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Image for Catalogue of Hardy Trees and Shrubs Growing in the Grounds of Syon House Brentford

Catalogue of Hardy Trees and Shrubs Growing in the Grounds of Syon House Brentford

By: A Bruce Jackson

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, West Newman and Co: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006350

Condition: Good Plus


Informative catalogue of the trees and shrubs at Syon House at the time of publication. 36 pages plus 2 page index in overall clean condition just endpapers browned and a few light foxing spots to first and last few pages and top outer edges of pages, occasional pencil dates by some entries. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbedon edges and spine slightly discoloured. A sound clean book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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British Pyralid and Plume Moths

By: Bryan P Beirne

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005525

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on these moths first issue of the edition with new colour illustrations. 208 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour plates and B/w illustrations plus very informative text. Book is very bright and clean just previous owners name on front endpaper, the dustwrapper is clean with some wear and tiny closed tears to edges, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants

By: Charles Darwin

Price: £155.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1888

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008065

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on clmbing plants original reprint 1888 fourth thousand. 208 pages iplus 32 pages of adverts first couple of pages uncut at tops,all pages in clean condition just neat former owners name on first blank page dated 1890 and very slight, minor browning to first and last couple of pages. Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean with light rubbing to cornersand top and bottom of spine. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Trees of Northeastern America

By: Charles S Newhall

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, G P Putnam's Sons: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005764

Condition: Good


Detailed book of trees of North Eastern America, 250 pages in overall clean condition just some light occasional foxing and previous owners name on first page dated 1890. Many drawings plus very informative text. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with small losses top and bottom of spine. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Spirit of Romany

By: Compiled By H L Gee

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, St Hugh's Press Ltd: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004146

Condition: Very Good


A book dedicated to the life and spirit of Romany the Naturalist and broadcaster. 61 pages with exerpts from his books plus contributions from people who knew him, many photographs and illustrations. Book is bright and cleanjust a little very light browning to endpapers,neat previous owners details in ink on front endpaper, couple of small light marks to illustrated boards otherwise very bright and clean, dustwrappera little browned on spine and edges and little wear on edges. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Chatham Islands Their Plants Birds and People

By: E C Richards

Price: £68.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Simpson and Williams Limited: 1952

Seller ID: 006381

Condition: Good Plus


Informative book on the plants and birds of ther Chatham Islands in the year 1900 and the details of the people that lived there at the time and the history of the early settlers. 177 pages in overall bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers and last couple of blank pages, top right corner of front blank endpaper has been clipped at 45 degrees, Many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Outer boards are a little faded to spine and small patch to top rear, dustwrapper is bright with a little dustiness from age some wear along edges and a couple of small tea... View more info

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A Familiar History of Birds Their Nature, Habits and Instincts 2 Volumes

By: Edward Stanley

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, John W Parker: 1838

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 005498

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on the history and habits of birds, 551 pages over the two volumes plus 8 pages of adverts in overall clean condition just some occasional light foxing throughout,endpapers and title pages are lightly tanned. Several full page B/w illustrations and smaller ones in text, all present as listed, plus very informative text. Previous owners name on font endpapers, outer boards are lightly faded on spines but gold lettering and designs are bright, few very light marks. A nice pair of volumes SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Life Story of the King Penguin

By: G M Vevers

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Transatlantic Arts Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 003996

Condition: Good Plus


Details of the life of the King Penguin, 31 pages with many illustrations in colour and B/w Book is overall clean and bright just a couple of marks on title page and neat name in red ink, pages are loose at binding to the spine but holding. Outer pictorial boards are clean just very lightly rubbed on edges, dustwrapper is a little worn on edges and a few light marks and very small losses on edges.Not dated but price of 3s 6d on inner flap. A pleasing copy of a scarce book in wrapper SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Natural History of Dogs Volume 2

By: HAMILTON SMITH, CHARLES and JARDINE, SIR WILLIAM

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, W H Lizars: 1840

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007914

Condition: Good Plus


Volume X of the Naturalist's library Mammalia dogs volume 2, contains 301 pages of text in clean condition very lightly browned to extreme edges of pages, 36 hand coloured illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little worn to corners and edges, tiny splits to top and bottom of spine, some browning to spine and edges of boards. Thoughh not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume XLII Section B No 8 a List of the Irish Hemiptera

Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume XLII Section B No 8 a List of the Irish Hemiptera

By: J N Halbert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Dublin, Hodges Figgis: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007047

Condition: Very Good


Very informative report on Irish Hemiptera( Heteroptera and Cicadina) report is complete and pages are numbered 211to 318 taken from the proceedings consisting of several seperate reports on various subjects, this report has been professionaly rebound in black boards with gold lettering. All pages are in very bright clean condition just some light browning to blank endpapers, very informative text, outer boards are very bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Fishes of the British Isles Both River and Salt

By: J Travis Jenkins

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co Ltd:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006840

