The New Naturalist Library
William Collins 2015
Hardback 352pp Illustrated 280x218mm
9780007367153   Product Code: 22933
Founded after the Second World War, the Collins New Naturalist guides make up the longest-running series of natural-history books in the world, with more than 130 volumes published. Many of the rarer titles are now collector's items, fetching high prices in good condition. This history of the series provides a full bibliography, profiles its creators and reproduces all of its beautiful covers, while well-known naturalists including Nick Baker and Stephen Moss describe their own fascination with the books.