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1 BASTOCK, Margaret COURTSHIP: A ZOOLOGICAL STUDY
London Heinemann Educational Books 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Small octavo, viii + 220pp., figures. Dustwrapper with two closed marginal tears, and no significant defects. A clean and sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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2 BEER, Trevor MERLIN: THE STORY OF A WESTCOUNTRY LEOPARD - A TRUE TALE OF OUR TIMES
Wellington Ryelands 2008 1906551014 / 9781906551018 Hard Cover Fine The Author 
Octavo, 120pp., line illustrations. A fine copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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3 BENT, Arthur Cleveland (et al) ed. and comp. Oliver L. Austin LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN CARDINALS, GROSBEAKS, BUNTINGS, TOWHEES, FINCHES, SPARROWS AND ALLIES: ORDER PASSERIFORMES - FAMILY FRINGILLIDAE (three volumes)
Washington Smithsonian Institution Press 1968 Soft Cover 
Three volumes, large octavo, publisher's printed wraps; part 1: Genera Richmondena through Pipilo (part), xxviii + 602pp., mono. photo. illustrations at rear; part 2: Genera Pipilo (part) through Spizella, xi, pp.603-1248, mono. illustrations at rear; part 3: Genera Zonotrichia through Emberiza, Literature Cited and Index, viii, pp.1249-1889, mono. photo. illustrations at rear. All with fore-edge untrimmed, partially unopened. Edges a little browned and with some light and insignificant staining at fore-edge and wraps, part 1; marginal water-staining at plates, part 1, not affecting overall use. A good, sound set, with no significant wear. Signature of M.T. Myres at top corner of each wrap. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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LIFE OF FRANK BUCKLAND, BOMPAS, George C
4 BOMPAS, George C LIFE OF FRANK BUCKLAND
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1886 A New Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, full dark blue polished calf, gilt in compartments with slightly raised bands, dark red title label, boards with two-line rules, marbled endpapers and edges, engraved portrait fronts., (tissue guard present) ix + 433pp. Endpapers split over hinges, both boards holding; binding lightly rubbed, label a little patchy, some foxing, chiefly confined to prelims., fronts., title. A reasonably good copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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5 CAMPBELL, Bernard (ed.) SEXUAL SELECTION AND THE DESCENT OF MAN 1871-1971
Chicago Aldine Publishing Company 1972 0202020053 / 9780202020051 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Large octavo, x + 378pp., tables, figures. Dustwrapper faded a little at spine, title remainign clear, minor pen mark at front panel, light rubbing. No remarkable wear, book very good, clean and sound. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
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6 CARTER, Harry R., and MORRISON, Michael L. (eds.) STATUS AND CONSERVATION OF THE MARBLED MURRELET IN NORTH AMERICA
Camarillo Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology 1992 Volume 5 Number 1 (October) Soft Cover 
Large octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, 134pp. in double-column, tables, figures. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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7 CLUTTERBUCK, Martin R. THE LEGEND OF SIAMESE CATS
Bangkok White Lotus Press 1998 9748434516 / 9789748434513 First Edition Soft Cover 
Tall quarto, white pictorial wraps, ix + 104pp., profusely illustrated in mono. and colour. Wraps tanned at margins, small stamp at fly-leaf corner, minimal wear. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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8 CODY, Martin L. COMPETITION AND THE STRUCTURE OF BIRD COMMUNITIES
Princeton Princeton University Press 1974 0691081352 / 9780691081359 First Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's printed wraps, viii + 318pp., figures. Owner's signature at front wrap, highlighting at one leaf preceeeding title page, otherwise no remarkable defects, and a very good, clean and sound copy. Monographs in Population Biology, number 7. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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9 COLLENETTE, C.L. A HISTORY OF RICHMOND PARK
Wakefield: S.R. Publishers Limited 1971 Hardcover Dustwrapper 
Large octavo, xii + 164pp., 5 full-page illustrations, folding map. Stamp of 'Environmental Studies' and initial at fly-leaf, otherwise a very good, clean copy in dustwrapper and clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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10 CROXALL, J.P. (ed.) SEABIRD STATUS AND CONSERVATION: A SUPPLEMENT
Cambridge ICBP 1991 0946888191 / 9780946888191 Soft Cover 
Octavo, blue pictorial wraps, vi + 308pp., figures, tables. A very good, clean and sound copy. International Council for Bird Preservation Technical Publication No. 11. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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11 CURTIS, T.G.F., and McGOUGH, H.N. THE IRISH RED DATA BOOK: 1 - VASCULAR PLANTS
