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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

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 life and letters of Gilbert White (2 vols.)

By: White, G.; Holt-White, R. (ed.)

Price: £110.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1901

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15472

Condition: Good


Covers sl. dulled; no inscriptions. 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.


Little used. View more info

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


As new. View more info

Great biologists

By: Williams, H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: G. Bell & Sons, London: 1961

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19808

Condition: Good


Little used. View more info

Darwin's moon: a biography of Alfred Russel Wallace

By: Williams-Ellis, A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13076

Condition: Fair


Ex-library, with usual stamps, labels etc. 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.


Little used. View more info

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.


No inscriptions. View more info

Influential gardeners

By: Wilson, A.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley: 2002

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20140

ISBN: 1 84000 512 2

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

No one gardens alone: a life of Elizabeth Lawrence

By: Wilson, Emily Herring

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Beacon Press, Boston: 2004

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 8183

ISBN: 0 8070 8560 X

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used, in unclipped jacket. An account of the life of the renowned (at least in the US) gardening writer, who also practised landscape architecture. xvii, 334 pp. View more info

Raymond L. Ditmars: his exciting career with reptiles, animals and insects

By: Wood, L.N.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Robert Hale, London: 1951

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19030

Condition: V.g.


Little used. View more info