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Catalogue of Hardy Trees and Shrubs Growing in the Grounds of Syon House Brentford, A Bruce Jackson
1 A Bruce Jackson Catalogue of Hardy Trees and Shrubs Growing in the Grounds of Syon House Brentford
London West Newman and Co 1910 First Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches 
Informative catalogue of the trees and shrubs at Syon House at the time of publication. 36 pages plus 2 page index in overall clean condition just endpapers browned and a few light foxing spots to first and last few pages and top outer edges of pages, occasional pencil dates by some entries. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbedon edges and spine slightly discoloured. A sound clean book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Animal Kingdom Arranged According to Its Organization, Baron Georges Cuvier
2 Baron Georges Cuvier The Animal Kingdom Arranged According to Its Organization
London Henry G Bohn 1863 Reprint Gold Decorated Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 6 Inches 
New addition published 1863 with considerable additions, a detailed work on the animal kingdom with 44 steel engravings hand coloured and 500 smaller engravings in the text. Book is complete but a few pages are loose, a few occasional light marksand some browning to endpapers. Front blank endpaper has some loss to top 6 inches wide by 3 inches deep and previous owners name on it. Binding is sound but a little loose, rear inner hinge looks as if it may have been repaired a while ago, front inner hinge the paper has split but webbing of binding is sound. Outer boards are worn and marked, gold decoration is worn. HEAVY BOOK 2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Though not perfect still a good reading copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 195.00 GBP
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Grasshoppers and Crickets of Britain and Northern Europe, Bellman, Heiko
3 Bellman, Heiko Grasshoppers and Crickets of Britain and Northern Europe
London Collins 1988 0002198525 / 9780002198523 First Edition Illustrated Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 18.5 x 10.5 Cms 
First English edition of this detailed field guide to crickets and grasshoppers, 213 pages plus 3 pages of adverts. Many colour photographs plus line drawings and charts. Book is very bright and clean, a really nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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British Pyralid and Plume Moths, Bryan P Beirne
4 Bryan P Beirne British Pyralid and Plume Moths
London Frederick Warne and Co Ltd 1954 First Revised Edition Gold Decorated Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 6 x 5 Inches 
Excellent book on these moths first issue of the edition with new colour illustrations. 208 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour plates and B/w illustrations plus very informative text. Book is very bright and clean just previous owners name on front endpaper, the dustwrapper is clean with some wear and tiny closed tears to edges, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The Trees of Northeastern America, Charles S Newhall
5 Charles S Newhall The Trees of Northeastern America
New York G P Putnam's Sons 1890 First Edition Gold Decorated Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Detailed book of trees of North Eastern America, 250 pages in overall clean condition just some light occasional foxing and previous owners name on first page dated 1890. Many drawings plus very informative text. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with small losses top and bottom of spine. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of the Grape Vine on Open Walls, Clement Hoare
6 Clement Hoare A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of the Grape Vine on Open Walls
London Longman Rees 1837 Second Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 5 Inches 
A detailed look at grape vines and their cultivation, 210 pages plus 16 page booklet advertising other publications sewn in at end of book. Pages are overall clean just some light foxing throughout which is a little heavier on the first and last couple of pages, neat previous owners names in ink opposite half title page. Outer covers are rubbed and worn on edges some marks and a couple of tiny splits on spine. Still a sound pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Spirit of Romany, Compiled By H L Gee
7 Compiled By H L Gee The Spirit of Romany
London St Hugh's Press Ltd 1949 First Edition Illustrated Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 6 x 4 Inches 
A book dedicated to the life and spirit of Romany the Naturalist and broadcaster. 61 pages with exerpts from his books plus contributions from people who knew him, many photographs and illustrations. Book is bright and cleanjust a little very light browning to endpapers,neat previous owners details in ink on front endpaper, couple of small light marks to illustrated boards otherwise very bright and clean, dustwrappera little browned on spine and edges and little wear on edges. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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8 Edited By Tony Drakeford and Una Sutcliffe Wimbledon Common and Putney Heath: A Natural History
Reading, United Kingdom Wimbledon & Putney Commons Conservators 2000 0950188751 / 9780950188751 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 25.5 X 19.5 Cms 
An excellent study of the natural history of Wimbledon Common and Putney Heath. 222 pages packed with information plus 20 B/w and over 200 colour photographs. Book and jacket in excellent bright, clean condition. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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A Familiar History of Birds Their Nature, Habits and Instincts 2 Volumes, Edward Stanley
9 Edward Stanley A Familiar History of Birds Their Nature, Habits and Instincts 2 Volumes
London John W Parker 1838 Second Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 6 x 4 Inches 
Excellent book on the history and habits of birds, 551 pages over the two volumes plus 8 pages of adverts in overall clean condition just some occasional light foxing throughout,endpapers and title pages are lightly tanned. Several full page B/w illustrations and smaller ones in text, all present as listed, plus very informative text. Previous owners name on font endpapers, outer boards are lightly faded on spines but gold lettering and designs are bright, few very light marks. A nice pair of volumes SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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Australian Trout Food Trout Flies, Flower, Rob
10 Flower, Rob Australian Trout Food Trout Flies
Croydon, VIC, Australia Australian Fishing Network 2001 186513015x / 9781865130156 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 10 x 8 Inches 
A detailed book on the various aquatic animals and insects that are eaten by trout with their life cycle and what time of year they are most prolific. The author gives details ofsome of the flies that are used to imitate this food and how to use them to catch Trout. 124 pages with many illustrations some in colour, book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Life Story of the King Penguin, G M Vevers
