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Image for Aeolid Nudibrancha of the Family Glaucidae from New Zealand Waters. Aplysiid Species from East Africa with Notes on the Indian Ocean Aplysiomorpha (Gastropoda : Opisthobranchia)

Aeolid Nudibrancha of the Family Glaucidae from New Zealand Waters. Aplysiid Species from East Africa with Notes on the Indian Ocean Aplysiomorpha (Gastropoda : Opisthobranchia)

By: Bebbington, Alan; Miller, M.C.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Linnean Society: 1974

Seller ID: 006779


Two illustrated articles (pp 32 & 36) contained in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society Volume 54 Number 1. A good copy in original wrappers. View more info

The Oyster - a popular summary of a scientific study

By: Brooks, William K.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Baltimore & London, The John Hopkins University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 005479


(1905). Facsimile reprint 1996. Small 8vo, pp xxxviii, 230, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

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Parasites and Parasitism

By: Cameron, T.W.M.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co, and The English Language Book Society: 1965

Seller ID: 013303


A few text illustrations, large octavo, pp xx, 322, clean internally, soft cloth showing very slight signs of wear. View more info

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The Freshwater Life of the British Isles

By: Clegg, John

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1959

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 013643


Second edition. Small octavo, pp 352, slightly age-toned, green cloth. An ex-library copy, with label on front endpaper, stamps on both sides of the title page, and a shelf number on the spine. Nevertheless, this is still a very good clean copy. [Wayside and Woodland series]. View more info

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A Key to the Major Groups of Freshwater Invertebrates

By: Croft, P.S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Preston Montford, Field Studies Council (Aidgap): 1986

Seller ID: 013709


Illustrated with line drawings, large slim octavo, pp (531 - 579), paperback, the slightest signs of wear, but really a very good copy. [Reprinted from Field Studies Volume 6 number 3, with the same pagination] View more info

Image for Dog-Whelks : an introduction to the biology of Nucella lapillus

Dog-Whelks : an introduction to the biology of Nucella lapillus

By: Crothers, J.H.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Taunton, Field Studies Council: 1985

Seller ID: 008376


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp (70), clean internally, paperback, covers slightly foxed and age-toned, otherwise a good copy. SCARCE. View more info

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Land and Fresh Water Mollusks; Hydroids (Harriman Alaska Series Volume XIII)

By: Dall, William H.; Nutting, C.C.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Washington, The Smithsonian Institution: 1910

Seller ID: 012205


Illustrated with 15 plates and 118 text illustrations, large octavo, pp (12), 250, a little age-toning throughout, top edge gilt, the other edges uncut, one inner hinge cracking but sound, endpapers unevenly faded, green cloth with gilt decoration, very slightly marked, lacking part of the label at the base of the spine. [Contains the 1910 Smithsonian title page, as well as the original red and black Doubleday, New York title page of 1905.] View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Shells

By: Dance, S. Peter (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1974

Seller ID: 012663


Very well illustrated, small quarto, pp 288, fore-edge slightly foxed, endpapers slightly marked, otherwise extremely clean internally, black cloth in very good condition, in a very glood dustwrapper which is lightly price-clipped. View more info

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British Shells

By: Duncan, F. Martin

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011186


Illustrated with 16 colour plates, 12mo, pp 32, slight foxing to the title page, very slight foxing to the plates, otherwise clean and sound internally, pictorial boards a little stained along the top margin, a bit marked and rubbed, corners slightly worn, spine fraying but virtually complete (lacking a tiny portion at the head, and a small piece of the lower joint). Postage will be reduced. View more info

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British Shells

By: Duncan, F. Martin

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011187


Illustrated with 16 colour plates, 12mo, pp 32, foxing to the title page, slight foxing to the plates, otherwise clean and sound internally, pictorial boards a bit marked and rubbed, corners very slightly worn, spine lacking a tiny portion at the head, slightly browned. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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The Biology of the Sea-Shore

By: Flattely, F.W. & Walton, C.L.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: lo, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1946

Seller ID: 013582


Second impression. Illustrated, two folding charts, octavo, pp xvi, 336, pages uniformly age-toned, a neat signature on the front endpaper, cloth very slightly worn, the spine faded, but still a very good sound copy. View more info

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Dangerous Marine Animals

By: Halstead, Bruce W.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Maryland, Cornell Maritime Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013497


Illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 146, a neat owner;s name on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, blue cloth slightly rubbed, spine head very slightly pulled. View more info

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Beachcombing for Beginners

By: HICKIN, Norman E.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1975

Seller ID: 006962


Illustrated in scraperboard by the author, pp 136, very slightly worn in dustwrapper. View more info

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Habitat Survey Cards for the Shores of the British Isles

By: Holme, N.A. & Nichols, D.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Taunton, Field Studies Council: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012678


Large slim octavo, pp 16, a neat signature and date on the title page, paperback, covers very slightly age-toned and worn. SCARCE. [Postage will be reduced]. View more info

Image for Atlas of the Non-Marine Mollusca of the British Isles

Atlas of the Non-Marine Mollusca of the British Isles

By: Kerney, M.P. (editor)

Price: £3.75

Publisher: Cambridge, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010694


Large quarto, pp (6), 199, (3), slightly used and age-toned internally, paperback, covers slightly worn, the spine head is torn at the top. View more info

Image for A Review of the Genus Janua, including Dexiospira (Polychaeta : Spirorbinae). [Together with : The Taxonomy of Some British Littorina Species, with Notes on | Their reproduction {Mollusca : Prosobranchia}]

A Review of the Genus Janua, including Dexiospira (Polychaeta : Spirorbinae). [Together with : The Taxonomy of Some British Littorina Species, with Notes on | Their reproduction {Mollusca : Prosobranchia}]

By: Knight-Jones, Phyllis & E.W., & Kawahara, Tatuo. Heller, Joseph

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Linnean Society: 1975

Seller ID: 006778


Two illustrated articles (pp 40 & 22) contained in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society Volume 56 Number 2. Slightly curved, otherwise a good copy in original wrappers. View more info

Image for Chronological analysis of the species of Conus described during the eighteenth century

Chronological analysis of the species of Conus described during the eighteenth century

By: Kohn, Alan J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Linnean Society: 1976

Seller ID: 006774


Illustrated 22 page article contained in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society Volume 58, Number 1, January 1976. A good copy in original wrappers. View more info

Image for Type Specimens and Identity of the described Species of Conus. Part V - the species described by Salis Marschlins and Roding, 1793-1798

Type Specimens and Identity of the described Species of Conus. Part V - the species described by Salis Marschlins and Roding, 1793-1798

By: Kohn, Alan J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Linnean Society: 1975

Seller ID: 006775


Illustrated 44 page article contained in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society Volume 57 Number 3, November 1975. A good copy in original wrappers. View more info

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The Biology of Rocky Shores

By: Little, Colin & Kitching, J.A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 013679


Text illustrations, octavo, pp x, 240, paperback, a very slight creasing to the lower margins of the first few pages, lower corners of covers slightly bumped and creased, but overall a good clean copy. View more info

Image for Guide de la Faune Sous-Marine des Cotes Mediterraneennes.   [Alan Davidson's copy]

Guide de la Faune Sous-Marine des Cotes Mediterraneennes. [Alan Davidson's copy]

By: Luther, W. & Fiedler K.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Neuchatel & Paris, Delachaux et Niestle: 1965

Seller ID: 009147


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 270, the dustwrapper is slightly age-toned, otherwise a very good copy. With an extra two little plates of fishes loosely inserted. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxf... View more info