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Image for Some Birds and Mammals of North America

Some Birds and Mammals of North America

By: Amuchastegui Axel

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London, The Tryon Gallery: 1971

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 097910

Condition: Near New


Book measures 14 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches.Limited to 505 copies. A fine copy in the original 1/4 dark blue morocco by Zaehnsdorf, blue marbled boards, in original clear wrapper. Housed in original publishers slipcase. Slipcase rubbed, some abrasion wear, but in good condition. A very nice clean copy. View more info

Burma Report on the Operations of the Department of Agriculture, Burma for the Year Ended the 30th June 1923

By: Anon

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Burma, Rangoon Superintendent Government Printing: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009190

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, London : Printed by I. Okes, for Humphrey Mosley, at the Princes Armes in Pauls Church-Yard 1638: 1638

Seller ID: 096758

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £425.00

Publisher: London, London, printed by A.M. for William Lee 1658.: 1658

Seller ID: 097298

Condition: Very Good


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 let... View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £320.00

Publisher: London, London, printed by A.M. for William Lee 1658.: 1658

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 097957

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 11 1.4 x 7 1/2 inches, [ 29x19mm ]. Complicated collation, engraved frontis and title page, plus printed title page, engraved title page dated 1651, printed title dated 1658, [16],218pp,table of chief matters, [19pp],receipt for the gout [1pp],, dated 1662, page numbers continue from 218-228pp, title page of '' History Natural '', dated 1658, [8pp], 64pp, title page of '' New Atlantis '', 36pp. [ This copy is not bound with the , Articles of Enquiry which... View more info

Image for Through the Woods the English Woodland-April to April

Through the Woods the English Woodland-April to April

By: Bates H. E.

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 097839

Condition: Very Good Plus


Gift inscribed and dated 1936 by Bates. Book measures 10 1/2 x 8 inches. Collation, 141,[1]pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers red/rust coloured cloth, with gilt lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, a few small nicks on back panel with minor loss, slightly dusty. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice inscribed copy. View more info

Image for Hortus Regius Panhormitanus aerae vulgaris anno MDCCLXXIX noviter extructus Septoque ex indigenis, exoticifque plurimas complectens Plantas

Hortus Regius Panhormitanus aerae vulgaris anno MDCCLXXIX noviter extructus Septoque ex indigenis, exoticifque plurimas complectens Plantas

By: Bernardino Abe Ucria

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Edizioni Grifo: 1996

Seller ID: 096045

Condition: 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. View more info

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

By: Clarke Stephen

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, London : Printed for F.C. & J. Rivington, 1820.: 1820

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008861


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 View more info

The Book of Leaves a Leaf By Leaf Guide to Six Hundred of the World's Great Trees

By: Coombes Allen J.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, New Holland: 2011

Seller ID: 096513

ISBN: 1780090595

Condition: Very Good Plus


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. View more info

Natural History ( Complete in 6 Volumes )

By: Duncan P. Martin

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company: 1891

Seller ID: 004113

Condition: Very Good


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 spot... View more info

Natural History ( Complete, 6 Volumes Bound in Three )

By: Duncan P. Martin

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company: 1891

Seller ID: 004151

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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 )

By: Evelyn John ( with Notes By A. Hunter )

Price: £375.00

Publisher: York, Printed by A. Ward for J. Dodsley: 1786

Edition: A New Edition

Seller ID: 095608

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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The Floricultural Cabinet and Florists Magazine ( Complete Run from 1-16 Fine Bindings )

By: Harrison Joseph

Price: £950.00

Publisher: London, Whittaker and Co: 1834

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 095994

Condition: Very Good Plus


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 View more info

Natural Man a Record from Borneo

By: Hose G. Elliot

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009110

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for A Treatise on the Nature, Economy, and Practical Management of Bees; in which the Various Systems of the British and Foreign Apiarians are Examined

A Treatise on the Nature, Economy, and Practical Management of Bees; in which the Various Systems of the British and Foreign Apiarians are Examined

By: Huish Robert

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy: 1817

Edition: Second Edition, with Additions

Seller ID: 009383

Condition: Very Good


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 go... View more info

Image for Apes and Ape Lore in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Apes and Ape Lore in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

By: Janson H. W.

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London, The Warburg Institute: 1952

Seller ID: 098173

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches. 384pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers grey cloth, with brown title lettering. Cloth lightly dust/dirt marked. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A good solid clean copy. View more info

Wild Life in a Southern County.

By: Jefferies Richard

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 095883

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Captain Cook's Florilegium a Note on Its Production

Captain Cook's Florilegium a Note on Its Production

By: Law Joy

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Lion and Unicorn Press: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 096949

Condition: Very Good Plus


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. View more info

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British Wild Flowers

By: Loudon Mrs [ Janes Wells ]

Price: £475.00

Publisher: London, James Nelson: 1849

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 097008

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

A Natural History of British Grasses

By: Lowe E. J.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge & Sons: 1862

Seller ID: 007066


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 View more info