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The remains of Henry Kirke White, of Nottingham (etc.), 2 v.

By: Southey, R.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown: 1816

Edition: 7th edition

Seller ID: 21493

Condition: V.g.


A well-preserved set; no inscriptions. View more info

Sowerby of China: Arthur De Carle Sowerby FRGS, FZS

By: Sowerby, R.R.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Privately published; printed by Titus Wilson, Kendal: 1956

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10382

Condition: Fine


Jacket chipped, internally fine. Inscribed by the author on ffep. Biography of an explorer of China in the early years of the 20th century, and a descendent of the notable 18th century botanical artist James Sowerby. The author was a farmer, solicitor and also a descendent. Illustrated with 5 monochrome photographs and a fold-out chart of the Sowerby family tree. (8), 58 pp. View more info

Sowerby of China: Arthur De Carle Sowerby FRGS, FZS

By: Sowerby, R.R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Privately published; printed by Titus Wilson, Kendal: 1956

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19064

Condition: V.g.


Owner's bookplate, small tears to jacket. Biography of an explorer of China in the early years of the 20th century, and a descendent of the notable 18th century botanical artist James Sowerby. The author was a farmer, solicitor and also a descendent. Illustrated with 5 monochrome photographs and a fold-out chart of the Sowerby family tree. (8), 58 pp. View more info

Leben und Werk von Ferd. Schur

By: Speta, F.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Stapfia: 1994

Edition: Stapfia no. 32

Seller ID: 11823

ISBN: 3 900746 68 0

Condition: V.g.


Slight corner wear. 334 pp. View more info

Adanson, Labillardire, De Candolle

By: Stafleu, F.A.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: J. Cramer: 1967

Edition: Reprinted prelims. from four reprinted titles.

Seller ID: 11775

Condition: V.g.


Slight corner wear. 103 pp. View more info

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema O.M., R.A.

By: Standing, P.C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1905

Seller ID: 10497

Condition: Good


Cover dulled, with slight edge wear. 128 pp. View more info

Beyond Euphrates: autobiography 1928-1933

By: Stark, Freya

Price: £20.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1951

Seller ID: 18177

Condition: V.g.


Fascinating account of the life between the wars of an intrepid woman traveller. Corners bumped; no inscriptions. View more info

The Ladyslipper and I

By: Stebbins, G.L.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Missouri Botanic Garden Press: 2007

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19802

ISBN: 1930723652

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Robert Bell, geologist: a biographical sketch

By: Stendall, J.A.S.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: The Quota Press, Belfast: 1938

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20024

Condition: V.g.


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Alexander Pope

By: Stephen, L.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1880

Seller ID: 21491

Condition: V.g.


Little used. View more info

Joseph LeConte: gentle prophet of evolution

By: Stephens, L.D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19047

ISBN: 0 8071 0995 9

Condition: Fine


Little used. 1 sheet of Obituary in the American Midland Naturalist loosely inserted. View more info

The true life of Capt. Sir Richard F. Burton

By: Stisted, G.M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: H.S. Nichols: 1896

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19022

Condition: Good


Prize inscription facing half-title page (with stains); tissue guard to frontispiece intact. Foxing to fore-edge. View more info

Ted Ellis, the people's naturalist

By: Stone, E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jarrold, Norwich: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15923

ISBN: 0 7117 0436 8

Condition: V.g.


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Memoirs of Madame VigŽe Lebrun

By: Strachey, Lionel (tr.); Lebrun, VigŽe

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London: Grant Richards: 1904

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 8357

Condition: V.g.


Owner's initials and bookseller's ticket on front pastedown, another ticket on rear pastedown. A tidy copy. xv, 233 pp. View more info

R.L. Stevenson, a critical study

By: Swinnerton, Frank

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Martin Secker: 1914

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10961

Condition: V.g.


Tip of spine bumped, discreet owner's signature on front pastedown, t.e.g., tissue guard to frontispiece intact. 216, (16) pp. View more info

Frederick Sander: the orchid king

By: Swinson, A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1970

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19060

ISBN: 0 340 10511 9

Condition: V.g.


Owner's bookplate. View more info

Gertrude Jekyll at Munster Wood

By: Tankard, J.B. & Wood, M.A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Bramley Books: 1996

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20158

ISBN: 1 85833 832 8

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

New Zealand explorers

By: Temple, Philip

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Whitcoulls, Christchurch: 1985

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 18004

ISBN: 0 7233 0743 1

Condition: Fine


Owner's bookplate. View more info

Sophia's Son: the story of a Suffolk parson

By: Thompson, D.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Terence Dalton Ltd, Lavenham: 1969

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19067

ISBN: 0 900963 16 6

Condition: V.g.


Owner's inscription on ffep. Jacket price-clipped, with some edgewear. View more info

Montana's explorers: the pioneering naturalists

By: Thompson, L.S.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Montana Magazine: n.d.

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15561

Condition: V.g.


109, (2) pp. View more info