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THE ENEMIES OF TIMBER Revised & Re-Written [ Decay Causes Preservation Cuprinol ]

By: --------------............

Price: £4.95

Publisher: London, JENSON & Nicholson:

Seller ID: 10121


Stapled Paper Back , Undated Revised & Re-written Edition , 32pps , Includes inserted leaflet on Carpet Beetles , illus b/w , Ackns; index , 14 chpts [ Decay / rot / outdoor fungi / trating dry rot / specifictions / insect attack / Furniture - Deathwatch - Lyctus Beetles / Longhorn - other - beetles / wood worm / examination / Boring - Marine - Beetles / Wood preservation in Industry ] booklett - internal - vg - tight sound binding , no annotation ; External - rust to s... View more info

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BOUQUET OF SOUTH AFRICAN FLOWERS Presentation Copy

By: --------------.............

Price: £8.00

Publisher: South Africa, K W V Co-operative Wine Growers' Association / Paarl:

Seller ID: 9803


Paper Back larger format , Good+ , slim stapled card , Undated , Presentation Copy Paarl , colour illustrated 8 Full-page colour plates opposite explanatory text in English [ tight sound rusty stapled binding , paper med fox browned , no inscsp View more info

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FUNGI , a Warne Zig Zag Book [ Toadstools & Mushrooms]

By: ----...........---------

Price: £4.95

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE: 0

Seller ID: 9575


Fold-Out Paper Back , 48 varieties , colour plates , a Warne's Zig-Zag book , Undated circa 1960's ? , common species found widely throughout Europe [ 40 found in Britain ] brief notes to rear all pictures which are publishers laminate protected , complete , no inscsp/annotation , Zig Zag books listed to rear panel 4 Alpine Flowers 1 & 2 Fungi and Minerals. Internal - vg , External - col rub/loss edgwear+ spine creases , so overal Good View more info

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PROTECTED WILD FLOWERS of the CAPE PROVINCE BESKERMDE VELDBLOMME Van KAAPALAND

By: ----...............

Price: £5.95

Publisher: CAPE PROVINCE, Department of Nature Conservation / Cape Provincial Administration: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9802


Paper Back smaller format , vg , chunky , 1st edition 1958 , greencloth covered card boards with laid-on colour plate to front , 210pps , colour illustrated with 201 plates on glossy art paper , index , foreword , African / English text , beneath each plate name , location when in flower [ total spine fade to book - clean sound copy , ink name to rear fep+ small booksellers nameplate Fogarty's Port Elizabeth ] View more info

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HORSES , No 59 New Series HOW TO TREAT DOMESTIC ANIMALS

By: .---------------------

Price: £1.25

Publisher: LONDON, THE ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELITY TO ANIMALS RSPCA:

Seller ID: 7154


12 pages , slim A5 Undated pamphlet , paperback , circa 1940's , staples rusted away , intact within thin plastic film cover , published by RSPCA , no inscsp or annotations , small b/w photo to front - Scarce leaflett View more info

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DOGS , No 58 New Series HOW TO TREAT DOMESTIC ANIMALS

By: ..------------...........

Price: £1.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELITY TO ANIMALS RSPCA:

Seller ID: 7153


4 page slim A5 Undated pamphlet , paperback , circa 1940's , staple rusted away , now within thin plastic protective film cover - inner section loose , published by RSPCA , no inscsp or annotations , b/w photo of terrier dog to front - Scarce leaflett View more info

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HINTS ON RABBIT KEEPING , No 27 New Series

By: .....-------------

Price: £1.25

Publisher: LONDON, THE ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELITY TO ANIMALS RSPCA:

Seller ID: 7155


7 pages , slim A5 Undated pamphlet , paperback , circa 1940's , staple rusted away , intact within thin plastic film cover , published by RSPCA , no inscsp or annotations , small b/w photo to front - Scarce leaflett - magazine Band of Mercy advert to rear View more info

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QUEEN BREEDING FOR AMATEURS

By: ABBOTT, C.P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Bee Keepers' Association: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10612


Stapled Paper covered card boards, 48pp. 14 b/w photos. Short treatis on Queen Breeding for Bee Keepers by the then Chair of the Ealing and District Bee Keepers' Association. VG no d/j (Book- Insc and signed by the author : To ---- as a memo on the importance of a drone. With the author's compliments and kind regards, signed and dated Nov 1947. Staples a little rusty, paper tanned, moderate general shelf soiling to covers, 2/6 ,no other previous owner name and binding... View more info

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NATURE DAY AND NIGHT

By: ADAMS, RICHARD

Price: £4.50

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, KESTREL BOOKS: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7830


Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , 1st ed , Illustrated laminated boards repeating the design of the dust jacket. Illustrated end papers. 108pp. Written in collaboration with Science writer Max Hooper and illustrator Stephen Lee and companion volume to Nature Through The Seasons. First Edition 1st Impression. VG+/VG+ (book- name or previous owner in ink to fep else fine. Dust Jacket- non price clipped. No notable defects in proprietary protective wrapper). View more info

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE TREES OF BRITAIN AND NORTHERN EUROPE

By: ALAN MITCHELL, Great Tree Connoisseur - the Gilpin, or the Elwes, of mid 20th c.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122944


Brown Cloth Boards with gilt titles and tree to spine.195 x 135 mm approx. 416 pp, Colour illustrated end papers.40 colour plates and 640 line drawings. The first comprehensive guide omitting only the rarest of exotics confined to a few specialist collections and written by the then custodian in charge of Westonbirt Arboretum and the National Pinetum at Bedgebury. A useful pocket reference book.VG/VG (Book- no notable defects and no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jac... View more info

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MEMORABLE EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF A LONDON PHYSICIAN IN THREE PARTS

