Category: Biographies


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The life and times of Winston Churchill

By: Thomson, M.

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Odhams Press, London: n.d. (c. 1946)

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 21480

Condition: Good

Staining to front cover, internally clean. View more info

Curious naturalists

By: Tinbergen, N.

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1974

Edition: Reissue of Country Life edition

Seller ID: 19237

ISBN: 0 14 081184 2

Condition: V.g.

Autobiography of a leading naturalist. Owner's bookplate. View more info

John Knowlittle: the life of the Yarmouth naturalist

By: Tooley, Beryl

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Wilson Poole: 1985

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7872

ISBN: 0 9506592 7 4

Condition: V.g.

Little used; spine sunned. 159 pp. View more info

Joseph Dalton Hooker: botanist, explorer and administrator

By: Turrill, W.B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Scientific Book Club: 1963

Edition: Book Club edition

Seller ID: 16035

Condition: V.g.

Owner's stamp. Jacket price-clipped. View more info

Joseph Dalton Hooker, botanist, explorer, and administrator

By: Turrill, W.B.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 1963

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19038

Condition: V.g.

Little used. Biography of the second Director of Kew Gardens. View more info

Elizabeth Gaskell

By: Uglow, J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1999

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 20154

ISBN: 0571203590

Condition: Fine

Scarcely used. View more info

Gro§e Biologen

By: Ulmquist, E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, MŸnchen: 1931

Seller ID: 11776

Condition: Good

Cover sl. soiled. View more info

Huskisson and Liverpool

By: Veitch, G.S.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Historical Society of Lancashire and Cheshire: 1929

Edition: Reprinted from the HSLC Transactions

Seller ID: 17753

Condition: V.g.

Inscribed by the author R.H.A. from G.S.V., 28.xi.30. View more info


By: Venturi, M. (Perotti)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Electa Editrice, Milano/Firenze: 1951

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17621

Condition: Good

Jacket frayed at spine, hinges weak and separating. Slight tanning to page edges. View more info

SociŽtŽ Botanique de France: a propos du Centenaire (1854-1954)

By: Vilmoran R. (intro.)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Paris: au sige du SocietŽ: 1954

Edition: Supplement to Bu.. Soc. Bot. (Fr.)

Seller ID: 17631

Condition: V.g.

A well preserved copy, albeit with some tanning to pages, especially the cover. 58 pp., small tear at foot of spine. View more info

George Bullock cabinet-maker

By: Wainwright, C. et al.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Blairmans / John Murray: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7444

ISBN: 0 7195 4540 4

Condition: As new

The scarce hardback edition. 160 pp. With an introduction by the late Clive Wainwright of the Victoria and Albert Museum, and a typically scholarly chapter by Lucy Wood, this exhibition catalogue is, as the blurb states, essential reading for anyone interested in this 'eminent artist' of 'peculiar genius' who transformed the character of early 19th-century British furniture design. Martin Levy (of Blairman's, the exhibition sponsor) supplies an account of the sale of George Bullock's stock following his untimely death, and Timothy Stevens presents a brief account of his sculptures, some of whi... View more info

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

As new. View more info

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