London: Collins, 1947. First printing. Cloth. Fine in a slightly soiled Near Fine unclipped DJ. Gift inscription to ff. Octavo (5.75 x 8 inches). Green cloth with gold lettering to spine. Pp. xiv, 311 with 46 color photographs, 55 b/w photographs & 24 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. Fine. Item #7024