Natural History

1. Allen, David Elliston.: Books and Naturalists. London: HarperCollins, 2010. 1st. edn. xiv,495(3)pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. New Naturalist series no. 112. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6334) £45.00

2. Amphlett, John and Rea, Carleton.: The Botany of Worcestershire: an account of the flowering plants, ferns, mosses, hepatics, lichens, fungi and fresh-water algae which grow or have grown spontaneously in the county of Worcester. Birmingham: Cornish Brothers, 1909. 1st. edn. xxxiv, 654pp.Map in pocket at back. Ownership signature to ffep. Some neat  annotation (place names) throughout. Green cloth boards somewhat spotted and rubbed otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4509) £25.00

3. Asher, Jim et al.: The Millennium Atlas of Butterflies in Britain and Ireland. London: Oxford University Press, 2001. 1st. edn. xx,433pp. Many cold. photos., maps. D/w very slightly creased at spine head otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6372) £18.00

4. Attenborough, David.: Zoo Quest in Paraguay. London: Lutterworth Press, 1959. 1st. edn. 168pp. Five cold. and 37 b/w photos., map. D/w a little rubbed on edges and with two small, closed tear in top edge otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 5635) £18.00

5. Bang, Preben & Dahlstrom, Preben.: Collins Guide to Animal Tracks and Signs: a guide to the tracking of all British and European mammals and birds. London: Collins, 1974. 1st. UK edn. 240pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. and other illus. Binding very slightly cocked with bumped bottom corners. Price-clipped d/w somewhat dust marked, rubbed on edges and corners and with some light fraying at spine head. Overall, a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6371) £20.00

6. Blundell, Michael.: Collins Photo Guide to the Wild Flowers of East Africa. London: HarperCollins, 1992. Reprint with corrections. 464pp. Over 860 cold. photos. Pictorial laminated boards (no d/w issued) slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4247) £20.00

7. Blunt, Wilfrid.: The Art of Botanical Illustration. London: Collins, 1950. 1st. edn. xxxii, 304pp. 47 cold. and 32 b/w plates, numerous text figures. Neat, dated ownership inscription to ffep. New Naturalist series no. 14. D/w a little rubbed on corners and edges, tanned on spine and dappled with many fox-spots. Overall, a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6332) £40.00

8. Brown, F. Martin & Heineman, Bernard.: Jamaica and its Butterflies. London: E. W. Classey, 1972. 1st. edn. xv, 478pp. 10 cold. plates by Marjorie Statham Favreau, text figures, endpaper maps. D/w a trifle dust marked otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5483) £25.00

9. Buczacki, Stefan.: Garden Natural History. London: HarperCollins, 2007. 1st. edn. x, 324pp. Numerous cold. photos.  New Naturalist series no. 102. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5488) £30.00

10. Burton, Rodney M.: Flora of the London Area. London: London Natural History Society, 1983. 1st. edn. xxii, 225pp. Numerous maps, text figures. Pictorial laminated boards (no d/w issued) a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 5191) £8.00

11. Butler, Colin G.: The World of the Honeybee. London: Collins, 1954. 1st. edn. xiv, 226pp. Two cold. and 87 b/w photos. New Naturalist series no. 29. Rather grubby d/w chipped and worn with several closed tears and some loss along top edge. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5487) £20.00

12. Butler, Edward A.: Our Household Insects: an account of the insect-pests found in dwelling-houses. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1896. 1st. edn. x, 344pp plus 24pp publisher’s list. Seven b/w photos., numerous text figures.Maroon cloth boards with silver lettering a trifle rubbed and worn on corners and edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5727) £8.00

13. Cabot, David.: Wildfowl. London: HarperCollins, 2009. 1st. edn. xiii, 460pp. Numerous Cold. photos, text figures. New Naturalist series no. 110. D/w a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4648) £35.00

14. Chapman, Geoff & Young, Bob.: Box Hill Lyme Regis: Serendip Fine Books, 1979. 1st. edn. 165pp. Cold. frontis., cold. and b/w photos., text figures, map. D/w a little rubbed on corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 7330) £10.00

