By Peter Marren
A historical past of the main winning, major and long-running ordinary background sequence within the world.
A historical past of the main profitable, major and long-running typical heritage sequence within the world.
In 1995 Collins released the 82nd quantity within the New Naturalist sequence to coincide with its fiftieth anniversary. Ten years on, Peter Marren has revised this interesting account of the sequence. He covers the illustrious careers of its authors, how every one name used to be conceived and obtained, and contains plates of the sketches and roughs of the jackets. It additionally provides behind-the-scenes information of the also-rans and the books-that-never-were.
This will attract the collector's industry - it has a long appendix devoted to amassing the sequence with suggestion on tips on how to spot an outstanding variation, and a celebrity ranking in response to shortage - and should mark the sixtieth anniversary of the booklet of the 1st new naturalist title.
Peter Marren is a educated ecologist who labored as a forest scientist, conservation officer and author-editor with the normal Conservancy Council among 1977 and 1992. He has written a number of booklet and articles and contributes frequently to British Wildlife.