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21 BOISELLE, Gabriele. Fascination Horse.
Feierabend, Germany. 2002 
First Edition, English. Large landscape 4to. Brown leatherette with mounted photograph to front cover. No DW issued. 319pp. Colour photographs throughout. A Lovely copy of a most impressively produced book. Fine. 56087 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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22 BOLAND, D. J. et al. Forest Trees of Australia.
CSIRO. 1994 
Reprint. Large format. Illustrations. Slight browning to edges. Spine slightly sunned o/w a very clean copy. 46894 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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23 BONNEY, T.G. Volcanoes. Their Structure and Significance.
1899 
G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1899. Early Edition. Hardback. No DW. Red cloth, gilt. Illustrated. Boards are partially sunned and a little soiled and worn. Inner hinges visible, endpapers lightly browned and some light foxing to contents o/w a sound copy. 79974 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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24 BRIGGS, Roy W. Foreword by Roy Lancaster. 'Chinese' Wilson. A Life of Ernest H Wilson. 1876-1930.
1998 
HMSO. London. 1998. First Edition. Hardback. DW. Slim 4to. Colour and b/w illustrations. A clean bright copy in slightly worn wrapper. 75272 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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25 BROOK, Richard and W. M. Clark. NEW CYCLOPAEDIA OF BOTANY AND COMPLETE BOOK OF HERBS: Forming a History and Description of all Plants, British or Foreign. Volumes I and II. FIRST EDITION IN TWO VOLUMES.
[1854] 
W. M. Clark. London. [1854] First edition. In Two Volumes. Handsomely bound in later half black polished calf gilt. Marbled boards rubbed. Illustrations all present and include the beautifully hand-coloured frontis. of Flora, extra gilt title with a decorative blue border, 99 hand-coloured plates. Heads of spines slightly rubbed otherwise a lovely set. 79398 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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26 BROWNE, F.G. Forest Trees of Sarawak and Brunei.
Government Printer, Kuching 1955 
First Edition. Large 8vo. No DW. Beige textured cloth, black lettering. Illustrated with b&w plates. 369pp + xviii index. Boards are a little grubby, worn and bumped at extremities and rubbing to edges of spine. A little browning of page edges. Hinge showing at last page of index. Owner's signature to front endpaper. VG. 71361 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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27 BURN-MURDOCH, A. M. Trees and Timbers of the Malay Peninsula. In Two Volumes.
Published by the Author. Kuala Lumpur. 1911, 1912 
First edition. VERY SCARCE. Two volumes. Sewn paperbacks in green card covers. Illustrated with 12 plates to Part I and 6 plates to Part II. Covers slightly soiled and dulled, front cover to part I creased and rubbed. VG-. 46534 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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28 CANSDALE, George. Reptiles of West Africa.
1955 
Penguin Books. London. 1955. First Edition. Penguin Paperback. Some very light staining to covers and age browning to contents o/w a clean and tight copy from the delightful West African Penguin series showing the penguin under a palm tree. 80678 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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29 CARAS, Roger. Venomous Animals of the World.
Prentis-Hall. Englewood Cliffs. N.J. 1974 
First edition. DW. 4to. 362pp. Illustrated throughout in colour and b/w. Boards sl. spotted, sl. lean to spine o/w VG in wrapper that is torn and chipped to extremities and strengthened by tape to head and tail of spine. SCARCE. 59819 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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30 CHAPMAN, Frank M. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America. With Introductory Chapters on The Study of Birds in Nature. With Full-Page Plates in Color and Black and White By Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Text-Cuts By Tappan Adney and Ernest Thompson Seton.
1914 
D. Appleton And Company, New York. 1914. Revised Edition. Hardback. No DW. Dark green cloth, gilt. Colour frontis + illustrations. Colour map of north america to front endpapers. Gift inscription to front free endpaper o/w contents clean and sound. A lovely copy. 81291 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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31 CHROMO-LITHOGRAPHY. The Religious Tract Society. A Book About Birds.