By: ANON [ Samual Dickson ]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: LONDON, VIRTUE BROTHERS: 1863

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121112


SCARCE book which is quite difficult to source. Burgundy Shagrin effect cloth boards with black title label and gilt titles to spine. 230 x 150 mm approx. Yellow made end papers, 276pp + 20pp publisher's catalogue dated June 1863. Published anonymously the book is attributed as being the work of Samuel Dickson 1802-1869 a pioneer in the work of Chron-Thermal Medicine, on treating cholera and other diseases and who crusaded against the practice of blood letting and oth... View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ROCKS AND MINERALS

By: ATKINSON, RICHARD & FRANCES

Price: £18.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9529


Illustrated laminated boards, 184pp. 58 colour and 9 b/w photographs. Nos. 80 in series. Fine (Book- A tight clean copy with no previous owner name or inscription. No notable defects). View more info

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The Natural History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey , 5 vol set Facsmile

By: Aubrey, John

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Dorking, Kohler & Coombes: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 118571


5 VOLS set.The Natural History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey.Beige buckram boards with gilt titles to spine, 230x150 mm approx, being the Facsimile reprint of the work first published by Dr Richard Rawlinson in 1718-19. John Aubrey (1626-1697) is perhaps best known today for his book "Brief Lives" which was made into a successful West End play in the early 1970's. The work is essentially a Perambulation of the County carried out by John Aubrey in the s... View more info

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WHERE'S MOUSE ?

By: BAKER , Alan , Acclaimed Artist , Speciality Animals

Price: £5.95

Publisher: London, KINGFISHER Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121110


Large H/b+ Dust Jacket,The Acclaimed Artist , Specialty Animals, Alan Baker. Wonderful Fold-Out Colour Country Scenes of Countryside & animals hiding ; use as double paged or as one big long fold-out scene, Young Girls & Boys , children's illustrated , imagination stirring Kingfisher book.24681097531.[ both cover & book show slight spine lean ; all else as new. Laminated H/b in D/j.No inscsp.D/j not price clipped.Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale... View more info

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ANIMAL PICTORIAL Vol 3 No 4 , May 1940 War Edition

By: BAKER , Peter Shaw [ Ed.]

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Chiswick, Animal Pictorial Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122425


Good P/b internal VG.Editor P S Baker.War ed.1940.1/- Front cover shows Kicking Kangaroo'sand initial text is about these animals by Michael Terry, FRGS FRES. A periodical this issue begins nos.pages.P.186 - 240. illus. b/w plates.[ no inscsp. tight binding, war-time tanned paper, VG internal ] covers a little weary, rusted staples but holding tight, light handling soil & pale stain to once white background.no loss.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale... View more info

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AUSTIN A55 Mk2, A60 1958 - 1969 AUTOBOOK , WORKSHOP MANUAL for AUSTIN A55 Mk 2 1958-61 and AUSTIN A60 1961-69

By: BALL , Kenneth , GI Mech E

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Brighton, AUTOPRESS Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119148


VG H/b [ FINE internally ]1st ed.1971.Autopress Technical Writer Kenneth Ball GI Mech E , 168pp. well illustrated B/w. Practical - instructions - for mechanic & layman alike. Publisher's Plastic protective covering to book, , no inscsp. no annotation. tight binding. minor markings to exterior cover. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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MED KAMERA OCH SKRIVBLOCK PA HAVSBOTTNEN [ Swedish Text ]

By: BEEBE, William , Strovtag Kring Haiti Transaltor

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sweden, Bokforlaget Natur Och Kultur: 1928

Seller ID: 2158


H/b Half LEATHER binding.Famous Classic.Swedish Text.Dark Red Marbled paper cover.187pp. Haiti Map. illus. 54x b/w photographic plates. translation of William Beebe's famous underwater exploration first published under the title " Beneath Tropic Seas." [ Divers /Diving ] A sound clean and attractive copy. 230x160mm approx. [ Swedish Text] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale.[ camera flash has lightened red] View more info

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BENINGFIELD'S ENGLISH FARM

By: BENINGFIELD , GORDON

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, VIKING: 1988

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9179


H/b very large square format , Dust Jacket , VG/VG , 139pps , colour illustrated by author & illustrator Gordon Beningfield - stated as ecclesiastical artist - since early 1960's built a reputation as a Country Artist , these paintings are the subject of television film & Major Exhibitions across England [ all paintings lovely mix of countryside and its animals [ Shire Horse / donkey / pigs etc ] book has small white area to its' cream backgrounf illus feps o/w no nota... View more info

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I SPY IN THE COUNTRY No 6

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, NEWS CHRONICLE: 1950

Seller ID: 120867


Undated c.1950's.6d.48pp.Green illus stapled wraps.The News Chronicle I Spy books No.6.All pages blank [ not filled-in ] including Your I Spy Record Page.[tight binding ,clean staples, tight binding, paper fox tanned ] clean & tidy front cover.margin marks to back cover.small loss spine top area & spine-fold.covers adrift from book block beneath & above staple] boys / girls - teaching learning is also fun - observing nature.] Please see our image of the actual book off... View more info

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I SPY HORSES and PONIES no 12

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, NEWS CHRONICLE: 1950

Seller ID: 122174


Sm.P/b.Undated.48pp. brown illus stapled wraps , No 12 - The News Chronicle I Spy books , Undated circa 1950's , 6d , very mild edgewear, , interior pages fox tanned , with 88 entries , Your I Spy Record page to rear left blank. small ink name top front cover.4 ink entries; still leaving 80 0dd for your own observations -or - a used copy until a fine one is found for a collection [ boys / girls - teaching learning is also fun - observing animals ] Please see our act... View more info