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The Living Planet (SIGNED COPY)

Collins / BBC, London
1st printing. 4to in dark grey faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 320pp, colour plates, map, index etc. Inscribed and signed by David Attenborough on the half title leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
A well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves, hint of sunning to cover very edge tips) in an almost AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket (inner flaps faintly tanned). A very nice copy
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The Trials of Life (SIGNED COPY)

Guild Publishing, London
1st printing thus. Heavy 4to. in bright red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 320pp, colour plates, index etc. Inscribed and signed by author on the half title leaf(no other marks or inscriptions)
A well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy ( thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends, hint of tanning to page-block edges ) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (slight shelf rub to bottom edge of rear panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector). A very nice copy
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Contemporary Botanical Works From the Gordon Craig Gallery - Fine Botanical Paintings

Gordon Craig Publications, London
Extra Large 4to. in thick colour printed boards, 104pp on thick art paper, full page colour plates, etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy
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The Blind Watchmaker

Longman Scientific and Technical, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 332pp, frontispiece, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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£90.00
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio 14

BBC Worldwide, London
Square 4to in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 160pp on glossy art paper, colour photos, etc
A well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Fly Fishing - with Wood Engraving by Eric Fitch Daglish (Limited edition with original signed woodcut)

J M. Dent & Sons, London
4to large paper edition bound in full Japanese Vellum, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, red silk ribbon marker, xi + 244pp on thick laid paper, frontispiece, and 9 other full page wood engravings plus decorations in text. Number 137 of 150 copies signed by Viscount Grey and with an original wood engraving signed by Daglish in pencil, unnumbered from an edition of 150 done for this book and mounted on a sheet of stiff hand made paper loosely inserted (as issued). Non-authorial inscription on front blank fly-leaf dated 1930
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean bright and tight copy (very slight sunning to spine and cover margins, small spot of tanning to bottom edge of front cover, page-block edges also slightly tanned). The loose print is very clean and fine. An excellent copy
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Climbing Mount Improbable

Viking, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 308pp, plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc.
A well preserved AS NEW unmarked and unread copy (merest hint of tanning to page-block edges) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Portfolio 25

Natural History Museum, London
Large square 4to in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 160pp on thick glossy art paper,
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Outgrowing God - A Beginners Guide A Beginners Guide to Atheism (SIGNED COPY)

Bantam Press, London
1st printing. 8vo in red and white printed blue cloth covered boards, 294pp, colour plates, index. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
NEW unread and unmarked copy
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Outgrowing God - A Beginners Guide A Beginners Guide to Atheism (SIGNED COPY)

Bantam Press, London
1st printing. 8vo in red and white printed blue cloth covered boards, 294pp, colour plates, index. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
NEW unread and unmarked copy
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Birds' Nests, Eggs and Egg-Collecting (Revised and Enlarged Edition)

Cassell and Company, London
8vo in ornately gilt embossed pale green cloth, 96pp with index, plus 22 full page colour plates with tissue guards, 12pp publishers ads at rear. This copy has some possibly quite interesting pencil notes and bird sketches, dating from c. 1890s, on the blank end-papers only, they can be easily and cleanly erased (tested)
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (mild tanning to covers and leaves)
Hardcover
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Brief Candle in the Dark - My Life in Science (SIGNED COPY)

Bantam Press, London
1st printing. Thick 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 455pp, plates, index. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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State of the Apes - Infrastructure Development and Ape Conservation

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 354pp, maps, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Unweaving the Rainbow - Science Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Allen Lane / Penguin Press, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 336pp, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Materia Medica - A New Cabinet of Medicine and Art (Wellcome Intitute, London November 1995)

Wellcome Intitute for the History of Medicine, London
Small 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 63pp, colour plates, etc.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Our Zoo (SIGNED COPY)

Headline, London
Large 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 276pp, plates. Basis for the BBC TV series of 2014. Inscribed and signed by June Mottershead on the title-page. Signed copies of this book are rare.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Climbing Mount Improbable (SIGNED COPY)

Viking, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 308pp, plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a very faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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The Liassic Therapsid Oligokyphus (SIGNED COPY)

British Museum, London
Extra Large 4to. in blind ruled tan cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, 149pp with 66 figures in text and 12 Stereoscopic plates at rear each with facing text. Inscribed and signed by Walter Georg Kuhne on the front blank fly-leaf. Kuhne was a specialist on Mesozoic mammals and founded the Berlin Institute for Paleontology in 1958
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (slight sunning to spine and cover margins)
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio 12

BBC Worlwide, London
Large square Quarto size (4to) in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 160pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unmarked and unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio Two

Fountain Press, Surbiton
Square 4to in dark green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 158pp on thick glossy art paper, mainly full page colour photos.
1st printing. An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an almost AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket (hint of sunning to spine panel, barely visible minute nick to head of spine panel - neatly repaired from verso with archival paper - looks new in its removable transparent protector). A very nice copy indeed
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Portfolio 22

Natural History Museum, London
1st printing. Large square 4to in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 160pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio 16

BBC Books, London
1st printing. Large square 4to in black boards, silver lettering to spine, 160pp on glossy art paper, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio 23

BBC Books, London
1st printing. Large square 4to in black boards, silver lettering to spine, 160pp on glossy art paper, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio 20

BBC Books, London
1st printing. Large square 4to in black boards, silver lettering to spine, 160pp on glossy art paper, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio 18

BBC Books, London
1st printing. Large square 4to in black boards, silver lettering to spine, 160pp on glossy art paper, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio 16

Bbc Books, London
1st printing. Large square 4to in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 159pp on glossy art paper, colour photos throughout
Almost AS NEW a well preserved very clean and tight unmarked copy (tiny slight crease to bottom corner tip of front cover from bumping) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. A very nice copy
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Morning Flight - A Book of Wildfowl (SIGNED COPY)

Country Life, London
4to in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover 138pp, colour portrait frontispiece plus 15 other full page colour plates and 46 mainly full page b/w plates. This copy signed in ink by Peter Scott on the second blank on fly-leaf.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (few spots of very slight foxing to page-block edges) in a slightly dusty and lightly edge-chipped but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (3 short closed edge tears, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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The Owl Papers

Aidan Ellis, London
1st UK printing. 4to in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 184pp, index, illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved almsot AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a slightly tanned and lightly foxed but otherwise FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio 23

Natural History Museum, London
1st printing. Heavy Large square 4to in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 160pp on glossy art paper, colour photos, etc
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Open Air Pig Breeding - Scientific and Practical

Vinton & Company, London
1st printing. 8vo in brown buckram, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 233pp, plates, index, 4pp farming ads at rear.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread or barely read copy (end-papers and page-block edges very slightly tanned). An excellent copy
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