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SCARCE PLANTS IN BRITAIN

By: A. Stewart C.D. Preston D.A. Pearman

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Joint Nature Conservation Committee: 1994

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Q616


515pp. Pictorila black boards. 16 tables, 49 figures. Almost as new. Couple of small impress marks to rear end-papers. Printed on quality paper in a strong binding. A lovely copy View more info

EXCURSION FLORA of the British Isles

By: A.R.Clapham, T.G.Tutin, E.F.Warburg

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge at the University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: TT274


xxxiii, 579pp. A lovely copt with a green and purple d.j. No inscriptions or fading. View more info

THE CUCKOO AND OTHER BIRD MYSTERIES

By: Acworth, Bernard,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1944

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C990


198pp, original green cloth View more info

THE TRANESCANTSTheir Plants, Gardens and Museum 1570-1662

By: Allan, Mea

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1964

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: MJ169


345pp, colour frontis. 27 illustrations, folding plate at the rear. Green cloth, gilt. No inscriptions or marks. Illustrated d.j. Royal gardeners to Charles I and II, plant-hunters and the founders of British botany and the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. View more info

PLYMOUTH MARINE FAUNA: Being notes in the local distribution of species occuring in the neighbourhood 1931

By: Allen, E.J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Plymouth, The Marine Biological Association of the UK: 1931

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: TT251


371pp. Original green buckram. Folding chart. Couple of old small lib. stamps. View more info

this is the saint Bernard

By: Anderson, Marlene J. and Joan Brearley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New Jersey, T.F.H. Publications: 1973

Edition: 1st Edo

Seller ID: TH090


384pp. Fine copy with colour photograpic boards. No inscriptons, marks or wear. Profusely illustrated. View more info

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF VIRUSES [The World Naturalist Series]

By: Andrewes, C.H.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1967

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: W558


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

GLIMPSES OF THE WONDERFUL Christmas Annual 1846

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Harvey and Darton: 1846

Seller ID: L213


217pp. 28 full page plates. One or two plates loose but all present. Generally a little grubby but original green cloth binding with attractive gilt block decoration to the front board. Lacks front free end-paper. Includes 'A Glimpse at China'; The Falls of Niagara; The Earthquake at Lisbon; The Mandan Indians etc. etc. Plates foxed View more info

THE NATURALIST'S NOTE BOOK FOR 1869.

By: Anon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Reeves and Turner.: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BB590


vii, 376pp. A monthly record of Anecdotes,Theories, and Facts relating to Natural Science, together with notices of new books, reports of the meetings of learned societies, original correspodence, etc. Foxing to end papers. Spine a little crumpled and corners bumped otherwise a nice copy with no fading View more info

The Hunting Hypothesis : A Personal Conclusion Concerning the Evolutionary Nature of Man

By: Ardrey, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1976

Edition: 1st reprint

Seller ID: CG293


242pp. Colour illus. d.j. Missing the often present errata slip. View more info

METSASANAKIRJA Skogsordbok. Forest Dictionary. Forstw├Ârterbuch. Finnisch - Schwedisch - Englisch - Deutsch.

By: Aro, Paavo

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava: 1944

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: S179


343pp. Plus indices in the four languages. A forestry dictionary in Finnish-Swedish-German and English. A scarce item in fine condition. D.j chipped and browned. Attractive cloth binding. Well bound. View more info

From A Bird-Lover's Diary

By: Astley, Arthur

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Sheldon Press: 1928

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: X384


306pp. 8 plates.Green cloth , gilt unfaded. Rubbed fore-edge. A good reading copy in nice binding View more info

WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland and Wales

By: Atkinson-Willes, G.L.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1963

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Y250


368pp. Orange hardback in fine condition with a soiled d.j. No inscriptions or marks. The d.j. has protected the book and the cloth is like new. Monograph of the Nature Conservancy Number Three. Illustrated by Peter Scott with 14 full page colour plates. 28 photographs, 5 txt figures and numerous maps. A lovely copy. View more info

A PORTFOLIO OF ROSE-HIPS

By: Baer, Jessie-Chizu

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, CA, Sweetbriar Press: 1981

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: E414


Numbered and signed review copy. Original type-written RHS review enclosed. Text commentary by John C. MacGregor IV. 12 water-colour plates loose in a simple portfolio View more info

HOW PLANTS GET THEIR NAMES

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1963

Edition: facsimile

Seller ID: Z169


181pp. Dec. card wrappers. Reprint of the 1933 edition. View more info

THE RABBITSKIN CAP [The Norfolk Library]

By: Baldry, George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ipswich, Boydell Press, Waveney Publications: 1976

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: Z229


258pp. Orig. pub. 1939. The Norfolk Library Edited by Lilias Rider Haggard. Illustrations by Edward Seago. Green d.j. with an oval 'peephole' showing the colour illustarted laminated boards beneath. No inscriptions or fading. View more info

BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES Volume 7 only [of 12]

By: Bannerman, David Armitage

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd: 1958

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: J794


253pp. A fine copy with no marks or wear bound in the original green cloth with no wear or fading. Illustrated by George Lodge, 27 colour plates each with titled tissue guards. Volume 7 only from the set of 12 View more info

BIRDS ON THE WING

By: Barlee, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1947

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: T217


128pp. 94 monochrome plates. Grubby d.j. but a fine red cloth copy underneath. View more info

FREAKS AND MARVELS OF INSECT LIFE

By: Bastin, Harold

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1954

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: J795


248pp. illustrataed View more info

Habits and Characters of British Wild Animals

By: Batten, H. Mortimer

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, W&R Chambers, Limited: 1928

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: S501


346, [vi pub. ads] pp, Blue buckram, gilt. Inscirbed by the original owner. Blemish to the front cover and some light marks to the rear board but still a nice copy. 16 plates by Warwick Reynolds. View more info