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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... View more info

The naturalist in Britain: a social history

By: Allen, David Elliston

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Pelican Books: 1978

Seller ID: 10183

ISBN: 0 14 021951 X

Condition: V.g.


V.g., owners' signature inside front cover, usual browning of paper but showing few signs of wear. xi + 292 pp., 8 pages of monochrome plates. Paperback reissue of book first published in 1976 by Allen Lane. Eric Korn, quoted on the back cover, wrote in TLS: David Elliston Allen's original and scholarly book ... is dense with picturesque detail, rich in correlation with social, artistic and technical trends ... he has taken the idea of natural history and produced the na... 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