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Pioneer naturalists

By: Evans, H.E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co., New York: 1993

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19078

ISBN: 0 8050 2337 2

Condition: V.g.


A very well preserved copy. No inscriptions. View more info

John Banister and his natural history of Virginia, 1678-1692

By: Ewan, J. & N.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1970

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15800

ISBN: 0 252 00075 7

Condition: Fine


Dealing with one of the earliest naturalists of European descent to live and work in North America, this treatment by the Ewans is a scholarly tour de force. View more info

John Banister and his natural history of Virginia

By: Ewan, J. & N.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1970

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20789

ISBN: 0 252 00075 7

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

A century of Liverpool lawyers

By: Fagan, N., Bryson, G. & Elston, C.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Liverpool Law Society: 2002

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11178

ISBN: 1 904438 03 2

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by ÒPaddy BrysonÓ on his 90th birthday (i.e. the co-editor, Graeme Bryson, whose own mini-biography is given on p. 174 - 176. ) 190 pp. View more info

Henry Shaw, his life and legacies

By: Faherty, William B.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: University of Missouri Press: 1987

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11948

ISBN: 0 8262 0644 1

Condition: FIne


Scarcely used; jacket faintly tanned at extremities. xi, 227 pp. View more info

The life and times of Charles II

By: Falkus, C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Wiedenfeld & Nicolson / B.C.A.: 1972

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20144

ISBN: 0 297 99427 1

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Robert Fortune - plant hunter

By: Ferguson, D.K.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: AHU Press: 2018

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19729

ISBN: 7566414518

Condition: New


An augmented biography with information on the places Fortune visited and the plants he collected, not only in China but also in India, Japan, the Philippines and Taiwan. Well illustrated and indexed. View more info

The selected letters of Josiah Wedgwood

By: Finer, Ann & Savage, George (eds.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London: Cory, Adams & Mackay: 1965

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7666

Condition: V.g.


A fine copy albeit with sl. shelf-wear. xi, (2), 375 pp. View more info

Reginald Farrer: author, traveller, botanist and flower painter

By: Fisher, F.H.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Alpine Garden Society: n.d.

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 13778

Condition: V.g.


Limited edition (250 copies). As new. View more info

Gilbert White and his records: a scientific biography

By: Foster, P.G.M.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Christopher Helm: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15493

ISBN: 0 7470 1003 X

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Love among the butterflies

By: Fountaine, M.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Collins: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14709

ISBN: 0 00 216514 7

Condition: V.g.


Scarcely used. View more info

Dr. John Fothergill and his friends: chapters in eighteenth century life

By: Fox, R.H.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London: 1919

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20291

Condition: Good


A tidy copy, with traces of label on ffep, lettering on spine slightly dulled. Small dent at top edge of rear board. Dr Fothergill was a leading physician in mid C18 London. This biographical memoir focuses on his medical career, but also includes chapters on Ackworth School (founded 1779), his interest in botany, and his close acquaintances. xxiv, 434, (2) pp., tissue guard to frontispiece intact. View more info

The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By: Franklin, B.

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1962

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 20791

Condition: Good


Cover sl. Dulled View more info

Jerome Kern: a biography

By: Freedland, M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1978

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13565

Condition: V.g.


Scarcely used. (6), 182 pp. View more info

Daniel Solander, [born] 19/2 1733, [died] 13/5 1782, invald 5/5 1774: biografi

By: Fries, Rob. E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Almquist & Wiksells, Stockholm: 1940

Edition: Offprint from K. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Aarsbok foer aar 1940

Seller ID: 3855

Condition: As new


Donor's inscription on cover. A concise biography of the Swedish botanist, traveller and librarian. pp. 279-301, frontispiece. View more info

Haji Rikkan: Marsh Arab

By: Fulanain [S. E. Hedgecock]

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1927

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7735

Condition: Good


Inscription on ffep has been partly obliterated with Tippex; otherwise a well-preserved copy, map at rear intact. View more info

Ex Libris John Galsworthy: selected by himself and A.G.

By: Galsworthy, Ada & John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London: 1933

Edition: 1st edition; printed in red and black

Seller ID: 562

Condition: Fine


Fine (lacks d.j.) in 1930s art binding of green (?pigskin) leather, linear gold tooling, 'J.G.' monogram on front, undecorated raised bands, spine somewhat sunned, sll. foxing on outer edge of pages not affecting text. Includes charming 'art deco' illustrations by Rudolf H. Sauter (who also illustrated Galsworth's The awakening). View more info

The life of Charlotte Bront‘

By: Gaskell, Elizabeth; introduction and notes by Clement K. Shorter

Price: £80.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1920

Edition: Reprint of 1900 Smith, Elder edition

Seller ID: 8248

Condition: Good


Some foxing to fore-edge, slight edge wear to spine. Includes facsimile, in red and black, of letter from Charlotte to Mr George Smith's mother. xxxvi, (1), 659 pp. View more info

Three acres and a mill

By: Gathorne-Hardy, R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons: 1939

Edition: Reprint of 1st edition

Seller ID: 11127

Condition: Good


Bookplate recording the donation of the book by the publisher and author. View more info

Chambers Biographical Dictionary

By: Geddie, W. & J.L. (eds.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: W. & R. Chambers: 1951

Edition: 1951 edition

Seller ID: 19076

Condition: Good


Cover sunned; foxing to prelims and fore-edge. View more info