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book from the Wayside and Woodland series on fishes both freshwater and salt, only date in book is copyright 1925 but from dustwrapper and boards it is second edition1930s / 1940s Contains 376 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs, colour and b/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean just a few light marks and very slight tanning, not price clipped, a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Geodephaga Britannica a Monograph of the Carnivorous Ground Beetles Indigenous to the British Isles

Geodephaga Britannica a Monograph of the Carnivorous Ground Beetles Indigenous to the British Isles

By: John Frederick Dawson

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, John Van Voorst: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005537

Condition: Good


Detailed book on Carnivorous Ground Beetles Indigenous to the British Isles. 224 pages in overall clean condition just some light foxing to first couple of pages and occasional small spots elsewhere. complete with 3 colour plates at rear plus very informative text. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with boards showing through in small patches on corners, wear top and bottom of spine, surface of boards are rubbed.Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Bird

By: Jules Michelet

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd: 1895

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006549

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on birds, their characteristics and way of life. 350 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w illustrations plus very informative text, decoarative endapers are a little browned with a School prize sticker on inside front board from Cumbrae Public School dated 1901. NO dustwrapper, outer, embossed, decorated boards are a little dusty with age and lightly rubbed on edges. HEAVY BOOK 1.4 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A Practical Handbook of British Beetles 2 Volumes

By: Norman H Joy

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, H F and G Witherby: 1932

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006194

Condition: Good Plus


Very detailed books on British beetles, two volumes first editions, 622 pages of text in the first volume in overall clean condition just a few occasional foxing spots slightly heavier to last few rear pages, some notes and a drawing in pencil on last couple of blank pages. Second volume has169 full page illustrations, a map and index making 194 pages in total.a few illustrations have been very neatly coloured in with coloured pencils, some very light occasional foxing. Previous owners name neatly written on front endpaper of each volume dated 1932. First volume has a split to front endpaper a... View more info

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Birds of Kashmir

By: Samsar Chand Kaul

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Srinagar Kashmir, The Normal Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006567

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on the birds of kashmir, 103 pages in overall bright clean condition just some light foxing to outer edges of a couple of pages. Many B/w illustrations and a couple in colour, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer v=boards are foxedand edges lightly rubbed overall a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A Contribution to the Bibliography of Scottish Topography 2 Volumes

By: Sir Arthur Mitchell, C G Cash

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, University Press: 1917

Seller ID: 004672

Condition: Good Plus


Two volumes from the Publications of the Scottish History society second series volumes XIV and XV these two volumes deal with the bibliography of Scottish Topography. 705 pages in total with volume 1 dealing with places and volume 2 dealing with publications on many other subjects clans, folklore, gipsies, medical, military, natural history and much more. Pages are overall clean, a little browning to endpapers in both volumes, top edges of pages are untrimmed and a few are uncut. Outer boards of volume 1 are bright and clean with just the lightest of rubbing to corners and top and bottom of s... View more info

A Bird Watcher in Kenya

By: Vernon D. Someren

Price: £12.95

Publisher: London, Oliver & Boyd: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000081

Condition: Very Good


an enthusiastic account of watching and photographing wild birds,32 photographs by the author accompany the detailed text. 270 pp dustwrapper a little rubbed and chipped a little discouloration along bottom of book but still a nice clean book. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Rainbow Trout How to Catch Them

Rainbow Trout How to Catch Them

By: W T Sargeaunt

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004423

Condition: Very Good


From the How to catch them series, excellent book on Rainbow trout their natural history and how to fish for them. 96 pages in bright clean condition just a little browning to endpapers several drawings accompany the text. Dustwrapper is complete but has a few tears and creases along edges, longest tear is 1 inch few light marks on rear of wrapper. Overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Coloured Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds Volumes 1 and 2

By: William C Hewitson

Price: £485.00

Publisher: London, John Van Voorst: 1856

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 005496

Condition: Good


Third edition of this work on British birds eggs with descriptions of their nests and identdification. 532 pages over the two volumes in overall clean condition just some browning to first and last couple of pages in each volume, occasional small foxing spots and small marks. All 145 numbered coloured plates are present with a couple of extra plates with a star after the number. Bindings are sound but with a few small splits to endpapers at hinges, outer boards are worn on corners with small patches of boards showing through. Tops and bottoms of spines are more heavily worn with small losses ... View more info

Image for On the Recent Foraminifera of Great Britain

On the Recent Foraminifera of Great Britain

By: William Crawford Williamson

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, The Ray Society: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005892

Condition: Good


Detailed work on this subject, 20 page introduction plus 93 pages of text 13 page index and 7 full page plates showing 204 individual items. Book is foxed thoughout some pages light others a little heavier on edges and a couple fairly heavily. Endpapers are browned with previous owners name in pencil on front endpaper. Outer card covers are marked and cloth spine is worn with split to rear outer hinge 4½ inches long. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info