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Liverpool, ancient and modern: in commemoration of the 700th city charter

By: (multiple authors)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: 1907

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13180


Wear to spine and corners. Library bookplate and stamps. Top edge gilt. View more info

Smithsonian Science Series, vol. 1: The Smithsonian Institution; vol. 2: The sun and the welfare of Man

By: Abbot, C.G. (ed.)

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1934

Edition: 2nd ÒPatron'sÓ edition

Seller ID: 12647


Slight corner wear; no inscriptions. View more info

The story of Lincoln

By: Abell, E.I. & Chambers, J.D.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: City of Lincoln Education Committee: 1939

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 18106


Street map on end papers. View more info

Only one battle

By: Acland, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Left Book Club: 1937

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19812


Edges of cover frayed, former owner's signature. View more info

Lectures on modern history

By: Acton, Lord; edited by J.N. Figgis & R.V. Laurence

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1952

Edition: Reprint of 1st edition

Seller ID: 8133


Jacket frayed at extremities. Owner's inscription on ffep. xix, 362 pp. View more info

Introduction to the history of mycology

By: Ainsworth, G.C.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1976

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14049


Signed by the author. Jacket chipped, coffee marks. View more info

The Lancashire Witches: a romance of Pendle Forest

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Ltd: n.d.

Seller ID: 2770


Pocket edition. Spine split at top edge, paper tanned, front hinge starting. 376 pp. View more info

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


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

In en om een botanische tuin: Hortus Groninganus 1626-1976

By: Andreas, Ch. H.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: B.V. Erven B. Van der Kamp, Groningen: 1976

Seller ID: 11779


Inscribed by the author. View more info

The House of EnschedŽ 1703-1953

By: anon.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Joh.EnschedŽ en Zonen, Haarlem: 1953

Seller ID: 11799


Slight edge wear. Owner's bookplate (W.T. Stearn). View more info

Shropshire notes and queries, vols. 1-2, Nov. 1884 to Dec. 1886

By: anon.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury Chronicle: 1887 ('1886')

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 18108


Spine lacking. Despite the title page referring to 1886 the articles reprinted here from the Shrewsbury Chronicle actually extend to March 11, 1887 (as noted in pencil on t.p.). It was then discontinued until 1892 (separate volume). View more info

Shropshire notes and queries: vol. 1 (new series)

By: anon.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury Chronicle: 1892

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 18109


Spine missing. A few press cuttings loosely inserted. View more info

Ackworth Old Scholars Association Annual Report vols. 84 - 104 (incomplete)

By: AOSA [Ackworth School]

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Ackworth School, Pontefract: 1966, 1975-2005

Edition: Incomplete set (lacks nos. 86-93, 95-96, 98-99, 103-104, 106, 108, 110, 121)

Seller ID: 2198


Also includes List of Members for 1979, 1982 and 1991 (issued separately) and the school's Annual Report for 1962. Please ask for a postal quotation when ordering; will supply individual volumes on request. View more info

A short history of biology

By: Asimov, I.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: The Scientific Book Club / Thomas Nelson: 1965

Edition: Book Club edition

Seller ID: 19120


Owner's bookplate. View more info

American shrines in England

By: Bailey, Bernadine

Price: £6.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes & Co., South Brunswick and New York; Thomas Yoseloff Ltd., London: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2412


Sl. foxing on fore-edge. The book is somewhat wider in scope than the title suggests. While it does a good job of documenting sites in England that were instrumental in shaping American history, the work also serves as a useful biographical introduction to the 'movers and shakers': Drake, Raleigh, Pocahontas, Penn, Yale, Harvard, Calvert, Wolfe, the Washingtons, Franklin, Adams, the Astors and a multitude of later notables. 160 pp., numerous monochrome photographs. View more info

The heyday of natural history 1820-1870

By: Barber, L.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15633


Scarcely used. View more info

The lost rivers of London

By: Barton, N.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Historical Publications Ltd.: 1962

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19546


Small tear to top edge of jacket, otherwise little used. View more info

Notes on the parish of Burton in Wirral

By: Beazley, F.C.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Henry Young & Sons, Liverpool: 1908

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 4360


Extremities bumped, edges untrimmed, some browning of end papers; nevertheless a very good copy. Limited edition (200 copies). (8), 107 pp. View more info

Life in an Irish country house

By: Bence-Jones, Mark

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Constable: 1996

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 18022


Spine of jacket sunned. Well illustrated with period photographs. xviii, 270 pp. View more info

History of modern philosophy

By: Benn, A.W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Watts & Co.: 1935

Edition: 4th impression of Thinker's Library

Seller ID: 19814


Sllight corner wear. View more info