Natural History

The Otter’s Tale – Gavin Maxwell
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THE OTTER’S TALE – Gavin Maxwell

Longmans 1962 1st edition t book is fine with no stamps, labels or inscriptions. The dj is clipped a little dusty but still vg at least.

£5.00

A Natural History of all the most remarkable Quadrupeds. Birds, Fishes, Serpents, Reptiles and Insects in the known World.

Abridged by J Macloc, esq. with 400 engravings by J Thompson published by Dean and Munday in 1824. The Lion is not exactly lying down with the lamb on the frontispiece, standing up and no lamb, but you get the picture.

Natural History 148

The spine is split but the book is tight though half of page 19 is missing, I haven’t done a thorough count but I think all the illustrations are complete. approx.. 7″ by 4 1/2″ 338 pages.

Just a few of the illustrations;

The flying fish seems to be looping the loop.

A Natural History of all the most remarkable Quadrupeds. Birds, Fishes, Serpents, Reptiles and Insects in the known World

Abridged by J Macloc, esq. with 400 engravings by J Thompson published by Dean and Munday in 1824. The Lion is not exactly lying down with the lamb on the frontispiece, standing up and no lamb, but you get the picture. The spine is split but the book is tight though half of page 19 is missing, I haven’t done a thorough count but I think all the illustrations are complete. approx.. 7″ by 4 1/2″ 338 pages. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£7.50

Raising Wild Ducks in Captivity

With a title that could be an oxymoron, what a new hobby to impress folk down at the pub.

Ducks 505

E. P. Dutton & Co., A Sunrise Book, New York, 1974. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hardcover. A vg copy in a vg dust jacket. Book by the International Wild Waterfowl Association. 319 pages, photos, drawings, and diagrams make up this interesting “How To” book about raising Ducks. Topics covered are Breeding, Brooding, Acquiring Stock and Importing Eggs, Facilities even The Duck Family. £10.00

 

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