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1 Berry, R. J. Berry Inheritance and Natural History
London Collins 1977 0002190842 / 9780002190848 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 15.5 x 22.5cm Approx 
The first edition, 350 pages + un-numbered gloss illustrated pages (many line illustrations within text) Dust Jacket (designed by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis) almost fine with exception of Library ref. Numbers, publisher's original clear "duraseal" plastic protector taped to end-pages, not price-clipped. Green buckram binding Very good with exception of Tape holding plastic protector on. Contents mostly Very good clean & tight with exception of front endpage missing, half title page has sold library stamps, pencil notes and residue of tape holding plastic protector on. Title page good, rear has library stamps. Rest/Text very good, clean & tight. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 Buffon & Lacepede, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon & Bernard Germain de Lacépède Histoire Naturelle Extraite De Buffon et De Lacepede , Quadrupedes, Oiseaux, Serpents, Poissons et Cetaces.
Tours Alfred Mame 1874 Decorative Cloth Hard Back Fair/good 18 x 27cm Approx 
404 pages, Decorative embossed & Gilt binding detached, Contents mostly good, clean & tight with some minor stains on a few pages,also some ageing & some loose/detached pages (see scans), No inscriptions etc. gilt edges. Includes Title page, illustrated frontice, half Title page & endpages, so looks complete. Contains many b/w illustrations in the text. Quadrupeds, birds, snakes, fish etc. French Text. For size is a heavy book, so may be a postal surcharge. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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3 Deacon , Sidney H., Illustrated by Photographs Bulldogs Show Bulldogs
Manchester: Our Dogs, 1935 
5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Approx. undated 4th edition revised ( updated with details & photographs of bulldogs upto 1933..86pages text + 70 pages photographs of 86 bulldogs (1884-1933) and full page photograph of Author.embossed red paperback binding good with a little dirt and loss of gilt on title Contents very good and tight with NO inscriptions, 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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4 Hitchcock, Captain F.C. ( Francis Clere) Hitchcock. (forward by Lieutenant Colonel Sir Percy Laurie) "To Horse!" A treatise on horses and their management, including chapters on the training of the young horse, equitation, hints for instructors, biting, and first-aid treatment.
London Hurst and Blacknett 1938 First Edition Hard Back Good Fair 14 x 22.cm Approx Hitchcock, Captain F.C. Hitchcock 
360 pages +16 publisher's catalogue rear, undated (1938). Hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers with very good gilt title, author etc. & gilt horses head to the spine. Condition good, edge rippling of cloth rear cover, with rare Dust Jacket in fair condition with chips & old paper repair. Contents Very Good, clean & tight, ink owner name/address & 1938 date.42 (mostly photographic) b/w illustrations and lots of diagrams within the text. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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5 Hugh De Havilland Syllabus of a Course of Twelve Lectures on Some aspects of Animal Life
Cambridge Cambridge University: printed at the University Press 1892 First Edition Original Paper Covers 14 x 22.cm Approx 
18 pages + 18 blank pages for notes, Binding Good, minor dirt, corner folding. Contents good, clean & tight, one blank page loose, a few tiny corner folds. Owners name in pencil top 1st page looks like A. Horman? Historically interesting for it lectures on Life of Darwin and the history of the idea of Evolution & summing up of the arguments for and against Darwinism. (See also my other Cambridge lectures collected by A. Horman) This item was for Students only, so is very rare. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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6 Hunting, William Hunting The Art of Horse-Shoeing A Manual for Farriers
London H. & W. Brown 1899 Hard Back Fair 16 x 25cm.approx 
Illustrated title page + 167 pages + 5page index. Dark brown cloth hard back binding in fair/good condition with some rubbing/wear., Contents fair, some wear, a little loose from spine, edge marks etc.. b/w illustrations. 3rd edition of 1899. A good reading copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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7 Japp, Alexander H Japp Hours in My Garden, and other Nature-Sketches
London John Hogg. 1894 First Edition Decorative Hard Back Good 13 x 20cm Approx ill W. H. J. Boot, A. W. Cooper and Others 
340 pages, Decorative binding fair, corner knocks, worn spine. Contents good, clean & tight copy, no inscriptions, last page paper aged, lacks 1st blank endpaper, illustrated with 138 illustrations throughout. Undated but late Victorian, most likely 1894 as the later edition was dated 1900. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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8 Kikumatsu Ogawa & Shoichiro Miyamoto Forms of the Dog and Its Property
Japan: Seibundo - Shinkosha First Edition ? Hard Back 
First Edition ?. Signed /dedicated By 1 Author. 6 " x 8 1/2" Approx. Prited in Japanese ,with only title/author/publisher printed in English on cover. Japanese to spine, black on white paper hardback binding, remains of a thin clear plastic protective,Book in good possibly unread condition,with only the SIGNED & AUTHOR DEDICATED inscription "to Mr Gray with sincere compliments of K.OGAWA " + orig. card slipcase (prited in Japanese) a bit stained ,tears at edges and small peice at top corner partly missing, + Original fold-out diagram of different dogs (26" x 30 3/4" approx) printed one side black/white other side is in colour in fair condition with no major faults 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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9 Lowson, G. Lowson The Modern Farrier: Containing the Causes, Symptoms and Most Approved Methods of Preventing and Curing the Various Diseases of Horses, Cows and Sheep.
