George Jeffery Books

 
Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
Browse By Category
Africa
Agriculture
America
Antarctic
Antiquarian
Architecture
Arctic
Art
Arts
Arts Drama
Asia
Aviation
Children's Literature
China
Cookery/Domestic
Decorative Cloth Bindings
Design
Distillation
Drawing
Early Printed Books
Economics
Egypt
English Civil War
English History
Fashion
Fiction
First Editions
France
Furniture
Gardening
Genealogy
General
Grammar
Greek History
Greeks
Hellenic
History
Husbandry
Illustrated
India

View Other Categories
 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Natural History

Natural History

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Anon Burma Report on the Operations of the Department of Agriculture, Burma for the Year Ended the 30th June 1923
Burma Rangoon Superintendent Government Printing 1924 First Edition Very Good 8vo 
Nine issues from 1923-1931. folding maps throughout. Bound in library buckram. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional library stamp, pages and maps in very good clean condition. A13 
Price: 120.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 Bacon Francis Sylva Sylvarum : Or, a Naturall History. In Ten Centuries; Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life.
London London, printed by A.M. for William Lee 1658. 1658 Quarter Calf Very Good Small Folio 
Book measures 11 1.4 x 7 1/2 inches, [ 29x19mm ]. Complicated collation, engraved title, dated 1651, printed title dated 1658, [16],218pp, table of chief matters, [19pp],receipt for the gout [1pp], title page of '' Articles of Enquiry '', dated 1662, page numbers continue from 218-228pp, title page of '' New Atlantis '', 36pp, title page of '' History Natural '', dated 1658, [8pp], 64pp. Lacking engraved portrait. Bound in modern quater calf, cloth boards, gilt title lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some occasional light staining or marking. Pages in good clean condition. A very good clean solid copy. 
Price: 425.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Sylva Sylvarum, or a Natural History in Ten Centuries, Bacon Francis
3 Bacon Francis Sylva Sylvarum, or a Natural History in Ten Centuries
London J. R. For William Lee 1670 Ninth Edition Full Leather Very Good Small Folio 
Book measures 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches. Collation, engraved frontis, engraved title, printed title, [14],[2],215pp, [1],[20], [8], 64pp, [2],continuation from 221-227[1],31pp. Bound in full modern calf, raised bands, gilt lines, and title lettering, blind stamp tooling. Leather very lightly rubbed. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some occasional light staining, some pages very slight dust/dirt marked. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy, in a very good clean firm binding. 
Price: 420.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Sylva sylvarum, or, A natural history in ten centuries. : Together with the History natural and experimental of life and death, or of the prolongation of life. whereunto is added Articles of enquiry touching metals and minerals. and the New Atlantis., Bacon Francis
4 Bacon Francis Sylva sylvarum, or, A natural history in ten centuries. : Together with the History natural and experimental of life and death, or of the prolongation of life. whereunto is added Articles of enquiry touching metals and minerals. and the New Atlantis.
London Printed for Bennet Griffin 1683 Small Folio 
Book measures 12 x 8 inches. Collation, engraved frontis, engraved title, printed title, [14],227[ i. e. 327pp]32pp. This edition a second reissue of the 1676 edition, for which the engraved title page (dated 1676) was originaly produced. Bound in full moden panelled calf, raised bands, gilt lines, and title lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, engraved frontis/title repaired, strengthened, edges of first and last few pages slightly brittle, some occasional grubby page. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy, in a very attractive binding. 
Price: 420.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 Bacon Francis The historie of life and death : With observations naturall and experimentall for the prolonging of life. Written by the Right Honorable Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount S. Alban.
London London : Printed by I. Okes, for Humphrey Mosley, at the Princes Armes in Pauls Church-Yard 1638 1638 Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Book measures 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 inches. [12],323pp, the imprimatur leaf present. Bound in full calf. Rebacked, [ not recently ], retaining the period or early boards. Calf rubbed, some minor wear, small nick on head of spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice copy. 
