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Willock Colin - The Book of the Wood Pigeon

Illustrated by William Garfit.
Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. A smallish red mark at the top edge of the pages prevents the book from being fine. Pp.xviii,157. 10 illustrations. 5 charts.
Published : White Lion Books, Cambridge 1995, First Edition
£9.00

Wilson A. - The Altitudinal Range of British Plants

A very good copy in brown paper covers with black lettering on upper cover. 117pp. The altitudinal range of each plant is given in different locations in which it is found.
Published : T. Buncle & Co. Ltd., Arbroath 1956, Second Edition Revised and Enlarged
£5.00

Wilson Edward (Edited By Brian Roberts) - Birds of the Antarctic

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 191pp. This is a selection of more than 300 drawings and paintings made by Wilson while on the two Antarctic expeditions of Captain Scott. 60 pages of colour and 42 pages of monochrome illustrations.
Published : New Orchard Editions, Poole 1987, Reprint
£25.00

Withering William - A Botanical Arrangement of All the Vegetables Naturally Growing in Great Britain with Descriptions of the Genera and Species According to the System of the Celebrated Linnaeus Volume I.

Hardback. A good copy in a fairly worn full leather binding lettered in gilt on spine. Ownership inscription at top of title page of Daines Barrington, the English lawyer, antiquary and naturalist. (Second ownership inscription on front end-paper). Pp.xcvi,383. Two folding plates. This early British Flora was the first in English to be based on the Linnaean system.
Published : Printed By M. Swinney for T. Cadell and P. Elmsley and G. Robinson 1776, First Edition
£190.00

Woodcock H. Drysdale, K.C. And Coutts J. V.M.H. - Lilies Their Culture and Management Including a Complete Descriptive List of Species

A very good copy in original cloth. Small inscription on f.e.p. 242pp. Frontispiece and 130 illustrations.
Published : Country Life, London 1936, Second Edition
£5.00

Wooster David - Alpine Plants: Figures and Descriptions of Some of the Most Striking and Beautiful of the Alpine Flowers [First and Second Series}

Hardbacks. A very good two volumes set uniformly bound in dark green half-leather bindings with bevelled edges. Lettered in silver on the spines which have six raised bands. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and little foxing. The First Series volume is the second edition. The Second Series volume is the first edition. Each volume has 54 attractive colour plates. Pp.xii,152; [iv],140. [Please note this is a heavy set which will require extra postage.]
Published : George Bell & Sons, London 1874,
£110.00

Wormell Peter - Pinewoods of the Black Mount

Illustrated by Christopher Wormell.
Hardback. A fine copy in brown cloth lettered in black on white title-pieces to spine and upper board. 94 pages. Woodcuts. 2 maps. A study of the pine woods of the Black Mount area at the southern fringe of Rannoch Moor.
Published : The Countryman 2003, First Edition
£40.00