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Bird Migration

By: N/A

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Feltham, Middlesex, Country Life Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037178


Comprehensive guide to the annual arrival and disappearance of our migratory birds and the intense speculation it has prompted through the ages. Good, clean hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light signs of shelf life - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Warburg Reserve Nature Trail

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, BBONT:

Seller ID: 061898


28-page, stapled booklet produced by the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Naturalists' Trust. Clean, glossy copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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From Spring to Fall or When Life Stirs

By: A Son of the Marshes, Owen, J.A. [editor]

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, William Blackwood: 1894

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 045170


Victorian nature book which in which the author observes wildlife in the countryside of Surrey and Sussex. 244 pages. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Spine strip darkened. Some foxing to page edges but text block is generally clean, binding square and tight. A good copy. View more info

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Living Free : The Story of Elsa and Her Cubs

By: Adamson, Joy

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1963

Seller ID: 061878


Follows on from Born Free, telling the story of Elsa and her growing family - their problems and dangers, their games and diversions. Previous owner's name to prelim else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing slightest shelfwear with sunning to spine - 192 pages including appendix. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Teach Yourself Meteorology

By: Aeolus

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042421


Part of the Teach Yourself Series. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w which has a Test Paper on the inside of the wrapper - 138 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Common Birds (India - the Land and People)

By: Ali, Salim & Futehally, Laeeq

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, National Book Trust India: 1967

Seller ID: 046242


Covers the common birds to be found in India with a description on 97 different birds and an idenfying colour plate of each one - offering a good starting point for any beginner. Good clean paperback which is a little rubbed to the edges and darkened to rear cover. 118 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

By: Ali, Salim; Ripley, S. Dillon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford & London, Bombay Natural History Society/Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 037997


Some dampstaining to dustwrapper and boards but internally text block is clean - hence a good reading copy. Some occasional annotation in pencil.Edges of dustwrapper have been reinforced with clear tape. Depicts all the bird species found in the Subcontinent arranged family-wise on 106 plates which follow one another in systematic order + concise infomation on status, size, habitat, and distribution. 177 pages including index. Next post from UK. View more info

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Birds of Anglian Water Reservoirs

By: Andrews, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, Anglian Water: 1992

Seller ID: 022543


A very good, clean copy which has light reading creases. Text block clean. Binding tight. Illustrated throughout in colour. An ideal introduction to family bird watching. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Fifteenth National Show and Sale

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: England, The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Ltd: 1989

Seller ID: 023294


Catalogue for the show held on Friday 9th & Saturday 10th September 1989 at the National Agricultural centre in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. The premier exhibition and sale of Britain's rare breeds of cattle, pigs, sheep and goats. Occasional annotation marks. Long crease to front cover - otherwise a good, clean copy. View more info

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The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Eighteenth National Show and Sale

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: England, The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: 023295


Catalogue for the show held on Friday 11th & Saturday 12th September 1992 at the National Agricultural centre in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. The premier exhibition and sale of Britain's rare breeds of cattle, and sheep. A very good, clean copy. View more info

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The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Twentieth National Show and Sale

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: England, The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Ltd: 1994

Seller ID: 023296


Catalogue for the show held on Friday 9th & Saturday 10th September 1994 at the National Agricultural centre in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. The premier exhibition and sale of Britain's rare and minority breeds. Minor soiling to front cover and some pencil annotation to pages. View more info

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The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Twenty Second National Show and Sale

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: England, The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 023297


Catalogue for the show held on Friday 6th & Saturday 7th September 1996 at the National Agricultural centre in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. The premier exhibition and sale of Britain's rare and minority breeds. Some annotation to pages. Includes a leaflet about White Park cattle. View more info

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Harvesting the Rains in Thar

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: India, Gramin Vikas Bigyan Samiti: 2003

Seller ID: 025783


A very good, clean copy of this book which looks at the community driven initiatives of the people of the drought prone, rain starved state of Rajasthan who use water harvesting, conservation, management and distribution to manage their water problem and in doing so have become self-sustainable in water without disturbing the ecological framework of the state. 106 pages. View more info

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Top Wildlife Spots

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1999

Seller ID: 029970


Features 200 of the top British reserves where you can see nature at its best - includes detailed maps and easy-to-follow descriptions. 256 pages including index. As new copy which appears unread. View more info

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The Trials of Life

By: Attenborough, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Collins/BBC: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031553


The book which accompanied the BBC television series which looked at life in the animal world as a series of trials with each chapter covering a separate stage in the life of animals from birth to death. Illustrated throughout in colour, A very good clean copy in price-clipped jacket. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 320pp including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Life on Earth

By: Attenborough, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: England, Collins: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064253


The book which accompanied the popular BBC television series. Clean bright copy in very good dustjacket. 319 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs. View more info

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In the Countryside of South Leicestershire

By: Badcock, J.C.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Leicester, Leicestershire, Vance Harvey Publishing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041410


Deals with the natural history of a small stretch of countryside in South Leicestershire, and intended as a guide to such places as a modest introduction to the wildlife, both plant and animal, that abides therein. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 96 pages. Colour frontis + b.w. sketches throughout. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Sea Fishes

By: Bagenal T. B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064598


Very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustjacket. Describing 215 species with 139 illustrations of which 32 are in full colour. 184 pages. View more info

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Coasts and Estuaries (The Natural History of Britain and Northern Europe)

By: Barnes, Richard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1979

Seller ID: 022309


Laminated pictorial boards. With over 700 entries and 660 illustrations of species in full colour. 224 pages including index. A well-cared for second-hand copy. Page edges tanning slightly. View more info

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British Insects and How to Know Them

By: Bastin, Harold

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064026


Provides a popular introduction to the study of British insects - divided into sections on:- Insects in General; Fish-Insects - earwigs, cockroaches and their allies; Stone Flies, Book Lice, May Flies and Dragon-Flies; Thrips, Bugs, Aphids & Scale Insects; Alder-Flies, Snake-Flies, Lacewings and Scorpion-Flies; Beetles; Caddis-Flies, Moths & Butterflies; Two-Winged Flies and Fleas; Ants, Bees, Wasps and their Kindred. 12 b/w plates. 129 pages including index. Good clean ... View more info