15. Coe, Malcolm & Beentje, Henk.: A Field Guide to the Acacias of Kenya. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. 1st. P/B edn. xiii, 148pp. Numerous text figures by Rosemary Wise. Pictorial card covers slightly fade on spine and adjacent ares of front and back panels otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4248) £15.00

16. Condry, William M.: The Natural History of Wales. London: Collins, 1981. 1st. edn. 287pp. 65 b/w photos., maps. New Naturalist series no. 66. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a very clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 5923) £30.00

17. Corbet, Philip & Brooks, Stephen.: Dragonflies. London: HarperCollins, 2008. 1st. edn. xvi(2)454pp. Many cold. photos., text figures, maps. New Naturalist series no. 106. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6562) £30.00

18. Darling, F. Fraser & Boyd, J. Morton.: The Highlands and Islands. London: Collins, 1964. 1st. edn thus. xvi, 336pp. Six cold. and 50 b/w photos., maps. The revised and rewritten version of Darling’s earlier Natural History of the Highlands and Islands. New Naturalist series no. 6. D/w slightly tanned otherwise a very good, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4546) £15.00

19. Dony, John G.: Flora of Hertfordshire. Hitchin:Hitchin Urban District Council, 1967. 1st. edn. (6)112(56)(8)pp. Cold. frontis. and 16 b/w photos., numerous maps. D/w a little rubed on edges otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 4651) £7.00

20. Edlin, H. L.: Forestry and Wildlife. London: B. T. Batsford, 1947. 1st. edn. viii, 184pp. Cold. frontis. and many b/w photos. Neat dated ownership signature to ffep. Binding slightly cocked. Brian Cook d/w a trifle faded on spine and very slightly rubbed on edges and corners with a little fraying at spine head and tail. Otherwise, a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4851) £12.00

21. Fabre, J. H.: The Wonders of Instinct: chapters in the psychology of insects London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1918. 1st. UK edn. 320pp. 16 plates from b/w photos. by Paul H. Fabre. Translated from the French by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos and Bernard Miall. Dated ownership signature to ffep. Green cloth gilt boards rather dulled on spine and slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean,sound copy.  (Stock ref 5729) £10.00

22. Friend, Peter.: Southern England: looking at the natural landscape London: HarperCollins, 2008 1st. edn. 414pp. Numerous cold. photos., maps. New Naturalist series no.108. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5953) £30.00

23. Galbraith, Jean.: Collins Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of South-east Australia. London: Collina, 1977. 1st. edn. 450pp. Numerous cold. photos., text figures. Pictorial laminated boards slightly stained and dust marked otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4513) £10.00

24. Gathorne-Hardy, Robert.: Wild Flowers in Britain. London: B. T. Batsford, 1948. 3rd. edn. viii,120pp. Four cold. plates and many line drawings by John Nash, b/w photos. John Nash d/w rather tanned on spine and chipped and worn on edges otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4796) £4.00

25. Good, Ronald.: A Geographical Handbook of the Dorset Flora. Dorchester: The Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, nd (1948). 1st. edn. xi, 255pp. Photo frontis., numerous maps. Includes a chapter on the soils of Dorset by K. L. Robinson. Blue cloth gilt rather spotted and dull but, internally, a very clean, bright copy.   (Stock ref 4678) £7.50

26. Gosse, Philip Henry: Actinologia Britannica, A History of the British Sea-Anemones and Corals London: Van Voorst, 1860 1st. edn. xl, 362 pp. 11 fine cold. lithographed plates by Dickes, one b/w  plate (all with tissue guards), numerous text figures. Internally, very clean and bright but dark green cloth gilt slightly spotted on spine and front board, rubbed on edges and bumped on corners. Overall, a very good copy of this classic work.  (Stock ref 1941) £100.00

27. Gould, James L. & Gould, Carol Grant.: Animal Architects: building and the evolution of intelligence. New York: Basic Books, 2007 1st. edn. xii,324pp. B/w photos., text figures. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6953) £10.00

