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NATURAL HISTORY

NATURAL HISTORY

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161 SUMMERS, Gerald. Illustrated by 'BB'. Where Vultures Fly. Drawings by D. J. Watkins-Pitchford ('BB').
Collins, London. 1974 
First edition. DW. Illustrated throughout. Top margin of boards slightly sunned. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Wrapper price clipped, tears to top margin near head of spine and closed tear to top margin at joint with fly leaf o/w VG+/VG. 29697 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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162 TANNER, Heather & Robin. Woodland Plants.
Robin Garton Ltd, London. 1981 
Limited edition of 950 copies, this being number 189. Quarto. DW. Illustrated throughout. Top edge gilt. Cloth to upper board has a slight pull, which can only be seen and not felt, and is probably a publishing fault o/w Nr. fine in wrapper. Lovely clean copy. ISBN 0906030153 41609 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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163 TARRAN, Margaret and SIDWELL, Ronald. Flowers of the Two Elizabeths.
N.d. (1988) 
Malvern Publishing Company, Upton-upon-Severn. 1988? Large quarto hardback with dust-wrapper in slipcase together with slim paperback. LIMITED EDITION of 1000 copies, this being number 983 commissioned for Rhona Muirhead and SIGNED "Margaret Tarran 1988". Full-page colour plates. The book itself is beautiful and clean. The paperback is creased and soiled. The slipcase is also soiled but overall a lovely copy. 77096 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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164 TAYLOR, Edward H. Edward H. Taylor: Recollections of an Herpetologist. By Edward H. Taylor, A. Byron Leonard, Hobart M. Smith and George R. Pisani. Monograph Number 4.
The Universe of Kansas Museum of Natural History. Lawrence. Kansas. 1975 
First edition. 159 page booklet. Illustrated. Torn at head of spine without loss, ownership signature. VG. 59826 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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165 THE GARDEN. The Garden. An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Horticulture in all its Branches. Volume XII Christmas, 1877.
Office. London. 1877 
Lg. format. Illustrated with 26 out of 28 Chromo-lithographs. 2 columns. Half calf, backstrip missing. Hinges cracked and splitting. Marbled bds. rubbed. Edges bumped. Internally a very clean copy with beautiful coloured illus. Price reflects condition. 33134 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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166 THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. The Journal of the Horticultural Society of London. Volume 1. (LEATHER BINDING).
1846 
Longman and Co. London. 1846. Bound in half olive calf, gilt, contrasting leather lettering piece, marbled boards. 310 pages. Frontis., one colour plate of the potato, others in b/w plus illustrations in text. Covers slightly worn and rubbed, contents clean and fresh. VOLUME I ONLY. 77440 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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167 TICEHURST, N. F. The Mute Swan in England. Its History, and the Ancient Custom of Swan Keeping.
Clever-Hume. London. 1957 
Crown quarto. White cloth, gilt. xiv +136 pp.32 plates, 31 line and 3 half tone illustrations. Cloth sl. foxed and marked to edges. Internally very clean. 33166 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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168 TODD, Frank S. Natural History of Waterfowl. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.
1997 
Ibis Publishing Company. Vista, CA. and San Diego Natural History Museum. 1997. First edition. DW. Large 4to. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. No other inscriptions of dedications. Illustrated throughout in full colour. Head and tail of spine slightly crumpled otherwise a clean and sound copy of a scarce book in wrapper that is slightly worn and torn at head of spine. 80194 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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169 TOMKIES, Mike. Golden Eagle Years. With photographs in black and white and colour by the author.
Heinemann, London. 1982 
First edition. Hardback. DW. Large 8vo. 202pp. Illustrated. Pages sl. browned o/w VG+/VG+ in slightly worn wrapper. 52992 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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170 TOWNSEND, George A. Practical Rabbit Keeping. With Numerous Illustrations.
Cassell and Company, London. 1912 
First Edition. Green cloth. Photograph pasted down to upper bd. Plate to frontis. Illus. Hinge becoming frail. Some foxing to extremities throughout. Spine faded. 32860 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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171 TUBBS, Colin R. The Buzzard.
