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Episodes of insect life

By: Acheta Domestica [Budgen, L.M.]

Price: £64.00

Publisher: Reeve, Benham, and Reeve: 1849

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15462

Condition: V.g.


Spine dulled; exuberant gilt design on front and rear boards. All edges gilt. View more info

Roman antiquities: or, an account of the manners and customs of the Romans (etc.)

By: Adam, Alexander

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London: printed for Cadell & Davies (etc.): 1819

Edition: 8th edition

Seller ID: 7404

Condition: Good


Spine worn, especially at extremities; bookplate of Edward Jones, Corpus Christ College Cambridge; a tight copy. xvi, 570 pp. View more info

The history of Ripon: with descriptions of Studley-Royal, Fountains' Abbey, Newby, Hackfall, &c. &c.; an analysis of Aldfield Spaw, and lists of the rarer indigenous plants found in the neighbourhood

By: anon.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Ripon: W. Farrer: 1806

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 7302

Condition: Fair


Upper part of spine missing, most of title retained; corners worn, internally good. 314 pp. View more info

The life and correspondence of William and Alice Ellis of Airton

By: Backhouse, James

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Henry Longstreth: 1850

Edition: 2nd edition, revised and corrected

Seller ID: 6386

Condition: V.g.


The rare Philadelphia edition. Ex-library copy with bookplates of Friends' Library at Rose Street and New York Monthly Meeting library; discreet labels on spine, no other ownership marks. Bound in full leather (worn at corners) with scarcely raised bands delineated in gilt, with gilt title on spine. Mild foxing to extremities and occasionally within. Frontispiece of Friends' Meeting House at Airton, West Yorkshire by A. Kollner of Philadelphia. x, 334 pp. View more info

The history and antiquities of All Saints Church, Sudbury, and of the parish generally.

By: Badham, C.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London: Hatchard & Son; Sudbury, J. Wright.: 1852

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12299

Condition: Good


Owner's bookplate and signature; cover sl. rubbed. View more info

An essay on the natural history of Guiana, in South America (etc.)

By: Bancroft, E.

Price: £780.00

Publisher: London: printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt in the Strand: 1769

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14500

Condition: Good


A neatly bound copy with gilt marginal decorations on front and rear boards, gilt decorations on spine, title label in contrasting dark leather, five raised bands; former owner's bookplate (Mr F. Ponsonby) and small label (Isercleran) on front pastedown. Remains of squashed bug on ffep. Front hinge's paper cover separating but without notable weakness; rear hinge barely starting. Top edge coloured, all edges trimmed. Contents page bound at rear immediately before adverti... View more info

Reports of cases argued and determined in the Court of King's Bench, with tables of the names of the cases and the principal matters: vol. 1

By: Barnewall, Richard Vaughan & Alderson, Edward Hall

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London: A. Strahan: 1818

Seller ID: 8873

Condition: V.g.


Foxing to t.p. Covers the cases of Michaelmas, Hilary, Easter and Trinity terms in the 58th Year of George III, 1817-1818. xii, 756 pp. View more info

Ordines Naturales Plantarum: eorumque characteres et affinitates adjecta generum enumeratione

By: Bartling, F.T.

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Gottingae: sumptibus Dieterichianis: 1830

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 9448

Condition: Good


Hinges of spine split for c. 1 cm at tip, slight foxing to t.p. and other extremities, otherwise v.g. Written by a professor of botany at Goettingen, this is an early attempt at a Genera Plantarum with the 'orders' (families) arranged according to a natural system. v, 498 pp. From the library of T.A. Sprague (1877-1958) of the Herbarium, Kew Gardens. View more info

A history of British quadrupeds

By: Bell, T.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: John Van Voorst: 1837

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15460

Condition: V.g.


The book has been repaired, with new end papers and pastedowns. A tidy copy. View more info

A history of British reptiles

By: Bell, Thomas

Price: £80.00

Publisher: John Van Voorst: 1849

Seller ID: 9429

Condition: V.g.


