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THE CUCKOO AND OTHER BIRD MYSTERIES

By: Acworth, Bernard,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1944

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C990

Condition: Fine


198pp, original green cloth View more info

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF VIRUSES [The World Naturalist Series]

By: Andrewes, C.H.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: W558

Condition: V.g.


viii, 237pp. illustrated throughout including 41plates. A trifle rubbed but now enclosed in a clear mylar protective wrapper. One chip to the front top edge of the d.j. View more info

Royal Illustrated History of Eastern England, civil, military, political and ecclesiastical. 2 volumes

By: Bayne, A.D.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Great Yarmouth, James Macdonald & Co: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: R532

Condition: V.g.


ND [1873]. 2 volumes complete. [Volume 2 has uncut top edges.] viii, 608; xiv, 624pp. Original blind-stamped purple cloth. Gilt titles. Lovely floral patterned end-papers. 13 plates bound in at the front of the volumes. Includes a survey of the Eastern Counties: Physical Features, Geology, and Natural Hisotry of Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, and Suffolk, Descriptions of Antiquities, .and an Account of Agriculture, Manufactures, Trades etc. [Steward 539.] PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info

THE QUEEN'S HIDDEN GARDEN: BUCKINGHAM PALACE'S TREASURY OF WILD PLANTS

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1984

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: H530

ISBN: 0715385909

Condition: Fine


224pp inc index & bibliog. A natural history of the Palace Grounds - researched over 4 years. 254 plants "wild & naturalised" seen in gardens. Illustrated by Marjorie Lyon including 64 full-page colour plates and 40 monochrome plates. A fine copy with no wear , inscriptions or price-clipping. View more info

A HANDBOOK OF CRYPTOGAMIC BOTANY,

By: Bennet, Alfred W., & Murray, George,

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, And Company, London, 1889,:

Seller ID: C670


first edition, viii, 473pp, 16pp advertising index, 378 b&w illustrations, octavo, original dark red cloth, gilt, v.g. condition, boards a little mottled on edges, some foxing. . View more info

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MAMMALS

By: Bourliere, Francois

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd: 1955

Edition: First British edition

Seller ID: E196

Condition: Fine


xxi, 363pp, xi, translated from the french by H.M. Parsley, 24 b&w plates, 97 b7w illustrations in the text View more info

THE GEOLOGY OF ARRAN and the Other Clyde Islands, with an account of the botany, natural history, and antiquities, notices of the scenery and an itinerary of the route

By: Bryce, James

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Glasgow and London, William Collins, Sons and Company: 1872

Edition: fourth edition

Seller ID: P351

Condition: V.g.


xii, 354 [2] pp. Col. frontis. map. First pub. 1855 this is an enlarged edition. 44 text figs. View more info

ICE AND IT'S NATURAL HISTORY

By: Buchanan, John Young

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, William Clowes & Sons Ltd: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TH119

Condition: Fine


34pp. Paper wrappers with stapled binding. Royal Institution of Great Britain Evening Meeting Friday, May 8, 1908. Illustrated with 7 photographic plates. Bo inscriptions or markings. overs a trifle dusty but a sound and nice copy. View more info

LIFE AND HER CHILDREN: Glimpses of Animal Life from the Amoeba to the Insects

By: Buckley, Arabella B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford: 1883

Edition: Ninth Thousand

Seller ID: Le530

Condition: V.g.


xii, 312pp. Frontis plate with browned tissue guard. 94 text figures, Full polished calf with black morocco label, gilt. Binders stamp of Bickers & Son, London. Five raised bands with gilt dec. compartments [rubbed]. School prize copy, inscribed with the winners name and dated 1882, with Weymouth High School gilt device to the front board and double gilt border to the edges. Front board detached otheriwse a sound and attractive Victorian natural history book. View more info

The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, Literature for the Year 1782 [vol 25]