Dublin The Stationery Office 1988 0707600324 / 9780707600321 Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff wraps, 168pp., colour photo. illustrations, maps. Wraps heavily rubbed, and with a closed, marginal tear. A sound, usable copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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12 DAVIES, A. Morley (revised F.E. Eames) TERTIARY FAUNAS: A TEXT-BOOK FOR OILFIELD PALAEONTOLOGISTS AND STUDENTS OF GEOLOGY (two volumes)
London George Allen & Unwin 1971 Second Edition Hard Cover Good 
Two volumeslarge octavo, vol. I: The Composition of Tertiary Faunas, 571pp., line illustrations, vol. II: The Sequence of Tertiary Faunas, map fronts., 447pp., line illustrations. Volume I with edge-wear, marginal tears and some loss at dustwrapper (though not extensive), and no significant defects. Both clean and sound with dustwrappers in clear protective wraps. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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13 DIAMOND, A.W., and FILION, F.L. (eds.) THE VALUE OF BIRDS
Cambridge ICBP 1987 0946888108 / 9780946888108 Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, vi + 267pp., figures, tables. Wraps a little faded at spine, and no remarkable wear. A very good, clean and sound copy. Based on the Proceedings of a Symposium and Workshop held at the XIX World Conference of the International Council for Bird Preservation, Queens University, Ontario, 1986. ICBP Technical Publication No. 6. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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14 DIAMOND, A.W., and FILION, F.L. (eds.) THE VALUE OF BIRDS
Cambridge ICBP 1987 0946888108 / 9780946888108 Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, vi + 267pp., figures, tables. Some extremely minor soiling, and no remarkable wear. A very good copy. Based on the Proceedings of a Symposium and Workshop held at the XIX World Conference of the International Council for Bird Preservation, Queens University, Ontario, 1986. ICBP Technical Publication No. 6. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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15 DRURY, W.D. BRITISH DOGS: THEIR POINTS, AND SHOW PREPARATION WITH ILLUSTRATIONS OF TYPICAL DOGS
London L. Upcott Gill 1903 Third Edition Hard Cover 
Thick octavo, dark maroon cloth, gilt, viii + 662pp., adverts., mono. photo. and line illustrations. A little shaken, with endpapers splitting over hinges, volume remaining reasonably square, and detachments far from imminent; cloth darkened, mildly rubbed, some chipping at head and tail, loss minimal; foxing at prelims. and adverts. (heaviest at fly-leaf), rest of contents clean. A reasonably good copy. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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16 FITZSIMONS, F.W. THE MONKEYFOLK OF SOUTH AFRICA
London Longmans, Green and Co. 1924 Second Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, dark green cloth, gilt title at spine, xiv + 172pp.,mono. illustrations. Lacking fly-leaf, front hinge split, but a long way from detaching; a few weakened joints, edges tanned. Still, reasonably good, contents clean, and a perfectly usable copy. Binding mildly rubbed, quite presentable. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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17 FRAENKEL, Gottfried S., and GUNN, Donald L. THE ORIENTATION OF ANIMALS: KINESIS, TAXES AND COMPASS REACTIONS
New York Dover Publications 1961 Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, x + 376pp., figures. Wraps a little faded at spine, title remaining strong; light wear only. A good, sound, clean copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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18 GILMOUR, J.S.L. (ed.) THOMAS JOHNSON: BOTANICAL JOURNEYS IN KENT & HAMPSTEAD: A FACSIMILE REPRINT WITH INTRODUCTION AND TRANSLATION OF HIS ITER PLANTARUM 1629 DESCRIPTO ITINERIS PLANTARUM 1632
The Hunt Botanical Library 1972 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair 
Quarto, ix + 167pp., mono. illustrations, maps (including folding). Dustwrapper faded at spine, with minor soiling, and light wear; book very good with light edge foxing only. A sound copy. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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19 GILPIN, Michael E. GROUP SELECTION IN PREDATOR-PREY COMMUNITIES
Princeton Princeton University Press 1975 0691081611 / 9780691081618 First Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's printed wraps, xiii + 108pp. Staple holes at prelims., pen cancel at front wrap, no significant wear. A good, clean copy. Monographs in Population Biology, number 9. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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20 GRAY, William D. THE RELATION OF FUNGI TO HUMAN AFFAIRS
New York Henry Holt and Company 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Large octavo, xiii + 510pp., figures, tables. Dustwrapper with a few small tears around head of spine, with very slight loss. No significant defects, a very good copy. Inscription of M.T. Myres. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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