Former owner's heraldic bookplate (Augusta Gertrude Knox Gore), marbled end papers and fore-edge; attractively illustrated with steel engravings. xxiv, 159 p. View more info

A history of British reptiles

By: Bell, Thomas

Price: £60.00

Publisher: John Van Voorst: 1839

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15591

Condition: V.g.


Spine sl. frayed, edges dusted, but generally a very good copy. xxiv, 142 pp., some ms. notes bound in View more info

Clavis Anglica linguae botanicae, or a botanical lexicon (etc.)

By: Berkenhout, John

Price: £120.00

Publisher: T. Cadell, London: 1789

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 11547

Condition: Good


Bound in full leather with a red leather label & gilt title on spine. No inscriptions. Some edge wear, front hinge weak but intact, Includes the Calendarium Botanicum; both it, and the main text, are unpaginated. View more info

Useful knowledge: or a familiar and explanatory account of the various productions of nature (etc.)

By: Bingley, William

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London: printed for Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, and Darton, Harvey and co.: 1816

Edition: 1st edition; 2. vols. (of 3)

Seller ID: 7066

Condition: Fair


Original tree calf; front hinge of vol. 3 repaired. Lacks vol. 1 (Minerals). Tidy copies. View more info

Poems (The farmer's Boy, Good Tidings, Rural Tales and Wild Flowers)

By: Bloomfield, Robert

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London: W. Wilton: 1827

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6526

Condition: Good


Bound in half leather, marbled boards, presentation inscription on front pastedown, some corner wear but generally a tidy copy. xxii, (23)-198 pp. View more info

Travels of the Duke de Chatelet in Portugal

By: Bourgoing, J.Fr.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: printed for John Stockdale: 1809

Edition: 1st edition; vol. 1 only

Seller ID: 10917

Condition: Poor


Vol 1 only. Boards detached, two raised bands missing, corner wear, half-title page excised, no map. A binding copy. viii, 17-295 pp. View more info

The little book of botany, or, familiar exposition of botanical science, simplified and written expressly for young botanists

By: Cooper, D.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Darton & Clark, London: 1839

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14349

Condition: Fair


Cover patchily stained, spine chipped, 'plate 3' frontispiece; printed on pale blue paper, this miniature book measures 10.1 x 7.4 x 1.3 cm. All edges gilt. Former owner's inscription on ffep. View more info

The fifteen decisive battles of the world: from Marathon to Waterloo

By: Creasy, Sir E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley: 1856

Edition: 15th edition

Seller ID: 17643

Condition: Good


Impressed design and gilt title on rebound cover. View more info

Culpeper's English physician and complete herbal (etc.)

By: Culpeper, N.

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London: printed for the proprietor by Lewis & Roden, Paternoster Row: 1813

Seller ID: 16299

Condition: V.g.


[xvi], 400, [2], 256 pages, a total of 44 plates, (29 hand coloured, 14 anatomical drawings, engraved frontispiece). Rebound in modern half leather, raised bands, gilt title on spine. View more info

Flora Cestrica: an herborizing companion for the young botanists of Chester County, State of Pennsylvania

By: Darlington, William

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Lindsay & Blakiston, Philadedelphia: 1853

Edition: 3rd edition; first published in 1826

Seller ID: 2481

Condition: Good


Modern boards (hinges partly split at front and rear), quarter-calf with gilt title on spine, illustrated bookplate; pages foxed throughout, more densely so in the first half. Small chip missing from corner of geological map, not affecting the plate. Despite the visual defects, this is a tightly bound copy, text little worn, inscribed by the author (in pencil) Washington Townsend, with the respects of his aged Friend, Wm. Darlington, April 14, 1853, on the dedication pag... View more info

Welsh Botanology: part the first - a systematic catalogue of the native plants of the Isle of Anglesey (etc.)

By: Davies, Hugh

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London: the author: 1813

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 8235

Condition: Good


Donor's inscription A present from Rev. H. Pritchard Dinas Hall Anglesea (sic) to Owen Price, 1881 on t.p. A nicely preserved copy with untrimmed edges, title blind-inscribed (by hand) on spine. xvi, 151, xiv, plate facing p. xv, 153-255 pp. The first Welsh local flora, particularly noted for its appendix of Welsh names of plants. View more info