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Image for Polar Bears. Proceedings of the Ninth Working Meeting of the IUCN/SSC Specialist Group, 1985  [Richard Fitter's copy]

Polar Bears. Proceedings of the Ninth Working Meeting of the IUCN/SSC Specialist Group, 1985 [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cambridge, IUCN: 1986

Seller ID: 009120


Slim 8vo, pp 152, paperback, fore-edge marked otherwise a very good copy. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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British Bats (New Naturalist 93)

By: Altringham, John

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009537


First edition. Illustrated, pp 218, there is just slight suggestion of creasing to the fold-over flaps of the dustwrapper, there are three tiny bruises to the top edge of the rear cover, and these also affect the dustwrapper slightly, otherwise an excellent copy in unfaded dustwrapper. [Bats are arguably the most successful and diverse mammals ever to evolve. In Britain, one in three of our native land mammals is a bat. Their ecology and behaviour is fascinating. Few mam... View more info

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The Kangaroo

By: Archer, Michael

Price: £12.50

Publisher: McMahons Point, Kevin Weldon: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009747


Very well illustrated, small folio, pp 263. very clean internally. red cloth with pictorial inlay, slightly worn, binding leaning slightly. [Very heavy - extra postage may be necessary] View more info

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Atlas of Mammals in Britain

By: Arnold, H.R.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, HMSO (Natural Environment Research Council): 1993

Seller ID: 010014


Tall quarto, pp 145, many distribution maps, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly age-toned and very slightly worn. View more info

Image for The Exultant Ark - a pictorial tour of animal pleasure

The Exultant Ark - a pictorial tour of animal pleasure

By: Balcombe, Jonathan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 2011

Seller ID: 008638


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp x, 214, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing only the very faintest signs of use. [Nature documentaries often depict animal life as a grim struggle for survival, but this visually stunning book opens our eyes to a different, more scientifically up-to-date way of looking at the animal kingdom. In more than one hundred thirty striking images, "The Exultant Ark" celebrates the full range of animal experience with dramatic portr... View more info

Image for Natural History in Zoological Gardens, being some account ov vertebrated animals, with special reference to those usually to be seen in the Zoological Society's Gardens in London and similar institutions

Natural History in Zoological Gardens, being some account ov vertebrated animals, with special reference to those usually to be seen in the Zoological Society's Gardens in London and similar institutions

By: Beddard, Frank E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1909

Seller ID: 009994


Second ("cheaper") reissue. With photographic plates and line drawings within the text by Gambier Bolton and Winifred Austin, pp x, 310, uncut, slight adhesion markes on title pages with very tiny loss of the printed surface, contemporary inscription on front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, red decorated cloth, slightly worn and marked, spine very slightly faded. View more info

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The Natural History of Orang-utan

By: BENNETT, Elisabeth L.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2006

Seller ID: 008879


NEW. Well illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp x, 89, paperback, a very good copy. [The name “orang-utan” conjures up very different images to different people: shy, elusive man of the forest; a tantalising glimpse into unknown worlds of the jungles of the Far East; an endearing, appealing and amusing star of popular movies; the highlight of a visit to the zoo. But what is the true nature of the orang-utan? It is in the record book for several reasons: it is one of our cl... View more info

Image for The African Elephant   [Richard Fitter's copy]

The African Elephant [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Bere, Rennie

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009172


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 96, a good copy in a dustwrapper which is showing only the faintest signs of use, with very faint foxing and a crease to the front foldover flap. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Mink (Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Birks, Johnny

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Oswestry, Anthony Nelson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013046


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 24, paperback, a very good copy. Postage will be reduced. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter with his stamp inside.] View more info

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Wake of the Whale

By: Brower, Kenneth

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, London, Paris, Friends of the Earth: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011162


Very well illustrated, small folio, pp 160, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing very slight signs of wear. View more info

Image for Los Mamiferos de Chamela Jalisco

Los Mamiferos de Chamela Jalisco

By: Ceballos, Gerardo & Miranda, Alvaro

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Mexico, Instituto de Biologia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012170