28. Hardy, Alister.: The Living Stream: a restatement of evolution theory and its relation to the spirit of man. London: Collins, 1965. 1st. edn. 292pp. Numerous b/w illus. Ownership signature of Bernard Gooch (author and naturalist) to ffep. Some foxing to epp and fore-edge. D/w slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 4677) £8.00

29. Harvie-Brown, J. A. & MacPherson, Rev. H. A.: A  Fauna of the North-West Highlands and Skye. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1904 1st. edn. civ, 378pp. B/w photos., numerous text figures, three maps (one fold-out). T.e.g. Dark green buckram boards with gilt spine lettering just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4824) £90.00

30. Hepper, F. Nigel (ed).: Plant Hunting for Kew. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1989. 1st. edn. xviii, 222pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus., maps. Pictorial laminated card coversa trifle rubbed on corners and slightly creased on back panel otherwise a very good, clean copy.  (Stock ref 4498) £7.00

31. Hickin, Norman E.: Caddis: a short account of the biology of British caddis fliers withy special reference to the immature stages. London: Methuen & Co., 1952. 1st. edn. x,50pp. Four cold. plates and many line drwaings by the author. A Field Study Book. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a very clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 7331) £8.00

32. Hillard, Darla.: Vanishing Tracks: four years among the Snow Leopards of Nepal. London: Elm Tree Books, 1989. 1st. edn. 332pp. Cold. photos., map. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6751) £6.00

33. Jefferies, Richard: Nature Near London London: Chatto & Windus, 1908 New edn. xi, 212 pp. 12 cold. plates by Ruth Dollman. Small, neat ownership signature to ffep. Green cloth gilt. A very clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 2022) £15.00

34. Kibby, Geoffrey.: Mushrooms and Toadstools: a field guide. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979. 1st. edn. 256pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. by Sean Milne. Dated ownership signature to ffep. Price-clipped d/w showing just a little shelf wear otherwise a very clean, bright copy.   (Stock ref 4650) £10.00

35. Lehane, Brendan.: The Compleat Flea. London: John Murray, 1969. 1st. edn. x,126pp. B/w illus. Gift inscription to ffep.D/w a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6013) £6.00

36. Lubbock, Sir John.: Ants, Bees and Wasps: a record of observations on the habits of the social Hymenoptera. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1929 New edn. xx, 377pp. Four cold. and two b/w plates, text figures. Edited and annotated by J. G. Myers. Green cloth gilt a trifle stained and slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, bright copy,  (Stock ref 5728) £9.00

37. Mabey, Richard.: Flora Britannica. London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1996. 1st. edn. 480pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. Price-clipped d/w a trifle rubbed on corners and with a small, closed tear in top edge of back panel. A very clean, sound copy otherwise.  (Stock ref 7183) £15.00

38. Marren, Peter.: The New Naturalists. London: HarperCollins, 1995. 1st. P/B edn. 304pp. Cold. and b/w illus. throughout. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6365) £10.00

39. Marsden-Jones, E. M. & Turrill, W. B.: British Knapweeds: a study in synthetic taxonomy. London: The Ray Society, 1954. 1st. edn. xiii, 201pp. Cold. frontis, 27 b/w plates, text fgures. D/w very slightly faded on spine and slightly rubbed at spine head otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4517) £10.00

40. Masefield, G. B. et al.: The Oxford Book of Food Plants. London: Oxford University Press, 1971. Reprint. viii, 206pp. Numerous cold. plates, text figures. D/w slightly creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4505) £7.00

41. Maxwell, Gavin.: Ring of Bright Water. London: Longmans, 1960. 1st. edn. x,211pp. Many b/w photos., line drawings by Peter Scott et al. Price-clipped d/w  rubbed on edges and corners with a small tear  in bottom edge of back panel otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 7327) £10.00

42. Maxwell, Gavin.: The Rocks Remain London: Longmans Green, 1963. 1st. edn. (12)186pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 7328) £8.00

