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Image for Description Of & Guide to Jasper Park.

Description Of & Guide to Jasper Park.

By: N/A

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of the Interior: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004720

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, cloth covered card with gilt title and motif to front cover, top edge gilt, some slight marking and wear to cloth; slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition 1917, pp 97, numerous b&w photographic illustrations included in text. Appendix A lists trips of interest from Jaspar and Appendix B lists place names and heights of mountains; 5 page index, b&w map as frontis, also contains a poem written by Arthur Conan... View more info

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Liber Bestiarum.

By: N/A

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 2008

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004959

Condition: As New


12" x 7¾" Hardcover bound in full goatskin leather of finest Nigerian grade, blocked in gold and three colours, with traditional raised bands on the spine all edges gilt, ribbon marker in As New condition. Limited edition of 1980 of which this is 980, 282 pages in total, 137 folios, with 135 miniatures with the original gold leaf reproduced in foiling. Commentary by Christopher de Hamel and translation by Richard Barber 174 pages. Book size: 12" x 7¾" ... View more info

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Deer: A Personal View.

By: Alcock, Ian.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Swan Hill Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005032

ISBN: 1853105759

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dust wrapper, also in Very Good condition. First Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. With index, pp224. With b&w drawings by Diana E. Brown. A personal study of deer, with beautiful illustrations. View more info

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Management and Diseases of Deer

By: Alexander, T.L; Buxton, D.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Veterinary Deer Society: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006227

ISBN: 0951082612

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, some very minor creasing to front cover but otherwise in Fine condition. Second edition, pp xv, 255, appendices, index. View more info

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Days on the Hill: British Deer Stalking Classics Volume II.

By: An Old Stalker

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Grayling: 1996

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 006257

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in green cloth with gilt stag on front board and titles on spine, in Fine condition, dustwrapper with faded spine and a couple of small marks but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition Modern reprint of 300 [92], Signed by David Grayling on ffep, pp 262, b&w illustrations, frontis and maps, introduction by Ian Alcock. Very Scarce. View more info

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Pears

By: Arbury, Jim & Pinhey, Sally.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Wells & Winter: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003569

ISBN: 0953213609

Condition: Fine


With colour illustrations and index. The packed weight of this book is over 1KG so for UK first class or overseas we may ask for additional postage. S16. View more info

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The Hungarian Wonder Deer.

By: Bán, István.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Budapest, EP Systema: 1998

Seller ID: 006230

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in brown cloth covered boards with gilt titles and decoration, some light fading to bottom edge of front board and slight marking to edge of text block but otherwise in Very Good condition. No printing history, pp 170, colour frontis and plates, bibliography, adverts to rear. A detailed look at the history, biology and habitat of Hungarian Red and Roe deer and why the produce large quantities of trophies of high value. View more info

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The Birds of the British Isles.

By: Bannerman, David Armitage.

Price: £1,200.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005738

Condition: Fine


12 Volume Complete Set. Modern Fine half green leather binding with marbled paper covered boards and matching marbled end papers, gilt titles and bird illustrations on spine with five raised bands, some very light foxing to edge of text block but otherwise in overall Fine+ condition. First edition, pp xviii, 356, viii, 301, viii, 399, xii, 259, xiii, 350, x, 326, x, 256, x, 400, xii, 398, x, 320, xv, 368, xiii, numerous colour illustrations each with a paperguard, each ... View more info

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The Royal Stags of Windsor

By: Banwell D. Bruce

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand., The Halcyon Press.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006210

ISBN: 0908685920

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with small closed tear to top of rear hinge, internally repaired and enclosed in a clear archival wrapper, otherwise in Very Good+ condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed by author to a previous owner on half title page, pp 288, b&w illustrations, appendix. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Highland Stags of Otago.

By: Banwell, Bruce.

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Reed: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006241

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with maps of the The Haast on fep, Map of Waitaki Deer Forest, Omaru, North Otago on the inside back cover. With dedication to previous owner, which reads: 'To Ian with best wishes for Christmas 1968 and for good stalking in the following year.' and bookplate of author Ian Alcock, in otherwise Very Good condition with dustwrapper, some light fading to spine and light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 170, ... View more info

The Red Stags of the Rakaia.

By: Banwell, D. Bruce.

