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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

Brecht

By: Gray, R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd: 1969

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 23204

ISBN: 0 05 001398 X

Condition: V.g.


Owner's label inside front cover. Scarcely used. View more info

Descartes: the life of RenĊ½ Descartes and its place in his times

By: Grayling, A.C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 2006

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Seller ID: 22685

ISBN: 1 4165 2263 8

Condition: V.g.


Little used. View more info

Saint Boniface

By: Greenaway, G.W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: St Boniface 12th centenary festival committee / A. & C. Black: 1955

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 22521

Condition: Good


Cover partially sunned. 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

Olmsted's America: an unpractical man and his vision of civilization

By: Hall, Lee

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Bullfinch Press: 1995

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 8038

ISBN: 0 8212 1998 7

Condition: V.g.


A biography of Frederick Law Olmsted, still highly regarded as a pioneering landscape architect. ix, 270 pp. 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

My brother Geoff: the people's gardener

By: Hamilton, T.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Headline: 2001

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20157

ISBN: 0 7472 3284 9

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. Interesting biography by the identical twin brother of a well-known television gardening expert. View more info

Everyman's dictionary of European writers

By: Hargreaves-Mawdsley, W.N.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent: 1968

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 22504

Condition: V.g.


Little used. Donor's inscription. View more info

A gardener at Chatsworth: three years in the life of Robert Auchtie 1848-1850

By: Harley, B. & J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The authors: 1992

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 18181

ISBN: 1 85421 133 1

Condition: Fine


Signed by both authors. View more info

Pugin

By: Harries, J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Shire Publications: 1973

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17632

ISBN: 0 85263 204 5

Condition: Good


Hinge just starting. Correction to price on rear cover. View more info

The botanists of Philadelphia and their work

By: Harshberger, J.W.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: The author: 1899

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15819

Condition: Good


Front hinge starting, t.p. partly detached; edge wear to cover. View more info

Sir Richard Burton: a biography

By: Hastings, M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1978

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19023

ISBN: 0 340 21852 5

Condition: Good


Ex-ship's library copy; little used, minimal wear. View more info