43. Mercer, Ian.: Dartmoor. London: HarperCollins, 2009. 1st. edn. xiv, 402pp. Numerous cold. photos., maps. New Naturalist series number 111. D/w a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4296) £50.00

44. Morley, B. D. & Toelken, H. R. (eds.): Flowering Plants in Australia. Adelaide: Rigby Publishers, 1983. 1st. edn. 416pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus., maps. D/w a trifle dust marked otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5482) £20.00

45. Mountfort, Guy.: Portrait of a River: the wildlife of the Danube from the Black Sea to Budapest. London: Hutchinson, 1962. 1st. edn. 207pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. by Eric Hosking. D/w a little chipped and worn on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6749) £10.00

46. Mountfort, Guy.: Portrait of a Wilderness: the story of the ornithological expeditions to the Coto Donana. London: Hutchinson, 1958. 1st. edn. 240pp. Many cold. and b/w photos. by Eric Hosking. D/w Rather rubbed on edges and corners with some fraying at spine head and one or two tiny nicks. Internally, very clean and sound.  (Stock ref 6750) £15.00

47. Parslow, Rosemary.: The Isles of Scilly. London: HarperCollins, 2007. 1st. edn. xii, 450pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. New Naturalist series no. 103. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5489) £30.00

48. Petch, Dr. C. P. & Swann, E. L.: Flora of Norfolk. Norwich: Jarrold and Sons, 1968. 1st. edn. 288pp. 115 cold. photos. D/w slightly rubbed on edges with one small tear in top edge of front panel and faded on spine. A very good, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4518) £6.00

49. Peterken, George.: Wye Valley. London: HarperCollins, 2008. 1st. edn. xii,466pp. Numerous cold. photos., maps. New Naturalist series no.105. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5951) £30.00

50. Phillips, Roger.: Grasses, Ferns, Mosses and Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Ward Lock, 1980 1st. edn. 191pp. Numerous cold. photos. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4280) £25.00

51. Plant, Colin W.: The Butterflies of the London Area. London: London Natural History Society, 1987. 1st. edn. 199pp. Many cold. photos., distribution maps. D/w a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6019) £9.00

52. Polunin, Oleg & Huxley, Anthony.: Flowers of the Mediterranean. London: Chatto & Windus, 1972. 4th revised impression. xii, 260pp. 311 cold. photos., 24 b/w plates, numerous text figures.D/w a little rubbed and worn on edges. A very good copy.  (Stock ref 4374) £10.00

53. Polunin, Oleg.: Flowers of Europe: a field guide. London: Oxford University Press, 1969. 1st. UK edn. (8)662pp. Over 1,000 cold. photos, text figures. D/w a little rubbed and creased on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4617) £8.50

54. Polunin, Oleg.: Trees and Bushes of Europe. London: Oxford University Press, 1976. 1st. UK edn. xvi, 208pp. Numerous cold illus., text figures. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4516) £10.00

55. Rackham, Oliver.: Woodlands. London: HarperCollins, 2006. 1st. edn. xiv, 609pp. Numerous cold. photos., text figures, maps. New Naturalist series no. 100. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6563) £50.00

56. Ramsbottom. John.: A Handbook of the Larger British Fungi. London: British Museum (Natural History), 1946. 1st. edn. (4)222pp. 141 text figures. Dark green cloth boards just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a clean, sound copy..  (Stock ref 4508) £6.00

57. Ratcliffe, Derek.: Galloway and the Borders. London: HarperCollins, 2007. 1st. edn. xxx, 385pp. Numerous cold. photos., map. No. 101 in the New Naturalist series. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4356) £40.00

58. Roe, Captain R. G. B.: The Flora of Somerset. Taunton: Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1981 1st. edn. xv (9)345pp. B/w photos., maps. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4615) £6.00

59. Rose, Francis.: Colour Identification Guide to the Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and Ferns of the British Isles and North-western Europe. London: Viking, 1989. 1st. edn. 240pp. 62 cold. plates, text figures. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4616) £40.00