[1851] 
The Religious Tract Society, London. [1851] Hardback, no wrapper. First edition. Slim 8vo. Original decorated green paper covered boards prnted in blue and gilt, plain blue cloth backstrip. Six glorious Kronheim colour chromolithographs. Boards are rubbed and worn. Inner hinge visible, attractive gift inscription, dated 1852, to front free endpaper and occasional mark to contents o/w a sound copy. 77680 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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32 CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY. CLARK, J. H. The Songs of the Seasons, And Wild Flowers of the Months; Or, The British Wild Flowers Familiarly Described Under the Months in Which They Bloom, and The Localities in Which They Grow. Interspersed with Illustrative Poetry Selected from Favorite Authors.
Milner & Sowerby. Cheapside. Halifax. 1851 
12mo. 391pp. Illustrated with very detailed and very attractive early examples of chromo-lithography. These include a coloured frontis, coloured vignette title page + 4 very detailed coloured plates. Original red cloth decorated in gilt and tooled in blind, some wear to head and tail of spine with very slight loss to head, lower bd sl. marked. All edges gilt. A very beautifully produced book and now very scarce. 30985 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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33 CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY. COLEMAN W. S. Our Woodlands, Heaths and Hedges. A Popular Description of Trees, Shrubs, Wild Fruits, Etc. With Notices of Their Insect Inhabitants. With Illustrations Printed in Colour.
George Routledge and Sons. London. 1866 
Very attractive reprint of the 1859 first edition with 8 very bright chromolithographs. Original red cloth decorated in gilt, spine sl. sunned and frayed at head and tail, small faded ink mark to upper board. All edges gilt. Contents sl. shaken, with the prelims and one gathering partially loose. Each of the 8 coloured plates have a blank page guard. B/w vignettes. Contents clean and fresh. VG. 68386 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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34 COGGER, H. G. Reptiles & Amphibians of Australia.
A. H. & A. W. Reed. Sydney. 1975 
First edition. DW. Large 4to. 584pp. Profusely illustrated with maps and coloured and b/w photographs. Small neat ownership stamp. Fine in very sl. used wrapper. 60045 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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35 COMFORT, Nathaniel C. The Tangled Field. Barbara CcClintock's Search for the Patterns of Genetic Control.
2003 
Harvard University Press. 2003. Paperback. Large 8vo. Second Printing. 337pp. A very clean and fresh copy. 72583 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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36 CORREVON, Henry and Philippe ROBERT. The Alpine Flora. Translated into English and Enlarged under the Authors' sanction, by E.W. Clayforth.
ND. c.1911 
Atar, Geneva. c.1911. Hardback, no wrapper. Buff boards, green type. 436pp. Illustrated. Boards a little shelf-worn. Inner hinge visible. Patterned endpapers. Previous owner's signature to half-title page. Generally a clean and sound copy. 73599 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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37 CROWE, Sylvia and MITCHELL, Mary. The Pattern of Landscape.
Packard Publishing, West Sussex. 1988 
First Edition. Tall 4to paperback. Illustrated. A very nice copy with minimal signs of wear at corners. VG+. 64656 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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38 DALLAS, W.S. Mrs Loudon's Entertaining Naturalist, being Popular Descriptions, Tales and Anecdotes of more than Five Hundred Animals.
1867 
Bell & Daldy, London. 1867. A New Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Hardback. No DW. Green cloth, gilt. With gilt vignette to front board. Portrait frontis with tissue guard. + Illustrated. Boards extremities are worn and a little rubbed, with cloth slightly splitting at upper joint. Ownership inscription to front endpaper, and an occasional grubby mark to o/w clean and sound contents. 75976 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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39 DALZIEL, Hugh. The Greyhound. Its History, Points, Breeding, Rearing, Training, and Running.
L. Upcott Gill, London. 1887 
vi, 88pp. + [18]pp. of publishers ads. at rear + 2pp. of ads. at front and 6pp. of ads. rear. Original dark green illustrated cloth, gilt. Board extremities bumped and rubbed, lower board scratched. R.E.R.Y. stamped to front free endpaper, label removed from same page with tiny hole. Some occasional foxing throughout o/w contents sound. 42812 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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40 DAWKINS, Richard. With additional research by Yan Wong. The Ancestor's Tale. A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life. SIGNED.
2004 
Weidenfelde and Nicolson. 2004. Reprint. Hardback with DW. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Illustrated. Large thick 8vo. Wrapper corners very slightly bumped o/w a very clean and fresh copy. 74560 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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