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Many masks; a life of Frank Lloyd Wright

By: Gill, Brendan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1990

Edition: Paperback issue of 1987 1st edition

Seller ID: 13460

ISBN: 0 434 29274 5

Condition: V.g.


Little used. View more info

Humphrey Gilbert-Carter: memorial volume

By: Gilmour, J.S.L. & Walters, S.M. (eds.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press / University of Cambridge Botanic Garden: 1975

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12290

Condition: V.g.


A series of essays on the life of the Botanic Garden director; includes transcripts of the highly informative labels he wrote for the plants and trees in the Garden.xiii, 132 pp., 14 photos towards rear. Times Obituary cutting loosely inserted. View more info

Humphrey Gilbert-Carter: memorial volume

By: Gilmour, J.S.L. & Walters, S.M. (eds.)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press / University of Cambridge Botanic Garden: 1975

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14024

Condition: V.g.


A series of essays on the life of the Botanic Garden director; includes transcripts of the highly informative labels he wrote for the plants and trees in the Garden.xiii, 132 pp., 14 photos towards rear. Times Obituary cutting loosely inserted. View more info

Julius Sachs und die Pflanzenphysiologie heute

By: Gimmler, H. (ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Physik-Med. Gesellschaft, WŸrzburg: 1984

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14025

Condition: V.g.


Cover marked; internally little used. View more info

Daniel Solander 1733-1782: naturvetenskapsman och vÅ rldsomseglare

By: Gisselquist, C. & Tingbrand, P. (eds.)

Price: £64.00

Publisher: PiteŒ: 1983

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11825

ISBN: 91 97039403

Condition: Fine


Signed by each of the contributors, including W.T. Stearn (whose bookplate is on the front pastedown). 179 pp. View more info

Gulbadan: portrait of a rose princess at the Mughal court

By: Godden, Rumer

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1980

Seller ID: 99

ISBN: 0 333 30434 9

Condition: V.g.


Wrapper sl. frayed at tip of spine, edges curled. A modern interpretation of the Humayun-nama and other books recording the memoirs of Gulbadan Begam, youngest daughter of the first Mughal emperor of India. The author spent part of her childhood in India. Nicely illustrated with contemporary Indian and Persian miniatures. 153, [7] pp. View more info

Charlotte Bront‘: a passionate life

By: Gordon, L.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1994

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17620

ISBN: 0 7011 6137 X

Condition: Good


defect stamp on lower edge; front hinge has manufacturing defect not affecting the text. View more info

Father and son

By: Gosse, E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1949

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Seller ID: 15920

Condition: Good


No inscriptions. View more info

An apple a day

By: Gosse, Philip

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co.: 1949

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 11808

Condition: Good


Jacket with some tears to spine, price-clipped. Inscribed by the author. View more info

Departures

By: Grant Watson, E.L.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Pleiades: 1948

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 5953

Condition: V.g.


Discreet owner's inscription on front pastedown. Nicely illustrated by John O'Connor. (6), 131 pp. View more info

The Cochran Story: the life and times of the century's greatest showman

By: Graves, C.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen: n.d. (c. 1950)

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17626

Condition: V.g.


Owner's signature on ffep. Lightly worn. View more info

In pleasant places

By: Grenfell, J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1982

Edition: Book Club edition, reprinted

Seller ID: 20156

Condition: V.g.


Little used; jacket price-clipped. View more info

Fitzroy: the remarkable story of Darwin's captain and the invention of the weather forecast

By: Gribbin, J. & M.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Review: 2003

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14547

ISBN: 0 7553 1181 7

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Pretty Maids: thirty remarkable women and the flowers named after them

By: Griffith, M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Graffeg: 2019

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 22309

ISBN: 1912213850

Condition: New


Biographical sketches of thirty women who have plant species or cultivars named for them; not all are botanists, indeed some are unlikely recipients of this honour, but this book fills a gap in the literature of eponymy. View more info

Thomas Clarkson, the friend of slaves

By: Griggs, E.L.

Price: £56.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1936

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14260

Condition: V.g.


Extra-illustrated with several tipped-in photographs and press cuttings. 210, (2) pp. View more info

British gardeners: a biographical dictionary

By: Hadfield, M., Harlling, R. & Highton, L.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: A. Zwemmer, London: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15793

ISBN: 0 302 00541 2

Condition: V.g.


Includes a very few women gardeners, including Frances Perry, who was the first female to be elected to the council of the RHS. What took them so long? But no mention of the Duchess of Portland (under her various names of Harley, Cavendish-Bentinck or indeed Portland), who is as deserving of an entry as Lady Amherst (Amherstia nobilis). View more info

British gardeners: a biographical dictionary

By: Hadfield, M., Harlling, R. & Highton, L.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: A. Zwemmer, London: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20134

ISBN: 0 302 00541 2

Condition: V.g.


Includes a very few women gardeners, including Frances Perry, who was the first female to be elected to the council of the RHS. What took them so long? But no mention of the Duchess of Portland (under her various names of Harley, Cavendish-Bentinck or indeed Portland), who is as deserving of an entry as Lady Amherst (Amherstia nobilis). View more info

Pioneers in gardening

By: Hadfield, Miles

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1955

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6471

Condition: As new


A very well preserved copy. Owners' bookplate. xiii, 240 pp. View more info

Mountain men and fur traders of the Far West

By: Hafen, L.R.

Price: £1.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1982

Seller ID: 20796

ISBN: 0 8032 7210 3

Condition: Good


A biographical memoir of fur trappers (and traders). View more info

The invention of clouds

By: Hamblyn, R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Picador: 2001

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: 15676

ISBN: 0 330 39194 1

Condition: Fine


Biography of Luke Howard, who developed a nomenclature for the forms of clouds.viii, 292 pp. View more info