Keyword: Natural History

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 69

Image for Pears

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

Image for The Natural History of Orkney.

The Natural History of Orkney.

By: Berry, R. J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Collins, 1985.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 924

Condition: Very Good


Softback, with some creasing to the spine, but otherwise in very good condition, First edition, with 20 colour photographs, and over 100 b&w photographs and diagrams. With index. This is the first survey of the islands' natural history, complete in one volume. Because Orkney is exceptional, it is vital reading for the serious naturalist, as well as for being a comprehensive and absorbing guide for every visitor. Counter Shelf. View more info

Image for Angling for Game Fish: A Practical Treatise on the Various Methods of Angling for Salmon and Sea Trout , Chalk Stream, Moorland, Lake, Thames, and Rainbow Trout; Grayling, Char, and Mahseer; with Notes on Fish Culture and Natural History.

Angling for Game Fish: A Practical Treatise on the Various Methods of Angling for Salmon and Sea Trout , Chalk Stream, Moorland, Lake, Thames, and Rainbow Trout; Grayling, Char, and Mahseer; with Notes on Fish Culture and Natural History.

By: Bickerdale, John.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Bazaar, Exchange & Mart Newspaper.: 0

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004382

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covers, some wear to spine and covers, stamps of H. Whitty & Son fishing shop in Liverpool on endpaper and contents page, Players Cigarettes Card of male salmon tipped in on rear end paper but otherwise in Very Good condition. Sixth revised edition, circa 1930s, pp 152, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

Image for Return to One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May

Return to One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003350

ISBN: 1841589748

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New. First edition, colour illustrations. Keith Brockie's One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May (1984), immediately became one of the bestselling Scottish natural history books of all time. The combination of breathtaking wildlife images with notes and background information, captured unforgettably the beauty of nature, and in particular that of the Isle of May, a little gem of an island in the Firth of Forth. The packed weight of this book is over 1kg so for UK First Class or Overseas we may ask for additional postage. Since then Brockie has constantl... View more info

Image for The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs & Conifers.

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 Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers' has always recommended the best possible pruning techniques and practices to gardeners. Now ... View more info

Image for Garden Natural History (Collins New Naturalist)

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 alike have been introduced and to which they have adapted. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS ... View more info

Image for Timbers of Sabah (Sabah Forest Records No. 6)

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 date by the rapid expansion and mechanisation of the timber industry. This authoritative work gives details of the forest rec... View more info

Image for Dawn, Dusk and Deer.

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 studied (and stalked) deer in Scotland and elsewhere." The author introduces the reader to the natural history and habits of... View more info

Image for Mine Eyes to the Hills.

Mine Eyes to the Hills.

By: Chalmers, Patrick V.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: A & C Black, Ltd.: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005445

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some foxing throughout, otherwise in Very Good condition.With dustwrapper, Some marking and foxing, with small pieces missing from top and bottom of spine, minor chipping and tears. Internally repaired, otherwise complete, not price clipped, otherwise Very Good. First edition, with b&w illustrations and colour plates, pp368. With index, bibliography and index of authors. An anthology of the Highland Forest, arranged by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by V. R. Balfour-Browne. View more info

Image for Tractatus de Herbis.

Tractatus de Herbis.

By: Collins, Minta.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 2002

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004958

Condition: As New


Folio hardcover in green goatskin leather with bevelled edges, debossed plants and red embossed berries, gilt titles on cover and spine, 4 raised bands on spine, all edges gilt in As New condition. Limited edition of 1000, this being 395, 2 Volumes, unpaginated, companion commentary volume pp 76. A facsimile of An illustrated herbal, which comes from a collection of pharmacological texts written in southern Italy around AD 1300. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 4KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

Image for Curious Gardeners: Obsession and Diversity in 45 British Gardens.

Curious Gardeners: Obsession and Diversity in 45 British Gardens.

By: Cooper, Guy & Taylor, Gordon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003639

ISBN: 0747236143

Condition: Very Good


With colour illustrations, bibliography and index. As seen on BBC Two. Obsession and Diversity in 45 British Gardens. The packed weight of this book is over 1KG so for UK First Class or Overseas we may ask for additional postage. S14. View more info

Image for Nos Arbres Dans La Nature.

Nos Arbres Dans La Nature.

