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Bwana Game -- The Life Story of George Adamson, Adamson, George
1 Adamson, George Bwana Game -- The Life Story of George Adamson
London Collins & Harvill 1968 0002610515 / 9780002610513 First Hardback Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped; very intact; very lightly marked; light wear at edges. Brown boards, bright; binding tight; gilt titling bright. B/w + colour illustrations. The man behind -- so to say -- Elsa the Lioness and "Born Free". ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 320 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Sky Gipsy. The Story of a Wild Goose. Illustrated By D.J. Watkins-Pitchford., B.B. / Watkins-Pitchford D.J.
2 B.B. / Watkins-Pitchford D.J. Sky Gipsy. The Story of a Wild Goose. Illustrated By D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1942 Hardback Good+ 
Publisher's original green cloth, 1942 reprint, spine faded but lettering bright, early ink name to ffep, numerous full-page and in-text illustrations by the author 'B.B,' D. J. Watkins-Pitchford, internally clean. ; 6" x 9"; 258 pages 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Country Calendar or The Shepherd of Banbury's Rules, Claridge, John; Newly Annotated by G.H.T. Kimble; Illustrated by Margaret Webb.
3 Claridge, John; Newly Annotated by G.H.T. Kimble; Illustrated by Margaret Webb. The Country Calendar or The Shepherd of Banbury's Rules
London Sylvan Press 1946 First thus Hardback Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Illustrated pale pink d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but rather worn and frail. Decorated blue boards, bright; gilt titling + decoration, bright. B/w illustrations. Reprint of the 1827 edition. ; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 127 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Studies in Bird Migration (2 Vols), Clarke, William Eagle
4 Clarke, William Eagle Studies in Bird Migration (2 Vols)
London Gurney and Jackson 1912 First Hardback Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges.; Both Vols: Dk olive boards (no d/jkt); a little worn and marked; binding tight; gilt titling still quite bright. Bookplate on front pastedown. B/w frontispieces + illustrations, with tissue guards. Vol I in clear film. ; 8vo 6 1/2" x 9"); xvi+223; vii+346 pages 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Hound and the Hawk -- The Art of Medieval Hunting, Cummins, John
5 Cummins, John The Hound and the Hawk -- The Art of Medieval Hunting
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1988 0297794590 / 9780297794592 First Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film. Dk green boards, bright; gilt titling bright. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 352 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Our Friend the Chow Chow, Edited By Rowland Johns & With a Frontispiece
6 Edited By Rowland Johns & With a Frontispiece Our Friend the Chow Chow
London Methuen and Co Ltd 1932 Hardback Good in Poor dust jacket 
Original red cloth in pictorial dust wrapper, first edition 1932, dj quite torn with missing areas, boards stained, internally clean, frontis photo. ; 5" x 7"; 88 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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On The Eaves Of The World, Farrer, Reginald
7 Farrer, Reginald On The Eaves Of The World
Little Compton Theophrastus 1977 Facsimile Hardback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, in two volumes, 311; 328 pp., no jackets as issued, facsimile reprint of the 1926 edition, corners bumped, edges spotted, internally clean, no ownership names, b&w illustrations, folding map, bindings firm. ; 6.5" x 9" 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The rainbow bridge, Farrer, Reginald John
8 Farrer, Reginald John The rainbow bridge
Little Compton Theophrastus 1977 0913728152 / 9780913728154 Facsimile Hardback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, no jacket as issued, facsimile reprint of the 1921 edition, one corner bumped, spotting to fore-edge & top edge, internally clean, no ownership names, b&w illustrations, folding map. ; 6.5" x 9"; 383 pages 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Our friend the Alsatian, Johns, Rowland
9 Johns, Rowland Our friend the Alsatian
London Methuen 1964 Hardback Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Publisher's original blue cloth in pictorial dust wrapper, second edition published 1933, dj chipped & edgeworn, internally clean, no ownership names, frontis photo. ; Our friend the dog series; 4.5" x 7"; 88 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Hounds of France  Disciples of Diana, Johnston, George &  Maria Ericson
10 Johnston, George & Maria Ericson Hounds of France Disciples of Diana
Hindhead Spur Publications Books Ltd 1979 0904558436 / 9780904558432 Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust jacket, clean copy, no ownership names, with eight colour plates and numerous b&w illustrations by Maria Ericson. ; Spur Publications field sports library; 8.5" x 12"; 136 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Seasons And Prices  The Role of the Weather in English Agricultural History, Jones, E L
11 Jones, E L Seasons And Prices The Role of the Weather in English Agricultural History
London George Allen & Unwin 1964 Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback in dust jacket, minor edgewear to dj, internally clean, no ownership names. ; 6" x 9"; 193 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon  A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabitating that region, ... the neighbouring countries along the border, Marshall, G. F. L
12 Marshall, G. F. L The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabitating that region, ... the neighbouring countries along the border
Calcutta Central Press 1882 Hardback Very Good 
Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges.; Complete in three volumes, published 1882-1890, bound in full brown morocco, raised bands to spines with gilt lettering, boards slightly marked & scuffed, small area of damage to one spine, marbled endpapers, with frontis to each volume, 2 in colour, 29 plates bound in at rear of vols, one in colour, leaves of vol. 1 cropped, scattered foxing, early ink name to first blanks, all bindings firm. 
