London: Collins, 1950. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine Condition in a Fine bright unclipped DJ. 1/4 inch bump to front lower corner. Tiny owner's stamp on front paste down. Octavo (5.5 x 8 inches). Green buckram with gilt lettered spine. Pp. xii, 80, illustrated with one colour photo, 19 b/w photographs, 20 maps & 2 text figures.
Distinguished by their enticing dust jackets colorfully illustrated by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis, The New Naturalist series encouraged the study of natural history for the general reader in a most appealing format. In the spirit and tradition of the early naturalists, The New Naturalist explores and beautifully documents the natural world in an effort to promote conservation of the native landscape and wildlife of the British Isles. Near Fine. Item #7022