Natural History

1. Arnold, E. C.: British Waders Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1924 1st. edn. vii, 102 pp. 52 tissue guarded cold. plates by the author. T.e.g. Small bookplate to front pastedown. Some light foxing throughout not affecting the plates. Red cloth gilt a trifle darkened on spine and just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2256) £20.00

2. Botth, Chris et al.: The Birds of Orkney. Stromness: The Orkney Press, 1984. 1st. edn. xxiv(2)275pp. Ciold. & b/w photos., line drawings. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4019) £10.00

3. Colston, Peter R. & Curry-Lindahl, Kai:: The Birds of Mount Nimba, Liberia. London, British Museum(Natural History), 1986. 1st. edn. 129 pp. One cold. plate, cold. and b/w photos., line drawings. Laminated bds., fine. (Stock ref 65) £20.00

4. Cox, E.H.M. & Cox, P.A.: Modern Rhododendrons London: Thomas Nelson, 1956 Repr. xiii, 193 pp. Four cold. plates, text figures. D/w a trifle rubbed on extremities and with a few tiny nicks otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 1189) £10.00

5. Delacour, Jean:: The Pheasants of the World. London, Country Life, 1964. 1st. edn, 3rd. imp. 351 pp. 32 plates (16 cold.) by J.C.Harrison, maps and diagrams. Grey and red cloth gilt. Tape stains on pastedowns otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 92) £25.00

6. Desmond, Ray: Kew: the history of the Royal Botanic Gardens London: The Harvill Press, 1995 1st. edn. xvi, 468 pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. Card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1534) £15.00

7. Eriksen, Hanne & Jens.: Common Birds in Oman: an identification guide. Muscat: Al Roya Publishing, 2005. 1st. edn. 256pp. Numerous cold. photos., maps. Binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers a little creased otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3962) £10.00

8. 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

9. Grant, Peter R. & Grant, B. Rosemary.: How and Why Species Multiply: the radiation of Darwin’s Finches. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. 1st. edn. xxii, 218pp. Numerous cold. photos., text figures. D/w somewhat faded around edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3964) £9.50

10. Hale, W. G.: Waders London: Collins, 1980 1st. edn. 320 pp. Numerous b/w photos., text figures. No. 65 in the New Naturalist series. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2900) £20.00

11. 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

12. Johnsgard, Paul A.: Bustards, Hemipodes and Sandgrouse: birds of dry places Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991 1st. edn. xi, 275pp. 51 cold. plates, many text figures and maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3046) £30.00

13. Johnsgard, Paul A.: The Quails, Partridges and Francolins of the World Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988 1st. edn. xix, 264pp. 127 cold. plates, many text figures and maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3045) £30.00

14. Meinertzhagen, R.:: Pirates and Predators: the piratical and predatory habits of birds. Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd, 1959. 1st.edn. ix, 230 pp. 18 cold. plates ( mostly by G.E.Lodge), 26 b/w illus. Red cloth gilt faded on spine, tape stains and some surface damage to pastedowns and some marginal foxing otherwise a good clean copy. (Stock ref 71) £50.00

15. Raffaele, Herbert et al.: Birds of the West Indies. London: Christopher Helm, 1998. 1st. edn. 511pp. Numerous cold. plates by Tracy Pedersen, Kristin Williams et al., maps. D/w a little rubbed on top edge otherwise a clean sound copy. (Stock ref 3965) £15.00

16. Schauensee, Rodolphe Meyer de & Phelps, William H.: A Guide to the Birds of Venezuela Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995. 9th. impression. xxii, 424pp. 53 cold. and b/w [plates by Guy Tudor et al., line drawings by Michael Kleinbaum, map. Pictorial card covers showing some shelf wear otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3963) £8.50

17. Slack, Adrian.: Carnivorous Plants. LOndon: Ebury Press, 1979. 1st. edn. 240pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos., text figures. D/w a little rubbed on edges and with a small, closed tear in bottom edge of front panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3874) £6.50

18. 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

19. Tomkies, Mike: In Spain’s Secret Wilderness London: Jonathan Cape, 1989 1st. edn. (8)240 pp. Numerous cold. photos. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2186) £10.00

20. Tomkies, Mike: Wildcat Haven London: Jonathan Cape, 1987 1st. edn. 224 pp. Numerous cold. photos. The complete story of “My Wilderness Wildcats” and “Liane, a Cat From the Wild” revised and updated. Bookplate to front pastedown. D/w slightly rubbed on edges with a couple of very small tears otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2187) £10.00

21. 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

22. Williamson, Henry:: Salar the Salmon. London, Faber & Faber, 1935. 1st. edn. 319 pp. Cold. d/w design by C.F. Tunnicliffe. 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 93) £50.00