11 G M Vevers The Life Story of the King Penguin
London Transatlantic Arts Co Ltd Boards Good Plus Good Plus Hardcover 15.5 x 12.5 Cms Erna Pinner 
Details of the life of the King Penguin, 31 pages with many illustrations in colour and B/w Book is overall clean and bright just a couple of marks on title page and neat name in red ink, pages are loose at binding to the spine but holding. Outer pictorial boards are clean just very lightly rubbed on edges, dustwrapper is a little worn on edges and a few light marks and very small losses on edges.Not dated but price of 3s 6d on inner flap. A pleasing copy of a scarce book in wrapper SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Vegetable Staticks, Hales, Stephen
12 Hales, Stephen Vegetable Staticks
London Macdonald and Co. Ltd 1969 0356030121 / 9780356030128 Reprint Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Very informative book on botaanical science, originally published1727 this is the first issue 1969 in the History of Science Library series.216 pages in very bright clean condition just some very light foxing to top outer edges of pages not inside, many B/w illustrations, all present plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Natural History of Dogs Volume 2, HAMILTON SMITH, CHARLES and JARDINE, SIR WILLIAM
13 HAMILTON SMITH, CHARLES and JARDINE, SIR WILLIAM The Natural History of Dogs Volume 2
London W H Lizars 1840 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches 
Volume X of the Naturalist's library Mammalia dogs volume 2, contains 301 pages of text in clean condition very lightly browned to extreme edges of pages, 36 hand coloured illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little worn to corners and edges, tiny splits to top and bottom of spine, some browning to spine and edges of boards. Thoughh not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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Primates: Comparative Anatomy and Taxonomy: Volume 8, Cynopithecinae - Papio, Mandrillus, Theropithecus (Publications, Science & Mathematics Texts): Baboons, Drills, Geladas v. 8, Hill, W.C.Osman
14 Hill, W.C.Osman Primates: Comparative Anatomy and Taxonomy: Volume 8, Cynopithecinae - Papio, Mandrillus, Theropithecus (Publications, Science & Mathematics Texts): Baboons, Drills, Geladas v. 8
London Edinburgh University Press 1970 0852240368 / 9780852240366 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches 
Volume 8 from this in depth study of Primates,first edition 1970,contains 692 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs, mapsand illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also bright and clean just a few very small light marks, not price clipped 17net. HEAVY BOOK 2.1Kg with sound packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume XLII Section B No 8 a List of the Irish Hemiptera, J N Halbert
15 J N Halbert Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume XLII Section B No 8 a List of the Irish Hemiptera
Dublin Hodges Figgis 1935 First Edition Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches 
Very informative report on Irish Hemiptera( Heteroptera and Cicadina) report is complete and pages are numbered 211to 318 taken from the proceedings consisting of several seperate reports on various subjects, this report has been professionaly rebound in black boards with gold lettering. All pages are in very bright clean condition just some light browning to blank endpapers, very informative text, outer boards are very bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Fishes of the British Isles Both River and Salt, J Travis Jenkins
16 J Travis Jenkins The Fishes of the British Isles Both River and Salt
London Frederick Warne and Co Ltd 1925 First Edition Gold Decorated Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 6 x 4 Inches 
Very informative book from the Wayside and Woodland series on fishes both freshwater and salt, first edition,376 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs, colour and b/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean just a few light marks and very slight tanning, not price clipped, a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 58.00 GBP
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17 John Drewett The Nature of Surrey
Buckingham, United Kingdom Barracuda Books Ltd. 1987 0 86023 247 6 / 9780860232476 First Gold Embossed Buckram Very Good Very Good Hardcover 26.5 x 21Cms 
First trade edition of this book as opposed to the Deluxe edition, subtitled the Wildlife and Ecology of the County and London south of the Thames. 132 pp with many photographs and line drawings. Book and wrapper very good. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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18 John Drewett The Nature of Surrey the Wildlife and Ecology of the County and London South of the Thames
Buckingham, United Kingdom Barracuda Books Ltd. 1987 0 86023 247 6 / 9780860232476 First Limited Edition Gold Embossed Buckram Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 27 x 21 Cms 
This is number 88 of a limited edition of a book on the natural history and ecology of Surrey 132 pp with much information on the area plus many photographs, paintings and drawings. Book and wrapper in excellent condition. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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Geodephaga Britannica a Monograph of the Carnivorous Ground Beetles Indigenous to the British Isles, John Frederick Dawson
19 John Frederick Dawson Geodephaga Britannica a Monograph of the Carnivorous Ground Beetles Indigenous to the British Isles
London John Van Voorst 1854 First Edition Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 5 Inches 
Detailed book on Carnivorous Ground Beetles Indigenous to the British Isles. 224 pages in overall clean condition just some light foxing to first couple of pages and occasional small spots elsewhere. complete with 3 colour plates at rear plus very informative text. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with boards showing through in small patches on corners, wear top and bottom of spine, surface of boards are rubbed.Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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The Mammals of Australia Incorporating the 3 Original Volumes, John Gould
20 John Gould The Mammals of Australia Incorporating the 3 Original Volumes
Australia MacMillan Australia 1983 0333356209 / 9780333356203 First Omnibus Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 15 x 10 Inches John Gould 
First omnibus edition 1983 containing the 3 original volumes with modern notes by Joan M Dixon.416 pages in very bright clean condition with all full colour plates present, small diagonal crease to the corner of one plate 1 inches long, light tanning to extreme edges of pages as usual due to quality of paper used. Dustwrapper is very bright and clean just some light browning to top edges. VERY HEAVY BOOK 3.1 Kg with sound packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 220.00 GBP
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