NATURAL HISTORY AND WILDLIFE BOOKS

Wild and domesticated animals and plants of the world. Plant and animal ecology, husbandry and training.

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anon.   The Marvels of Nature, In Earth, In Sky, And Sea Victorian illustrated natural history
VG- rubbed to edges of boards with paper loss along the edges, lacks fep $35 C/C Ward Lock nd. circa 1880? 12mo. quarter cloth with papered boards, head of spine frayed, no author or date given, didactic work with christian tinge, has nice engravings or cuts throughout, xii338pp + adverts. [#2072 natural history]

BREARLEY & ANDERSON  This is the Old English Sheepdog
dog breed book
VG $10 C/C TFH 1974 pictorial boards, 320pp, well illustrated in b&w and colour. ISBN0876663455 [# 1432 pets dogs natural history]

DAVIS Ann  The Old English Sheepdog
dog breed book
VG but lacks DW $9 C/C Popular Dogs, 1977 revised third edition, hard cover, 176pp + plates. ISBN0091281008 [# 1433 pets dogs natural history]

DESMOND Adrian J  The Hot-Blooded Dinosaurs
G sunned spine $5 A/B Futura 1977 paperback, 287pp + plates. A different look at paleantology! ISBN0860074943 [PB# 438 natural history]

DURRELL Gerald  The Whispering Land
VG VG $15 C/C Hart-Davis 1961 first edition hardcover, 235pp. Illustrated in line by Ralph Thompson. Durrell in Patagonia observing the wildlife. [Item# 207 BIOG]

GREY OWL (Wa-Sha-Quon-Asin)  The Adventures of Sajo and her beaver people
G G ex library, stamps etc, DW and book have call number to spine, front fold in flap missing $7 C/C Peter Davies 1966 reprint cloth, 208pp + plates. American Indian recounts his observations of beavers in Canadian wilds. [# 721 natural history]

HILL Herminie Warner  Pekingese
dog breed book
G+ spine ends chipped, inscribed half title, $5 B/A Foyle 1959 reprint, papered boards, 78pp + plates [# 1644 natural history]

LANGE Morten and F. Bayard HORA 
Collins Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools

Excellent field guide to European species of fungi. With 96 colour plates from Flora Agaricina Danica by Jakob E. Lange and additions by Ebbe Sunesen and P. Dahlstrom.
ISBN0002193000

VG hardback with no dust jacket, pictorial boards.
$15 C/C
Collins 1978, 257pp.
[#3260 ]





NICHOLAS Anna Katherine  Weimaraners
TFH
VG $8 C/C TFH 1988 pictorial boards, 157pp, well illustrated in colour. ISBN0876667310 [# 1596 natural history pets ]

NORTH Marianne  
A Vision of Eden; The Life and Work of Marianne North

Victorian botanical artist, whose work is housed in The Royal Botanical Gardens. Kew.
ISBN0906671183

VG hardback in VG dust jacket with slightly sunned spine and one short repaired tear to rear panel.
$15 B/C
Webb and Bower 1980.240 pages. [#2331 natural history ]






PHILLIPS Roger and Martyn Rix 
Conservatory and Indoor Plants: v.1 (Vol 1)

Including camelias, pelargoniums, fuchsias, magnolias, euphorbias, hibiscus and bourgainvillaea, as well as tender roses and other select groups. All these plants grow outdoors in Mediterranean or subtropical climates and most of them need the shelter of a cool greenhouse or conservatory in areas that have frost in winter, a few need heat. All of them can be grown outdoors in the UK summer. Includes introductory chapters on garden and greenhouse cultivation, types of conservatory and on the habitat of species in the wild.
ISBN0330373757

VG softback
$30 B/C
Pan Books 1998 new edition, 286pp. [#2906 natural history, gardening, plants ]





PHILLIPS Roger and Martyn Rix  
Perennials.
Vol. 2 Late Perennials.
cover image of Perennials. Vol. 2 Late Perennials

Over 1250 perennial plants described and shown in superb colour photographs. Part of The Pan Garden Plants Series.
ISBN9780330292757 / 0330309369
gardening, garden plants, botany, reference, summer, autumn, flowering plants

VG hardback in VG dustjacket
$30 B/D
Pan Books 1991, 252pp.
[#3476 ]





PHILLIPS Roger and Martyn Rix  
Shrubs
cover image of Shrubs

More than 1900 shrubs described and shown in superb colour photographs. Part of The Pan Garden Plants Series.
ISBN9780330302586
gardening, garden plants, botany, reference, summer, autumn, flowering plants

VG softback
$25 B/D
Pan Books 1989, 288pp.
[#3477 ]





PHILLIPS Roger and Martyn Rix 
Roses
cover image of Pan Garden plants series Roses

Illustrated with over 1400 colour photographs of roses from all over the world - old roses, species roses, hybrid teas, floribundas, climbers, ramblers and miniature roses. With detailed descriptions of each rose's origin and parentage, appearance, characteristics and growing conditions.
ISBN0330299972
garden plants, roses, cultivation, heritage varieties, wild roses

VG softback
$25 B/C
Pan Books 1988, 284pp.
[#3450 ]





PISANO Beverly  Old English Sheepdogs
dog guide
VG $8 B/B TFH 1980 pictorial boards, 125pp, well illustrated in b&w and colour. ISBN087666723X [# 1430 pets dogs natural history]

SCOTT Alice  How to Raise and Train a Pekingese
dog breed book
VG light wear $8 A/A TFH Publications 1982 soft cover, 96pp illustrated. Complete guide. ISBN 0876663463 [# 1375 natural history pets dogs]

TUDOR Joan  The Golden Retriever
dog book
VG lacks DW $8 C/C Popular Dogs 1974 revised fifth edition, hard cover, 245pp + plates. ISBN 0091225000 [#1487 natural history pets]

WILLIAMS J H   Bandoola
VG ahrdback in VG- dust jacket with short edge tears, blank Book Society plate to fep. $10 C/C Hart Davis 1953 first edition hardcover, 251pp + illustrations by Henry C Pitz. By the author of Elephant Bill. Elephant handling in Burma. [Item# 271 BIOG]


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