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Image for Life on the Levels: Voices from the Working World

Life on the Levels: Voices from the Working World

By: Anderson, Tony

Price: £16.18

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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The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives

By: Antón, Mauricio; Alan Turner

Price: £16.18

Publisher: USA, Columbia University Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Sellers ID: 03589


This extensively illustrated book is an exposition of the origins, diversification, and adaptations of the larger- bodied members, extant and extinct of the cat family. The text also allows readers to understand the big cats' place in nature, occurrence and preservation in the fossil record. There is edge wear to the hardboards edges, top and base, and the D/W also has edge ware to its edges with some small tears to the base and wear to the corners, it is also starting t... View more info

British Grasses and their Employment in Agriculture

By: Armstrong M.A. S. F.

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1950

Edition: 7th edition

Sellers ID: 02221


This book as been well read the green boards are marked and bumped on the corners the spine shows wear at the top and bottom and the title lettering is faded on the spine there is a dedication in ink on the fep.The pages are still tight and clean. View more info

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Painted Stream: A River Warden's Life

By: Armstrong, Robin

Price: £13.49

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: £11.24

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

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By: Bell's Richard

Price: £11.24

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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Keith Brockie's Wildlife Sketchbook

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £17.98

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03381


Keith Brockie, a wildlife artist from Fife, spent many months travelling throughout Scotland in order to paint, draw and sketch the birds, animals and plants that appear in the pages of this book. The freshness, vitality and delicate colouring of his sketches, accompanied by his own notes and observations, together with his larger paintings of Scottish wildlife in its natural habitat, make this a superb book. There is some creasing to the edges of the D/W. View more info

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

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £16.18

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03383


Keith Brockie's remarkable artistry and his extraordinary sensitivity to wildlife are superbly displayed in this book. it contains 150 exquisite paintings and sketches - from the island of May in the Firth of Forth, Scotland - that are breathtaking in their beauty and unparalleled in their fidelity to their subjects. The D/W shows light wear and there is a dedication on the ffep in ink. View more info

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The Silvery Tay: Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £16.18

Publisher: J.M. Dent and Sons: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03385


The River Tay travels through a beautiful landscape containing an outstanding variety of wildlife. In 150 paintings, sketches and drawings in watercolour, pencil, crayon and oils, Keith Brockie superbly captures the birds, animals, flowers and plants that are to be found along the River Tay. There is light bleaching to the front of the D/W. View more info

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The Nature of Hampshire & The Isle of Wight

By: Brough, Peter. Bob Gibbons & Colin Pope

Price: £16.18

Publisher: UK, Barracuda Books Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03389


This book is the first, modern, illustrated record of the county's wildlife and ecology, published in association with the Naturalists' Trust, and with the support of the Royal Society for Nature Conservation. Illustrated with pencil drawing, maps and colour and black and white photographs. This book is number 381 of a limited edition. There is no indication of how many are in this limited edition. A Good ,clean and tight cop... View more info

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Practical Sheep Keeping

By: Cardell, Kim

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., The Crowood Press Ltd: 2009

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02470


This book explains everything you need to know to manage sheep and keep them healthy. Aimed particularly at the keeper of the small flock - say around 30 ewes - the principles nevertheless apply to flocks of all sizes. From choosing and buying, through housing, feeding and routine management, to breeding and lambing. Kim Cardell offers sound advice based on many years' experience. The covers show signs of light use and there is a label patch on the inside of the front bo... View more info

The Pocket Encycopaedia of Wild Flowers in colour.

By: Christiansen, M. Skytte; translated & Edited by Vera HIggins

Price: £7.64

Publisher: London UK, Blandford Press Ltd: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02089


The green boards are faded and have stains from sticky tape on the front and back paste downs and the page edges are tanned. The D/J is covered in plastic but is still sun faded and dirty and both front and rear flaps have sticky tape marks on them. This book was first published in Denmark in1962 and then published in UK In 1965. View more info

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And then they flew away

By: Christie, Clifford

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK, Constable & Co.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02345


This book is an enthralling account of the Christie's resourcefulness in the face of daunting problems, and of the patient loving work which sooner or later, enables ' their ' birds to fly away, restored , healed and confident. It is a book to enchant and inform bird - lovers everywhere. The DW shows light shelf ware and is priced clipped. View more info

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The Complete Book of Game Conservation

By: Coles, Charles ( Editor)

Price: £16.18

Publisher: UK, Stanley Paul & Co ltd: 1986

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03463


This book, the result of over fifty years' research by the Game Conservancy and its predecessors, fulfils an urgent need and is required reading for all concerned with shooting in our shrinking countryside. There is a personal gift dedication on the fep. The D/J has some light edge wear and is priced clipped. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

Image for A Curlew in the Foreground; An RSPB warden's summer on North Uist.

A Curlew in the Foreground; An RSPB warden's summer on North Uist.

By: Coxon, Philip

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03370


A world of wind and rain. Dazzling white beaches and skies of flawless blue. In an atmospheric evocation of the island, its close-knit community of crofters and its abundant wildlife, the author defines its quintessential qualities, and shares with us a summer idyll. There is some spotting to the edges of the fold-downs . A good, clean tight copy. View more info

Woodland Trees and How to Identify Them

By: Crabtree J H

Price: £7.64

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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Badgers on the Highland Edge

By: Crumley, Jim

Price: £10.79

Publisher: UK, Whittles Publishing: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03315


Badgers on the Highland edge celebrates a sense of wonderment at the everyday lives of one of our least seen mammals. Crumley shares with his readers the highest prize of the thoughtful nature watcher - the joy of discovery. The text is accompanied throughout with colour photographs. a good clean copy. View more info

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Four Fields

By: Dee, Tim

Price: £13.49

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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How the Dog Became the Dog

By: Derr,Mark

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03574


This book explains how the nature of the wolf and its human soul mate made the dog's evolution inevitable. Mark Derr brilliantly describes how the ' domestication' of the dog is a result both of biology and culture, beginning with mutual cooperation between humans and animals, and taking a number of radical turns. For anyone who wants to know where dogs came from this is an indispensable account. There is light shelf wear to the D/w.A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Natural History of Dorset

By: Dorset Wildlife Trust; Dorset Wildlife Trust

Price: £16.18

Publisher: UK, The Dovecote Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03092


As David Bellamy says in his foreword, ' Dorset still boasts a wealth of wildlife', and one which includes some of our rarest and most endangered species. Each of Dorset's glorious patchwork of landscapes is home to a distinctive community of plants and animals - many of them illustrated in this fascinating and very readable account of Dorset's natural history. There is light foxing to both front and rear end-papers, there is also a signature in ink on the half title pag... View more info