, James B.; Chapman, Robert A.
13 Gibbons, David Wingfield; etc.; Reid, James B.; Chapman, Robert A. The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-91 (A Volume in the T & AD POYSER POPULAR BIRD BOOK Series)
UK T & D Poyser Ltd. 1993 0856610755 / 9780856610752 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book is a monumental work in the long tradition of the contribution made by amateur observers to the vital understanding of bird populations in Britain. The DW as small damage to the back panel and the f.e.p as a piece cut out of approx 10.5 cm x 2cm. The book shows light shelf ware. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
 
 
14 Gooders John Bird Seekers Guide
London Andre Deutch 1981 0233972978 / 9780233972978 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Book and dw in v/g condition and not price clipped 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Of Moths and Men: Intrigue, Tragedy and the Peppered Moth, Hooper, Judith
15 Hooper, Judith Of Moths and Men: Intrigue, Tragedy and the Peppered Moth
UK. Fourth Estate 2002 1841153923 / 9781841153926 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In the early 1950's Dr Bernard Kettlewell went into the woods with a mission He believed a black variety of the peppered moth thrived in industrial areas because camouflage on blackened trees protected it from predatory birds. His work became known as ' Darwins missing evidence' and his findings are now firmly embedded in our cultural consciousness . But it appears he may have been wrong... PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
English Landscapes., Hoskins, W. G.
16 Hoskins, W. G. English Landscapes.
UK British Broadcasting Corporation 1973 0563124075 / 9780563124078 1st Edition Soft cover Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The English landscape is the oldest and richest record we possess. For some four thousand years it has been written upon over and over again in a kind of code. This book shows how to read what the widely different landscapes are saying in their own way. The text block is lightly tanned and stained and the covers shows edge wear and light fading. A good , tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
mountain flowers, Huxley Anthony
17 Huxley Anthony mountain flowers
london blandford press 1967 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 daphine barry and mary grierson 
A unique guide to the mountain flowers of Europe, this volume has 112 colour plates depicting 884 plants, while a further 36 black and white plates, and drawings in the text, bring the total of plants illustrated to over 1200. A good clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Peter Scott: Painter and Naturalist, Huxley, Elspeth
18 Huxley, Elspeth Peter Scott: Painter and Naturalist
UK Faber & Faber 1993 0571161464 / 9780571161461 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Described by David Bellamy as the 'father of conservation' and by David Attenborough as its patron saint, Peter Scott led a crusade for endangered wildlife which captured the imagination of an entire generation. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Shropshire Meres and Mosses., Jones, Nigel
19 Jones, Nigel Shropshire Meres and Mosses.
UK. Shropshire Books 1993 0903802562 / 9780903802567 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The meres and mosses of Shropshire form not only a beautiful landscape, but also vital habitat for fast disappearing plants and animals. This is a guide book to the sites that could be visited at the time of publication, telling the visitor what to look out for and explaining why the whole region is of national importance. There is some light creasing to the back cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
20 Lambert David Wild Mamals of the Countryside
London Concertina Publications Ltd 1979 0905916085 / 9780905916088 First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 64mo - up to 3 Josephin Ranken & Owain Bell 
This little book is about how Europe got its mammals,it takes the reader from prehistoric shrews and other mammals to reindeer and polar bears.It is illustrated with black & white drawings and a coloured pull-out at the back. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
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