Price: 750.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Hortus Regius Panhormitanus aerae vulgaris anno MDCCLXXIX noviter extructus Septoque ex indigenis, exoticifque plurimas complectens Plantas, Bernardino Abe Ucria
6 Bernardino Abe Ucria Hortus Regius Panhormitanus aerae vulgaris anno MDCCLXXIX noviter extructus Septoque ex indigenis, exoticifque plurimas complectens Plantas
Edizioni Grifo 1996 Very Good 
Facsimile of the 1789 edition. Book measures 8 1/2 x 6 inches. 498 pages. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gil title lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Dictionary of Bird Artists of the World, Christine E. Jackson
7 Christine E. Jackson A Dictionary of Bird Artists of the World
Suffolk Antique Collectors' Club 1999 1851492038 / 9781851492039 Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Quarto 
Book measures 11 x 8 3/4 inches. 550 pages, illustrated. Bound in original publishers blue cloth. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
8 Clarke Stephen The British botanist, or, a familiar introduction to the science of botany : explaining the physiology of vegetation, the principles both of the artificial & natural systems of Linnæus and the arrangement of Jussieu ; intended chiefly for the use of Young
London London : Printed for F.C. & J. Rivington, 1820. 1820 First Edition 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Collation, viii+260pp, 16 hand colured plates. Bound in contemporary half calf, calf corners, marble boards, flat gilt decorative bands, red title label. Calf rubbed, head of spine worn with loss, short split on hinge joint. Generally binding in good condition. Internally, contemporary of early gift inscription on top margin of title pages, one engraved plate working loose. Pages and hand coloured plates in good clean condition. A3 
Price: 120.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
9 Coombes Allen J. The Book of Leaves a Leaf By Leaf Guide to Six Hundred of the World's Great Trees
London New Holland 2011 1780090595 / 9781780090597 Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Large 8vo 
Book measures 11 x 7 1/2 inches. 656 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers laminated decorative hardcover. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A very nice clean copy. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
10 Duncan P. Martin Natural History ( Complete in 6 Volumes )
London Cassell & Company 1891 Very Good Large 8vo 
Complete in 6 volumes, coloured frontis to each volume, circa 2,200 pages, numerous full page and text illustrations. Bound in contemporary half calf,calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt tooling and title lettering, full gilt edges. Calf lightly rubbed, boards have some light staining and marking, all volumes in very good clean firm condition, all hinge joints strong without any real wear. Internally, contents holding fiim, no loose pages, occasional light spotting, one illustration with scribbling on blank side, not affecting engraved side. Pages and illustraions in very good clean condition. A very good clean well bound complete 6 volume work. Books measure 20x27cm. Weight 11kg.C 
Price: 180.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 Duncan P. Martin Natural History ( Complete, 6 Volumes Bound in Three )
London Cassell & Company 1891 Very Good Large 8vo 
Complete, 6 volumes bound in three, circa 2,200 pages, numerous full page and text illustrations. Bound in contemporary half calf, calf corners, marble boards, gilt band lines and title lettering. These volumes have been professionally rebacked, retaining the original spines, some light abrasion edge wear. Bindings in very good clean firm condition, with strong hinge joints. Internally,no loose pages, no writing or marking, occasional spotting or dust marking. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition. A very good clean well bound antiquarian work. Books measure 10 1/2 x 8 inches.C. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
12 Evelyn John ( with Notes By A. Hunter ) Silva or a Discourse of Forest Trees and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty's Dominions ( Terra A Philosophical Discourse of Earth Has a Separate Title Page )
York Printed by A. Ward for J. Dodsley 1786 A New Edition Very Good Large Quarto 
Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches. Collation, [46], 311, [9], 343, [9],[1],74,[4],pp, complete with 40 engraved plates and 3 folding tables, as index. Professionally reacked, spines in buckram, retaining the original leather boards. Boards rubbed on edges, with some wear on corners, '' Board of Agriculture 1801 '' stamped in gilt on top boards. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, very occasional Agricultural Library stamp, ( about 5 to each volume ), occasional light spotting or browing, mainly opposite engravings, heavier in a few places. Pages and plates in very good condition. A very nice set, in very good attractive sturdy bindings. 