By: Burke, Edmund and, Dodsley, Robert

Price: £550.00

Publisher: London, J. Dodsley, Pall Mall: 1783

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS121

Condition: Fine


Half-title, tile-page, Preface [iv], 324, 215 [xiii contents]. Contemporary full calf [rubbed to extremities] with gilt year date to the spine. Armorial bookplate of Ester Acklom. The 1782 volume. The first part is 'The History of Europe for 1782' and Chronicles for the Year and State Papers ; Natural History; Useful Projects; Antiquities; Essays; Poetry; Review of Books followed by sections, 'Characters' . Interesting Americana content with details of the Versaille Papers relating to the King of Emgland and the French over a treaty to settle the wars in North America. [Treaty of Paris 1783 ] ... View more info

FURTHER ILLUSTRATIONS OF BRITISH PLANTS

By: Butcher, Roger W.,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, L. Reeve & Co. Ltd.: 1944

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C906

Condition: V.g.


iv, 476pp, b&w botanical illustrations throughout by Florence E. Strudwick, octavo, original navy blue cloth, gilt, v.g. condition. 'forming with Fitch's companion volume to Bentham's handbook a collection of illustrations of most of the species of British flora'. View more info

BIRDS ASHORE AND A-FORESHORE,

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.,

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Collins , Pall Mall, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: C578


1st ed., 180pp, 14 full-colour plates and many in bl. and white by Winifred Austin, quarto, orig. blue cloth, gilt, binding faded and soiled, internally fine. The title states 16 colour plates but onl y 14 are listed in the index and only 14 are present! Plates very attractive in fine condition. View more info

The Natural History of the Garden

By: Chinery, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Collins: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: H228

ISBN: 0002196069

Condition: Fine


287pp. Illustrations by Marjorie Blamey, Anthony Orford, Denys Ovenden and Gordon Riley including 24 colour plates View more info

ISLANDS IN THE BUSH : A Natural history of the Kora Nation Reserve, Kenya

By: Coe, Malcolm

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Philip: 1985

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: X361

ISBN: 0540010863

Condition: Fine


240pp. Pictorial colour d.j. Illustrated throughout. Introduction by Richard Leakey View more info

BRITISH BUTTERFLIES

By: Coleman, W.S.,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: C190

Condition: Good


vii, 179pp, illustrated throughout with colour plates by Edmund Evans. Publisher's red cloth, attractive cover illustration, gilt. A working copy containing 13 coloured plates and 2 un-coloured (lacks 1). Attractive coloured plaates of butterflies. View more info

MONUMENTAL BRASSES IN SOMERSET

By: Connor, A.B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bath, Kingsmead Reprints: 1970

Edition: facsimile

Seller ID: J659

Condition: Fine


390pp.,101 plates some folding. Facsimile reprints of the 22 papers by Connor published in the Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society from 1931 to 1953. The papers were combined and printed in this book. Almost as new View more info

DOGS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT

By: Cousens, Frederick W.,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.: 1939

Edition: revised and entirely re-written,

Seller ID: B940

Condition: V.g.


xii,307pp, index, 85 illus., a nice copy with a complete d.j. Orig. written by Mayhew[1858] and Sewell[1897]. View more info

DOGS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT

By: Cousens, Frederick W.,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.: 1943

Edition: revised and entirely re-written,

Seller ID: S184

Condition: V.g.


xii,307pp, index, 85 illus. Blue cloth, gilt. End-papers foxed not affecting text. Orig. written by Mayhew[1858] and Sewell[1897]. View more info

EUROPE A NATURAL HISTORY

By: Curry-Lindahl, Kai

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1964

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: H278

Condition: Fine


300pp. with 264 illustartions including 108 in colour. A nice copy [one small closed tear to top edge] View more info

ART IN NATURE,

By: Curtis, William,

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Studio Editions, London, 1991,:

Seller ID: C859


1st ed., 288pp, over 500 illus. from Curtis's Botanical Magazine 1787 onwards, folio, pictorial d.j., mint. Introduction by Martyn Rix. A superb selection of botanical prints from Curtis's Botanical M agazine from 1787 to the beginning of the twentieth century. A very large book! View more info