Price: 800.00 GBP
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British Mammals. New Naturalist No. 21, Matthews, L. Harrison
13 Matthews, L. Harrison British Mammals. New Naturalist No. 21
London Collins 1952 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Publisher's original green cloth in pictorial dust wrapper, dw worn at spine ends & extremities, internally clean, no ownership names, with 16 colour plates, 48 b&w plates and 92 in-text figures. ; 6" x 9"; 410 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Art of the Botanist, Rix, Martyn
14 Rix, Martyn Art of the Botanist
Guildford Lutterworth Press 1981 0718824822 / 9780718824822 Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage for international shipping.; Illustrated light grey d/jkt, unclipped; wear to upper and lower edges, with small losses. Dk red boards, bright. Colour + b/w illustrations. ; 4to (10" x 13 1/2"); 224 pages 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The conformation of the dog, Smythe, Reginald Harrison
15 Smythe, Reginald Harrison The conformation of the dog
London Popular Dogs 1957 Hardback Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
Publisher's hardback in printed dust wrapper, dj stained & edgeworn, spotting to endpapers & fore-edge, no ownership names, b&w illustrations. ; 6" x 8"; 160 pages 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Landscape Design in Aden, Tandy Clifford R V / War Office
16 Tandy Clifford R V / War Office Landscape Design in Aden
London War Office 1960 Paperback As New 
Foolscap, 63pp. Vg. Decorated paper wrappers, stapled report, front wrapper torn and frayed and chipped with some loss, almost detached, a trifle darkened. Stencilled (mimeographed) text; b/w illustrations (photocopies) . This intriguing glimpse into the administration of the Protectorate in the dying days of British rule throws a valuable sidelight onto the history of the times. From the title page: "Report of a visit to Aden in 1960 to consider the particular problems of landscape design which arise from the topographical and climatic conditions of the colony. Specific matters investigated include: types of suitable indigenous plant material and the production of nursery stock; landscape treatment for existing and future development; the particular problems of blown sand, saline soil, and irrigation. " 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Scribblings of a Yarmouth Naturalist  An edited selection from the writings of A H Patterson, Tooley, Beryl & Keith Skipper
17 Tooley, Beryl & Keith Skipper Scribblings of a Yarmouth Naturalist An edited selection from the writings of A H Patterson
Beryl Tooley 2004 095490480x / 9780954904807 Paperback Very Good 
Stiff card wrappers, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. ; 144 pages 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Minstrelsy of the Woods; Or, Sketches and Songs Connected with the Natural History of Some of the Most Interesting British and Foreign Birds, Waring, Miss S.
18 Waring, Miss S. The Minstrelsy of the Woods; Or, Sketches and Songs Connected with the Natural History of Some of the Most Interesting British and Foreign Birds
London Harvey and Darton 1832 Hardback Good+ 
Patterned green cloth boards; a little worn; corners a little worn. Gilt decoration + titling still quite bright. Wear to head and tail of spine, with small losses; rear external joint partially exposed, but boards and backstrip intact, but repaired. Binding intact, but frail. Owner's name (in lovely copperplate) dd 1855 on front endpaper. 17 exquisite hand-tinted colour plates (plate at p65, the Golden Crested Wren loose, but present). ; 8vo (4 1/2" x 8"); 227 pages 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne in the County of Southhampton. To Which are Added, The Naturalist's Calendar; Observations on Various Parts of Nature; and Poems. A New Edition, with Engravings., White, Rev. Gilbert
19 White, Rev. Gilbert The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne in the County of Southhampton. To Which are Added, The Naturalist's Calendar; Observations on Various Parts of Nature; and Poems. A New Edition, with Engravings.
London White, Cochrane, and Co; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown et al, London 1813 Hardback Good+ 
Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Brown leather patterned boards; somewhat rubbed and worn, but intact. Corners worn. Backstrip rather worn, but intact; raised bands; remains of titling label at head. Boards and binding intact. Front and rear joints slightly exposed, but binding intact. Blue-grey marbled pastedowns + endpapers. pp generally clean and supple - very occasional spotting; occasional faint pencil notes in margin; faint pencil notes on reverse of rear endpaper; faded marbled foredges. Bookplate on front pastedown; owner's name on verso of front endpaper. A facsimile of a handwritten poem by White is bound in at the front: a little frail - it is split horizontally in half, and held in place by the binding. 12 plates (all present), incl large fold-out plate at front (a little frail - small split in one of the vertical folds at lower edge), and hand-tinted plate at p485. ; 4to (8" x 10"); 587 pages 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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The conformation of the dog, Smythe, Reginald Harrison
The conformation of the dog
9.50 GBP

Our Friend the Chow Chow, Edited By Rowland Johns & With a Frontispiece
Our Friend the Chow Chow
5.00 GBP

Our friend the Alsatian, Johns, Rowland
Our friend the Alsatian
5.00 GBP

Hounds of France  Disciples of Diana, Johnston, George &  Maria Ericson
Hounds of France Disciples of Diana
10.00 GBP

On The Eaves Of The World, Farrer, Reginald
On The Eaves Of The World
35.00 GBP

The rainbow bridge, Farrer, Reginald John
The rainbow bridge
18.00 GBP

Scribblings of a Yarmouth Naturalist  An edited selection from the writings of A H Patterson, Tooley, Beryl & Keith Skipper
Scribblings of a Yarmouth Naturalist An edited selection from the writings of A H Patterson
12.50 GBP

British Mammals. New Naturalist No. 21, Matthews, L. Harrison
British Mammals. New Naturalist No. 21
15.00 GBP

 
 


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