David & Charles. London 1976 
Reprint. DW. 199pp. Illustrated. Occasional foxing and marks to contents o/w a nice copy in wrapper. VG+/VG+. 62044 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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172 TYLOR, Alfred. Colouration In Animals and Plants. Edited by Sydney B.J. Skertchly. (ASSOCIATION COPY).
1886 
Alabaster, Passmore and Sons. London. 1886. First Edition. Hardback. Bound in full olive green limp morocco, gilt extra. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Colour illustrations with tissue guards and b/w woodcuts; all present. Lovely association copy from the author's son "Sir William Lewis. In memory of the late Alfred Tylor - with kind wishes from his son. Nov. 25.86" written on free endpaper. The boards are partially sunned and a little rubbed and worn. Some light foxing throughout o/w contents are remarkably bright and sound. 77307 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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173 VOWLES, Alfred. Wild Deer of Exmoor. History, Haunts, Habits. With Photographic Illustrations by the Author. Map.
Cox & Co., Minehead. 1936. 
Amateur re-binding in patterned blue cloth with white paper backstrip. 48pp. B/w photographs; fold-out map. Cloth sl. soiled. VG 33073 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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174 WADE, A.E. The Flora Of Monmouthshire.
1970 
National Musuem of Wales. Cardiff. 1970. First Edition. DW. Illustrated with 2 plates and 2 fold-out maps to rear. Ownership signature to front endpaper. VG+/VG+ in slightly worn wrapper. A lovely copy. 70363 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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175 WALLS, Jerry G. Conchs, Tibias and Harps.
1980 
T.F.H Publications. 1980. First Edition. Hardback NO DW. Laminated boards. Many colour plates. A very clean copy. 74662 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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176 WEBB, Nigel. Heathlands. The New Naturalist. Number 72.
Collins. London. 1986 
Reprint. DW. Illustrated. Slight lean to lower board. Small bookseller label to inside cover and ownership initals to front endpaper o/w contents clean and sound. Lovely bright wrapper, price clipped, spine very slightly sunned and extremities very slightly worn and slightly foxed internally o/w VG+/VG+. 64657 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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177 WERLER, John E. Poisonous Snakes of Texas. Bulletin No. 31.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Austin. 1978 
Revised edition of the original 1950 edition. 53 page stapled booklet, white card covers. Illustrated in colour and b/w. Ownership signature. Sl. tanning to covers o/w near fine. 59825 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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178 WHITE, Gilbert. The Natural History of Selborne. Edited with Notes by Grant Allen. Illustrated by Edmund H. New.
John Lane the Bodley Head, London. 1900 
Bound by Howells of Liverpool. Lovely half green calf binding, green bds., gilt compartments to spine, raised bands. xl, 528pp. Pubs. ads. bound in. Plate to frontis. with tissue guard. Illustrated throughout. Foxing of prelims and e.ps. Contents clean and sound. A lovely copy. 32949 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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179 WHITE, Gilbert. The Natural History of Selborne. Edited with Notes by Grant Allen. Illustrated by Edmund H. New. FINE BINDING BY RIVIERE.
John Lane. The Bodley Head. London. [1900] 
First edition thus. Very attractively bound by Riviere in half green morocco gilt with gilt illustration of water scene with two ducks, a dragonfly, reeds and clouds, finely done in gilt to spine. Top edge gilt. Portrait frontis. Profusely illustrated with engraved plates and illustrations in text, decorated initial letters. A lovely production. Spine sunned to an attractive rich tan. Slight signs of wear o/w fine. 62796 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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180 WHITE, Gilbert. The Natural History of Selborne; Observations on Various Parts of Nature; and the Naturalist's Calendar.
1833 
James Chambers, Edinburgh. 1833. Hardback, no DW issued. Green boards, gilt type to spine. Published in the British Library series. Illustrations. xii, 356pp. Boards rubbed, cloth splitting on spine at joint with front board. Minor foxing and browning to interior. Gift inscription to front endpaper + ownership signature to title page. A fascinating copy which includes a number of White's poems at the beginning. 79958 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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