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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


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Alexander von Humboldt 1769 | 1969

By: Meyer-Abich, A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Rudolf MŸller, Kšln: 1969

Seller ID: 23223

Condition: Good


Little used. Edge wear. View more info

Wanderings and memories

By: Millais, J.G.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green: 1919

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 22127

Condition: V.g.


Signature of James Fisher. View more info

Robert Browning: a portrait

By: Miller, B.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1958

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Seller ID: 22692

Condition: V.g.


Little used; owner's signature. View more info

Losing it

By: Miller, W.I.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: n.d. [2012]

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 22520

ISBN: 0300188234

Condition: V.g.


The art of growing old disgracefully? As the author is a couple of years older than this cataloguer I take it as a dire warning. View more info

Agricultural Sir John: the life of Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster 1754-1835

By: Mitchison, R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles: 1962

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 23222

Condition: V.g.


A little waterstain to jacket; book otherwise unaffected. View more info

Fred Hoyle: a life in science

By: Mitton, S.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aurum: 2005

Edition: 1st edition, 2nd impression

Seller ID: 21744

ISBN: 1 85410 961 8

Condition: Fine


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The lives of Robert & Mary Moffat

By: Moffat, J.S.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1889

Edition: Popular edition

Seller ID: 23213

Condition: V.g.


Little used. Slight corner wear. Owner's signature on ffep. View more info

Freya Stark

By: Moorhead, C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1985

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 22733

ISBN: 0 14 008108 9

Condition: V.g.


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Lord Leverhulme: founder of the Lady Lever Art Gallery at Port Sunlight on Merseyside (etc.)

By: Morris, E. et al.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 23211

ISBN: 0 901534 72 2

Condition: V.g.


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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

Robert Newstead: the taxidermist who became Fellow of the Royal Society

By: Morris, P.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: MPM Publishing: 2019

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 21931

ISBN: 0956487378

Condition: New


The Grosvenor Museum, Chester contains a range of examples of the work of its former Curator who went on to become a lecturer at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and FRS for his work on parasitology. His brother Arthur was also a taxidermist. (2), 46 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

Traveller in a vanished landscape: the life and times of David Douglas

By: Morwood, W.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Readers Union: 1974

Edition: Book Club edition

Seller ID: 16033

Condition: Fine


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Traveller in a vanished landscape: the life and times of David Douglas

By: Morwood, W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Gentry Books: 1973

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: 20793

ISBN: 0 85614 022 8

Condition: V.g.


Little used. View more info