Illustrated, small octavo, pp 436, very clean internally, paperback, covers a little worn and creased. [Very scarce - the edition was limited to 1000 copies] Spanish text. View more info

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The Hormones in Human Reproduction

By: Corner, George W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1946

Seller ID: 012580


Third printing, 1946. Illustrated with line drawings and photographs throughout the text, small octavo, pp xx, 265, endpapers slightly marked, a neat name and date on the front endpaper, fore-edge slightly foxed, otherwise clean internally, cloth slightly dull, slightly worn and marked. View more info

Image for The Vertebrate Fauna of Cheshire and Liverpool Bay - Two volumes    [Richard Fitter's copy]

The Vertebrate Fauna of Cheshire and Liverpool Bay - Two volumes [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Coward, T.A. (editor)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Witherby & Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013587


Two volumes, illustrated, large octavo, pp xxxii, 472; xl, 210, top edges gilt, other edges uncut, a little scattered foxing, slightly heavier on the preliminary pages, otherwise very clean internally, spines very age-toned, otherwise the cloth is in very good condition. {Volume 1 contains the birds and mammals; Volume 2 the fishes, reptiles and amphibians. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpapers.] View more info

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Kingdom of the Workhorse

By: Dampier. A.J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Brinscall, Chorley, Countryside Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013335


Well illustrated, horizontal octavo, pp 84, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

Image for A Herd of Red Deer - a study in animal behaviour   [Richard Fitter's copy]

A Herd of Red Deer - a study in animal behaviour [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Darling, F. Fraser

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, Geoffrey Cumberlege: 1956

Seller ID: 013058


Illustrated, large folding map, pp x, 215, green cloth, spine slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for Wild Country  -  a Highland naturalist's  notes and pictures   [Richard Fitter's copy]

Wild Country - a Highland naturalist's notes and pictures [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Darling, F. Fraser

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013059


Illustrated, large slim octavo, pp x, 104, a very good clean copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is slightly worn and frayed. SCARCE. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for Wild Country  -  a Highland naturalist's  notes and pictures

Wild Country - a Highland naturalist's notes and pictures

By: Darling, F. Fraser

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013088


Illustrated, large slim octavo, pp x, 104, spine slightly age-toned and very slightly frayed at the head, a very good clean copy overall. SCARCE. [From the library of the ecologist Brian Hopkins, with his signature on the front endpaper]. View more info

Image for A Herd of Red Deer - a study in animal behaviour

A Herd of Red Deer - a study in animal behaviour

By: Darling, F. Fraser

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, Geoffrey Cumberlege: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013105


First edition. Illustrated, large folding map and small folding plan at end, pp x, 215, a little used throughout, front free endpaper partially stuck down, green cloth, a bit worn and marked, the spine is very worn and creased and at one time has been loose but now stuck down. [A copy from Lewis's Circulating Library with their label on the upper cover and front endpaper; signature of the ecologist Brian Hopkins on the half-title.] A good working/reading copy, but no mor... View more info

African Game Ranching

By: DASMANN, Raymond F.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press: 1964

Seller ID: 005787


A few text illustrations, small slim 8vo, pp x, 75, soft card covers, very slightly worn. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

Image for ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ANIMAL WORLD - a rare complete set of 21 parts

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ANIMAL WORLD - a rare complete set of 21 parts

By: De Beer, Sir Gavin; Burton, Robert & Maurice; Bourliere, Francois (et al) (editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: J & H International Corporation: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010068


Very well illustrated, slim quarto, 21 volumes, pp 2032, pictorial laminated boards, a few spine heads pulled, but otherwise only very slightly worn.Complete sets seem to be very scarce. [A detailed work, and quite scientific in-depth accounts. This is far more than a "popular" work. A glance at a few consecutive pages at random show : prawns, precious coral, predation, preen gland, powder post beetles, pratincoles, potto, potoo, priapulus, primates, prions, p... View more info