RJ Berry’s Natural History of Orkney, published in 1985 from the New Naturalist series, sold for £620 at Keys’ auction.

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When published in 1985 it cost £20, as the unclipped dust jacket on this example still reveals, but this copy made £620 in an August 30-31 sale held by Keys (20% buyer’s premium) of Aylsham.

Another first state rarity of that same year, Eric Simms’ British Warblers (No 71), made £600.