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In pursuit of publishing

By: Hill, Alan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 3909

ISBN: 0 7195 4434 3

Condition: V.g.


Inscribed by the author. Alan Hill spent his entire career with Heinemann, for whom he launched Heinemann Educational Books. Publishers' autobiographies can be rather grim, but this one is different: Hill has a dry sense of humour and his description of a Japanese massage session on pp. 325 - 6, during which he encountered Max Reinhardt of Bodley Head in a hot bath, is a scream: I emerged feeling twenty years younger (but he doesn't say how Max felt). He also makes a tel... View more info

Catalogue of the works of Dr Hiroshi Hara

By: Hiroshi Hara Commemoration Committee

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Yasaka Shobo, Tokyo: 1991

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11738

ISBN: 4 89694 600 6

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. Foreword by W.T. Stearn (whose copy this was, though there is no bookplate or owner's signature, and who was born in the same year as Hara). 295 pp., comprehensively indexed. View more info

Gardeners delight: gardening books from 1560 to 1960 (vol. 1)

By: Hoyles, M.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Pluto Press: 1994

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20228

ISBN: 0 7453 0804 X

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

KrŠuter und Blumen: botanische BŸcher bis 1850 im Germanischen Nationalmuseum

By: Isphording, E.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Verlag der Germanischen Nationalmuseums, NŸrnberg: 2008

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10279

ISBN: 3936688311

Condition: New


328 pp. A beautifully illustrated catalogue of the fine collection of antiquarian botany books and herbals in the collections of the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, which despite its name is actually located in Nuremberg, northern Bavaria. The oldest item is a handwritten list of German and Latin plant names dated c. 1355-57; the catalogue ends with Josef Weisz's Blumen der Alpen, a somewhat inconsequential work. In between is presented the cream of continental publishing, ... View more info

The Cleveland herbal, botanical, and horticultural collections: a descriptive bibliography of pre-1830 works from the libraries of the Holden Arboretum, the Cleveland Medical Library Association, and the Garden Center of Greater Cleveland

By: Johnston, Stanley H., Jnr.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Kent State University Press: 1992

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 4515

ISBN: 0 87338 433 4

Condition: V.g.


Signature of Gavin Bridson (former owner) on ffep; 2 pages of his pencil notes and photocopy showing the author in his study loosely inserted. Slight edge wear to extremities of spine. Invitation to the launch of the book pasted onto rear pastedown. xviii, (1), 1012 pp. View more info

Index to botanical monographs

By: Kent, D.H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: BSBI / Academic Press: 1967

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19738

Condition: V.g.


Covers monographs of genera represented in the flora of Britain and Ireland. View more info

Southern African botanical literature 1600-1988

By: Kerkham, A.S.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: South African Library, Cape Town: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19989

ISBN: 0 86968 083 8

Condition: Good


Small crease to front cover, otherwise scarcely used. View more info

Bibliography of key works for the identification of the British fauna and flora

By: Kerrich, G.J., Meikle, R.D. & Tebble, N.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Systematics Association: 1967

Edition: S.A. publication no. 1, 3rd edition

Seller ID: 12144

Condition: V.g.


Owner's signatures on front cover & t.p. vii, 186 pp. View more info

Natural Science books in English 1600-1900

By: Knight, D.M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Batsford: 1972

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15537

ISBN: 0 7134 0728 X

Condition: Fine


Minute chip to top edge of jacket, and some edge wear. View more info

The afterlife of Aldus: posthuous fame, collectors and the book trade

By: Kraye, J. & Sachet, P. (eds.)

Price: £36.00

Publisher: The Warburg Institute: 2018

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20040

ISBN: 1908590556

Condition: New


Papers from a 2015 colloquium commemorating the 500th anniversary of the death of Aldus Manutius. View more info

Paradisus Batavus

By: Kuijlen, J., Oldenburger-Ebbers, C.S. & Wijnands, D.O.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: PUDOC, Wageningen: 1983

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11789

Condition: V.g.


Inscribed to W.T. Stearn from the third author, Onno Wijnands. View more info

British coloured books 1737-1898

By: Lansdell, J. (designer)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: IPEX, Birmingham: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19225

ISBN: 0 905303 02 4

Condition: Good


Owner's bookplate. Exhibition catalogue. 139, (1) pp. View more info

Strawberry Leaves

By: Lattimore, C.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: The Bookplate Society: 2017 (2016)

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17473

ISBN: 0955542839

Condition: New


An account of the bookplates (ex libris labels) of British and Irish non-royal Dukes. The title alludes to the fact that their coronet is decorated with strawberry leaves. 22 Dukes' bookplates are covered, and the introduction provides a detailed account of how, why and when Dukedoms were created. 199 pp. View more info

B-P-H: Botanico-Periodicum-Huntianum

By: Lawrence, George H.M., Buchheim, A.F.G., Daniels, Gilbert S. & Dolezal, Helmut (eds)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hunt Botanical Library, Pittsburgh: 1968

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 1125

Condition: V.g.


V.g. Facsimile of computer database output, arranged alphabetically, listing virtually all known botanical periodicals with both standardised and variant titles. A bibliographic masterpiece, and one of the key reference works for plant taxonomists and botany librarians. This book also contains a number of more general titles, even including publications of the Quekett Microscopical Club. There is no index, but Appendix 1 contains a list of words and abbreviations with th... View more info

Bookplates by Robert Osmond

By: Lee, B.N.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Bookplate Society: 1998

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19844

ISBN: 0 9535008 0 2

Condition: Fine


An early C20 designer of ex libris (bookplates), his output was prolific. The book is arranged by name of owner. View more info

Some Church of England Parochial Library and Cathedral Ex-Libris

By: Lee, B.N.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: The Bookplate Society: 2004

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19845

ISBN: 0 9535008 8 8

Condition: Fine


Includes a wide range of bookplate styles. View more info

British bookplates: a pictorial history

By: Lee, B.N.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20087

ISBN: 0 7153 7785 X

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. View more info

Scottish bookplates

By: Lee, B.N. & Campbell, I.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: The Bookplate Society: 2006

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19846

ISBN: 0955542804

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used. A wide selection of images, accompanied by biographical information and details of the artists involved. View more info

Catalogue of the books in the Liverpool Medical Institution library (to the end of the nineteenth century)

By: Lee, W.A.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Liverpool Medical Institution: 1968

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10630

Condition: V.g.


Little used. Scattered annotations; notes on rear pastedown. View more info

A history of the writings of Beatrix Potter

By: Linder, Leslie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co.: 1971

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 9731

ISBN: 0 7232 1334 8

Condition: Fine


Scarcely used; jacket clipped. xxvi, 446 pp. View more info