60. Safina, Carl.: The View from Lazy Point: a natural year in an unnatural world. New York: Henry Holt, 2010. 1st. edn. (14)401pp. Line drawings by Trudy Nicholson, maps by Jon Luoma. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6868) £10.00

61. Schleiden, M. J.: The Plant: a biography in a series of popular lectures. London: Hippolyte Bailliere, 1848. 1st. UK edn. viii, 365pp. Five cold. plates, 13 wood engravings. Translated from the German by Arthur Henfrey. Half calf  over marbled boards with compartmented spine and gilt lettering, slightly rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a very clean sound copy.  (Stock ref 4619) £40.00

62. Smythies, Bertram E.: The Birds of Burma. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1953. 2nd. revised edn. xliii, 668pp. 31 cold. plates by A. M. Hughes, fold-out map. Tape stains to epp. Dark green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. Spine head and tail rather worn with several splits but, internally, a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4238) £25.00

63. Street, Philip.: Mammals in the British Isles. London: Robert Hale, 1961. 1st. edn. 185pp. Many b/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 7332) £6.00

64. Synge, Patrick M.: In Search of Flowers. London: Michael Joseph, 1973. 1st. edn. 176pp. Four cold. and 16 b/w plates, map. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges and dust marked otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 4285) £4.00

65. Tansley, A. G.: Britain’s Green Mantle: past, present and future. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1949. 1st. edn. xii, 294pp. Numerous b/w photos., text figures. D/w rubbed and worn on edges with three small tears otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 4510) £7.00

66. Taylor, Moss.: Guardian Spirit of the East Bank: a celebration of the life of R. A. Richardson Sheringham: Wren Publishing, 2002. 1st. edn. 232pp. Many cold . and b/w illus. Foreword by Robert Gillmor. Signed by author on title page. Neat gift inscrption to ffep and d/w very slightly creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 7323) £40.00

67. Tomkies, Mike: Golden Eagle Years London: Jonathan Cape, 1994 Revised edn. 224 pp. Numerous cold. photos. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 2185) £7.50

68. Tomkies, Mike: Last Wild Years London: Jonathan Cape, 1992 1st. edn. 208 pp. Numerous cold. photos. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 2188) £10.00

69. Turton, Lilian.: Some Flowering Plants of South-Eastern Botswana. Gaborone: Botswana Society, 1988. 1st. edn. 151pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. by Verena Blomberg-Ermatinger. Laminated, pictorial card covers slightly dust marked and rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5486) £15.00

70. Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian.: British Game. London: Collins, 1946. 1st. edn. xvi, 240pp. 28 cold. and 81 b/w illus. New Naturalist series no. 2. Price-clipped d/w slightly rubbed on edges with some small loss at spine head and adjacent area of back panel otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4544) £7.50

71. Wa-Sha-Quon-Asin (Grey Owl): Tales of an Empty Cabin London: Lovat Dickson, 1936 No. 111 of an edition limited to 250 copies signed by the author. xvi, 335 pp. Cold. frontis portrait of the author, 33 sepia photos. Dated ownership initials neatly added to foot of limitation page and small press cutting tipped in. Rather worn grey silk bookmark detached and laid in. T.e.g. otherwise pp untrimmed. Dark blue cloth gilt just showing some dust marks otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1771) £75.00

72. Whitehead, G. Kenneth.: The Deer of Great Britain and Ireland: an account of their history, status and distribution. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1964. 1st. edn. xv, 597pp. 95 b/w photos., maps. Neat bookplate to front pastedown. D/w faded on spine and rather rubbed and creased on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4653) £25.00

73. Williamson, Henry:: Salar the Salmon. London, Faber & Faber, 1935. 1st. edn., first issue. 319 pp. D/w design and two vignettes by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Top of text block stained red. Ownership signature dated “16.x.35”.  D/w a trifle rubbed on extremities, some minor loss to spine head and slightly dulled overall. Generally a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6125) £30.00