London: Collins, 1950. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine copy in a Fine bright unclipped DJ. Faintly toned front board. Octavo (5.5 x 8 inches). Green buckram with gilt lettered spine. Pp. xiv, 178 illustrated with 26 paintings by Edward Bradbury, 11 b/w photographs by author, 4 line drawings & 4 maps.
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 #7023