FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. 304 + 8 double-sided colour plates. Black and white illustrations and photographs throughout. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, colour-printed dustjacket designed by Robert Gillmor. Dustjacket price-clipped, with spine panel and area of front panel slightly sunned, mainly affecting the orange. Sticker to front panel celebrating 50 years of New Naturalists.