London: Collins, 1953. First edition. Cloth. A Near Fine in a Near Fine unclipped DJ. Small bump to lower corner of front board otherwise bright and clean. Inked out name on ffl, tiny name on front paste down. Octavo (5.5 x 8 in.). Green buckram with gilt lettered to spine. Pp. xvi, 255, illustrated with 51 photographs taken by the author and 58 drawings and diagrams.
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 #7026