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Jim Brandenburg - White Wolf - Living with An Arctic Legend

Northwood Press, Minocqua
Heavy Large landscape 4to. in cream linen covered boards, 159pp on thick glossy art paper, colour photos, etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a very near FINE complete Dust Jacket (thin sliver of slight rub to head of spine panel, barely noticeable short closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel - looks almost as new 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
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread 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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Out of Doors with Nomad - Further Adventures Among the Wild Life of the Countryside

University of London Press, London
1st printing. 8vo in green cloth, red lettering to spine, 208pp, frontispiece, plus 45 other woodcut illustrations by Tunnicliffe
VERY GOOD, a well preserved very clean and tight copy (cover spine and edge tips sunned or faded, neat inscription on front blank fly-leaf dated 1953) in a slightly tanned and dusty but otherwise VERY GOOD+ price-clipped Dust Jacket (few very minor edge-nicks, 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
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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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The Individuality of the Pig - its Breeding, Feeding and Management

John Murray, London
8vo in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 377pp, tables etc in text, plates, index, 2pp publishers ads at rear.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread or barely read copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends, pages very slightly tanned). An excellent copy
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The Dapuri Drawings - Alexander Gibson and the Bombay Botanic Gardens

Antique Collectors' Club / Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Large, very heavy 4to in olive green cloth, 240pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. On the large collection of superb plant pictures done by an un-named Portuguese - Indian artist
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Art of Nature - Three Centuries of Natural History Art From Around the World (SIGNED COPY)

Natural History Museum, London
Heavy 4to. in thick boards, 256pp, colour plates, etc. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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The Engine of Reason, the Seat of the Soul - A Philosophical Journey Into the Brain

Bradford / Mit Press, Massachusetts and London
Large 8vo in blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. 329ppiit bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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The Living Planet - A Portrait of the Earth (SIGNED COPY)

Wcollins / Bbc, London
Heavy 4to. in grey faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 320pp, colour plates, maps, index etc. This copy signed by the author on the half title leaf (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved about FINE clean and tight copy (mild sunning to cover edges) in a near FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket (tiny nicks to flap fold corner tips, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Life of the Bee

George Allen & Unwin, London
8vo in blue 1/2 leather binding, marbled boards and matching end-papers, all page-block edges gilt, raised bands, gilt lettering and lining to spine, 355pp
A well preserved FINE clean and tight copy (end leaves very slightly tanned or foxed, very slight shelf rub to cover corner tips and spine ends. A nice copy
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Butterflies (SIGNED COPY)

Government Information Services., Hong Kong
Heavy 4to. in black boards, gilt embossed lettering to spine and front cover, 224pp on glossy art paper, illustrated in colour throughout with approx 32pp of tissue-guarded colour plates. Inscribed and signed by both authors on the title-page
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio Six / 6

Fountain Press, Kingston Upon Thames
1st printing. Square Quarto size (4to) in brown faux cloth, silver lettering to spine, 160pp, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (some faint edge creasing, looks new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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A Reunion of Trees - the Discovery of Exotic Plants and Their Introduction Into North American and European Landscapes

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Large heavy 4to. in tan cloth backed boards, black lettering to spine, 270pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a very near FINE complete Dust Jacket (2 tiny edge nicks, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio 24

Natural History Museum, London
1st printing. Large square 4to in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 160pp, colour photos, etc
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The Trials of Life (SIGNED COPY)

Collins / BBC Books, London
1st printing. Heavy 4to. in bright red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 320pp, colour plates, index etc. Signed by David Attenborough on the half title leaf (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Harold Feinstein - Foliage

Thames & Hudson, London
1st printing. Very large 4to in thick boards, 139pp on thick glossy art paper, mainly finely printed full page colour photos by Feinstein, index at rear
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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The Many Faces of Evolution in Europe C. 1860 - 1914

Peeters, Bondgenotenlaan
Large 8vo in pastel green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 165pp, plates, bibliography, index
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Economy of Vegetation - by A Fellow of the Linnean Society

Relfe & Fletcher, London
8vo in an expertly restored contemporary plain green cloth binding, gilt lettering to spine, 175pp, 2 full page plates at rear, illustrations in text, this copy without the sometimes coloured decorative title-page, but otherwise complete
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (end-leaves and plates tanned, contemporary ink name on title-page, cloth spine almost invisibly repaired at spine ends)
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Medicinal Herbs - Practical Chinese Traditional Medicine and Pharmacology

New World Press, Beijing
1st printing. 8vo in silk covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, 287pp
A well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Sex Science and Society - Addresses Lectures and Articles (SIGNED COPY)

Oriel Press, Newcastle Upon Tyne
1st printing. 8vo in pale blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 324pp, index. Inscribed 'Withe the author's best wishes' and signed by Alan Sterling Parkes on the front blank fly-leaf (no other inscriptions). Alan Sterling Parkes (1900 - 1990), leading reproductive biologist, and the first Mary Marshall Professor in the University of Cambridge.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a VERY GOOD Dust Jacket (spine sunned and slightly torn at head of spine panel, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Taboo and Genetics - A Study of the Biological Sociological and Psychological Foundation of the Family

Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, London
8vo in brown buckram, gilt lettering to spine, 255pp
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy
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Air and its Relations to Life - Being with Some Additions the Substance of A Course of Lectures Delivered in the Summer of 1874 At the Royal Institution of Great Britain

Longmans, Green and Co., London
Enlarged and corrected edition with new preface. 8vo in decoratively blind embossed brown buckram, gilt lettering to spine, 261pp + 1pp publishers ads at rear.
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (very mild signs of bookplate removal from front paste-down end-paper)
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Woodland Gleanings- Being An Account of British Forest Trees Indigenous and Introduced

Adam Scott, London
2nd Edition revised and enlarged. 8vo in the publishers' original blind and gilt embossed brown cloth, 287pp plus 8pp publishers ads at rear. Steel engraved title-page plus 64 other steel engravings in text
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (small chip to cloth at head of spine, sliver of wear to bottom edge of spine, neatly repaired tear to front edge of spine, an otherwise remarkably well preserved copy)
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Two Hundred Years of British Farm Livestock

British Museum (Natural History), London
Heavy Square 4to in dark red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 272pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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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 copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio Seven / 7

Fountain Press, Kingston Upon Thames
1st printing. Square Quarto size (4to) in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine, 160pp, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (inscription on front blank fly-leaf) in an almost AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket (two minute chips to bottom edge of front panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Botany - A Study of Pure Curiosity

Michael Joseph, London
4to in marbled boards, 154pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in a very slightly spine sunned but otherwise AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Infant Chimpanzee and Human Child - A Classic 1935 Comparative Study of Ape Emotions and Intelligence

Oxford University Press, Oxford
Heavy, large 8vo. in red faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 452pp, plates, etc
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Analysis of Leaf Development

Cambridge University Press, London & New York
Large 8vo in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 109pp, illustrations in text, diagrams etc, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a very slightly dusty and faintly tanned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket.
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