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Odyssey of an Edwardian Liberal: the political diary of Richard Durning Holt

By: Dutton, D.J. (ed.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Record Society of Lancashire & Cheshire: 1989

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13954

ISBN: 0 902593 18 8

Condition: Fine


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James Bolton of Halifax

By: Edmondson, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside: 1995

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15906

ISBN: 0 906367 80 8

Condition: New


Biographical memoir of the Halifax naturalist, author and botanical artist. vi, 72 pp. 1995 reprint of an article by Crossland loosely inserted. View more info

The cinema of Abbas Kiarostami

By: Elena, Alberto

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Saqi: 2005

Edition: Translation from Spanish, 1st English edition

Seller ID: 2359

ISBN: 0 86356 594 8

Condition: As new


Respected cinema historian Alberto Elena uses Iranian sources wherever possible to frame Kiarostami's oeuvre within the context of the rich artistic and intellectual Persian tradition that has nurtured the director. He examines his blending of fiction and reality, and his recurring themes of death, meaning in life, isolation, solidarity and the lives of women - blurb. Translated by Belinda Coombes. 297 pp. View more info

Mordecai Cubitt Cooke, Victorian naturalist, mycologist, teacher & eccentric

By: English, M.P.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Biopress: 1987

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15806

ISBN: 0 948 73702 6

Condition: V.g.


Scarcely used; jacket intact. View more info

British Polar Explorers

By: Evans, Admiral Sir Edward

Price: £5.00

Publisher: William Collins: 1943

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19077

Condition: V.g.


Owner's bookplate; a tidy copy. View more info

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

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

Jack & Bill's war

By: Fairs, Jack & Bill

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Classfern, Oxton: 2001

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6631

ISBN: 0 9532991 8 X

Condition: As new


Signed by the author (Jack). A remarkable story of the parallel lives of identical twins. xvii, 301 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


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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


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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.


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Love among the butterflies: the diaries of a wayward, determined and passionate Victorian lady

By: Fountaine, Margaret

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Collins: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15486

ISBN: 0 00 216514 7

Condition: V.g.


V.g. Unlikely account of a well-travelled clergyman's daughter who netted a Syrian dragoman while pursuing her lepidopterous quarries. Men fell like skittles (blurb). 203, (4) pp, 8 pp. of monochrome photographs. View more info

Quaker homespun: the life of Thomas Fox of Wellington, serge maker and banker, 1747-1821

By: Fox, Hubert

Price: £16.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1958

Edition: 1st edition thus

Seller ID: 18024

Condition: V.g.


Jacket frayed at extremities of spine; no inscriptions.Ê 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

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