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Category: All Categories: Natural History: Nat'l History Classics
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1.
Holden, Edith, 1871-1920.  
The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady, 1906 : a facsimile reproduction of a naturalist's diary / Edith Holden.

Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1977..
176 p. : col. illus. ; 24 cm. "Edith Blackwell Holden (1871-1920) was a British artist and art teacher, known in her time as an illustrator of children's books. Much influenced by the Arts and Crafts movement, she specialized in painting animals and plants. Holden was made famous by the posthumous publication, in 1977, of her Nature Notes for 1906 under the title The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady. She was living in Kineton Green Road, Olton, Solihull in 1905-6 when she recorded the notes. The collection of seasonal observations, poetry, and pictures of birds, plants, and insects -- which was never even considered for publication when it was composed -- had the nostalgic charm of a vanished world seven decades later." Christmas gift inscription for 1978, Stock# 43,709. Vg / dj vg..

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2.
L'Héritier de Brutelle, Charles Louis  
Sertum Anglicum 1788 Facsimile with Critical Studies and a Translation
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Publisher: Hunt Botanical Library, Pittsburgh, 1963.
xcviii, [6], 36 p., 34 plates (8 double-page), [12] p.; 31.5 cm. "Number 1 of The Hunt Facsimile Series Editor: George H. M. Lawrence." This was Dr .Lawrence's own copy. "This Edition Is Limited To 2000 Copies." Bound in marbled paper boards with heavy paper spine; corners scuffed; internally fine. Stock#OB349.

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3.
Peattie, Donald Culross [Editor].  
AUDUBON'S AMERICA: The Narratives & Experiences of John James Audubon.

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co. [Boston]. 1940. (1940)..
1st edition, 1st printing of the trade edition. 328pp. 4to. Light blue coarse cloth with silver lettering in red panels on cover & spine. Red top edge. Other edges uncut. Map endpapers. Color frontispiece of Audubon + 16 color plates (double page) of Audubon's work. Envoi. Index by Francis H. Allen. Gift inscription dated 1940 on short title page, moderate overall wear with loss of freshness, a little fading on the spine o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket.

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4.
Reader, John  
Man on Earth (Corrie Herring Hooks Series, Number Ten)
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Publisher: U.S.A.: University of Texas Press, Austin, 1988.
Fine cloth hardback, silver lettering, NF DJ. Cover with minimal shelf wear. DJ has a little wear, a few tiny chips, some scuffs. Tight binding. End papers and pp look unused, as new. Lg 8vo, 256 pp with color photos, biblio and index. Interesting study of the effects of culture and ecology on the development of man's society.

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5.
White, Gilbert, 1720-1793.  
The Natural History of Selborne / by Gilbert White; edited and with an introduction by James Fisher

Publisher: London, Cresset Press, 1960.
xxiii, 296 p., ill., 20.5 cm. Illustrated with wood engravings by Claire Oldham. This edition first published, 1947. White, "the greatest [non professional] naturalist Britain has produced." produced a classic in his study of the natural history of the Hampshire village of Selborne. PA. Stock# 35,914. Vg/ dj good+. Fisher, James, 1912.

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