By: Correvon, H.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Atar: 1920

Seller ID: 004831

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with illustrated covers. ppxiv, 340, with slipcase. Some shelfwear to the edges of the cover. Title page states "Edition Allemande" (German) but the language is French. A study of 180 trees in french. Beautifully illustrated by S. Rivier with 75 plates, water colour pictures of flowers of the field and woods. View more info

Image for Champs Et Bois Fleuris.

Champs Et Bois Fleuris.

By: Correvon, Henry.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Atar: 1920

Seller ID: 004830

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with illustrated covers. ppxiv, 340, with slipcase. A study of 180 trees in french. Beautifully illustrated by the author with 100 plates, water colour pictures of trees. Flyleaf has two dried leaves with painted details of flowers on it. View more info

Image for Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Volume I: Ostrich to Ducks.

Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Volume I: Ostrich to Ducks.

By: Cramp, Stanley.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1977.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1254

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in dark blue covers in very good condition. With dustwrapper, also in very good condition, encased in clear wrap. First edition, with pp722, colour and b&w illustrations. With end maps, references and index. A reference manual describing over 740 species, with detail on field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality and longevity, population (with distribution maps), social pattern & behaviour, breeding, food, voice, plumages, moults, measurements, weights, structure & geographical variation. S20. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS ... View more info

Image for Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume II: Hawks to Bustards.

Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume II: Hawks to Bustards.

By: Cramp, Stanley.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1980.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1255

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in dark blue covers in very good condition. With dustwrapper, also in very good condition, encased in clear wrap. First edition, Volume II: The birds of the Western Palearctic. With pp 695, colour and b&w illustrations. With end maps, references and index. A reference manual describing over 740 species, with detail on field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality and longevity, population (with distribution maps), social pattern & behaviour, breeding, food, voice, plumages, moults, measurements, weights, structure & geographical variation. S20 POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A B... View more info

Image for Geology in Petroleum Production (Developments in Petroleum Science Series)

Geology in Petroleum Production (Developments in Petroleum Science Series)

By: Dikkers, A.J.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Elsevier Science: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005206

ISBN: 0444424504

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. With b&w illustartions and diagrams, ppxiii, 239, with index. Number 20 in the Developments in Petroleum Science Series. View more info

Image for Game Birds and Wild Fowl.

Game Birds and Wild Fowl.

By: Dixon, Charles.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Pawson & Brailsford: 1900

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005673

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover in original light brown cloth with titles and illustrations on front board, gilt titles on spine, some light shelfwear to head and foot of spine, spine slightly browned, light shelfwear and bumping to corners, some foxing and offsetting throughout, previous owners names and dates on half title page dated 1900 and 1966 but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second Revised and Enlarged edition, pp xxviii, 476, colour plates throughout, appendix, index, list of subscribers. View more info

Image for Cairngorm Stones: The Natural and Cultural History of Cairngorm Gemstones.

Cairngorm Stones: The Natural and Cultural History of Cairngorm Gemstones.

By: Dunlop, Basil M. S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Grantown Museum & Heritage Trust.: 0

Seller ID: 613

Condition: New


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated covers. New, with colour photographs, pp36, map of Cairngorms National Park on inside cover. With references, designations of the core mountain areas National Park. S7. View more info

Image for Forestry Practice: A Summary of Methods of Establishing Forest Nurseries and Plantations with Advice on Other Forestry Questions for Owners, Agents and Foresters.

Forestry Practice: A Summary of Methods of Establishing Forest Nurseries and Plantations with Advice on Other Forestry Questions for Owners, Agents and Foresters.

By: Edlin, Herbert L.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1964.: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 187

Condition: Good


Softcover booklet, in good condition, with shelfwear and some creasing to the pages. First edition, pp104, with b&w illustrations, tables, appendices I: Felling Licence Application Form and II: List of Forestry Commision Publications. S4. View more info

Image for Natural History of British and Foreign Quadrupeds.

Natural History of British and Foreign Quadrupeds.

By: Fennell, James H.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Joseph Thomas: 1843

Seller ID: 006223

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with marbled boards, in Very Good condition. Quarterbound, with five raised bands on spine, spine label missing. With pp 556, embellished with two hundred woodcuts. Previous owner's name on inside cover. 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