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Reed: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006240

ISBN: 0589004859

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in red cloth covers, in Very Good condition with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. First edition, with maps of the Rakaia Deer Forest on FEP. Map of deer stalking blocks on inside back cover. With dedication by author, which reads: 'To Ian, best wishes with your stalking for 1973. Author.' First Edition, pp165, b&w illustrations, and index. The red stags of the Rakaia. View more info

An Introduction to the Red Deer of Australia.

By: Bentley, Arthur.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006270

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in faux leather covered boards with gilt titles on spine and antlers on front cover in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some shelfwear and rubbing to extremities, small chip at top of rear hinge, staining to front hinge, spine and rear cover, small pen mark to bottom edge of front cover but otherwise in Good condition. First edition, Signed by Author on fep with a small line drawing of a deer, Signed again by author on title page, numerous items of corresp... View more info

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The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs & Conifers.

By: Brown, George E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1972. 0571098533: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 182

ISBN: 0571098533

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, with dustwrapper in very good condition with some shelfwear. First edition. Pp xix, 351, with b&w photographs and illustrations. With list of plates, list of figures, appendices I to VI, glossary of Botanical and technical terms and index. Written by George E. Brown, assistant curator of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. How, when, and where to prune? The questions that beset every gardener never change, but the solutions do. 'The Prunin... View more info

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Garden Natural History (Collins New Naturalist)

By: Buczacki, Stefan

Price: £30.00

Publisher: HarperCollins UK: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004192

ISBN: 0007139934

Condition: As New


Hardcover, unopened and in original cellophane, As New. First edition, pp 336. Though gardens are often viewed merely as artificial creations rather than easily accessible places to observe and encourage wildlife, 'Garden Natural History' rectifies this misconception. By viewing gardens within the wider context of the British ecological landscape, Buczacki follows the garden's development as a habitat within which vertebrates, invertebrates and native and alien plants a... View more info

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Timbers of Sabah (Sabah Forest Records No. 6)

By: Burgess, P. F.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The Forest Department of Sabah, 1966.: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 473

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, with green cloth covers with black lettering on the spine. Lacks FFEP. Scarce copy. With frontispiece photograph of high-lead logging. Pp xviii, 501. With foreword by G. L. Carson, Conservator of Forests, preface, tables, key to commercial timbers, Appendices I to VII, Index of timber names and index of botanical names. Records of the forest of Sabah, this book replaces the Timbers of Borneo by H. G. Keith, which was rendered out of d... View more info

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Dawn, Dusk and Deer.

By: Cadman, Arthur.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Countrylife Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006248

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, bookplate of author Ian Alcock, dustwrapper with some shelfwear, now enclosed in a clear archival wrap and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 138, b&w illustrations. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe. The author, who is Deputy Surveyor of the New forest, is a forester, a naturalist and an authority on this country. He naturally knows the Roe, Fallow, Red and Sika deer of his own forest area intimately, but he has also stu... View more info

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Stalking Sketches.

By: Captain H. Hart-Davis.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Horace Cox: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005366

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original beveled cloth covered boards with brown titles and illustration of a Red Deer Stag, decorative floral endpapers, some spotting to tissue guards,, previous owners name in ink on ffep, some light wear to top and bottom of spine and very light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 67, b&w illustrations. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQU... View more info

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The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats

By: Carolyn King

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Helm: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006198

ISBN: 0747018006

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with faded spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xviii, 253, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. View more info

Birds Ashore and A-Foreshore

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Collins: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006148

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover (32x27cm) Fine modern navy blue half leather rebind with light blue buckram boards, marbled end papers, five raised bands to spine with gilt titles and details. First edition, pp 180, 16 colour plates and b&w illustrations in text. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

Red Deer: The Behaviour and Ecology of Two Sexes (Wildlife Behaviour & Ecology)

By: Clutton- Brock, T.H.; Guinness, F.E. & Albon, S.D.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006260

ISBN: 0852244479

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in illustrated card covers some rubbing to edges and corners, creasing to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 378. b&w illustrations and diagrams and index. Red Deer: Behavior and Ecology of Two Sexes is the most extensive study yet available of reproduction in wild vertebrate. The authors synthesize data collected over ten years on a population of individually recognizable red deer, usually regarded as conspecific with the American ... View more info