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Describing early America: Bartram, Jefferson, Crvecour and the rhetoric of natural history

By: Regis, P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press: 1992

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15820

ISBN: 0 87580 166 8

Condition: Fine


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WeltbŸrger - EuropŠer - Deutscher - Franke: Georg Forster zum 200. Todestag

By: Reichardt R. & Roche, G. (eds.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UniversitŠtsbibliothek Mainz: 1994

Seller ID: 11803

Condition: Fine


Cover slightly soiled, otherwise little used. 347 pp. View more info

Josiah Wedgwood

By: Reilly, R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1992

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17640

ISBN: 0 333 51041 0

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. Faint euro price on ffep. View more info

A pietist of the Napoleonic Wars and after: the life of Countess von Reden

By: Reuss, E.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: John Murray, London: 1905

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 21492

Condition: V.g.


No inscriptions; a tidy copy. View more info

The royal botanical expedition to New Spain

By: Rickett, H.W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chronica Botanica: 1947

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20794

Condition: Good


Inked date stamp on front cover. Rear cover patchily bleached. View more info

Jesse Hartley: dock engineer to the Port of Liverpool 1824-60

By: Ritchie-Noakes, N.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: NMGM, Liverpool: 1988

Edition: Reprint of 1980 edition

Seller ID: 19558

ISBN: 0 906367 05 0

Condition: V.g.


Little used. 60 pp. View more info

Pioneers of geology

By: Robson, D.A.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Natural History Society of Northumbria: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14914

Condition: Fine


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Business as unusual

By: Roddick, A.

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Thorsons: 2002

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20795

ISBN: 0 00 710796 X

Condition: Good


Stream-of-consciousness autobiography detailing the ups and downs of the Body Shop business. View more info

John Torrey: a story of North American botany

By: Rogers, A.D.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1942

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2266

Condition: Good


Gilt motif (intials of John Torrey and Torrey Pine) on front board, gilt lettering (title and author) and library class mark on spine; bookplate of The American Library, London together with issue label and usual 'withdrawn' label and small circular stamp on dedication page. Despite its sojourn in the library, never issued (apparently) and very little worn. Biography of one of America's leading plant taxonomists of the 19th century; also an assayer of the U.S. Mint (I didn't know that!). Together with Asa Gray he was responsible for compiling one of the major floras of the continent. By the 18... View more info

The first Englishman in Japan: the story of Will Adams

By: Rogers, P.G.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Harvill Press, London: 1956

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6441

Condition: V.g.


Fore-edge and rear of jacket foxed, otherwise in very good condition. xvi, 144 pp. View more info

The life-story of Charlotte de la Tremoille, Countess of Derby

By: Rowsell, Mary C.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 4380

Condition: Good


Cover with edge wear and discoloration caused by water damage to outside edge, internally very good with undamaged tissue guard to frontispiece. viii, 189, (1) pp. View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, vol. 20 only

By: Royal Society of London

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: the Royal Society: 1971

Edition: Vol. 17.

Seller ID: 6485

Condition: V.g.


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Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society

By: Royal Society of London

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Royal Society: 1954

Edition: Vol. 9

Seller ID: 12041

Condition: V.g.


Includes the rather belated but very moving obituary of Nicolai Vavilov. Cover partly faded. View more info

The story of Ida: epitaph on an Etrurian tomb

By: Ruskin, J. (ed.)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: George Allen, Orpington: 1885

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: 21483

Condition: Fair


Spine missing, front cover detached; owner's bookplate. View more info

Henslow of Hitcham: botanist, educationalist and clergyman

By: Russell-Gebbett, J.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton Ltd, Lavenham: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16034

ISBN: 0 900963 76 X

Condition: Fine


No inscriptions. Jacket price-clipped. View more info

Henslow of Hitcham: botanist, educationalist and clergyman

By: Russell-Gebbett, J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Terence Dalton Ltd, Lavenham: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19037

ISBN: 0 900963 76 X

Condition: Fine


Notes on front flap of jacket, otherwise scarcely used. View more info

George Chambers 1803-1840: his life and work

By: Russett, Alan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club: 1996

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11936

ISBN: 1 85149 233 X

Condition: Fine


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Capability Brown and his landscape gardens

By: Rutherford, S.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: National Trust: 2016

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16422

ISBN: 1909881546

Condition: New


A biography of Brown and an appreciation of his great achievements in the fields of landscape architecture and buildings architecture (the latter area having hitherto been somewhat under-rated in comparison with the former). 192 pp. View more info

Gilbert White & his Selborne

By: Rye, Anthony

Price: £5.00

Publisher: William Kimber: 1970

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11676

ISBN: 0 7183 0431 4

Condition: V.g.


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Heini Hediger 1908-1992

By: RŸbel, A.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Gelehrte Gesellschaft in ZŸrich: 2009

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20742

ISBN: 3906262227

Condition: Fine


Biography -cum-festschrift of an animal psychologist, zoo biologist and zoo director. View more info