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The life-story of Charlotte de la Tremoille, Countess of Derby

By: Rowsell, Mary C.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 4380

Condition: Good


Cover with edge wear and discoloration caused by water damage to outside edge, internally very good with undamaged tissue guard to frontispiece. viii, 189, (1) pp. View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, vol. 20 only

By: Royal Society of London

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: the Royal Society: 1971

Edition: Vol. 17.

Seller ID: 6485

Condition: V.g.


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Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society

By: Royal Society of London

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Royal Society: 1954

Edition: Vol. 9

Seller ID: 12041

Condition: V.g.


Includes the rather belated but very moving obituary of Nicolai Vavilov. Cover partly faded. View more info

Praeterita: the autobiography of John Ruskin

By: Ruskin, J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1978

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 22491

ISBN: 0 19 281253 X

Condition: V.g.


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The story of Ida: epitaph on an Etrurian tomb

By: Ruskin, J. (ed.)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: George Allen, Orpington: 1885

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: 21483

Condition: Fair


Spine missing, front cover detached; owner's bookplate. View more info

Henslow of Hitcham: botanist, educationalist and clergyman

By: Russell-Gebbett, J.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton Ltd, Lavenham: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16034

ISBN: 0 900963 76 X

Condition: Fine


No inscriptions. Jacket price-clipped. View more info

Henslow of Hitcham: botanist, educationalist and clergyman

By: Russell-Gebbett, J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Terence Dalton Ltd, Lavenham: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19037

ISBN: 0 900963 76 X

Condition: Fine


Notes on front flap of jacket, otherwise scarcely used. View more info

George Chambers 1803-1840: his life and work

By: Russett, Alan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club: 1996

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11936

ISBN: 1 85149 233 X

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Gilbert White & his Selborne

By: Rye, Anthony

Price: £5.00

Publisher: William Kimber: 1970

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11676

ISBN: 0 7183 0431 4

Condition: V.g.


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Heini Hediger 1908-1992

By: RŸbel, A.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Gelehrte Gesellschaft in ZŸrich: 2009

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20742

ISBN: 3906262227

Condition: Fine


Biography -cum-festschrift of an animal psychologist, zoo biologist and zoo director. View more info

Richard Jefferies, his life & his ideals

By: Salt, H.S.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Arthur C. Fifield: 1906

Seller ID: 13071

Condition: Good


Foxing to fore-edge and some pages. View more info

Daisy Bates, the great white queen of the never never

By: Salter, E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney: 1972

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19016

ISBN: 0 207 122717

Condition: Fair


Ex-library copy with stamps etc. View more info

Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859)

By: Sanke, H. et al.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Volk und Wissen Volkseigener Verlag, Berlin: 1959

Edition: Pamphlet

Seller ID: 11813

Condition: V.g.


Slight corner wear. Owner's initials. 144, (4) pp., folded map at rear intact. View more info

AndrŽ and Franois AndrŽ Michaux

By: Savage, H. & Savage, E.J.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11820

ISBN: 0 8139 1107 9

Condition: V.g.


Rear of jacket soiled, top edge dusted, owner's signature (W.T. Stearn). Photocopy of review by Joe Ewan loosely inserted. ix, 435 pp. View more info

AndrŽ and Franois AndrŽ Michaux

By: Savage, H. & Savage, E.J.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville: 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19054

ISBN: 0 8139 1107 9

Condition: V.g.


Top edge dusted, owner's bookplate; small tears to top edge of dust jacket (at rear). ix, 435 pp. View more info

Kurt Weill: an illustrated life

By: Schebera, J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1995

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 23224

ISBN: 0 300 07284 8

Condition: V.g.


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Matrikkel 1760-1960

By: Schmidt, Olaus

Price: £44.00

Publisher: Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskab, Trondheim: 1960

Seller ID: 2145

Condition: Good


Minor damage to spine, discreet stamp of Royal Society of Edinburgh, otherwise a very good copy. Contains a membership list of the Patrons and Members of Scandinavia's oldest natural history society, founded in Trondheim in 1760 and still going strong. This is essentially a biographical dictionary of Norwegians and other nationalities, with brief descriptions of their areas of activity and interest, occupations and bibliographic citations of obituaries etc. Curiously Carl von Linne, the distinguished Swedish naturalist, gets only the briefest mention: Professor i medisin og botanikk m.v. i Upp... View more info

A rage for rock gardening: the story of Reginald Farrer, gardener, writer and plant collector

By: Schulman, N.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Short Books: 2001

Edition: 1st edition (copyright 2002)

Seller ID: 15526

ISBN: 1 904095 21 6

Condition: As new


Nearly new. A concise biography of an effulvent horticultural author who died in pursuit of rare flora in Burma. 126 pp., 8 pp. of illustrations in colour and monochrome. View more info

Memoirs of childhood and youth

By: Schweitzer, A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1949

Edition: 4th impression

Seller ID: 23217

Condition: V.g.


Little used. Jacket price-clipped, chipped at tip of spine. View more info

Du aber folge mir nach

By: Schweitzer, A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt Berlin: n.d.

Seller ID: 23218

Condition: V.g.


Little used. View more info