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William Penn, Horticulturist

By: Hunt, Rachel McMasters Miller

Price: £24.00

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 1953

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 5785

Condition: V.g.


Limited edition (999 copies). Jacket sl. frayed, internally near fine. Gilt signature of Penn on front cover, gilt lettering on spine. A short biography of Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania, accompanied by a figure of Penn's coat of arms and an un-numbered 8-page facsimile of his general description of the Province of Pennsylvania (1683). The author founded the Hunt Center for Botanical Documentation at the Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh and was a devoted collector of botanical works. The frontispiece shows Inman's full-length portrait of Penn. (6), 38, (1) pages not including the fa... View more info

Sir Christopher Wren: a biography

By: Hutchinson, Harold F.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Readers' Union: 1976

Edition: Book Club edition, first published by Gollancz

Seller ID: 14713

Condition: V.g.


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Peter Scott: painter and naturalist

By: Huxley, E.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1993

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19061

ISBN: 0 571 16146 4

Condition: V.g.


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The great naturalists

By: Huxley, R. (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2007

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17330

Condition: Fine


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The great naturalists

By: Huxley, R. (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2007

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19079

Condition: Fine


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Capability Brown and Humphry Repton

By: Hyams, Edward

Price: £10.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons: 1971

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 22644

ISBN: 0 460 03809 5

Condition: Good


Ex-library with stamps etc. Biographies of two very successful landscape architects who together established the naturalistic style of the late 18th century. vii, 248 pp. View more info

LŽopold SŽdar Senghor: an intellectual biography

By: Hymans, J.L.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 1971

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17637

ISBN: 0 85224 119 4

Condition: Fine


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Lakeland gamekeeper

By: Imrie, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Batchworth Press, London: 1949

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 5408

Condition: Good


Former owner's signature on ffep. Light foxing to prelims, minor damp mark on rear cover, otherwise a tidy copy. View more info

Peacocks in paradise

By: Inglis-Jones, E.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1950

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13485

Condition: Good


Former owner's inscription (partly deleted) on front pastedown. View more info

The life and adventures of William Cobbett

By: Ingrams, R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2005

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20146

ISBN: 0 00 255800 8

Condition: Fine


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The poetics of Natural History, from John Bartram to William James

By: Irmscher, C.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 1999

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16284

ISBN: 0 8135 2615 9

Condition: Fine


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Apes, Angels and Victorians: a joint biography of Darwin & Huxley

By: Irvine, W.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson / Readers Union: 1956

Edition: Book Club edition

Seller ID: 12366

Condition: Good


Cover soiled, spine sunned. View more info

Apes, Angels and Victorians: a joint biography of Darwin & Huxley

By: Irvine, W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Reader's Union: 1956

Seller ID: 13066

Condition: Good


Some foxing, esp. of jacket. Rear of cover sl. soiled. View more info

Prideaux John Selby: a gentleman naturalist

By: Jackson, Christine E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The Spredden Press: 1992

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 9266

ISBN: 1 871739 26 8

Condition: New


A biography of the Newcastle-based ornithologist. viii, 191 pp. View more info

Henry Wellcome

By: James, Robert Rhodes

Price: £8.00

Publisher: John Curtis (Hodder & Stoughton): 1994

Seller ID: 2680

ISBN: 0 340 60617 7

Condition: V.g.


Biography of Henry Solomon Wellcome, founder of the highly successful drugs company Burroughs Wellcome and a spectacularly generous benefactor of charitable causes. View more info

A gardener's testament

By: Jekyll, Gertrude; Francis Jekyll & G.C. Taylor (eds.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club: 1937

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 3631

Condition: Good


A selection of Jekyll's garden writings, together with an autobiographical sketch. Spine sunned, no jacket. View more info

The naturalists: pioneers of natural history

By: Jenkins, A.C.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1978

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19080

ISBN: 0 241 89999 0

Condition: V.g.


Owner's bookplate. 200 pp. View more info

Heart in art: a life in paintings

By: Johnson, P.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Berne Factum: 2010

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10088

ISBN: 1903071313

Condition: V.g.


Jacket sl. curled. Inscribed by the author on t.p. xvi, 176 pp. View more info

Lives of the English poets (2 v.)

By: Johnson, S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons: 1954

Edition: Everyman Library

Seller ID: 22698

Condition: V.g.


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American Eden

By: Johnson, V.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Liveright: 2018

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 22014

ISBN: 1631496018

Condition: Fine


As new. Signed by the author. View more info