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An account of the two hundredth anniversary of the first botanic garden in the American colonies

By: Bartram, J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia Botanical Club: 1931

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 19015

Condition: Good


Bound in brown cloth. The original article was published under the auspices of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, and is now scarce. John Bartram was instrumental in populating British gardens with American plant imports. View more info

John Constable's correspondence: the family at East Bergholt 1807-1837

By: Beckett, R.B. (ed.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London: H.M.S.O.: 1962

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12374

Condition: V.g.


Spine of jacket sunned. View more info

John Constable's correspondence II: early friends and Maria Bicknell (Mrs. Constable)

By: Beckett, R.B. (ed.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Suffolk Records Society: 1964

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12375

Condition: V.g.


vii, 474 pp. View more info

John Constable's correspondence III: correspondence with C.R. Leslie, R.A.

By: Beckett, R.B. (ed.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Suffolk Records Society: 1965

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12376

Condition: V.g.


Spine of jacket sunned. vii, 163 pp. View more info

Wallace and Bates in the tropics

By: Beddall, B. (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto: 1969

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19070

Condition: V.g.


Spine covering creased due to shrinkage. View more info

A mingled chime

By: Beecham, Sir Thomas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: White Lion Publishers: 1973

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17616

ISBN: 0 85617 163 8

Condition: V.g.


Some edge wear to jacket. Owner's sticker. View more info

Beethoven

By: Bekker, Paul

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Schuster & Loeffler, Berlin: 1912, 1927

Edition: 11th to 13th thousand (2nd edition)

Seller ID: 10949

Condition: Good


Front hinge starting, rear board pock-marked, otherwise a tidy copy. 623, (1) pp. View more info

Jolly Green Giant: the autobiography of David J. Bellamy OBE, Hon. FLS, an Englishman

By: Bellamy, David J.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Century: 2002

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2243

ISBN: 0 7126 8359 3

Condition: V.g.


Clearly not ghosted, this autobiography of a well known lecturer and former TV celebrity botanist is very revealing. Bellamy comes over as a one-off, a dynamic if somewhat eccentric naturalist with a gift for eco-friendly soundbites, and a passionate conservationist. xi, 398 pp. Hint of tanning to page edges. View more info

A celebration on the 200th anniversary of Bartram's travels

By: Bennett, T.P.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The author: n.d.

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15821

Condition: Fine


Includes a truly awful poem inspired by Franklinia altamaha. Scarcely used. View more info

John Clayton, pioneer of American botany

By: Berkeley, E. & D.S.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1963

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15804

Condition: V.g.


Florid inscription (from W.T. Moody) on ffep. View more info

Dr Alexander Garden of Charles Town

By: Berkeley, E. & D.S.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1969

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15817

Condition: Fine


A well preserved copy, jacket sl. rubbed and with small tear. View more info

John Clayton, pioneer of American botany

By: Berkeley, E. & D.S.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1963

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19025

Condition: V.g.


Inscribed by the authors. Jacket in protective cover. View more info

The correspondence of John Bartram 1754-1797

By: Berkeley, Edmund & Berkeley, Dorothy Smith

Price: £56.00

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 1992

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15822

ISBN: 0 8130 1123 X

Condition: Fine


Fine copy, no dust jacket, no inscriptions. Transcripts of correspondence both to and from John Bartram (b. 1699), America's first native-born botanist of note, and a major source of plant introductions into Europe. With scholarly footnotes and a glossary of personal names, this is an invaluable reference for anyone studying the history of botany in pre-revolutionary North America. xv + 809 pp. View more info

The life and travels of John Bartram, from Lake Ontario to the river St John.

By: Berkeley, Edmund & Berkeley, Dorothy Smith

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Florida State University Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint of 1982 edition

Seller ID: 15823

ISBN: 0 8130 0995 2

Condition: As new


Fine copy. View more info

In the steps of George Borrow

By: Bigland, E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Rich & Cowan: 1951

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 22690

Condition: V.g.


Slight edge wear to jacket. View more info

My moorland patients

By: Bishop, R.W.S.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1922

Edition: 1st edition, reprinted

Seller ID: 17618

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy. Foxing to fore-edge. View more info

The life of George Crabbe by his son

By: Blunden, E. (intro.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cresset Press: 1947

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 22476

Condition: V.g.


Little used. View more info

England's Michaelangeo: a biography of George Frederic Watts

By: Blunt, W.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Columbus Books: 1989

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Seller ID: 22626

ISBN: 0 86287 873 X

Condition: Fine


A hint of tanning to page edges. View more info

Pietro's pilgrimage

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £10.00

Publisher: James Barrie: 1953

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 5405

Condition: V.g.


Slight edge wear to jacket. The travels of Pietro Della Valle, one of the earliest European visitors to the court of Shah Abbas in Iran. xii, 320 pp. View more info

Albrecht von Haller zum 200. Todestag

By: Borg, H.-J. et al.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Gšttingen: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11809

Condition: V.g.


Little used. 53 pp. View more info