Price: 375.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Floricultural Cabinet and Florists Magazine ( Complete Run from 1-16 Fine Bindings ), Harrison Joseph
13 Harrison Joseph The Floricultural Cabinet and Florists Magazine ( Complete Run from 1-16 Fine Bindings )
London Whittaker and Co 1834 Second Edition Very Good Plus 8vo 
Books measure 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. 16 volumes bound in 8. 196 coloured plates. Bound in half calf, ( not recently ), retaining the original marble board. Gilt fleur de lys design within compartments. Marble boards light rubbed, with some loss of pattern. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some occasional light spotting. Pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice run, in very attractive bindings. 196 hand coloured plates 
Price: 950.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
14 Hose G. Elliot Natural Man a Record from Borneo
London Macmillan & Co 1926 First Edition Very Good Large 8vo 
Collation, xvi+284pp, illustrated throughout, large folding map.Bound in quarter calf, marble boards, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title label. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clean well bound copy.A43. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
15 Huish Robert A Treatise on the Nature, Economy, and Practical Management of Bees; in which the Various Systems of the British and Foreign Apiarians are Examined
London Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy 1817 Second Edition, with Additions Half Calf Very Good 8vo 
Collation, xxxvii,[3]400pp, 6 engraved plates. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, flat gilt bands, gilt tooling, leather title label, marble endpapers. Calf rubbed on edges, corners of boards bumped, marble paper on boards age worn. Generally a very nice binding. Internally, top margin of title page trimmed without loss of lettering, neat early pervious owners name on first blank page, some spotting or light browning to plates. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. Housed in a modern slipcase. A11 
Price: 150.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
16 Jefferies Richard Wild Life in a Southern County.
London Smith Elder 1879 First Edition Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, xii,387pp. Bound in publishers orginal green decorative cloth. Cloth light rubbed, a few minor abrasion wear marks. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, one gathering slightly protuding, pages in good clean condition. A very nice copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
17 Kress John W. & Sherwood Shirley The Art of Plant Evolution
Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew Kew Publishing 2009 1842464213 / 9781842464212 First Edition Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Quarto 
Book measures 11 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches. 320 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers hardcover. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, page in near fine unread condition. A very clean copy. 
Price: 68.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Captain Cook's Florilegium a Note on Its Production, Law Joy
18 Law Joy Captain Cook's Florilegium a Note on Its Production
London Lion and Unicorn Press 1976 Limited Edition Quarter Calf Very Good Plus 8vo 
Limited to 175 copies. Book measures 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches. 32 pages, illustrated. Bound in original publishers quarter calf, with gilt lettering on top board. Corner of top board lightly bumped. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
British Wild Flowers, Loudon Mrs [ Janes Wells ]
19 Loudon Mrs [ Janes Wells ] British Wild Flowers
London James Nelson 1849 Third Edition Half Calf Very Good Quarto 
Book measures 12 x 9 3/4 inches. Collation, xvi,311pp, 60 full page hand coloured plates. Bound in original publishers half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt tooling. At some time the binding has had some restoration work, bottom board has some light stain marking, some other minor wear. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages and plates in good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a good solid attractive binding. 
Price: 475.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
20 Lowe E. J. A Natural History of British Grasses
London Groombridge & Sons 1862 8vo 
Collation, [6]245pp, 74 hand coloured plates, each with tissue guard.Bound in original publishers blind stamped cloth. Cloth very slightly faded on spine. Binding in excellent clean firm condition. Internally,no loose pages, no writng or marking, pages and illustrations clean and bright. A very nice clean well bound copy.A71 
Price: 100.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to gjbooks@btinternet.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie