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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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Shells

By: Cameron, Roderick

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1967

Seller ID: 012230


Well illustrated, large square octavo, pp 128, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [From the library of the gardener Sybil Spencer, with her signature on the front endpaper.] View more info

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A Field Atlas of the Seashore

By: Cremona, Julian

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012693


Illustrated, small slim quarto, pp 100, a neat signature on the title page, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, the slightest signs of wear. [This guide covers the six main seashore habitats of Northern Europe using photographs, line drawings and text - the rocky shore, sand and mud-depositing shores, salt-marshes, sand dunes, shingle. As well as aiding identification of over 200 characteristic plants and animals, it examines the ecology of each species including... View more info

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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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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 A Field Guide to the Land Snails of Britain and North-west Europe

A Field Guide to the Land Snails of Britain and North-west Europe

By: Kerney, M.P. & Cameron, R.A.D.

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1979

Seller ID: 008433


Well illustrated, small octavo, pp 298, very clean internally, pictorial cloth in very good condition, a good clean copy. [ The standard guide. ] View more info

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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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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

Image for Aeolid Nudibrancha (Gastropoda) of the Families Flabellinidae and Eubranchidae from New Zealand Waters. Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Tanzania (Suborder : Doridacea)

Aeolid Nudibrancha (Gastropoda) of the Families Flabellinidae and Eubranchidae from New Zealand Waters. Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Tanzania (Suborder : Doridacea)

By: MILLER, M.C.; EDMUNDS, MALCOLM.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Linnean Society: 1971

Seller ID: 006782


Two illustrated articles (pp 28 & 58) contained in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society Volume 50 Number 4. A good copy in original wrappers. View more info

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Biology of Intertidal Animals

By: Newell, R.C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Paul Elek (Scientific Books) Limited: 1972

Seller ID: 012702


Second impression (revised). Illustrated with diagrams and charts, thick octavo, pp (6), 555, a neat signature on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, the dustwrapper has been permanently sealed to the cloth, otherwise this is a very good smart copy. View more info

Image for An Introduction to the Biology of British Littoral Barnacles

An Introduction to the Biology of British Littoral Barnacles

By: Rainbow, P.S.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Taunton, Field Studies Council: 1985

Seller ID: 012696


Illustrated, large slim octavo, pp 51, a neat name and date on title page, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, covers a little age-toned and marked. View more info