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Sir James Edward Smith MD, FRS, PLS 1759-1828, first President of the Linnean Society

By: Walker, M.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Linnean Society of London: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16392

ISBN: 0 9506207 1 8

Condition: Fine


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General Gordon: saint and soldier

By: Wardle, J.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Nottingham: Henry B. Saxton: 1904

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 21481

Condition: Good


Little used; staining to rear cover. View more info

Charles Piazzi Smyth Astronomer-Artist - his Cape years 1835-1845

By: Warner, Brian

Price: £48.00

Publisher: A.A. Balkema: 1983

Seller ID: 18010

ISBN: 0 86961 133 X

Condition: V.g.


Little used. Price label on rear of jacket. View more info

A passion for DNA: genes, genomes and society

By: Watson, J.D.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2000

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14895

ISBN: 0 19 850731 3

Condition: V.g.


A wide-ranging book. xx, 250 pp. View more info

Jaguar woman

By: Watt, M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books: 1989

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20797

ISBN: 1 55013 149 4

Condition: Fine


Label on spine, ink stamp on contents page, otherwise as new. View more info

George Frederic Watts (3 vols.)

By: Watts, M.S.

Price: £56.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10980

Condition: V.g.


A biography of the artist by his widow, in three volumes. The first and second have the subtitle ÒThe annals of an artist's lifeÓ; the third is headed ÒHis writingsÓ. The three volumes have respectively 7, 10 and 22 plates (frontispieces of the artist in vols. 1 & 2). Tidy unworn copies with only a discreet owner's signature on front pastedown of each volume. View more info

Constable : Lucas, with a descriptive catalogue of the prints they did between them

By: Wedmore, F.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London: P. & D. Colnaghi: 1904

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12373

Condition: Fine


Printed on luxurious paper. Pencil notes by Arthur Oswald on ffep: ÒThe prints I possess are marked (with a dagger symbol)Ó. View more info

Perfectly Delightful: The life and gardens of Harvey Ladew

By: Weeks, Christopher

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore: 1999

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6504

ISBN: 0 8018 6112 8

Condition: Fine


Multi-talented multimillionaire Harvey Ladew created what might have been the first Arts & Crafts garden in Maryland, or perhaps even in America, in 1929. The Ladew Topiary Gardens now attract a multitude of visitors, who can scarcely guess that the garden's former owner led such a colourful life. xii, 279, (1) pp. View more info

The journals of Gilbert White , vol. 1 1751-1773

By: White, Gilbert; edited by Greenoak, F.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Century: 1986

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 11082

Condition: V.g.


Little used. 531 pp. View more info

A sketch of Chester Harding, artist, drawn by his own hand

By: White, Margaret E. (ed.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co.: 1890

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6239

Condition: V.g.


Small mark on front cover, some offsetting of frontispiece onto t.p. despite presence of an intact tissue guard; otherwise near fine. 264 pp. View more info

The plant hunters

By: Whittle, T.

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Picador: 1975

Edition: 1st paperback edition, originally published in 1970

Seller ID: 19084

ISBN: 0 330 24487 6

Condition: Fair


Spine split at one point. Reading copy only. View more info

Pioneer conservationists of eastern Africa

By: Wild, P.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Mountain Press, Missoula: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19085

ISBN: 0 87842 126 2

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

E.I. du Pont, Botaniste - the beginning of a tradition

By: Wilkinson, N.B.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: University Press of Virginia: 1972

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15833

ISBN: 0 8139 0398 X

Condition: V.g.


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Christian Gottfried Ehrenburg (1795-1876): the man and his legacy

By: Williams, D.M. & Huxley, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Linnean Society of London: 1998

Edition: Special Issue no. 1

Seller ID: 19032

Condition: Fine


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Great biologists

By: Williams, H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: G. Bell & Sons, London: 1961

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19808

Condition: Good


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A monograph of the Windsor family, with a full account of the rejoicings on the coming of age of Robert George Windsor-Clive, Lord Windsor, 27th August, 1878

By: Williams, W.P.

Price: £48.00

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 21485

Condition: Good


Photograph as frontispiece; slight edge wear to bevelled cover. View more info

Darwin's moon: a biography of Alfred Russel Wallace

By: Williams-Ellis, A.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13076

Condition: V.g.


Scarcely used. A biography of Alfred Wallace, who was jointly responsible for the theory of evolution by natural selection. View more info

Architect errant

By: Williams-Ellis, C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Golden Dragon Books, Portmeirion: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19859

ISBN: 0 216 91023 4

Condition: V.g.


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Reminiscences of a Yorkshire naturalist

By: Williamson, W.C.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Joan Wtason & B.A. Thomas: 1985

Edition: Facsimile edition, first published in 1896

Seller ID: 7289

ISBN: 0 9510912 0 4

Condition: V.g.


Adhesive from tipped-in frontispiece staining half-title page, otherwise as new. 228 pp., with new editorial introduction. View more info

Australian plants: collectors and illustrators 1780s-1980s

By: Willis, J.H., Pearson, D., Davis, M.T. & Green, J.W.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Western Australian Department of Agriculture: 1986

Edition: Research Notes no. 12

Seller ID: 20030

Condition: V.g.


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