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A Tangle of Otters

By: Anderson, Ian Saint-Barbe & Gabrielle Bordewich

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, Lutterworth Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03472


Vividly and movingly Ian Anderson tells the story of a year in the life of a family of otters , and Gabrielle Bordewich's masterly drawings show the otters in all their grace and beauty and tell visual terms a story distinguished by its naturalness and integrity. The D/j shows light shelf wear with crimping to its edges and is priced clipped. View more info

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Life on the Levels: Voices from the Working World

By: Anderson, Tony

Price: £13.01

Publisher: UK, Birlinn Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03621


For countless generations this beautiful area of Somerset has been home to unique practices, professions and inherited traditions evolved over many years. Illustrated with evocative and poignant photographs of the landscape. This book is both a study and celebration of the men and women whose lives have always been lived to the rhythm of life on the levels. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Painted Stream: A River Warden's Life

By: Armstrong, Robin

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03064


Robin Armstrong is not only a bailiff who looks after two of the most he beautiful rivers in England, he is also a wildlife artist. This book which is full of his watercolours, is utterly different from any other nature book - a unique evocation of the worlds in which man and river meet. The D/W shows light rippling along its top edge, otherwise a nice clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take... View more info

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Flying In the Face of Nature

By: Barnes, Simon

Price: £9.04

Publisher: UK., Penguin Putnam~trade: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02424


This is a book about Minsmere: it is also a book about everywhere. It looks at wild creatures, and at why we need them more and more with every passing year. A year in Minsmere shines like a beacon of hope: this book is a celebration of that hope. The DW has been priced clipped View more info

Britain.

By: Bell's Richard

Price: £9.04

Publisher: London, William Collins &Sons & co Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00007


A lovely country book full full of the authors coloured sketches. This is a 1st Edition secondhand book with brown hardcovers , which are in very good condition. The dustwrapper as a slight tear on the back top corner and a little damage to the bottom of the back cover otherwise in good order. View more info

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Jolly Green Giant

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £9.04

Publisher: UK, Century: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03146


Here, in his own infectious style, David Bellamy tells the story of how he came to be one of Britain's best-loved botanist, campaigner and broadcasters. The text block is a little discoloured, and the D/J shows light shelf-wear with a small tear on the top front corner PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90days to arrive. View more info

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Nature of Cornwall

By: Bere, Rennie.

Price: £13.01

Publisher: UK, Barracuda Books Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03501


This book is a comprehensive evocation of the county's wildlife, the first modern volume of its kind, informative, entertaining and a visual delight. The d/w/has been price clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Woodland Trees and How to Identify Them

By: Crabtree J H

Price: £6.14

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1934

Edition: 7th Printing

Sellers ID: 01457


This is a small thin book with black & white and occasional colour plates,there is some light foxing on the page edges. View more info

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Heywood Sumner's Wessex

By: Cunliffe, Barry

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Roy Gasson Associater: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02792


In this anthology Barry Cunliffe tells the story of Heywood Sumners life, introduces a selection of his writings on Wessex subjects and looks at his achievement as a naturalist, topographer and archaeologist. Fifty black-and-white illustrations and eight pages of colour plates show Sumner's delight in his adopted countryside. There are a couple of bumps to the base of the blue boards and the DJ shows shelf ware to its edges with a little creasing to its rear panel at the... View more info

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Four Fields

By: Dee, Tim

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03236


In this book Tim Dee tells the story of four green fields. Four fields spread around the world: their grasses, their hedges, their birds, their skies, and their natural and human histories. This is a profound and lyrical book by one of Britain's best writers about nature. A very clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE ;International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Fields in Winter: Sporting Memories of a Bygone Age.

By: Downing, Graham

Price: £11.93

Publisher: Uk, David & Charles: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02854


This beautiful book is a true celebration of times past - of the lives of the wildfowler on the flooded fens, the warrener of the Breckland heaths, the footslogging fox - hunter of the Cumbrian fells. These evocative tales are supported by superb illustrations on every page. in colour and black- and - white. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive View more info

The Penitent Butchers

By: Fitter Richard /Sir Peter Scott

Price: £9.04

Publisher: London, Collins: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01497


book in good condition. View more info

Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

By: Flegg Jim.

Price: £6.14

Publisher: UK, New Holland: 1990

Sellers ID: 02025


Some light usage marks but otherwise a very good copy. View more info

The Country Book of the Year

By: Furnell.dennis L.

Price: £9.04

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles .: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01286


The d/w has signs of shelf wear to the edges and scuffing to the covers. View more info

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The Notorious Poacher: Memoirs of an old poacher (Field sports library)

By: G. Bedson ("Grandad")

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Nimrod Press Ltd: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02642


This is the true account of the life of a poacher, based in North Staffordshire. It covers a period of around 50 years from boyhood to quite recent times. The book is illustrated throughout with black and white engravings taken from old books. There is a bump to the base of the spine and a dedication to the f.e.p. The DJ shows light shelf ware. Please note: standard shipping ( 2nd class) to world zones 1 & 2 is by sea, and will take between 60 and 90 days. View more info

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The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-91 (A Volume in the T & AD POYSER POPULAR BIRD BOOK Series)

By: Gibbons, David Wingfield; etc.; Reid, James B.; Chapman, Robert A.

Price: £11.93

Publisher: UK, T & D Poyser Ltd.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02384


This book is a monumental work in the long tradition of the contribution made by amateur observers to the vital understanding of bird populations in Britain. The DW as small damage to the back panel and the f.e.p as a piece cut out of approx 10.5 cm x 2cm. The book shows light shelf ware. View more info

Bird Seekers Guide

By: Gooders John

Price: £9.04

Publisher: London, Andre Deutch: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01321


Book and dw in v/g condition and not price clipped View more info

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The New Forest: A Portrait in Colour

By: Hargreaves, Jack; Heathcote, Terry

Price: £7.22

Publisher: UK., The Dovecote Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02634


The New Forest is unique. Its boundaries enclose 145 square miles of some of the most beautiful countryside anywhere in the world. Originally established as a Royal Forest 900 years ago, there are ancient woodlands, open foreshore, heathland and bogs, an intricate network of rivers that wind their way to the sea. Few corners have escaped photographer Terry Heathcote and with text by Jack Hargreaves there could be no better introduction to the New Forest. The DJ as light ... View more info

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Of Moths and Men: Intrigue, Tragedy and the Peppered Moth

By: Hooper, Judith

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Fourth Estate: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02783


In the early 1950's Dr Bernard Kettlewell went into the woods with a mission He believed a black variety of the peppered moth thrived in industrial areas because camouflage on blackened trees protected it from predatory birds. His work became known as ' Darwins missing evidence' and his findings are now firmly embedded in our cultural consciousness . But it appears he may have been wrong... PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and... View more info

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English Landscapes.

By: Hoskins, W. G.

Price: £9.04

Publisher: UK, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03258


The English landscape is the oldest and richest record we possess. For some four thousand years it has been written upon over and over again in a kind of code. This book shows how to read what the widely different landscapes are saying in their own way. The text block is lightly tanned and stained and the covers shows edge wear and light fading. A good , tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info