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Image for Sky Gipsy. The Story of a Wild Goose. Illustrated By D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.

Sky Gipsy. The Story of a Wild Goose. Illustrated By D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.

By: B.B. / Watkins-Pitchford D.J.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1942

Seller ID: 28268


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 View more info

Image for The Development of the Vertebrate Skull.

The Development of the Vertebrate Skull.

By: Beer, Gavin De

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1937

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32945


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Blk boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked; small vertical split at base of backstrip; binding tight; gilt titling bright. B/w illustrations. Owner's name on front endpaper. ; 4to (7" x 10"); 552 + 143 b/w plates pages View more info

Image for The Country Calendar or The Shepherd of Banbury's Rules

The Country Calendar or The Shepherd of Banbury's Rules

By: Claridge, John; Newly Annotated by G.H.T. Kimble; Illustrated by Margaret Webb.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Sylvan Press: 1946

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 24006


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 View more info

Image for Studies in Bird Migration (2 Vols)

Studies in Bird Migration (2 Vols)

By: Clarke, William Eagle

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Gurney and Jackson: 1912

Edition: First

Seller ID: 31191


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 View more info

Image for Evolution of the Vertebrates  A History of the Backboned Animals Through Time

Evolution of the Vertebrates A History of the Backboned Animals Through Time

By: COLBERT, Edwin H.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1981

Seller ID: 33453


Card wrappers, corners slightly worn, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears in pencil on the front endpaper.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 528 pages View more info

Image for The Works of Charles Darwin : The Pickering Masters. In 29 volumes complete

The Works of Charles Darwin : The Pickering Masters. In 29 volumes complete

By: Darwin, Charles and edited by Paul H. Barrett and R. B. Freeman

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: London, Pickering & Chatto Publishers Limited: 1986

Seller ID: 32191


In 29 volumes complete, publisher's dark green cloth with black labels & gilt lettering to spines, no jackets, as issued, published 1986-1989, slight fading to a few spines, all bindings clean, all internally clean, no ownership names, minimal wear, generally unused condition, with reproductions of original illustrations, including some colour.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for The rainbow bridge

The rainbow bridge

By: Farrer, Reginald John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Little Compton, Theophrastus: 1977

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 30296


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 View more info

Image for The Chimpanzees of Gombe  Patterns of Behaviour

The Chimpanzees of Gombe Patterns of Behaviour

By: Goodall, Frederic G.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge MA, Harvard University Press: 1990

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 32187


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Publisher's full cloth in dust jacket, dj spine slightly faded & edgeworn, Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to front endpaper, internally clean, numerous b&w and colour illustrations. ; 11.10 X 8.50 X 1.70 inches; 688 pages View more info

Image for The Invertebrates, Vol IV: Echinodermata, The coelomate Bilateria

The Invertebrates, Vol IV: Echinodermata, The coelomate Bilateria

By: Hyman, Libbie Henrietta

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Inc: 1955

Seller ID: 32942


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Pale brown boards (no d/jkt); slight scratch on rear, otherwise unmarked, and bright. Binding tight; gilt titling bright.Bookseller's tick on front pastedown. B/w illustrations.; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 763 pages View more info

Image for Our friend the Alsatian

Our friend the Alsatian

By: Johns, Rowland

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1964

Seller ID: 30760


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 View more info

Image for Seasons And Prices  The Role of the Weather in English Agricultural History

Seasons And Prices The Role of the Weather in English Agricultural History

By: Jones, E L

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1964

Seller ID: 31087


Hardback in dust jacket, minor edgewear to dj, internally clean, no ownership names. ; 6" x 9"; 193 pages View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Marshall, G. F. L

Price: £800.00

Publisher: Calcutta Central Press: 1882

Seller ID: 27225


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. View more info

Image for Between Pacific Tides

Between Pacific Tides

By: Ricketts, Edward F. & Jack Calvin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Stanford, Stanford University Press: 1968

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 32965


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Publisher's full cloth in dust jacket, later printing of the fourth edition, minor wear to dj edges, cloth clean, internally clean, no ownership marks, numerous colour and b&w illustrations. ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 614 pages View more info

Image for Principles of Animal Taxonomy

Principles of Animal Taxonomy

By: Simpson, G G

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 33467


Blue boards with gilt lettering, pages unmarked, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; Biological; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages View more info

Image for The conformation of the dog

The conformation of the dog

By: Smythe, Reginald Harrison

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Popular Dogs: 1957

Seller ID: 30949


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 View more info

Image for Landscape Design in Aden

Landscape Design in Aden

By: Tandy Clifford R V / War Office

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, War Office: 1960

Seller ID: 7149


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 pr... View more info

Image for Scribblings of a Yarmouth Naturalist  An edited selection from the writings of A H Patterson

Scribblings of a Yarmouth Naturalist An edited selection from the writings of A H Patterson

By: Tooley, Beryl & Keith Skipper

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Beryl Tooley: 2004

Seller ID: 30217


Stiff card wrappers, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. ; 144 pages View more info

Image for The Fisherman - The Sociology Of An Extreme Occupation

The Fisherman - The Sociology Of An Extreme Occupation

By: Tunstall, Jeremy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macgibbon & Kee: 1969

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 32804


Illustrated monochrome d/jkt, unclipped; a trifle marked; spine slightly faded. Dk green boards, clean and bright; binding tight; gilt titling bright. Owner's name on front endpaper. B/w illustrations. ; 294 pages View more info

Image for Birds & Men: American Birds in Science, Art, Literature, and Conservation, 1800-1900

Birds & Men: American Birds in Science, Art, Literature, and Conservation, 1800-1900

By: Walker, Robert Henry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1966

Seller ID: 33414


Illustrated white card wrappers; spine uncreaed; binding tight. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 1/2"); 230 pages View more info

Image for The Minstrelsy of the Woods; Or, Sketches and Songs Connected with the Natural History of Some of the Most Interesting British and Foreign Birds

The Minstrelsy of the Woods; Or, Sketches and Songs Connected with the Natural History of Some of the Most Interesting British and Foreign Birds

By: Waring, Miss S.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Harvey and Darton: 1832

Seller ID: 25122


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 p... View more info