Category: Biographies


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Lyrics and prose of Edward Lear: a book of bosh

By: Alderson, B.

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Puffin: 1975

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 19044

ISBN: 0 14 030665 X

Condition: Good

Cover creased, pages tanned. 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

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

Scarcely used. View more info

The third and fourth generation (2 vols.)

By: Allwood, M.C.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: The author, Wivelsfield Green: 1940

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17613

Condition: V.g.

No inscriptions. Corners bumped, otherwise little used. View more info

Eugne Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc 1814-1879

By: anon.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Academy Editions: 1980

Seller ID: 13552

Condition: Good

Ex-library copy with usual stamps etc. A scarce centennial memoir with several scholarly articles, including some by the subject of the memoir. View more info

Poacher's pie

By: Archer, F.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Isis Large Print: 1976

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 17614

ISBN: 1 85089 485 X

Condition: Fine

Scarcely used. View more info

Regards, Rodeo: the mariner dog of Cassis

By: Armstrong, Alan (text); Armstrong, Martha (illustrations)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: J.N. Townsend, Exeter, N.H.: 1999

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 1382

ISBN: 1 880158 25 6

Condition: As new

Nearly new; reviewed by Robert Herbert on rear cover: In the guise of letters exchanged between two very observant dogs, Alan Armstrong has written a delightful dialogue between Cassis on the Mediterranean coast and Hatfield, a village by the Connecticut river in Massachusetts. Having accompanied his artist wife to Cassis for several months, Armstrong, surely one of the most talented animal lovers ever to put paw to paper, charmed his way into the company of local reside... View more info

Fifty years of my life in the world of sport at home and abroad (2 vols.)

By: Astley, Sir J.D.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett: 1894

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16791

Condition: V.g.

2 vols. Some pages uncut. Corners bumped, spines lightly sunned, but overall a nice set. (SamCam is one of his descendents, for those who care about such things). View more info

Life on air: memoirs of a broadcaster

By: Attenborough, D.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: BBC Books: 2002

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14545

ISBN: 0 563 53461 3

Condition: Fine

Little used. View more info

The letters of Ludwig Leichhardt (3 vols.)

By: Aurousseau, M.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Hakluyt Society / Cambridge U.P.: 1968

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11818

Condition: V.g.

Little used; jacket almost intact. View more info

Charles Lyell (British Men of Science)

By: Bailey, E.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1962

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14553

Condition: V.g.

Jacket price-clipped. View more info

Never sing louder than lovely

By: Baillie, I.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1983

Edition: Reprint of 1982 edition

Seller ID: 17615

ISBN: 0 09 150460 0

Condition: Good

Ex-library copy. Jacket with protective cover. View more info

John Ray (1627-1705), Essex naturalist

By: Baldwin, S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Baldwin's Books: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13861

Condition: V.g.

No inscriptions; a tidy copy. 80 pp. View more info

Water Beetles and other things: half a century's work

By: Balfour-Browne, Frank

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Dumfries: Blacklock, Farries & Sons: 1959

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7359

Condition: V.g.

A little used copy in sl. soiled jacket. View more info

Pocahontas and her world

By: Barbour, P.L.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Robert Hale, London: 1971

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: 19058

ISBN: 0 7091 2188 1

Condition: V.g.

Biography of a native American who married an English settler and travelled to England. View more info

Arthur & George

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 2005

Edition: 1st edition, 4th impression

Seller ID: 4554

ISBN: 0 224 07703 1

Condition: V.g.

As new, lacking only the jacket. 360 pp. The strange story of Arthur Conan Doyle and some 'menacing and obscene letters'. View more info

A curious life for a lady: the story of Isabella Bird, traveller extraordinary

By: Barr, P.

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1985

Edition: Reissue of 1970 Macmillan edition

Seller ID: 19014

ISBN: 0 14 007921 1

Condition: Fair

Well-used ex-library copy. View more info

An account of the two hundredth anniversary of the first botanic garden in the American colonies

By: Bartram, J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia Botanical Club: 1931

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 19015

Condition: Good

Bound in brown cloth. The original article was published under the auspices of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, and is now scarce. John Bartram was instrumental in populating British gardens with American plant imports. View more info

John Constable's correspondence: the family at East Bergholt 1807-1837

By: Beckett, R.B. (ed.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London: H.M.S.O.: 1962

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12374

Condition: V.g.

Spine of jacket sunned. View more info

John Constable's correspondence II: early friends and Maria Bicknell (Mrs. Constable)

By: Beckett, R.B. (ed.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Suffolk Records Society: 1964

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12375

Condition: V.g.

vii, 474 pp. View more info