London H. G. Collins 1853 11 x 17.5cm Approx 
192 pages, embossed binding fair, re-glued at spine to contents not too well. Contents fair, a good reading copy only, with various illustrations. Owner names inside cover partly rubbed out. Includes lots of old recipes, instructions, Causes, Symptoms ect. an early Victorian handbook. Postage will be reduced on this book to UK £1. .. EU £2 . and all other inc. U.S. £3. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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10 Mayhew & Lupton ; Edward Mayhew. Revised and Improved by James Irvine Mayhew's Illustrated Horse Management (inc. Anatomy, medicine, shoeing, teeth, food, vices, stables etc. )
London Wm. H. Allen & Co 1876 Hard Back 15 x 23cm Approx 
xii + 356 pages, Binding , rebound hard back in green with embossed gilt title to spine & front in Very Good condition, Contents Fair/good, tight copy, most pages good and clean with some staining to front/rear pages, rough edges, & a few stains, mostly to edge. So a good reading copy in a very good rebound binding with numerous b/w line engravings/illustrations throughout. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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11 Mayhew, Edward, Illustrated by Daziel Dogs; Their Management
London: George Routledge and Sons 
10.5 x 17cm Approx. very good reading copy only, undated circa 1854 - 1860s , Original Orange binding water stained very bad,,,Contents detached but fairly tight 1st few/last pages water stained rest (99%) good,,,,,at front some owner inscriptions etc, and 1st endpaper torn.264+ 6 pages, numerous illustrations throughout, + endpapers front/rear contain a lists of other publisher / Routledge books . 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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12 Miller, Hugh The Testimony of the Rocks, or Geology in It's Bearings on the Two Theologies, Natural and Revealed
Edinburgh Adam & Charles Black 1866 1st Ed., 33rd Thousand Full-Leather 13 x 18.5cm Approx 
454+ xv pages, Thirty-third thousand, in a Very Good "Luxury" gilt embossed red Leather Binding, embossed decorative brown spine with gilt on red title/author, decorative gilt embossed design to front " Marlborough College Founded a.d. 1843" VG with only minor rubbing to edges, Contents good & tight ,numerous illustrations throughout, inscribed original owners name to 1st uncoloured page and dated Xmas exam 1866, great multicoloured endpages & edges, minor foxing upto about page 20 only, rest almost as new, . So looks like a Luxury binding made only for Marlborough College for xmas exam awards for 1866 and poss. never read ...p.s . opposite title page to base is a printed signature of the Author that some mistake as genuine, but the Author died before publication , his last day alive, he was correcting the last few pages, The actual finishing inc. some of the place & names of illustrations were completed by his friend Professor Fleming. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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13 Montagu, Colonel G. & James Rennie Ornithological Dictionary of British Birds
London: W. S. Orr & W. Smith, 1833 
5 3/4" x 9" Approx. 592 pages +60 to front, a new edition, a Good binding of very dark blue/green with gilt titles to spine ,small 1/2 split half way up to corner of spine but holding as if perfect and some wear to parts of edges.Contents very good and tight, no visable damage . to front endpaper is the printed Lable of the Natural History Society of Nortumberland,Durham and Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Presented by (and in ink) ?? Smith (Bold Library) 1893. ie 60 years after being printed. ******** NOTE weight almost 1kg 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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14 Siné Scatty
London Max Reinhardt Ltd 1959 Paperback Decorative Fair 11 x 14cm Approx Siné 
Dust Jacket fair/good, with corner, edge wear, corner loss, unclipped. Binding good with corner loss, slight angle. 3rd re-print. Contents good, clean & tight with exception of small edge stain to 6 pages, illustrated pages have blank rear, printed on fine paper. Postage will be reduced to U.K £1, EU £2 & all other inc. U.S. £3. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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15 Smith, J. K Smith Bird conservation and industrial development in Australia & 78th Annual Congress, Holbert, December 1980 ( one book).
Australia Churchill Fellow / Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 1981 Privately Printed , Not for Sale Original Paper Covers Very Good 21.5 x 29.5cm Apporx 
V + 2 + iii + 178 pages, i.e. pages v + 2 + iii, then Bird conservation part is 74 pages, then Annual Congress. Part starts with colour Title page (unnumbered/ page 75) then page 76 to page 178. Condition; Light green paperback binding with black spine/edge in good condition with minor wear & tiny nick top front. Contents very good, clean & tight with no inscriptions, as published, All pages are single sided, so over 2cm thick,pages include over 50 figures ( illustrations, maps or details etc.) only a couple with minor colour, except for title of 78th Annual Congress which is good colour as only page on gloss paper. It lists J. K Smith living and working in Cleveland, England as Environmental Information Officer for ICI. He seems to have also been a bird expert. This book seems to have been published in a very limited number (not for sale). From net, could not find another copy for sale, just a few listed in institutions and very few details listed on the net. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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16 Strassen, O. Zur. Strassen (Otto) Die Neuere Tierpsychologie , Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Arzte Verhandlungen 1907 sonderabdruck ( Recent animal psychology. ) Presentation Copy
Leipzig Verlag von F. C. W. Vogel 1907 First Edition / Presentation Copy Paperback 17 x 24.5cm Aprox 
38 pages, German Text, Original paperback binding, poor, dirty, just hanging on, inscription top. Contents Good, clean & tight, minor corner folding. with card stating "Presentation Copy" 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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17 Vaizey, Winifred, Illustrated by Winifred Vaizey Creatures That Fly
London A & C Black Ltd 1928 First Edition Decorative Cloth Fair 
First Edition. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2" Approx. part of the "Peeps at nature for little people" series. 48 pages, the rare DUST JACKET has some nicks ,a little loss, some rubbing but 99 % there and NOT price clipped, Good decorative binding., Contents, apart from young inscription to 1st endpaper contents are good/very ,14 illustrations( 7 colour) are all ok. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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