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Naturalists and society: the culture of natural history in Britain, 1700-1900

By: Allen, David Elliston

Price: £72.00

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16200

ISBN: 0 86078 863 6

Condition: Fine


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The botanists: a history of the Botanical Society of the British Isls through 150 years

By: Allen, David Elliston

Price: £20.00

Publisher: St. Paul's bibliographies: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16202

ISBN: 0 906795 36 2

Condition: V.g.


David Allen has a series of excellent books on the history of natural history to his name; this is one of his best. As a former President of the Botanical Society of the British Isles he writes with authority on the recent history, upsetting a few people with his frankness in the process; but in unravelling the history of the society and its fore-runners, the Botanical Society of London and the Botanical Exchange Club, he unearths a cast of fascinating characters (Hewett Cottrell Watson, G. Claridge Druce to name but two) and shows how religious non-conformity shaped the early progress of bota... View more info

Flora of the Isle of Man

By: Allen, David Elliston, assisted by Larch S. Garrad and Marjorie Devereau

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Manx Museum & National Trust: 1984

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16056

ISBN: 0 901106 23 2

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. A highly detailed flora of the Isle of Man, including much information on infraspecific taxa and a characteristically detailed account of Rubus microspecies. Rather scarce in such fine condition. Xiv, 250 pp. View more info