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A history of naturalists in north east England

By: Lunn, A.G. (ed.)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne: 1983

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15917

ISBN: 0 9508982 0 1

Condition: V.g.


Reproduced from typescript. Some marks on rear cover. View more info

John Dobson: architect and landscape gardener

By: Lyall Wilkes

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oriel Press: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 4775

ISBN: 0 85362 181 0

Condition: V.g.


Biographical memoir of a little-known architect whose work mainly centred in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne area; an accomplished neoclassical designer whose work stands out today in Grey Street as well as in many country mansions of N.E. England. xii, 128 pp. View more info

The botanist William Curtis (1746-1799) and St. Mary's Battersea

By: Mabberley, D. (intro.); Moore, D.T.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The author: 2004

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19998

Condition: Fine


Biographical memoir focussing on the botanist's links to St. Mary's Church, Battersea where the (Quaker) botanist was buried. View more info

Dearest mother' - letters of F.R. Kendall

By: MacDonald, Brian (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Lloyds of London Press: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6588

ISBN: 1 85044 220 7

Condition: Fine


As new. ix, 173 pp. View more info

George Macdonald and his wife

By: Macdonald, G.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin: 1934

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 21486

Condition: Good


Introduction by G.K. Chesterton. Mudie's Library label on front board. View more info

John Peel: famous in sport and song

By: Machell, H.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Heath Cranton: 1926

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12553

Condition: Good


Dark mark on front cover. Spine sl. sunned. View more info

American entomologists

By: Mallis, A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick: 1971

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19081

ISBN: 0 8135 0686 7

Condition: Fine


No inscriptions; scarcely used. View more info

The handwriting of Joseph Banks, his scientific staff and amanuenses

By: Marshall, J.B.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: British Museum (Natural History): 1978

Edition: Bulletin, botany series vol. 6 no. 1

Seller ID: 11833

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. 85 pp., with many illustrations of handwriting samples. View more info

Gilbert White, the naturalist & antiquarian, of Selborne

By: Martin, E.A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Halton & Co.: 1974

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15490

Condition: V.g.


Jacket price-clipped, sl. soiled. View more info

Over the hillsÉ

By: Martin, W.K.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London: 1968

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: 19052

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Gertrude Jekyll

By: Massingham, Betty

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Shire Publications: 1975

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 8661

ISBN: 0 85263 304 1

Condition: V.g.


Mini-biography of the well-known garden designer. 48 pp. View more info

Gertrude Jekyll

By: Massingham, Betty

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Shire Publications: 1975

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19041

ISBN: 0 85263 304 1

Condition: V.g.


Mini-biography of the well-known garden designer. 48 pp. View more info

The biography of John Gibson, R.A., sculptor, Rome

By: Matthews, T.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London: 1911

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7685

Condition: Good


Lower corner of front cover and front hinge of spine sl. bleached. Slight discolouration of front pastedown, more so on the facing free end paper. Gilt device on front cover rubbed; top edge gilt, fore-edge and lower edge untrimmed. xiv, 255 pp. Curiously, much of this biography has been written in the first person. View more info

Edward Palmer, plant explorer of the American West

By: McVaugh, Rogers

Price: £48.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1956

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 3583

Condition: V.g.


Jacket in protective plastic cover, with slight edge wear; internally very good. A valuable reference book to the botanical field work of Palmer in Colorado and other parts of the American West. The author was educated at Swarthmore College near Philadelphia with a Ph.D. from UPenn, and became curator of phanerogams at the University of Michigan herbarium. xvii, 430 pp. View more info

The Victorian scientist - the growth of a profession

By: Meadows, J.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: British Library: 2004

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14913

ISBN: 0 7123 0894 6

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Biographies for birdwatchers: the lives of those commemorated in western Palearctic bird names

By: Mearns, B. & R.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Academic Press: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15884

ISBN: 0 12 487422 3

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Audubon to Xantus: the lives of those commemorated in North American bird names

By: Mearns, B. & R.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Academic Press: 1992

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15885

ISBN: 0 12 487423 1

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O.

By: Millais, J.G.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.: 1918

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19062

Condition: Good


Spine starting to split at bottom of front hinge, some edge wear to cover, but no inscriptions. View more info

Charles Waterton (1782-1865) and his eccentric taxidermy

By: Morris, P.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: MPM Publishing, Ascot: 2014

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13219

ISBN: 0956487335

Condition: New


A biographical memoir focussing on Waterton's achievements as an innovative if rather quirky taxidermist. 104 pp. View more info

John Hope, 1725-1786, Scottish botanist

By: Morton, A.G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh Botanic Garden Sibbald Trust: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16391

Condition: Fine


As new. 47 pp. Hope was an influential teacher and botanic garden curator whose pupils included Sir James Edward Smith. View more info